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appear beauty Begin beneath bitter breast breath bright brow burst dark dead dear death deep earth fading fair farewell feel flower flowing golden gone green grief hair hand happy head hear heard heart hills Hope hour joke knew laughs leave less LETTER light live lost love thee maid matter merry mind morning mortal mountain mourn mouse muse never night o'er once passing peace plain play pleasure promise rest rock Rosalie rose round sacred seek seen shade shalt Sicilian Muse silent sing sleep smile song sorrow soul spring strain stream sweet tear tell thine thing thou thought thousand TRANSLATED vales wake wandering wave weep Whilst wing wood young youth
Page 73 - Shatter your leaves before the mellowing year. Bitter constraint and sad occasion dear Compels me to disturb your season due; For Lycidas is dead, dead ere his prime, Young Lycidas, and hath not left his peer. Who would not sing for Lycidas ? he knew Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme.
Page 64 - Love, strong as death, the poet led To the pale nations of the dead, What sounds were heard, What scenes...
Page 48 - And murmur'd mystic numbers o'er the dead, When lo ! the little shape by magic power Grew less and less, contracted to a flower, A flower, that first in this sweet garden smiled, To virgins sacred, and the snow-drop stiled.
Page 103 - Can he forbear to join the general smile Of nature? Can fierce passions vex his breast, While every gale is peace, and every grove Is melody? Hence from the bounteous walks Of flowing Spring, ye sordid sons of earth, Hard, and unfeeling of another's woe; Or only lavish to yourselves; away!
Page 54 - Rebus angustis animosus atque Fortis appare ; — sapienter idem Contrahes vento minium secundo Turgida vela.