Cornish carelessness; poems. By Launcelot Pendennis

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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 39 - Happy the merchant the old soldier cries, Broke with fatigues and warlike enterprise The merchant, when the dreaded hurricane Tosses his wealthy cargo on the main, Applauds the wars and toils of a campaign: There an engagement soon decides your doom...
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.
Page 160 - Enna was a city of Sicily, situate on an eminence in the middle of the island.

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