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" STAY, Lady, stay, for mercy's sake, And hear a helpless Orphan's tale : Ah ! sure my looks must pity wake ; 'Tis want that makes my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a mother's pride, And my brave father's hope and joy ; But in the Nile's proud fight he died... "
The roundelay; a selection of comic, martial, naval and sentimental songs - Page 46
by Roundelay - 1815
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The Monthly Epitome, Volume 1

1802
...view, THF. ORPHAN BOY S TALE. " Slay, lady, stay, for mercy's sake, And hear a helpless orphan's talc ! Ah ! sure my looks must pity wake, — 'Tis want that makes my cheeks so pale. Yet I was once a mother's pride, Ai'il my brave lather's hope and joy j Hut in the...
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Poems

Amelia Opie - 1804 - 185 pages
...for mercy's sake, And hear a helpless orphan's tale ! Ah ! sure my looks must pity wake,.... 'T is want that makes my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a...And I am now an ORPHAN BOY. Poor foolish child ! how pleased was I, When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly And see the lighted...
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The chaplet, poems, partly original and partly selected

Chaplet - 1805
...mercy's sake, And hear a helpless Orphan's tale ! Ah ! sure my looks must pity wake/ — 'Tis wapt that makes my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a mother's...in the Nile's proud fight he died, And I am now an OBPH AN BOY. Poor foolish child! how pleas'd was I, When news of Nelson's victory came. Along the crowded...
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Poetry for children, selected by W. Burdon

William Burdon - 1805
...a helplefs orphan's tale ! Ah ! fure my looks muft pity wake, — 'Tis want that makes my cheek fo pale. Yet I was once a mother's pride, And my brave...and joy ; But in the Nile's proud fight he died, And 1 am now an orphan boy* Poor fooliih child ! how pleas'd was I, When news of Nelfon's victory came,...
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Poems

Amelia Opie - 1806 - 185 pages
...for mercy's sake, And hear a helpless orphan's tale ! Ah ! sure my looks must pity wake,.... 'T is want that makes my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a...And I am now an ORPHAN BOY. Poor foolish child ! how pleased was I, When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly And see the lighted...
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Poems

Amelia Opie - 1808 - 185 pages
...for mercy's sake, And hear a helpless orphan's tale ! Ah ! sure my looks must pity wake,.... "T is want that makes my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a...in the Nile's proud fight he died, And I am now an OKI-HAN BOY. Poor foolish child ! how pleased was I, When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814
...Grey. » THE ORPHAN BOY. STAY, lady — stay, for mercy's sake, And hear a helpless orphan's tale ; Ah, sure my looks must pity wake — Tis want that...died — And I am now an orphan boy ! Poor foolish chiid, how pleas'd was I, When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly —...
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The Boston Spectator: Devoted to Politicks and Belles-lettres, Volume 1

1814
...wake, "Tis want thai makes my cheek so pale Yet 1 was ODCC a mother's pride, And my brave falher's hope and joy, But in the Nile's proud fight he died,...foolish Child, how pleas'd was I When news of Nelson's vict'ry came, Along t!ic crowded streets to fly, And scv the lighted windows flame ; To force me home...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814
...Grey. • THE ORPHAN BOY. STAY, lady — stay, for mercy's sake, And hear a helpless orphan's tale ; Ah, sure my looks must pity wake— 'Tis want that...my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a mother's pride, An«f my brave father's hope and joy: But in the Nile's proud fight he died — And I am now an orphan...
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Beauties of the Scottish poets, or Harp of Renfrewshire, a collection of ...

Renfrew county - 1821
...hear a helpless orphan's tale ! Oh ! sure my looks must pity wake,— 'Tis want that makes my cheeks so pale. Yet I was once a mother's pride, And my brave...and joy ; But in the Nile's proud fight he died, And now I am an Orphan Boy. Poor foolish child! how pleased was I When news of Nelson's vict'ry came, Along...
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