The Poetical Works of Dr. John Leyden

W.P. Nimmo, 1875 - 304 pages

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Page 4 - I write of youth, of love, and have access By these, to sing of cleanly wantonness ; I sing of dews, of rains, and, piece by piece, Of balm, of oil, of spice, and ambergris ; I sing...
Page 44 - Chieftain's woe, Far from the maid he loved so dear, The song arose, so soft and slow, He seem'd her parting sigh to hear. The lonely deck he paces o'er, Impatient for the rising day, And still, from Crinan's moonlight shore, He turns his eyes to Colonsay.
Page 4 - Tis sweet to see thee, with thy bosom bared, Smiling in virgin innocence, serene, Thy pearly crown above thy vest of green. The lark, with sparkling eye and rustling wing, Rejoins his widow'd mate in early spring, And, as he prunes his plumes of russet hue, Swears on thy maiden blossom to be true.
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Page 34 - He burst the doors ; the roofs resound ; With yells the castle rung ; Before him, with a sudden bound, His favourite bloodhound sprung. Ere he could pass, the door was barr'd ; And, grating harsh from under, With creaking, jarring noise, was heard A sound like distant thunder. The iron clash, the grinding sound, Announce the dire sword-mill ;' The piteous bowlings of the hound The dreadful dungeon fill.
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Page 153 - The gentleman hereat wondered, and forthwith, in English, saluted the woman, who joyfully answered him ; and said she was right glad there to see a gentleman of our isle : and told him that she was a Scottish woman, and came first from Scotland to Venice...
Page 35 - In Keeldar's plume the holly green, And rowan leaves, nod on, And vain Lord Soulis's sword was seen, Though the hilt was adderstone. Then up the Wee Brown Man he rose, By Soulis of Liddesdale ; " In vain," he said, " a thousand blows Assail the charmed mail.

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