Ancient Poetry and Romances of Spain
Taylor and Hessey, 1824 - English poetry - 328 pages
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Page 227 - And bound to heaven again, Were only lent or given To be in this mean round of shades and follies driven. Turn your unclouded eye Up to yon bright, to yon eternal spheres; And spurn the vanity Of time's delusive years, And all its flattering hopes, and all its frowning fears.
Page 228 - ... his journey bright, Led by an unseen hand through the vast maze of night! See how the pale Moon rolls Her silver wheel; and, scattering beams afar On Earth's benighted souls, See Wisdom's holy star; Or, in his fiery course, the sanguine orb of War; Or that benignant ray Which Love hath called...
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Page 226 - WHEN yonder glorious sky, Lighted with million lamps, I contemplate, And turn my dazzled eye To this vain mortal state, All dim and visionary, mean and desolate,— A mingled joy and grief Fills all my soul with dark solicitude; I find a short relief In tears, whose .torrents rude Roll down my cheeks, or thoughts which...
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