Conrad Blessington; a tale by a lady

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Page 34 - They close, in clouds of smoke and dust, With sword-sway, and with lance's thrust; And such a yell was there, Of sudden and portentous birth, As if men fought upon the earth, And fiends in upper air.
Page 131 - Think'st thou that I could bear to part With thee, and learn to halve my heart ? Ah ! were I sever'd from thy side, Where were thy friend — and who my guide ? Years have not seen, Time shall not see The hour that tears my soul from thee. BYRON.
Page 51 - Love rules the court, the camp, the grove, And men below, and saints above; For love is heaven, and heaven is love. WALTER SCOTT.
Page 51 - land ! Whose heart hath ne'er within him burn'd, As home his footsteps he hath turn'd From wandering on a foreign strand I
Page 158 - At once she sought and sunk in his embrace; If he had driven her from that resting-place, His had been more or less than human heart,
Page 1 - have no parents; and no friends beside: I well remember when my mother died: My brother cried; and so did I that day: We had no father; — he was gone away.
Page 71 - Oh, had we never, never met, Or could this heart even now forget, How link'd, how bless'd we
Page 74 - Since maids are best in battle woo'd, And won with shouts of victory I
Page 32 - the God of all power and might, who is the Author and Giver of all good
Page 111 - All — all is good, all excellent below; Pain is a blessing — sorrow leads to joy — Joy permanent and solid! — ev'ry ill, Grim death itself, in all its horrors clad, Is man's supremest privilege

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