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ALEXANDER SELKIRK Beau marked beauty beneath bids blest boast breath cause charms Cowper deem delight distant divine dream e'en earth ease eyes fair fame fancy fatal egg fear feel fire flowers folly frown fruit give glory grace hand happy hast heart Heaven honour hope human John Gilpin JOSEPH HILL labour land light live lyre mankind mercy mind mounted best muse nature Nature's Nebaioth never o'er once palæstra peace perhaps PINE-APPLE pity pleasure poet poet's praise pride prize proud prove red vengeance rude sacred scene scorn seek seems shade shine sighs sight skies slave smile song soon soul sound stand stream sweet task taste telescopic eye thee theme thine thought thousand toil tongue trifler truth Twas verse VINCENT BOURNE virtue waste whate'er wind wisdom wisely store wonder worth youth
Página 463 - I heard the bell tolled on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And turning from my nursery window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But was it such ? It was.
Página 386 - I am lord of the fowl and the brute. 0 solitude! where are the charms That sages have seen in thy face ? Better dwell in the midst of alarms, Than reign in this horrible place. 1 am out of humanity's reach, I must finish my journey alone, Never hear the sweet music of speech, I start at the sound of my own. The beasts that roam over the plain My form with indifference see, They are so unacquainted with man, Their tameness is shocking to me.
Página 339 - I would not enter on my list of friends (Though graced with polished manners and fine sense Yet wanting sensibility) the man Who needlessly sets foot upon a worm. An inadvertent step may crush the snail That crawls at evening in the public path, But he that has humanity, forewarned, Will tread aside, and let the reptile live.
Página 439 - He grasp'd the mane with both his hands, And eke with all his might. His horse, who never in that sort Had handled been before, What thing upon his back had got Did wonder more and more.
Página 385 - I AM monarch of all I survey, My right there is none to dispute ; From the centre all round to the sea I am lord of the fowl and the brute.
Página 386 - Ye winds, that have made me your sport, Convey to this desolate shore Some cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a thought after...
Página 469 - The man that hails you Tom or Jack, And proves by thumps upon your back How he esteems your merit, Is such a friend that one had need Be very much his friend indeed To pardon or to bear it.
Página 442 - My head is twice as big as yours, They therefore needs must fit. "But let me scrape the dirt away That hangs upon your face; And stop and eat, for well you may Be in a hungry case.
Página 459 - Other Romans shall arise Heedless of a soldier's name; Sounds, not arms, shall win the prize, Harmony the path to fame.