The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Southey, LL. D. (later Poet Laureate.)

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D. Appleton, 1846 - 841 Seiten
 

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Seite 461 - Roll something large and round, Which he beside the rivulet, In playing there, had found ; He came to ask what he had found, That was so large, and smooth, and round. 3. Old Kaspar took it from the boy, Who stood expectant by; And then the old man shook
Seite 456 - And row me to the Inchcape Rock, And I'll plague the Abbot of Aberbrothok." The boat is lower'd, the boatmen row, And to the Inchcape Rock they go; Sir Ralph bent over from the boat, And he cut the Bell from the Inchcape float. Down sunk the Bell with a gurgling sound ; The
Seite 456 - Had placed that Bell on the Inchcape Rock ; On a buoy in the storm it floated and swung, And over the waves its warning rung. When the Rock was hid by the surge's swell, The mariners heard the warning Bell ; And then they knew the perilous Rock, And blest the Abbot of Aberbrothok. The Sun in heaven was shining gay ; All
Seite 133 - that youth could not last ; 1 thought of the future, whatever I did, That I never might grieve for the past. You are old, Father William, the young man cried, And life must be hastening away ; You are cheerful, and love to converse upon death ; .Now tell me the reason, 1 pray.
Seite 173 - caverns and rocks among ; Rising and leaping, Sinking and creeping, Swelling and sweeping, Showering and springing, Flying and flinging, Writhing and ringing, Eddying and whisking, Spouting and frisking, Turning and twisting, Around and around With endless rebound : Smiting and fighting, A sight to delight in ; Confounding, astounding, Dizzying and deafening the ear with its sound. Collecting, projecting, Receding and speeding, And
Seite 458 - And before the Angel summon'd her, She laid on the water a spell. '•'If the Husband of this gifted Well Shall drink before his Wife, A happy man thenceforth is he, For lie shall be Master for life. " But if the Wife should drink of it first,—
Seite 441 - from far and near ; The great Barn was full as it could hold Of women and children, and young and old. Then when he saw it could hold no more, Bishop Hatto he made fast the door ; And while for mercy on Christ they call, He set fire to the Barn and burnt them all.
Seite 442 - that were drawing near. For they have swam over the river so deep, And they have clinib'd the shores so steep, And up the Tower their way is bent, To do the work for which they were sent. They are not to be told by the dozen or score ; By thousands they come, and by
Seite 138 - 7. So serious should my youth appear among The thoughtless throng ; So would I seem amid the young and gay More grave than they, That in my age as cheerful I might be -As the green winter of the Holly-Tree.
Seite 441 - quoth he, " And the country is greatly obliged to me, For ridding it in these times forlorn Of Rate that only consume the corn." So then to his palace returned he, And he sat down to supper merrily, And he slept that night like an innocent man; But Bishop Hatto never slept again. In the morning, as he

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