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" God ever gave to her She kept with chary care. She kept with care her beauties rare From lovers warm and true, For her heart was cold to all but gold, And the rich came not to woo : But honored well are charms to sell If priests the selling do. "
Poems of Early and After Years - Seite 232
von Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1848 - 410 Seiten
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 Seiten
...gold, And the rich came not to woo — But honour'd well are charms to sell If priests the selling do. Now walking there was one more fair — A slight girl, lily-pale ; And she had unseen company To make her spirit quail — 'Twixt want and scorn she walk'd forlorn, And nothing could avail. No mercy now...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1871 - 789 Seiten
...gold, And the rich came not to woo, — But honored well are charms to sell If priests the selling do. ompany walked forlorn, And nothing could avail. No mercy now can clear her brow For this world's peace to...
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Choice Specimens of American Literature

Benjamin Nicholas Martin - 1871 - 223 Seiten
...sell, When priests the selling do ! Now, walking there, was one more fair — A slight girl, lily pale, And she had unseen company To make the spirit quail ; 'Twixt want and scorn, she walked forlom, And nothing could avail. No mercy now can clear her brow For this world's peace to pray...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1875 - 352 Seiten
...gold, And the rich came not to woo : But honored well are charms to sell, If priests the selling do. Now walking there was one more fair, — A slight...make the spirit quail : 'Twixt Want and Scorn she walked forlorn. And nothing could avail. No mercy now can clear her brow For this world's peace to...
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Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe

Edgar Allan Poe - 1869 - 271 Seiten
...gold, And the rich came not to woo—- But honor' d well are charms to sell If priests the selling do. Now walking there was one more fair — A slight girl,...make the spirit quail— 'Twixt Want and Scorn she walked forlorn, And nothing could avail. No mercy now can clear her brow For this world's peace to...
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Poems, complete, with an orig. mem. by R.H. Stoddard

Edgar Allan Poe - 1875
...gold, And the rich came not to woo — But honoured well are charms to sell If priests the selling do. Now walking there was one more fair — A slight girl,...make the spirit quail — 'Twixt Want and Scorn she walked forlorn, And nothing could avail. No mercy now can clear her brow For this world's peace to...
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Poems of Places: America. New England

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1879
...gold, And the rich came not to woo: But honored well are charms to sell, If priests the selling do. Now walking there was one more fair, — A slight...make the spirit quail : 'Twixt Want and Scorn she walked forlorn, And nothing could avail. For, as love's wild prayer dissolved in air, Her woman's heart...
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Our Poetical Favorites, Second Series: A Selection from the Best Monor Poems ...

1876 - 543 Seiten
...And the rich came not to woo : — Ah, honored well are charms to sell, If priests the selling do. Now, walking there was one more fair — A slight...make the spirit quail : 'Twixt want and scorn she walked forlorn, And nothing could avail. No mercy now can clear her brow For this world's peace to...
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A NEW LIBRARY OF POETRY AND SONG

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - 1876
...And the rich came not to woo, — • But honored well are charms to sell If priests the selling do. Now walking there was one more fair, — • A slight...the spirit quail, — • 'Twixt Want and Scorn she walked forlorn, And nothing could avail. ISTo mercy now can clear her brow For this world's peace to...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF EDGAR ALLAN POE,

WILLIAM F. GILL. - 1876
...gold, And the rich came not to woo : But honored well are charms to sell If priests the selling do. Now walking there was one more fair, — A slight...make the spirit quail : 'Twixt Want and Scorn she walked forlorn, And nothing could avail. No mercy now can clear her brow For this world's peace to...
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