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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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A Short History of American Literature

Henry Augustin Beers - 1906 - 291 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 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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The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Band 8

Edgar Allan Poe - 1908
...came not to woo. Ah, honored well are charms to sell When priests the selling do! 320 THE LITERATI , , 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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The Pageant of English Poetry

Robert Maynard Leonard - 1909 - 606 Seiten
...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. o mercy now can clear her brow •For this world's peace to...
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Essays, English and American: With Introductions, Notes and Illustrations

1910 - 485 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 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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Yale Book of American Verse

Thomas Raynesford Lounsbury - 1912 - 570 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 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 love, pt. 2

1912
...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 girl,...To 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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American Poems (1625-1892)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - 1912 - 669 Seiten
...more fair — A slight girl, lily-pale; ;3 And she had unseen company To make the spirit quail: T wixt Want and Scorn she walk'd forlorn, And nothing could avail. No mercy now can clear her brow 15 For this world's peace to pray; For as love's wild prayer dissolved in air. Her woman's heart gave...
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The Little Book of American Poets, 1787-1900

Jessie Belle Rittenhouse - 1915 - 306 Seiten
...girl, lily-pale; And she had unseen company To 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 pray, THE ETERNAL GOODNESS 37 For, as love's wild prayer dissolved in air, Her woman's heart gave way! —...
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An Evening in My Library Among the English Poets

Stephen Coleridge - 1916 - 217 Seiten
...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,...To 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 pray...
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The Carnival of Destiny

Vance Thompson - 1916 - 302 Seiten
...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 forlorn, 'And nothing could avail. No mercy now can clear her brow For this world's peace to...
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