Category Archives: Poems

THE CROWN OF LOVE.

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O, might I load my arms with thee, Like that young lover of Romance, Who loved and gain‘d so gloriously The fair Princess of France! Because he dared to love so high, He, bearing her dear weight, must speed To … Continue reading

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Young NIMROD’S First Love.

July A Summer noon is brightening Upon a joyous scene Of Beauty mid the chestnut glades, And youth upon the green. One mingles with the festive throng Of girlhood bright and free, And scarce may tell who bears the bell … Continue reading

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On the Water.

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I. On the water, on the water, While the summer days were fair, Whispering words in softest accents Thro’ a veil of drooping hair; While the little ear was peeping, Half-ashamed and rosy red, Blushing at the earnest meaning Of … Continue reading

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SKETCHING the castle.

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I. SKETCHING the castle, there they sit, A happy group, this summer day: But I, who cannot draw one bit, Can sketch it too as well as they. II. Yet if you saw my castle-sketch You might begin to laugh … Continue reading

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BLACK MONDAY.

I. Tempus fugit, alas! Our best pleasures are blended With sorrow that pierces the heart like a stab: Black Monday has come, my vacation is ended, I’ve paid my hotel-bill and sent for a cab. II. It seems but a … Continue reading

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BARON JAUIOZ.

(FROM THE BRETON.) As I was washing, the stream hard by, Sudden I heard the death-bird’s cry. “Wot you, Tina, the story goes, You are sold to the Lord of Jauioz!” “Is’t true, dear mother, the thing I’m told? Is’t … Continue reading

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In MEMORIAM.

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ISAMBARD K. BRUNEL,                  ROBERT STEPHENSON, died September 15th                                     October 12th 1859. Together dead! while … Continue reading

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