A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

Front Cover
William Cullen Bryant
J.B. Ford, 1874 - American poetry - 789 pages
 

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 684 - ed to music all their fountains, And breathed upon the frozen mountains, And like a prophetess of May Strewed flowers upon the barren way, Making the wintry world appear Like one on whom thou smilest, dear. Away, away, from men and towns, To the wild wood
Page 712 - long legs " and thighs Passed the common in shape or in color or size, He was wont to consider an absolute prize. Well, it happened one day, — I really can't say The particular month ; hut I think Ч was in May, — 'T was, I know,
Page 565 - ou ! Lightismyheart since the day we were plighted ; Kedisniy cheek that they told me
Page 536 - я fair. Give me but what this ribbon bound," perfumes his wings ; While the waters murmur deep ; While the shepherd charms his sheep ; While the birds unbounded fly, •из POEMS OF NATURE. And with music fill the sky, Now, even now, my joys run high. Be full, ye courts ; be great who will ; Search for
Page 297 - hymn ! in swarming cities vast, Assembled men to the deep organ join T
Page 446 - And often after sunset, sir, When it U light and fair, I take my little porringer, And eat my gnpper there. " The first that died was Sister Jane ; In bed she moaning lay. Till God released her of her pain ; And theĽ she went away.
Page 617 - eldritch skreech and hollow. Ah, Tarn ! ah, Tarn ! thou'll 0 ] \
Page 540 - CAROLINE NORTON. HIGH-TIDE ON THE COAST OP LIN COLNSHIRE. Тик old mayor climbed the belfry tower, The ringers ran by two, by three ; " Play uppe, play uppe, О Boston belK ! Ply all your changes, all

Bibliographic information