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Eighteenth Century Women Poets: An Oxford Anthology
Roger Lonsdale,Roger H. Lonsdale
Limited preview - 1990
35th reg adieu Alonzo Alvira angel Banff beaming Beatson behold bloom Bonar bosom breast breath bright Camilla Carmichael charms copies Miss copies Mr Alexander copies Mr George Crieff Miss cries David death ditto Miss Drummond Dundas Dundee e'er Eden vale elate Elphinstone EPIGRAM eyes fair fate gaz'd gentle George Ramsay George Robertson giv'n Hanover Street Harry Howie heart Heav'n hill James James Morrison James's Court John Lady Leader side Leith Miss look lost a tooth lov'd lovely maid Miss Campbell Miss Grant Miss Mary Moncrieff morning Murray Nan of Leader never night o'er Oh ne'er return Orchil Orpheus pain Parliament Square Perth Phenes Phoebus pride Robert Robertson seem'd shade sigh signet smile soul Star of Eden Strephon's Strowan swain sweet tell tender thee thou vale view'd wander'd William William Lindsay William Ramsay wound yonder Young Miss youth
Page 53 - To melt this icy breaft o' mine, To take my heart without defign, An* keep it ever. It was a lad wi' yellow hair, Wi' rofy cheeks, an' forehead fair, An* light blue een ; The like o' him on hill or dale, In borough's town, or country vale, Was never feen.
Page 52 - SOLILOQUY. x\.N' fo it feems it is reported, That I hae ne'er been woo'd nor courted, But de'il fpeed lies ; The bonny lads came flocking round me, Enough in confcience to confound me, Like hives of bees. But I was cald as winter fnaw, An' nae return would ever fhaw For a' their favours ; An* now ye fee ye hae been wrang, Nae mair o' me ye'll make a fang, But had ye'r clavers.