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The noise astounds; till overhead a sheet'**'*} lasīt
Down comes a deluge of sonorous hail,
Tumble the smitten cliffs; and Snowden's peak, "T
Guilt hears appall’d, with deeply troubled thought.
They loved; but such the guileless passion was, As in the dawn of time inform'd the heart Of innocence and undissembling truth. 'Twas friendship; heighten’d by the mutual wish, The enchanting hope, and sympathetic glow, Beam'd from the mutual eye. Devoting all To love, each was to each a dearer self; Supremely happy in the’ awaken'd power Of giving joy. Alone, amid the shades, Still in harmonious intercourse they lived The rural day, and talk'd the flowing heart, Or sigh'd and look'd unutterable things.,
So pass'd their life, a clear united stream, By care unruffled, till, in evil hour, The tempest caught them on the tender walk, n' Heedless how far and where its mazes stray’deq 10
While, with each other bless'd, creative love
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As from the face of heaven the shatter'd clouds ! Tumultuous rove, the interminable sky wil Sublimer swells, and o’er the world expands Anti A purer azure. Through the lighten’dair* Widget A higher lustre and a clearer calm, " lon Diffusive, tremble; white, as if in sign ... : Of danger past, a glittering robe of joy ! Set off abundant by the yellow ray, Invests the fields; and nature smiles revived.
'Tis beauty all, and grateful song around, Join'd to the low of kine, and numerous bleat Of flocks thick-nibbling through the clover'd vale. And shall the hymn be marr'd by thankless Man, Most favour'd! who with voice articulate Should lead the chorus of this lower world; Shall he, so soon forgetful of the Hand That hush'd the thunder, and serenes the sky, Extinguish'd feel that spark the tempest waked, That sense of powers exceeding far his own, Ere yet his feeble heart has lost its fears?
Cheer'd by the milder beam, the sprightly youth Speeds to the well known pool, whose crystal depth A sandy bottom shows." A while he stands Gazing the inverted landscape, half afraid ...so To meditate the blue profound below; Then plunges headlong down the circling floods?
His eboni tresses and his rosy cheekesayos listdese i Instant emerge and through the globedient wave. At each short breathing by his lip-repeird, die With arms and legs according well, he makes, ?. As humour leads, an easy winding path; Dizi While, from his polish a sides, a dewy light * Effuses on the pleased spectators round. Idi in
This is the purest exercise of health, " The The kind refresher of the summer heats , wat Nor when cold Winter keens the brightening flood, Would I weak shivering linger on the brink. Wir Thus life redoubles, and is oft preserved t37 100); By the bold swimmer, in the swift elapser ut ** Of accident disastrous. Hence the limbs £ tire ? Knit into force; and the same Roman arm, is That rose victorious o'er the conquer'd earth, * First learn'd, while tender, to subdue the wave. . Even from the body's purity, the mind. Receives a secret sympathetic aid.
Close in the covert of a hazel copse, 11. Where winded into pleasing solitudes 101 sta Runs out the rambling dale, young Damon sat, Pensive, and pierced with love's delightful pangs. There to the stream that down the distant rocks Hoarse murmuring fell, and plaintive breeze that play'd Among the bending willows, falsely heil Of Musidora's cruelty complain'd. I HAD She felt his flame; but deep within her breasts