« PreviousContinue »
FAIR WORDS ABOUT
GATHERED FROM THE POETS
O. B. BUNCE.
“ A Gorgious Gallery of Gallant Inventions, garnished and
TITLE OF AN OLD ENGLISH MISCELLANY.
From women's eyes this doctrine I derive :
A woman of sense and manners is the finest and most delicate part of God's creation ; the glory of her Maker, and the great instance of His singular regard to man; His darling creature to whom He gave the best gift either God could bestow or man receive.
Auld Nature swears, the lovely dears
Her noblest work she classes 0);
An' then she made the lasses O.
Oh! if the loving, closed heart of a good woman should open before a man, how much controlled tenderness, how many veiled sacrifices and dumb virtues would he see reposing therein !