The Soldier's Orphan, Volume 2

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Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, 1809
 

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Page 29 - Extolling patience as the truest fortitude; And to the bearing well of all calamities, All chances incident to man's frail life, Consolatories writ With studied argument, and much persuasion sought, Lenient of grief and anxious thought: But with the...
Page 131 - With a refined traveller of Spain ; A man in all the world's new fashion planted, That hath a mint of phrases in his brain ; One whom the music of his own vain tongue Doth ravish like enchanting harmony...
Page 3 - When lovely woman stoops to folly. And finds, too late, that men betray. What charm can soothe her melancholy, What art can wash her guilt away? The only art her guilt to cover. To hide her shame from every eye, To give repentance to her lover, And wring his bosom, — is to die.
Page 64 - Tumultuous grandeur crowds the blazing square, The rattling chariots clash, the torches glare. Sure scenes like these no troubles e'er annoy ! Sure these denote one universal joy!
Page 53 - Why, I can smile, and murder while I smile ; And cry, content, to that which grieves my heart ; And wet my cheeks with artificial tears, And frame my face to all occasions.
Page 29 - Many are the sayings of the wise, In ancient and in modern books enroll'd, Extolling patience as the truest fortitude...
Page 54 - At an early age he had the misfortune to lose his mother...

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