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Quaint Gleanings From Ancient Poetry

Auhtor: Edmund Goldsmid

Language: english

Genres:

poetry
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Review by Bob Tobias, June 2010


Rating: (*****)
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Excerpts from the Book 'Quaint Gleanings From Ancient Poetry':

... on the inside of tattered bindings,-all have been laid under contribution. I trust this medley, or pot-pourri, of snatches of song, grave and gay, ...
... made me sorrow so. Thy crimson cheeks, my dear. So clear,. Have so much wrought my woe. Thy pleasing smiles and grace,. Thy face,. Have ravished ...
... clothing take. Seeke after skille deepe ignorance detest. Care so, I say, the flesh to feede and cloth,. That thou harm not thy soule and ...
... undone, forlorn, made Fortune's Sport,. Banish'd your Kingdom first, and then your Court. Out of my Places turn'd, and out of Doors,. And made ...
... hic:. Your God is rose and gone.. AH. THE SHEPHERD'S MOURNFUL FATE. Ah. the shepherd's mournful fate. When doom'd to love, and doom'd to ...
... now was known to no Man. Not Ceres Sickle e're did crop. A Grain with Ears of greater hope:. And yet this Grain (as all must own). To Grooms ...
... the best of the Three. Her miracles bold. Were famous of old,. But a Braver than this was never yet told. 'Tis pity that every good Catholick ...
... like Count Dada), and make her a Mother.. The Message with Hearts full of Faith was receiv'd,. And the next news we heard was Q. M. conceiv'd. You ...
... Butcher's Son's Judge Capital. Poor Protestants for to enthral,. And England to enslave, Sirs. Lose both our Laws and Lives we must. When ...
... rather than me they will ogle the Vice. [10]. These Practices, Madam, my Preaching disgrace. Shall Laymen enjoy the just Rights of my Place. Then ...
... like a Nun. If any kind Man from Bondage will save her,. The Lass in Gratitude grants him the Favour. [Footnote 7: Gilbert Bur, Bishop of Salisbury, ...
... of France, to have been,. Which nobody can deny, etc. The Fleet was composed of Englishand _Dutch. For Men and for Guns there was never seen ...
... of the Admiralty in 1727.]. ON SEEING MR. FOX AND MR. HASTINGS AT CHELTENHAM. En redit Hastingus, pocatis regibus Indi,. Anglorum et posito ...
... of his own dominions, and as a certain means of effecting a general peace.]. [Footnote 19: The war in India cost France at least seven millions ...
... or suffering mind. Lo. where their owner lies,. Perch'd on his couch Distemper breathes,. And Care like smoke, in turbid wreathes,. Round ...
... he lived to hate. His envied lot, and died [22] too late,. From life's oppression freed. An early death was Elliott's [23] doom. I saw his ...
... keen Iambicks, with your Badgers' Feet,. And Badger-like bite till your Teeth do meet. Help ye, Tart Satyrists, to imp my Rage,. With ...
... and Christened half the Land. Nor is it all the Nation has these Spots,. There is a Church as well as Kirk of Scots,. As in a Picture where the ...
... victory or death. Now, now, the dang'rous storm is rolling. Which treach'rous kings, confederate, raise. The dogs of war, let loose, are ...
... thy branches on the ground,. Stain with dust each tender flower,. For, woe is me. the gentle knot. That did in willing durance bind. My ...