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Volledige weergave - 1716
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Volledige weergave - 1716
appear Arms bear Beauty beſt Blood bold bound bright bring Cauſe Charms cou'd dear Death Delight doth Earth equal ev'ry Eyes Face fair fall fame Fate fear Field Fire firſt Flame Foes Force Friend gave gentle give Gods Grace Hand happy Head Heart Heav'n himſelf Hopes Joys kind King Lady laſt late Laws leaſt leave leſs Light live look Lord Love Lover mighty Mind mortal moſt move Muſe muſt Name Nature never Night Nymph once Pain Place pleaſe Poets poor Pow'r Praiſe Queen Rage Reaſon reſt riſe round ſaid ſame ſay ſee ſeems ſelf ſhall ſhe ſhould ſome ſoon Soul ſtill Stream ſuch tell thee theſe things thoſe thou Thoughts true Virtue whoſe Winds World wou'd young Youth
Pagina 89 - O could I flow like thee, and make thy stream My great example, as it is my theme ! Though deep, yet clear; though gentle, yet not dull; Strong without rage, without o'erflowing full.
Pagina 89 - But free and common as the sea or wind; When he to boast or to disperse his stores Full of the tributes of his grateful shores, Visits the world, and in his flying towers Brings home to us, and makes both Indies ours; Finds wealth where 'tis, bestows it where it wants, Cities in deserts, woods in cities plants.
Pagina 93 - First to a Torrent, then a Deluge swells: Stronger, and fiercer by restraint he roars, And knows no bound, but makes his power his shores.
Pagina 90 - A shady mantle clothes ; his curled brows Frown on the gentle stream, which calmly flows While winds and storms his lofty forehead beat, The common fate of all that's high or great. Low at his foot a spacious plain is placed, Between the mountain and the stream embraced, Which shade and shelter from the hill derives, While the kind river wealth and beauty gives ; And in the mixture of all these appears Variety, which all the rest endears.
Pagina 136 - Twas I that gave thee thy renown; Thou hadst in the forgotten crowd Of common beauties lived unknown, Had not my verse exhaled thy name, And with it imped the wings of fame. That killing power is none of thine, I gave it to thy voice and eyes; • Thy sweets, thy graces, all are mine; Thou art my star, shin'st in my skies; Then dart not from thy borrowed sphere Lightning on him that fixed thee there.
Pagina 216 - His waving Streamers to the Winds displays, And vows for his Return, with vain Devotion, pays. Ah, generous Youth! that Wish forbear, The Winds too soon will waft thee here! Slack all thy Sails, and fear to come, Alas, thou know'st not, thou art wreck'd at home!
Pagina 142 - Would soon finish his woes. When in rage he came there, Beholding how steep The sides did appear, And the bottom how deep; His torments projecting, And sadly reflecting, That a lover forsaken A new love may get, But a neck, when once broken, Can never be set: And, that he could die Whenever he would...
Pagina 90 - Which shade and shelter from the hill derives, While the kind river wealth and beauty gives, And in the mixture of all these appears Variety, which all the rest endears. This scene had some bold Greek or British bard Beheld of old, what stories had we heard Of fairies, satyrs, and the nymphs, their dames, Their feasts, their revels, and their amorous flames?