The Works of Thomas Moore, Esq, Volumen6

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Página 88 - And his tail drew the third part of the stars of heaven, and did cast them to the earth : and the dragon stood before the woman which was ready to be delivered, for to devour her child as soon as it was born.
Página 251 - Know ye the land where the cypress and myrtle Are emblems of deeds that are done in their clime? Where the rage of the vulture, the love of the turtle, Now melt into sorrow, now madden to crime...
Página 63 - A boat at midnight sent alone " To drift upon the moonless sea, " A lute, whose leading chord is gone, " A wounded bird, that hath but one " Imperfect wing to soar upon, " Are like what I am, without thee...
Página 71 - Oh Love, Religion, Music* — all That's left of Eden upon earth— The only blessings, since the fall Of our weak souls, that still recall A trace of their high, glorious...
Página 9 - TwAs when the world was in its prime, * When the fresh stars had just begun Their race of glory, and young Time Told his first birth-days by the sun...
Página 259 - Like spring-showers, they'll only make The smiles that follow shine more brightly. May Time, who sheds his blight o'er all, And daily dooms some joy to death, O'er thee let years so gently fall, They shall not crush one flower beneath. As half in shade and half in sun This world along its path advances, May that side the sun's upon Be all that e'er shall meet thy glances ! COMMON SENSE AND GENIUS.
Página 62 - Hope had not quit him — as if still Her precious pearl in sorrow's cup, Unmelted at the bottom lay, To shine again, when, all drunk up, The bitterness should pass away.
Página 29 - Held all my soul, enchain'd, enchanted, And left me not a thought, a dream, A word, but on that only theme ! The wish to know — that endless thirst, Which ev'n by quenching is awak'd...
Página 68 - Eternal One, With half such longing, deep desire. Love was to his impassion'd soul Not, as with others, a mere part Of its existence, but the whole — The very life-breath of his heart...

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