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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes (Volume 4) (Paperback) Loot Price: R392
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A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes (Volume 4) (Paperback): Robert Dodsley

A Collection of Poems in Six Volumes (Volume 4) (Paperback)

Robert Dodsley

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1765. Excerpt: ... Nor age's ice my ardent zeal mall tame, To my life's end I shall your names adore, Not hermits bosoms feel so pure a flame, Warm'd by approval I more high shall soar: Receive my humble lays, my heart was yours before. V. Should you consent, I'll quit my shepherd's grey, And don more graceful and more costly gear, My crook and scrip I'll throw with scorn away, And in a samite garment streit appear. Farewell, ye groves, which once I held so dear 5 Farewell, ye glens, I other joys pursue; Then shall the world your matchless pow'r revere, And own what wonders your sweet smiles can do, That could a simple clown into a bard transmew. CANTO I. ARGUMENT. The Squire of Dames to Satyrane His history doth tell, With all the toils he underwent T0 gain his Columbel. I. TH E Squire of Dames his tale thus 'gan to tell; Sith you command my tongue, sir Satyrane, I now will all declare that me befell, The cause of muchel scath and dol'rous pain, Ne shall thy gentle eye from tears refrain. Me Columbel commanded far to go 'Till I should full three hundred nymphs attain, Whose hearts mould aye with Virtue's lessons glow, And to all swains but one cry out for ever, No. II. To find the fortilage that ne'er will yield Is not an easy matter, good sir Knight; Troy town, they say, is now a grass-mown field, That long withstood the force of Grecian might; And castles fall though deep in earth empight; Ne ought so strong is found but what may fail, The sun at last shall lose his glorious light, And vows or bribes o'er women may prevail; Their hearts are made of flesh, and mortal flesh is frail. III. With heavy heart, and full of cark I go And take my conge of my blooming maid, I kiss'd her hond, and louting very low, To her behest at length myself array'd: I 4 The The fair we love ex...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: February 2012
First published: February 2012
Authors: Robert Dodsley
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 4mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 76
ISBN-13: 978-1-153-85012-4
Categories: Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism
Books > Language & Literature > Literature: history & criticism > Literary studies
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LSN: 1-153-85012-5
Barcode: 9781153850124

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