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And his children, one by one,
Gentle bride, no longer wear,
O sweet Lady! cast aside,
Let the wild-eyed conqueror wear
THE POWER OF PRAYER.
He to the dimly gleaming shadows taught
The odorous home of lightness, coolness, warmth.
All things are calm, and fair, and passive. Earth
Pearled round with stars. Sweet imaged scene of time
A NIGHT SCENE.
Remember you the clear moonlight
I heard, as I have seem'd to hear
Oh! those persuasive yet denying eyes,
Then, every morn, the river's banks shine bright
When guiltier arms in light shall melt away,
And now those waterfalls the ebbing river
Tinkle, as through their fresh-sparred grots they shiver,
High flaps in sparkling blue the far-heard crow.
Suddenly drops the gull, and breaks the glassy tide.
A FADED VIOLET.
The odour from the flower is gone,
It lies on my abandon'd breast,
And mocks the heart which yet is warm,
weep-my tears revive it not!
I sigh-it breathes no more on me!
Around him lay the great concerted whole;
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