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But thou wilt live with me in love,
“ Dread not their taunts, my little Life
“I'll teach my Boy the sweetest things ;
“Oh! smile on me, my little Lamb !
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ART theu a Siteman, in the run of pubiic business truinni and bit - First learn to love v De living nan! Then this si thu think again the dra!
A Lawyer art thou Konw bot nigh;
Art thou a Man of purple cheer,
Art thou a Man of gallant pride,
Physician art thou? One, all eres.
Wrapt closely in thy sensual fleece.
That he below may rest in peace,
-A Moralist perchance appears;
One to whose smooth-rubbed soul can cling
Shut close the door; press down the latch
In common things that round us lie
Where, bosomed deep, the shy Winander peep
Mid clustering isles, and holly-sprinkled steeps. ] - lines are only applicable to the middle part of that lake. P. 2. Woodcocks.}- In the beginning of winter, these mountains are frequented by woods, which in dark nights retire into the woods. P. 4. Inloke.H-A local word, which means a mountain-inclosure. P. 4.
The eye reposes on a secret bridge
Half gray, half shagged with ivy to its ridge.] description refers to the lower waterfall in the grounds of Rydal. .) P. 5. “Green rings." |-“Vivid rings of green."-GREENWOOD's Poem on Shooting. 3) P. 5. Sweetly ferocious. ]—"Dolcemente feroce."-Tasso.-In this description of the k, I remembered a spirited one of the same animal in “L'Agriculture, ou Les Géorgiques inçaises," of M. Rossuet. 7) P. 16. Murmuring here a later ditty. } – The ode of Collins on the death of Thomson. (8) P. 17. Memnon's lyre.)— The lyre of Memnon is reported to have emitted melancholy or eerfid tones, as it was touched by the sun's evening or morning rays. (9) P. 18. The Cross. ]— The apparently inaccessible crosses on the rocks of Chartreuse. (10) P. 18. Life and Death. ]—Rivers at the Chartreuse, of which Vallombre is a valley. (11) P. 21.
By cells whose image, trembling as he prays,
Awe-struck, the kneeling peasant scarce surveys.) the Catholic religion prevails here; these cells are, as is well known, very common in the Catholic countries, planted, like the Roman tombs, along the roadside.
(12) P. 21. And crosses reared to Death on every side.]-Crosses commemorative of the deaths of travellers by the fall of snow and other accidents, very common along this dreadful road.
(13) P. 21. On the low brown wood huts. )-In the more retired Swiss valleys the houses are built of wood. (14) P. 24
Nought but the herds that, pasturing, uprard croep,
Hung dim-discovered from the dangerous steep.] This picture is from the middle region of the Alps.
(15) P. 26. Sugh. ]--A Scotch word, expressive of the sound of the wind through the trees.
(16) P. 28. Ensiedlen's wretched fane.)--This shrine is resorted to, from a hope of relief, by multitudes, from every corner of the Catholic world, labouring under mental or bodily afflictions.
(17) P. 54. By persons resident in the country and attached to rural objects, many places will be found unnamed, or of unknown names, where little incidents will have occnrred, or feelings been experienced, which will have given to such places a private and peculiar interest. From a wish to give some sort of record to such incidents, or renew the gratification of such feelings, names have been given to places by the author and some of his friends, and these Poems written in consequence.