The Abduction; Or, The Adventures of Major Sarney. A Story of the Times of Charles the Second


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Seite 185 - Merciful heaven! What, man! ne'er pull your hat upon your brows; Give sorrow words: the grief that does not speak Whispers the o'erfraught heart, and bids it break.
Seite 225 - The whisper'd thought of hearts allied, The pressure of the thrilling hand; The kiss, so guiltless and refined That Love each warmer wish forbore; Those eyes proclaim'd so pure a mind, Even passion blush'd to plead for more.
Seite 131 - But see ! in confluence borne before the blast, Clouds roll'd on clouds the dusky noon o'ercast: The blackening ocean curls, the winds arise, And the dark scud in swift succession flies. While the swoln canvas bends the masts on high, Low in the wave the leeward cannon lie.
Seite 11 - East-wind to play his part in this Tragedy. That unfortunate wind, of which it is commonly said, that it is neither good for man nor beast, did blow with such a wonderful fierceness all the time of the conflagration, that it did not only quicken the fire, as Bellows do the Furnaces, but also getting into the streets, and among the houses, when it found any let or...
Seite 218 - Let there be none to pity him, let there be none at all That on his children fatherless will let his mercy fall.
Seite 57 - Lord hath shined gloriously. 3 Our God shall come, and shall no more be silent, but speak out : Before him fire shall waste, great storms shall compass him about. 4 He to the heavens from above, and to the earth below, Shall call, that he his judgments may before his people show. 5 Let all my saints together be unto me gathered : Those that by sacrifice with me a covenant have made.
Seite 56 - In Judah's land God is well known, His name's in Israel great: In Salem is his tabernacle, In Zion is his seat. There arrows of the bow he brake, The shield, the sword, the war. More glorious thou than hills of prey, More excellent art far.
Seite 57 - O let not those that be oppress'd return again with shame : Let those that poor and needy are Give praise unto thy name. 22 Do thou, O God, arise and plead the cause that is thine own : Remember how thou art reproach'd still by the foolish one. 23 Do not forget the voice of those that are thine enemies : Of those the tumult ever grows that do against thee rise.
Seite 180 - ... community. The execution, therefore, of the king, against which they had always protested, having occasioned a vacancy of the throne, they immediately proclaimed his son and successor, Charles...
Seite 215 - Oh, my Evadne, spare That tender body; let it not take cold. The vapours of the night will not fall here : To bed, my love. Hymen will punish us For being slack performers of his rites. Cam'st thou to call me ? Evad.

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