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Books Books 1 - 10 of 103 on twas Venus from her isle, And wondered where she'd left her sparrows. She talked....
" twas Venus from her isle, And wondered where she'd left her sparrows. She talked of politics or prayers,— Of Southey's prose, or Wordsworth's sonnets, Of danglers or of dancing bears, Of battles, or the last new bonnets; By candle-light, at twelve o'clock,... "
The Poems of Winthrop Mackworth Praed - Page 146
edited by - 1864
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The Edinburgh Literary Journal: Or, Weekly Register of Criticism ..., Volume 4

Great Britain - 1830
...those bright lips had quoted Locke, I might have thought they murmured Little. " Through sunny Bfay, through sultry June, I loved her with a love eternal...praises to the Moon, I wrote them to the Sunday Journal j My mother laugh'd : I soon tound out That ancient ladies have no feeling; Mr fetter frown'd : but...
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The Literary souvenir; or, Cabinet of poetry and romance, ed. by A.A. Watts ...

Alaric Alexander Watts - 1831
...not a tittle ; If those bright lips had quoted Locke, I might have thought they murmured Little. V. Through sunny May, through sultry June, I loved her...My mother laughed;— I soon found out That ancient ladies have no feeling : My father frowned;—but how should gout VI. She was the daughter of a Dean,...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...left her sparrows. She talked of politics or prayers, Of Southcy's prose or Wordsworth's sonnets. Of danglers or of dancing bears, Of battles or the last...a love eternal ; I spoke her praises to the moon, 1 wrote them to the Sunday Journal. My mother laughed; I soon found out That ancient ladies have no...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1832
...tittle, If those bright lips had quoted Locko, I might have thought they murmured Little. Tli rough sunny May, through sultry June, I loved her with a love eternal ; I spoke her praises to the moon, 1 wrote them for the Sunday journal My mother laughed ; I soon found out That ancient ladies have no...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

American poetry - 1838 - 320 pages
...quoted Locke, I might have thought they murmur'd Little. Through sunny May, through sultry June, J loved her with a love eternal ; I spoke her praises to the moon, 1 wrote them to the Sunday Journal. My mother laugh'd ; 1 soon found out That ancient ladies have no...
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The Poetical Works of Winthrop Mackworth Praed

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1844 - 287 pages
...bears, Of battles, or the last new bonnets ; By candle-light, at twelve o'clock, To me it matter'd not a tittle, If those bright lips had quoted Locke,...eternal ; I spoke her praises to the moon, I wrote them for the Sunday Journal. My mother laughed ; I soon found out That ancient ladies have no feeling ;...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 89

1866
...shilling.' ' The Belle of the Ball-room ' is scarcely less felicitous : ' Through sunny May, through snltry June, I loved her with a love eternal ; I spoke her...My mother laughed ; I soon found out That ancient ladies have no feeling : My father frowned ; but how should gout See any happiness in kneeling ? '...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...it matter'd not a tittle, If those bright lips had quoted Locke, I might have thought they murmur'd Little. Through sunny May, through sultry June, I...eternal ; I spoke her praises to the moon, I wrote them for the Sunday Journal. My mother laugh'd ; I soon found out That ancient ladies have no feeling ;...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 500 pages
...it matter'd not a tittle, If those bright lips had quoted Locke, I might have thought they murmur'd Little. Through sunny May, through sultry June, I...eternal ; I spoke her praises to the moon, I wrote them for the Sunday Journal. My mother laugh'd ; I soon found out That ancient ladies have no feeling ;...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1851 - 558 pages
...sparrows! She talked of politics or prayers, Of Southey's prose, or Wordsworth's sonnets, Of daggers, or of dancing bears, Of battles, or the last new bonnets;...spoke her praises to the moon, • • I wrote them for the Sunday journal. My mother laughed; I sooh found out That ancient ladies have no feeling. My...
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