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When Orpheus went down to the regions below, Lisle (228
Sir J. Harrington. (167
Wouidst thou know her sacred charms Hamilton. 117
Ye shepherds so cheerful and gay, Shenstone. * Ye virgin powers, defend my heart
Yes, fairest proof of beauty's power,s» s. Prior. »
Yes, Fulvia is like Venus fair, Shenstone. 6. Yes, I'm in love, I feel it now, Whitehead.
You tell me that you truly love ; " Young I am, and yet unskilled
PASTORAL SONGS. .
'T was when the seas were roaring
With hollow blasts of wind,
All on a rock reclined:
She cast a wishful look,
That trembled o’er the brook.
" Twelve months are gone and over
And nine long tedious days;
Why didst thou trust the seas?
And let a lover rest :
To that within my breast ?
" The merchant robb'd of treasure
Views tempests in despair ; But what's the loss of treasure
To the losing of my dear? Should you some coast be laid on
Where gold and diamonds grow, You 'll find a richer maiden,
But none that loves you so.
66 How can they say that Nature
Has nothing made in vain ? Why then beneath the water
Do hideous rocks remain ? No eyes those rocks discover,
That lurk beneath the deep, To wreck the wand'ring lover
And leave the maid to weep."
All melancholy lyiog
Thus waild she for her dear,
Each billow with a tear;
His floating corpse she 'spied ;