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" Since that dear voice which did thy sounds approve, Which wont in such harmonious strains to flow, Is reft from earth to tune those spheres above, What art thou but a harbinger of woe? Thy pleasing notes be pleasing notes no more, But orphans... "
The Retrospective Review - Page 364
1824
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The Works of William Drummond, of Hawthornden: Consisting of Those which ...

William Drummond - English literature - 1711 - 303 pages
...Lute, be as thou wert when thou did grow With thy green Mother in fome (hady Grove, Whenimmelodious Winds but made thee move, And Birds their Ramage did on thee beftow. Since that dear Voice which did thy Sounds approve, Which wont in fuch harmonious Strains to...
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Specimens of the early English poets [ed. by G. Ellis.]. To which ..., Volume 3

English poets - 1801
...wilt bequeath, I long to kiss the image of my death. SONNET TO HIS LUTE. MY lute, be as thou wast, when thou didst grow With thy green mother in some...When immelodious winds but made thee move, And birds on thee their ramage did bestow. Sith that dear voice which did thy sounds approve, Which us'd in such...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed an ..., Volume 3

George Ellis - English poetry - 1803 - 458 pages
...long to kiss the image of my death. SONNET. [To his lute.} Mr lute, be as thou wert, a when thou did 3 grow With thy green mother in some shady grove, When...And birds their ramage did on thee * bestow. Since 5 that dear voice which did thy sounds approve, Which wont6 in such harmonious strains to flow, Is...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets, Volume 3

George Ellis - 1803
...to kiss the image of my death. SONNET. ' [To Ms lute.] MY lute, be as thou wert, z when thou did 3 grow With thy green mother in some shady grove, When...made thee move, And birds their ramage did on thee 4 bestow. Since5 that dear voice which did thy sounds approve, Which wont6 in such harmonious strains...
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Specimens of the British Poets ...

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...image of my death. . .. -: To his Lute. . , . ]\ TY late, be as thou wast, when thou didst grow 1VL with thy green mother in some shady grove, When immelodious winds but made thee move, And birds on thee their ramage did bestow. Sith that dear voice which did thy sounds approve, Which used in such...
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Select Beauties of Ancient English Poetry, Volume 2

Henry Headley - English poetry - 1810
...to life thou ruight'st him yet recover. Dray ton, Son. 6l. TO HIS LUTE. JVlY Lute, be as thou wast, when thou didst grow With thy green mother in some...immelodious * winds but made thee move, And birds on thee their ramage did bestow. SUh that dear voice which did thy sounds approve, Which used in such...
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Specimens of the Early English Poets: To which is Prefixed, an Historical ...

George Ellis - English poetry - 1811
...thou wert, * when thou did 3 grow With thy green mother in some shady grove, When immelodious wfnds but made thee move, And birds their ramage did on thee * bestow. Since 3 that dear voice which did thy sounds approve. Which Wont 6 in such harmonious strains to flow, Is...
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New Elegant Extracts: A Unique Selection from the Most Eminent ..., Volume 3

Richard Alfred Davenport - English literature - 1823
...restore. Neglected Virtue, seasons go and come, While thine forgot lie closed in a tomb. DRUMMOND. MY lute, be as thou wert when thou didst grow With...approve, Which wont in such harmonious strains to ilou , Is reft from earth to tune those spheres above, What art thou but a harbinger of woe 1 Thy pleasing...
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The Poems of William Drummond of Hawthornden: With Life

William Drummond, Peter Cunningham - 1833 - 336 pages
...most admired, in a thought, Because it erst was nought, it turns to nought. SONNET LXXIII. MY Inte, be as thou wert when thou didst grow With thy green...thy sounds approve, Which wont in such harmonious strains-to flow, Is reft from earth to tune those spheres above, What art thou but a harbinger of woe?...
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Specimens of English Sonnets

Alexander Dyce - Sonnets, English - 1833 - 224 pages
...what serv'd it to be happy so, Sith passed pleasures double but new woe ? MY lute, be as thou wast when thou didst grow With thy green mother in some...When immelodious winds but made thee move, And birds on thee their ramage did bestow. Sith that dear voice which did thy sounds appro c, Which us'd in such...
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