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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: A band of men, rough as the arms they wore, 7 Look'd round, first to the sea, then to the shore, The shore that shew'd them what the sea denied? Hope of a prey. There, to the mainland tied, APurchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: A band of men, rough as the arms they wore, 7 Look'd round, first to the sea, then to the shore, The shore that shew'd them what the sea denied? Hope of a prey. There, to the mainland tied, A ship they saw, no men she had; yet prest Appear'd with other lading, for her breast Deep in the groaning waters wallowed Up to the third ring; o'er the shore was spread Death's purple triumph, on the blushing ground Life's late forsaken houses all lay drown'd In their own blood's dear deluge, some new dead, Some panting in their yet warm ruins bled; While their affrighted souls, now wing'd for flight, Lent them the last flash of her glimm'ring light, 20 Those yet fresh streams, which crawled ev'rywhere, Show'd that stern War had newly bathed him there: Nor did the face of this disaster show Marks of a fight alone, but feasting too, A miserable and a monstrous feast, Where hungry War had made himself a guest; And, coming late, had eat up guests and all, Who proved the feast to their own funeral, andc. OUT OF THE GREEK?CUPID'S CRIER. Love is lost, nor can his mother Her little fugitive discover: She seeks, she sighs, but nowhere spies him; Love is lost, and thus she cries him: 0 yes! if any happy eye This roving wanton shall descry, Let the finder surely know Mine is the wag; 'tis I that own The wing'd wanderer; and that none 9 May think his labour vainly gone, The glad descrier shall not miss To taste the nectar of a kiss From Venus' lips; but as for him That brings him to me, he shall swim In riper joys: more shall be his (Venus assures him) than a kiss. But lest your eye discerning slide, These marks may be your judgment's guide: His skin as with a fiery blushing High-colour'......

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ISBN : 9780217364577
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Number of Pages : 248 Pages
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