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" Her pranks the favourite theme of every tongue. But now the day was come, the day, the hour; Now, frowning, smiling, for the hundredth time, The nurse, that ancient lady, preached decorum; And, in the lustre of her youth, she gave Her hand, with her heart... "
The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror - Page 26
1825
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 1

Beautiful poetry - 1853
...she grew, for ever in his sight. She was all gentleness, all gaiety. Her pranks the favourite theme of every tongue. But now the day was come, th"e day, the hour ; And in the lustre of her youth, she gave Her hand, with her heart in it, to Francesco. Great was...
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Aids to English Composition: Prepared for Students of All Grades : Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - 1854 - 429 pages
...looks there in her bridal dress, She was all gentleness, all gaiety. Her pranks the favorite theme of every tongue. But now the day was come, the day,...in it, to Francesco. Great was the joy ; but at the nuptial feast, When all sate down, the bride herself was wanting. Nor was she to be found ! Her father...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers

Samuel Rogers - 1854 - 451 pages
...vr.lt n; .vn ih'/» ii.i3» !i-'i:-i the t,i!:- '! • v ; .Ii ni«, Her pranks the favourite theme of every tongue. But now the day was come, the day,...in it, to FRANCESCO. Great was the joy ; but at the Bridal feast, When all sat down, the Bride was wanting there. Nor was she to be found ! Her Father...
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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...there in her bridal dress. She was all gentleness, all gaiety, ROGERS. Her pranks the favourite theme of every tongue. But now the day was come, the day,...in it, to Francesco. Great was the joy ; but at the nuptial feast, When all sat down, the bride herself was wanting( Nor was she to be found ! Her father...
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The Practical Elocutionist: An Extensive Collection of Recitations, Selected ...

Conrad Hume Pinches - 1854 - 444 pages
...looks there in her bridal dress, She was all gentleness, all gaiety, Her pranks the favourite theme of every tongue. But now the day was come — the...in it, to Francesco. Great was the joy; but at the bridal feast When all sat down, the bride was wanting there. Nor was she to be found ! Her father cried...
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Memoirs of the Mother and Wife of Washington

Margaret Cockburn Conkling - 1854 - 233 pages
...had alloyed the ingenuous simplicity, or diminished the buoyant enthusiasm of her noble nature, - ia the lustre of her youth, she gave Her hand, with her heart in it, to"— one of her numerous admirers, Colonel Daniel Parke Custis, a son of the Hon. John Custis of Arlington....
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The American First-class Book, Or Exercises in Reading and Recitation ...

John Pierpont - 1855
...looks there in her bridal dress, She was all gentleness, all gayety, Her pranks the favorite theme of every tongue. But now the day was come, the day,...hundredth time, The nurse, that ancient lady, preached deco'ruin ; And, in the lustre of her youth, she gave Her hand, with her heart in it, to Francesco....
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - 1855 - 429 pages
...looks there in her bridal dress, She was all gentleness, all gaiety. Her pranks the favorite theme of every tongue. But now the day was come, the day....the hour ; Now, frowning, smiling, for the hundredth tune, The nurse, that ancient lady, preached decorum; And, in the lustre of her youth, she gave Her...
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1856
...all gayety, her pranks the favourite theme of every tongue. But now the day was come, the day, tin! hour; now, frowning, smiling, for the hundredth time,...it, to Francesco. Great was the joy ; but, at the nuptial feast, when all sat down, the bride was wanting there, nor was she to be found ! Her father...
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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...looks there in her bridal dress, She was all gentleness, all gaiety, Her pranks the favourite theme of every tongue. But now the day was come, the day,...in it, to Francesco. Great was the joy ; but at the Bridal feast, When all sate down, the Bride was wanting there. Nor was she to be found ! Her Father...
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