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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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The New York Speaker: A Selection of Pieces Designed for Academic Exercises ...

Warren P. Edgarton - 1860 - 502 pages
...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,...that ancient lady, preached decorum ; And, in the luster of her youth, she gave Her hand, with her heart in it, to Francesco. Great was the joy ; but...
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Poems of Youth

1861 - 130 pages
...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,...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 1 Her father...
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Aids to English Composition ...

Richard Green Parker - 1861
...from her birth, and her first love She was all gentleness, all gaiety. Her pranks the favorite theme of every tongue. But now the day was come, the day,...hour; Now, frowning, smiling, for the hundredth time, And, in the lustre of her youth, she gave The nurse, that ancient lady, preached decorum; Her hand,...
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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...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 sat down, the bride was wanting there. Nor was she to be found ! Her father...
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Poetry for Repetition

Henry Twells - 1862 - 226 pages
...from her birth, and her first love. She was all gentleness, all gaiety, Her pranks the favourite theme of every tongue. But now the day was come, the day,...the hundredth time, The nurse, that ancient lady, preach'd decorum ; And, in the lustre of her youth, she gave Her hand, with her heart in it, to Francesco....
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Routledge's readings, selected and arranged by E. Routledge

Edmund Routledge - 1871
...son, Francesco Doria, Her playmate from her birth, and her first love. Her pranks the favourite theme of every tongue. But now the day was come, the day,...gave Her hand, with her heart in it, to Francesco. 1 Great was the joy ; but at the bridal feast, When all sat down, the bride was wanting there Nor was...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1871 - 789 pages
...looks there in her bridal dress, She was all gentleness, all gayety, Her pranks the favorite theme erry. For ploughing in the salt-sea field, It would...rudder. From neighboring woods he interlaced His sorry Fmucesco. Great was the joy ; but at the Nuptial Feart, When all sate down, the Bride herself was wanting,...
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The Standard Fourth Reader: With Spelling and Defining Lessons, Exercises in ...

Epes Sargent - 1871 - 336 pages
...from her birth, and her. first love. She was all gentleness, all gayety, Her pranks the favorite theme of every tongue. But now the day was come, — the...nurse, that ancient lady, preached decorum ; And, in her shining youth, Ginevra gave Her hand, with her heart in it, to Francesco. " 'T is but to make a...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Robert Burns,: Arranged in the ..., Volume 1

Robert Burns - 1871
...I'll add my hand, And give it to the weaver.* * " But now the day was come — the day — the hour ; And in the lustre of her youth, she gave Her hand, with her heart in it, to Francesco." ROGERS' ITALY. While birds rejoice in leafy bowers ; While bees delight in opening flowers ; While...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1872 - 789 pages
...in her bridal dress, She was all gentleness, all gayety, Her pranks the favorite theme of етегу ng my sad fancy into smiling, By the grave and stern...grim, and ancient raven, wandering from the nightly Nuptial Feast, When all sate down, the Bride herself was wanting, Nor was she to be found ! Her father...
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