The Works of Peter Pindar, Esq. With a Copious Index; To which is Prefixed Some Account of His Life Volume 3

 
9781236995247: The Works of Peter Pindar, Esq. With a Copious Index; To which is Prefixed Some Account of His Life Volume 3
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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1816 edition. Excerpt: ...it so plain, That to others I give up the chase. Very wisely resolved, Mr. Lieutenant. Ahout love I shall make no more pother--You know that l'm not very rich; Yet Pd man you as well as another, And stick to your timhers like pitch. Nice sticking-plaster indeed! I am out in my reck'ning, 'tis clear, As your frowns and your cruelties prove--Since I thought to have anchor'd, my dear, In your arms, that sweet harhour of love. V"?! elegant, tender, and metaphorical.' And though you so scornful are grown, Let justice he done, hy the Lord! ' Yon're a smart little frigate, I own, As a seaman would wish for to hoard. Thank ye, Mr. Lieutenant (curtsies). Yet, Susan, hefore we depart, And I heg thon'lt not take it unkind, Since your sueers have restor'd me my heart, If I give thee a piece of my mind. Instead of my tears and my sighs', Which you, langhing,call'd Love's water-gruel, Could guineas have rain'd from my eyes, By G--thou hadst never heen cruel. FAREWELL the heam of early day!. Cold on the eye the valley fades; The riv'let mourns upon its way, And spectres seem to hannt the shades. These eyes, alas! no pleasure see, Since Colin's love is chang'd from me. '.Adleu the crook he gave my hand! Adieu the flow'rs that deck my hair! Go doves, and leave your silken hand, Since Daphne is no longer fair. Let nought hy Daphne he possest--The myrtle-wreath that hinds my hrow; The knot of love he gave my hreast, Deep hlushing for his hroken vow. Let all his tokens meet his eye--From Daphne all his gifts depart; And let me send with these a sigh, To tell him of a hroken heart. 0, sir, and madan, you at length are taken, After your dances over cheese and hacon, And...

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