DREADED Brama, lord of might!
Which, confusing no more, gladden the mind as they wave.Every plant unto thee proclaimeth the laws everlasting,
The grave become a bed of clouds so fair,To sing to rest life's billows will be seen,The day be lovely, and the night serene."--
When the many loiter still;All with ease may be controll'd
1820.-----THE MOUNTAIN VILLAGE.
"Do not hesitate," said she, "to tell me the rest of your storyI have with gratitude felt that you have not sought to insult me.Speak on boldly, I pray; your words shall never alarm me;You would fain hire me now as maid to your father and mother,To look after the house, which now is in excellent order.And you think that in me you have found a qualified maiden,One that is able to work, and not of a quarrelsome nature.Your proposal was short, and short shall my answer be alsoYes! with you I will go, and the voice of my destiny follow.I have fulfill'd my duty, and brought the lying-in womanBack to her friends again, who all rejoice at her rescue.Most of them now are together, the rest will presently join them.All expect that they, in a few short days, will be ableHomewards to go; 'tis thus that exiles themselves love to flatter.But I cannot deceive myself with hopes so delusiveIn these sad days which promise still sadder days in the futureFor all the bonds of the world are loosen'd, and nought can rejoin them,Save that supreme necessity over our future impending.If in the house of so worthy a man I can earn my own living,Serving under the eye of his excellent wife, I will do so;For a wandering girl bears not the best reputation.Yes! with you I will go, as soon as I've taken the pitcherBack to my friends, and received the blessing of those worthy people.Come! you needs must see them, and from their hands shall receive me."
My anger could not smother,So cried, "Get out, ye fools!"
Many a crystal palace built,
THE DAM DISAPPEAR'D,--LIKE A SEA IT GROWLS,ROUND THE HILLOCK IN CIRCLING EDDIES IT HOWLS.
Neath his flow'ry chaplet's load;
And I daily am more blest.
In the plain her path she loses.Ne'er disturb her on her way!