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been; but I don't give way to them here. Dearest mother, I sometimes hope it will all end well ; but shall not think any more of it till I hear from England.
EDWARD FITZGERALD, 1763-1793.
While that I
With any sweet
Hear, O hear!
And water's fall
While to me,
GEORGE DIGBY, Earl of Bristol, 1612–1676.
Sweet are the thoughts that savor of content;
The quiet mind is richer than a crown;
The poor estate scorns Fortune's angry frowns;
homely house that harburs quiet rest,
The mean that 'grees with country music best,
The sweet consort of mirth and music's fare,
ROBERT GREEN, 1550-1592.
BLESSINGS OF A COUNTRY LIFE.
Far from our debtors; no Dublin letters;
PLAGUES OF A COUNTRY LIFE.
A companion with news; a great want of shoes ;
JONATHAN SWIFT, 1667-1728.
Wind and Cloud
A STORM IN AUTUMN.
FROM THE LATIN OF VIRGIL.
HY should I mark each storm and starry sign,
When milder suns in autumn swift decline ?
E'en in mid autumn, while the jocund hind