Summer Songs

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Ashmead & Evans, 1865 - 100 pages

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Page 91 - Oft, when the wine in his glass was red, He longed for the wayside well instead ; And closed his eyes on his garnished rooms, To dream of meadows and clover-blooms. And the proud man sighed, with a secret pain • "Ah, that I were free again ! " Free as when I rode that day, Where the barefoot maiden raked her hay:" She wedded a man unlearned and poor, And many children played round her door.
Page 90 - The Judge rode slowly down the lane, Smoothing his horse's chestnut mane. He drew his bridle in the shade Of the...
Page 90 - Maud Muller on a summer's day Raked the meadow sweet with hay. Beneath her torn hat glowed the wealth Of simple beauty and rustic health. Singing, she wrought, and her merry glee The mock-bird echoed from his tree. But when she glanced to the far-off town, White from its...
Page 90 - Of the apple-trees, to greet the maid, And asked a draught from the spring that flowed Through the meadow across the road. She stooped where the cool spring bubbled up, And filled for him her small tin cup, And blushed as she gave it, looking down On her feet so bare, and her tattered gown.
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