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And when that heart shall cease to beat,
And when that breath at length is free,
Then, Rosa, soul to soul we'll meet,
And mingle to eternity!

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THE wreath you wove, the wreath you wove
Is fair-but oh, how fair,

If Pity's hand had stol'n from Love
One leaf to mingle there!

If every rose with gold were tied,

Did gems for dewdrops fall,

One faded leaf where Love had sigh'd Were sweetly worth them all.

The wreath you wove, the wreath you wove
Our emblem well may be;

Its bloom is yours, but hopeless Love
Must keep its tears for me.

THE SALE OF LOVES.

I DREAMT that, in the Paphian groves,
My nest by moonlight laying,
I caught a flight of wanton Loves,
Among the rose-beds playing.
Some just had left their silv'ry shell,
While some were full in feather;

So pretty a lot of Loves to sell,
Were never yet strung together.
Come buy my Loves,

Come buy my Loves,
Ye dames and rose-lipp'd misses!——
They're new and bright,
The cost is light,

For the coin of this isle is kisses.

First Cloris came, with looks sedate, Their coin on her lips was ready; "I buy," quo.h she, "my Love by weight,

"Full grown, if you please, and steady." "Let mine be light," said Fanny, “pray—

"Such lasting toys undo one;

"A light little Love that will last to-day.— "To-morrow I'll sport a new one."

Come buy my Loves,
Come buy my Loves,

Ye dames and rose-lipp'd misses!-
There's some will keep,
Some light and cheap,

At from ten to twenty kisses.

The learned Prue took a pert young thing, To divert her virgin Muse with,

And pluck sometimes a quill from his wing, To indite her billet-doux with.

Poor Cloe would give for a well-fledged pair
Her only eye, if you'd ask it;

And Tabitha begg'd, old toothless fair,
For the youngest Love in the basket.
Come buy my Loves, &c. &c.

But one was xft, when Susan came,
One worth them all together;

At sight of her dear looks of shame,

He smiled, and pruned his feather.

She wish'd the boy-'twas more than whim-
Her looks, her sighs betray'd it;

But kisses were not enough for him,
I ask'd a heart, and she paid it!
Good-by, my Loves,
Good-by, my Loves,

"Twould make you smile to've seen us

First trade for this

Sweet child of bliss,

And then nurse the boy between us.

ΤΟ

THE world had just begun to steal
Each hope that led me lightly on;

I felt not, as I used to feel,

And life grew dark and love was gone.

No eye to mingle sorrow's tear,

No lip to mingle pleasure's breath, No circling arms to draw me near"Twas gloomy, and I wish'd for death

But when I saw that gentle eye,

Oh! something seem'd to tell me then, That I was yet too young to die,

And hope and bliss might bloom again.

With every gentle smile that cross'd

Your kindling cheek, you lighted home Some feeling, which my heart had lost,

And peace, which far had learn'd to roam.

"Twas then indeed so sweet to live,

Hope look'd so new and Love so kind, That, though I mourn, I yet forgive The ruin they have left behind.

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