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" Fancy, from the scenes of folly, To meet the matron Melancholy, Goddess of the tearful eye, That loves to fold her arms, and sigh ; Let us with silent footsteps go To charnels and the house of woe, To Gothic churches, vaults, and tombs, Where each sad... "
Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of the Rambler ... - Page 120
by Nathan Drake - 1810 - 499 pages
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry, Volumes 11-12

John Bell - English poetry - 1790
...folly, To meet the matron MELANCHOLY, Goddess of the tearful eye, That loves to fold her arms and sigh ! Let us with silent footsteps go To charnels and the...faded cheek, Her promis'd bridegroom's urn to seek ;/ o Or to some abbey's mould'ring tow'rs, Wh^•e, to avoid cold wintry show'rs, The naked beggar...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry: Vol. XII.

English poetry - 1790 - 175 pages
...folly, To meet the matron MELANCHOLY, Goddess of the tearful eye, That loves to fold her arms and sigh ! Let us with silent footsteps go To charnels and the...virgin comes, With throbbing breast, and faded cheek, Herpromis'd bridegroom's urn to seek ; Or to some abbey's mould'ring tow'rs, Where, to avoid cold wintry...
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The Speaker Or Miscellaneous Pieces Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1804 - 376 pages
...the tearful eye , That loves to fold her arms and sigh I Let us with silent footsteps go To channels and the house of woe, To Gothic churches, vaults and...With throbbing breast, and faded cheek , Her promis'd bridegrooms urn to «eek : Or to some Abbey's mould'ring tow'rs, "Where to avoid cold winter's show'rs,...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...folly, To meet the matron Melancholy, Goddess of the fearful eye, That loves to fold her arms and sigh! Let us with silent footsteps go To charnels and the...breast, and faded cheek, Her promis'd bridegroom's uni to seek -, ' Or to some Abbey's mould'ring tow'rs, Where, to avoid cold wintry show'rs, The naked...
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1808 - 400 pages
...To meet the matron Melancholy, Goddess of the tearful eye, That loves to hold her arms and sigh « Let us with silent footsteps go To charnels and the...some Abbey's mould'ring tow'rs, Where to avoid cold winter's show'rs, The naked beggar shiv'ring lies, Whilst whistling tempests round her rise, And trembles...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...folly, To meet the matron Melancholy! Goddess of the tearful eye, That loves to fold her arms and sigh ; Let us with silent footsteps go To charnels, and the house of woe ; To Gothic churches, vanlts, and tombs, Where each sad night some virgin comes, With throbbing breast, and faded cheek,...
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The Muses' Bower,: Embellished with the Beauties of English Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - English poetry - 1809
...To meet the matron Melancholy ! Goddess of the tearful eye, That loves to fold her arms and sigh ; Let us with silent footsteps go To charnels, and the house of wo ; To gothic churches, vaults, and tombs, Where each sad night some virgin comes, With throbbing...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical, and Historical: Illustrative of ..., Volume 2

Nathan Drake - Adventurer - 1810 - 499 pages
...To meet the matron Melancholy, Goddess of the tearful eye, That loves to fold her arms, and sigh ; Let us with silent footsteps go To charnels and the...To Gothic churches, vaults, and tombs, Where each lad night some virgin comes, With throbbing breast, and faded cheek, Her promis'd bridegroom's urn...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson: Collated with the Best Editions

Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 133 pages
...To meet the matron Melancholy ! Goddess of the tearful eye, That loves to fold her arms and sigh , Let us with silent footsteps go To charnels, and the house of woe ; To gothic churches, vaults, acd tombs, Where each sad night some virgin comes, With throbbing breast, and faded cheek, Her promis'd...
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The Poetical Works of Samuel Johnson: Collated with the Best Editions

Samuel Johnson - 1811 - 133 pages
...eye, That loves to fold her arms and sigh ; Let us with silent footsteps go To charnels, and the bouse of woe ; To gothic churches, vaults, and tombs, Where each sad night some virgin comes, With throbhing breast, and faded cheek, Her promis'd bridegroom's urn to seek. Or to some abbey's mouldering...
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