Letitia Elizabeth Landon
Letitia Elizabeth Landon Poems
- Revenge Ay, gaze upon her rose-wreathed hair, And gaze...
- Children A word will fill the little heart With pleasure and...
- Secrets LIFE has dark secrets; and the hearts are few That ...
- The Power Of Words 'Tis a strange mystery, the power of ...
- She Sat Alone Beside Her Heart... SHE sat alone beside her ...
- The Fairy Of The Fountains WHY did she love her mother's so? ...
- Cafes In Damascus LANGUIDLY the night-wind bloweth From the...
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Ay, gaze upon her rose-wreathed hair,
And gaze upon her smile;
Seem as you drank the very air
Her breath perfumed the while:
And wake for her the gifted line,
That wild and witching lay,
And swear your heart is as a shrine,
That only owns her sway.
'Tis well: I am revenged at last,—
Mark you that scornful cheek,—
The eye averted as you pass'd,
Spoke more than words could speak.
Ay, now by all the bitter tears
That I have shed for thee,—
The racking doubts, the burning fears,—
Avenged they ...