Winthrop Mackworth Praed Poems

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1.
Fairy Song

HE has conn'd the lesson now;
   He has read the book of pain:
There are furrows on his brow;
   I must make it smooth again.
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2.
The Newly-Wedded

NOW the rite is duly done,
Now the word is spoken,
And the spell has made us one
Which may ne’er be broken;
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3.
A Letter Of Advice

You tell me you're promised a lover,
My own Araminta, next week;
Why cannot my fancy discover
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4.
The Talented Man

Dear Alice! you'll laugh when you know it, --
Last week, at the Duchess's ball,
I danced with the clever new poet, --
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5.
The Vicar

SOME years ago, ere time and taste
Had turn’d our parish topsy-turvy,
When Darnel Park was Darnel Waste,
And roads as little known as scurvy,
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6.
Everyday Characters V - Portrait Of A Lady

What are you, Lady ? — nought is here
To tell us of your name or story,
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7.
Good Night To The Season

Good-night to the Season!—the rages
Led off by the chiefs of the throng,
The Lady Matilda's new pages,
The Lady Eliza's new song;
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8.
Everyday Characters I - The Vicar

Some years ago, ere time and taste
Had turned our parish topsy-turvy,
When Darnel Park was Darnel Waste,
And roads as little known as scurvy,
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9.
A Song Of Impossibilities

LADY, I loved you all last year,
How honestly and well --
Alas! would weary you to hear,
And torture me to tell;
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10.
Everyday Characters Iii - The Belle Of The Ball Room

Years, years ago, ere yet my dreams
Had been of being wise and witty;
Ere I had done wth writing themes,
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