Title: The English dance of demise, from the designs of Thomas Rowlandson
Calendar year: 1903 (1900s)
Authors: Combe, William, 1742-1823 Rowlandson, Thomas, 1756-1827
Subjects: Dance of demise
Publisher: London, Methuen and co.
Contributing Library: Duke College Libraries
Digitizing Sponsor: Duke College Libraries
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ly, when you see me appear,From foreign lands, victorious dwelling,It then will be my sincere satisfaction,To make my Like a Soldiers bride. Dry up your tears, the Serjeant stated,* He now pursues a nobler trade.How will your heat affections melt away,To see your lover before long returnThe white plume nodding on his crestThe stamp of honour on his breastStrutting together in martial satisfaction,The sabre dangling by his aspect.He eleven then be worthy of your charms,A Hero then will fill your arms. 1 If I ended up sure he would once again,Suggests Molly, ■ look at his native plainI d smile and, as a result of the lingring yr,His absence would with endurance bear.But a lot I fear some lethal blowWill lay my a lot-lovd Thomas small.The Sexton states he is familiar with you perfectly,And tis an idle tale you notify:That your recruits are always slain,And under no circumstances see their homes once again. VOL. sixty six ENGLISH DANCE OF Death This kind of are the fears that fill my breast,That neer will depart my heart at relaxation:This kind of the unhappy burthen of my story. — Then twill, sweet Lady, be Death andGlory !
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ENGLISH DANCE OF Death 67 THE MAIDEN Females Miracles will under no circumstances stop, tis stated,And wondring is an historical trade.But it turnd out one Winters night,It was, certainly, a curious sight,Spherical a heat fire, in that cold weather conditions,That 10 old maids had received collectively:At the very least, so much they had miscarried,Not one of them had eer been married.It would be pointless to relate,What whimsical, controuling fate,Experienced retained them in this awkward state.But so it was,—and all the GracesOf vetran age had markd their faces.But although they extensive had ceasd to attraction,They nevertheless could prosper an alarm,With that same electricity which does not fail,Though Everyday living can furnish out the taleThat instrument so nicely hungIn female sort, yclepd a Tongue. sixty eight ENGLISH DANCE OF Death —Miss Stately opend the Divan,And as a result the conversation ran,On that Animal calld Gentleman. 1 I consider that Mother nature under no circumstances gaveThe correct he offers of—to enslaveThe Sex, to whom this titles given—The past and fairest function of Heaven.But, from the cradles wimpri
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