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V.

I called on his name who had roused from her slumbers

Sweet Echo, how oft, in her green-bosomed lair; I asked, where, and oh where, breathes he now his

wild numbers ?

And the mountains around answered, 'where, and

oh where ?'

VI.

Years have feeted since then;—but in sickness and

sadness, As I muse on the hopes that once promised so fair, I ask, where, and oh where, are those visions of

gladness? And my bosom's deep cell echoes, where, and oh

where ?'

1819.

VII.

WHEN SHALL WE MEET AGAIN?

I.

When shall we meet again,

Meet ne'er to sever?

When will Peace wreathe her chain

Round us for ever ?
When will our hearts repose

Safe from each blast that blows

In this dark vale of woes ?

Never-no, never !

II.

Pride's unrelenting hand

Soon will divide us, Moments like these be banned,

Trysting denied us.
Force may our steps compel,
Hearts will not say

farewell. Can Power affection quell?

Never,—no, never !

III.

By the thrice hallowed past,

Love's tenderest token ;By bliss too sweet to last,

Faith yet unbroken;By all we're doomed to bear; By this sad kiss and tear;I will forget thee, dear,

Never,---no, never !

IV.

If thou ’rt as true to me,

Firm and fond hearted,

Hate's dull desires will be

Half of them thwarted.

When shall we meet again ?When shall we meet again? In this wild world of pain

Never,—no, never !

V.

But where no storms can chill,

False friends deceive us ; Where with protracted thrill

Hope cannot grieve us; There, with the pure of heart, Safe from Fate's venomed dart, There we may meet to part

Never, no, never !

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COME, let us banish sorrow,
Nor think about to-morrow !

This hour so bright,

May well requite
Our hearts for the past ;
And as for future sadness,
Why should we mar our gladness,

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