I hope in silence, but I hope for this:
Many a lightly-hidden traceOf a spirit loved didst teach us.
1815.*-----RULES FOR MONARCHS.
Then replied the father, and open'd his mouth with importance:--"Strangely indeed, my son, has your tongue been suddenly loosen'd,Which for years has stuck in your mouth, and moved there but rarelyI to-day must experience that which threatens each father:How the ardent will of a son a too-gentle motherWillingly favours, whilst each neighbour is ready to back him,Only provided it be at the cost of a father or husband!But what use would it be to resist so many together?For I see that defiance and tears will otherwise greet me.Go and prove her, and in God's name then hasten to bring herHome as my daughter; if not, he must think no more of the maiden."
For, to speak truth, I've nothing now to say;Yet to thy hands at length 'twill come, dear friend.
To meet whom flies the sun,And who is wont his features dim