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" Tis want that makes my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a mother's pride, And my brave father's hope and joy ; But in the Nile's proud fight he died, And I am now an orphan boy. " Poor foolish child, how pleased was I, When news of Nelson's victory came,... "
Poems - Page 142
by Amelia Opie - 1806 - 185 pages
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The Monthly Epitome, Volume 1

1802 - 764 pages
...Hut in the Nile's proud light he died, And I am now an ORPHAN' BOY. Poor foolish child ! how pleas'd was I, When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the...my mother sought; She could not bear to see my joy ; 1 or with my father's life 'twas bought, And made nica poor ORPHAN вру. The people's shouts were...
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The chaplet, poems, partly original and partly selected

Chaplet - 1805 - 238 pages
...foolish child! how pleas'd was I, When news of Nelson's victory came. Along the crowded -Streets to fty And see the lighted windows flame ! To force me home...not bear to see my joy ; For with my father's life 'twas bought, And made me a poor ORPHAN BOY. The people's shouts were long and loud ; My mother, shuddering,...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814 - 792 pages
...in the Nile's proud fight he died — And I am now an orphan boy ! Poor foolish chiid, how pleas'd was I, When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the...not bear to see my joy ; For with my father's life 'twas bought, And made me a poor orphan boy ' Trie people's shouts were long and loud ; My mother shudd'ring...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814 - 798 pages
...victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly — And see the lighted windows flame. To force me home mv mother sought—- She could not bear to see my joy ; For with my father's life 'twas bought, And made me a poor orphan boy ! The people's shouts were long and loud ; My mother shudd'ring...
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Beauties of the Scottish poets, or Harp of Renfrewshire, a collection of ...

Renfrew county - 1821 - 542 pages
...died, And now I am an Orphan Boy. Poor foolish child! how pleased was I When news of Nelson's vict'ry came, Along the crowded streets to fly, And see the...not bear to see my joy ; For 'with my father's life 'twas bought, And made me a poor Orphan Boy. The people's shouts were long and loud ; My mother shuddering...
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Specimens of British Poetesses: Selected and Chronologically Arranged

Alexander Dyce - 1825 - 472 pages
...But in the Nile's proud fight he died, And I am now an orphan boy. Poor foolish child ! how pleas'd was I, When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the...not bear to see my joy ; For with my father's life 'twas bought, And made me a poor orphan boy. The people's shouts were long and loud, My mother, shuddering,...
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Specimens of British Poetesses: Selected and Chronologically Arranged

Alexander Dyce - 1827 - 476 pages
...the Nile's proud fight he died, And I am now an orphan boy. Poor foolish child ! how pleas'd was 1, When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded...not bear to see my joy ; For with my father's life 'twas bought, The people's shouts were long and loud, My mother, shuddering, clos'd her ears ; ' Rejoice...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826 - 340 pages
...I When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly, To see the lighted window's flame! To force me home my mother sought— She could...not bear to see my joy ! For with my father's life 'twas bought— And made me a poor orphan boy! The people's shouts were long and loud; My mother, shuddering,...
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A series of lessons, in prose and verse, progessively arranged [ed.] by J.M ...

James Melville M'Culloch - 1831 - 250 pages
...my brave father's hope and joy ; But in the Nile's proud fight he died, And I am now an orphan-hoy. Poor foolish child ! how pleased was I When news of...not bear to see my joy, For with my father's life 'twas bought, And made me a poor orphan boy. The people's shouts were long and loud, — My mother,...
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The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information

William Hone - 1832 - 852 pages
...brave father's hope and joy ; )ïut in the Kile's proud fight he died. And I am now an orphan hoy. Poor foolish child ! how pleased was I, When news...could not bear to see my joy ; For with my father's Ufe 'twas bought, And made me a poor orphan hoy. The people's shouts were long and loud. My mother,...
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