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" STAY, lady, stay, for mercy's sake, And hear a helpless orphan's tale ; Ah ! sure my looks must pity wake ; '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... "
Poems - Page 141
by Amelia Opie - 1806 - 185 pages
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The chaplet, poems, partly original and partly selected

Chaplet - 1805 - 238 pages
...snow shall be their winding sheet. And every sod beneath their feet Shall be a soldier's sepulchre. THE ORPHAN BOY'S TALE. . Stay, lady, stay, for mercy's...Orphan's tale ! Ah ! sure my looks must pity wake/ — 'Tis wapt that makes my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a mother's pride, And my brave father's hope...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814 - 792 pages
...distracted my thoughts too much the fiist time. Fell asleep, and dreamed of John Grey. » THE ORPHAN BOY. STAY, lady — stay, for mercy's sake, And hear a...helpless orphan's tale ; Ah, sure my looks must pity wake — Tis want that makes my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a mother's pride, And my brave father's hope...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814 - 798 pages
...stay, for mercy's sake, And hear a helpless orphan's tale ; Ah, sure my looks must pity wake— 'Tis want that makes my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a mother's pride, An«f my brave father's hope and joy: But in the Nile's proud fight he died — And I am now an orphan...
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Specimens of British Poetesses: Selected and Chronologically Arranged

Alexander Dyce - 1825 - 472 pages
...to hear thy boding cry, — Owl, that lov'st the cloudy sky, To him it is not harmony. AMELIA OPIE. The Orphan Boy's Tale. STAY, lady, stay, for mercy's...orphan's tale, Ah ! sure my looks must pity wake, Tis want that makes my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a mother's pride, And my brave father's hope and...
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The elementary elocutionist: a selection of pieces in prose and verse, by J ...

John White (A.M.) - 1826 - 340 pages
...lover's care, . . . Be all that friends and parents are. The Sailor's Orphan Boy. STAY, lady—stay, for mercy's sake, And hear a helpless orphan's tale : Ah, sure my looks must pity wake— And my brave father's hope and joy : But in the Nile's proud fight he died— si ,. ti 'Tis want that...
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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
...plan every day, I shall stand a good chance of leading a happy life." JANE TAYLOH. THE ORPHAN-BOY'S TALE. STAY, lady ! stay for mercy's sake, And hear...orphan's tale ; Ah ! sure my looks must pity wake — 'Tis want that makes my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a mother's pride, And my brave father's hope...
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The Year Book of Daily Recreation and Information

William Hone - 1832 - 852 pages
...October 1818, the anniversary of the victory, she laid her first egg and subsequently five others. THE ORPHAN BOY'S TALE. Stay, lady, stay, for mercy's sake, And hear a helpless orphan's talc,' Ah ! sure my looks must pity wake, "Fis want that makes my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a mother's...
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The Easy Reader, Or, Introduction to the National Preceptor: Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - 1833 - 150 pages
...gentle boy! ' Kar hath not heard its deep sounds of joy; LESSON 64. The Orphan Child. — MBS. OPIE. 1. STAY, lady — stay, for mercy's sake, And hear a...helpless orphan's tale: Ah, sure my looks must pity wake — 'Tis want that makes my cheeks so pale! Yet I was once a mother's pride, And my brave father's...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1833 - 312 pages
...( •• ) Walls—arches—roof— EXERCISE 87. The Orphan Boy.—MRS. OPIE. 1 Stay, lady—stay, for mercy's sake, And hear a helpless orphan's tale: Ah, sure my looks must pity wake— 'Tis want that makes my cheek so pale! Yet I was once a mother's pride, And my brave father's hope...
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Flowers of poetry, for young persons: a companion to miss Taylor's ..., Volume 2

Flowers - 1835 - 174 pages
...beds they lie; Their busy limbs in perfect rest, And closed the sparkling eye. XIX. THE ORPHAN BOY. STAY, Lady, stay, for mercy's sake, And hear a helpless...orphan's tale! Ah, sure my looks must pity wake— 'Tia want that makes my cheek BO pale! Yet I was once a mother's pride, And my brave father's hope...
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