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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 Young Lady's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the ...

Author of The young man's own book - 1836 - 336 pages
...weep for theet The bright and dewy coronet Is rising o'er the sea ! PRoFESSoR WILSoN. 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 poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838 - 342 pages
...Teviot stone, Though there, forgotten and alone, The Bard may draw his parting groan. 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 Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1838 - 316 pages
...foundation stones — all •• mingling •• fell! EXERCISE 8t. • 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...
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The Rhetorical Reader Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1839 - 316 pages
...foundation stones — all •• mingling •• fell1 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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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 738 pages
...guides with unerring feet The weary wanderers home.. • The Orphan Boy's Tale. [From Mrs Opie'a Poems.] '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 Quaver; or, Songster's pocket companion

Quaver - 1844 - 552 pages
...thousand years ; For Polyphemus had his odd eye Knock'd out by him — I mean Nobody. THE ORPHAN BOY. STAY, Lady, stay, for mercy's sake, And hear a helpless...orphan's tale ; Ah ! sure my looks must pity wake, "fis want that makes my cheeks so pale l Yet I was once a mother's pride, And my brave father's hope...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844 - 746 pages
...guides with unerring feet The weary wanderers home. The Orphan Boy'i Tale. [From Mrs Opie'e Poems.] de to Independence, which possesses Tin want that makes my cheek so pale. Yet 1 was once a mother's pride, And my brave father's hope and...
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The rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 464 pages
...part — Oh ! no ! They cannot part — their souls are one ! THE SAILOR-ORPHAN BOY'S TALE. MRS. OFIE. 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...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845 - 540 pages
...supply, As thou the ear, might glad the heart, And bring down music from the sky. BARTON. 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 reciter's companion; comprising the most popular recitations, comic ...

Reciter - 1848 - 262 pages
...heartily hope that the sweetest of men Will stop at the widow's to drink." THE ORPHAN BOY. (MRS. OPIE.) 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 hope...
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