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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 Prisoners' Friend: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to Criminal ..., Volume 1

1849 - 610 pages
...Him I hold so dear. And yet I am, as when I came, The subject of this holy flame." ED. ARTICLE IX. THE ORPHAN BOY'S TALE. STAY, lady, stay, for mercy's...orphan's tale ; Ah ! sure my looks must pity wake, 'Tie want that makes my cheek so pale. Tet I was once a mother's pride, And my brave father's hope...
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The child's own book of poetry

Child - 1850 - 72 pages
...relief. Like the face which April wears, Now in smiles, and now in tears. MBS. HEMANS. THE ORPHAN BOY. And hear a helpless orphan's tale! Ah! sure my looks must pity wake! STAY, lady, stay, for mercy's sake, "Tis want that makes my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a mother's...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 768 pages
...on the other hand, how uneeasingly woman's verse exposes the wickedness and folly of such pursuits." 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. ' " An appalling piece of domestic tragedy, and perhaps the...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 780 pages
...how unceasingly woman's verse exposes the wickedness and folly of such pursuits." THE ORPHAN BOY' 8 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. 1 " An appalling piece of domestic tragedy, and perhaps the...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851 - 362 pages
...Derications. Etymology. Syntax. Compare these Adjectices : — Helpless. Brave. Proud. Loud. Weak. Happy. 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 juvenile reader, by N. Leitch

N. Leitch - 1851 - 234 pages
...the horns, hoofs, claws, feathers, wool, and hair of other animals. Various. 26.— The Orphan Soy. STAY, Lady — stay, for mercy's sake, And hear a...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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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: on the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1853 - 800 pages
...how unceasingly woman's verse exposes the wickedness and folly of such pursuits." THE ORPHAN BOY 8 TALE. Stay, lady, stay, for mercy's sake, And hear...orphan's tale ! Ah ! sure my looks must pity wake, 'Tia want that makes my cheek so pnle. Yet I was once a mother's pride, And my brave father's hope...
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Select Poetry for Children. A Book for School and Home Use

Select poetry - 1855 - 80 pages
...cheek ; And God looked down on the happy mother, Whose " little children loved each other." THE OEPHAN BOY'S TALE. STAY, lady, stay, for mercy's sake, And...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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The young child's lesson book; or, what shall i learn first?.

William Cort - 1855 - 148 pages
...good child, and mind yowr books. ELEMENTAEY SOUNDS. FOURTH SERIES. LESSON LXXII. THE OR-PHAN BOY. " Stay, la-dy, stay, for mer-cy's sake, And hear a help-less...or-phan's tale. Ah ! sure my looks must pit-y wake ! 'Tis want that makes my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a moth-er's pride, And my brave fa-ther's hope...
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A poetical grammar of the English language

Robert Clarke (schoolmaster.) - 1855 - 190 pages
...her bosom bare ; He saw, delighted — left the brink, And sought to banquet there. THE oRPHAN BoY. Stay, Lady, stay, for mercy's sake, And hear a helpless orphan's tale ; Ah 1 sure my looks must pity wake, 'Tis want that makes my cheeks so pale. Yet I was once a mother's pride,...
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