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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 Harp of Renfrewshire: A Collection of Songs and Other Poetical ..., Volume 1

1872 - 552 pages
...display, If wanting my Margaret, nor art can excel, Nor summer itself can look gay. THE ORPHAN BOY. Stay, lady, stay, for mercy's sake, And hear a helpless orphan's tale ! Oh ! sure my looks must pity wake, — Tis want that makes my cheek so pale. Yet I was once a mother's...
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Encyclopaedia of English and American Poetry: From Caedmon and ..., Volume 2

Samuel Orchart Beeton - 1873 - 782 pages
...with unerring feet The weary wanderers home. Mrs. Hunter.— Bom 1742, Died 1821. 1116.— THE OEPHAN tim %,. %,. %,. '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 new hand-book of elocution

George Walter Baynham - 1873 - 344 pages
...scoff, a walking swill-tub, the picture of a beast, the monster of a man. — Dodd. 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 Midland readers and home lesson books, Book 3

Henry Major - 1873 - 104 pages
...orphan shuddering suddenly hardships crowded answered shrieked parents Stay, lady, stay, for pity'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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The Elocutionist: A Collection of Pieces in Prose and Verse, Peculiarly ...

James Sheridan Knowles - 1874 - 458 pages
...Tyrants fall in every foe! Liberty's in every blow! Let us do, or die ! Burnt. 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 — 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 Daily Remembrancer on Peace and War

John Hemmenway - 1875 - 226 pages
...and in perfect charity. But I make it in all seriousness and solemnity. — Thomas Chase. April 18. 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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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - 1876 - 860 pages
...selections from the works of each of the above ladies : The Orphan Bay's Tale.— From Airs Okie's Poems. 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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Macleod's First text-book of elocution

Alfred Macleod - 1877 - 238 pages
...the noblest thing that perished there was that young, faithful heart. 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 cheek so pale. Yet I was once a mother's pride, and my brave father's hope...
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Elocution Simplified: With an Appendix on Lisping, Stammering, Stuttering ...

Walter K. Fobes - 1877 - 108 pages
...me see him once before he dies ? Let me hear his voice once more '! I entreat you, let me enter." 2. 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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Women Worth Emulating

Clara Lucas Balfour - 1877 - 180 pages
...genius. And one is just now, in this time of war and carnage, singularly touching : — 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 and...
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