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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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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 I Ah I 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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Poetical gleanings, with notes and biogr. sketches

W. and R. Chambers (ltd.) - 1878 - 174 pages
...defences, fortifications. 4 Steep, the precipitous cliffs that border the shores. THE ORPHAN BOY'S TALK 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 Battersea series of standard reading books for boys, Book 2

Evan Daniel - 1878 - 156 pages
...creatures are ! THE OKPHAN BOY. victory rejoice shriek windows laugh hardship shuddering suddenly learned 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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A poetical reading book [ed.] by W. M'Gavin

William M'Gavin (editor of The union school song garland) - 1879 - 84 pages
...cropped by few; And we may pluck a leaf even now, And shame the senseless cockatoo. 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 Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - 1881 - 1138 pages
...lanely, an' naebody carin'? 'T is the puir doited loonie, — the mitherless bairn ! THE ORPHAN Bors o companion save his book, To Corvo's hushed monastic...; Where, as the Benedictine laid His palm upon the — 'Tis want that makes my cheek so pale; Yet I was once a mother's pride, 46 47 But in the Nile's...
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English Poetesses: A Series of Critical Biographies

Eric Sutherland Robertson - 1883 - 416 pages
...spontaneous from my breast, Since, though I tread a weary way, I trust that he I mourn is blest. THK ORPHAN BOY'S TALE. STAY, lady, stay for mercy's sake,...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 graduated readers, Book 3

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1883 - 184 pages
...nouns from the following verbs : Dig, hew, cut, drive, mix, clothe, reap, strike. THE ORPHAN BOY. 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. 2. Yet once I was a mother's pride, And my brave father's...
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The Children's own paper, ed. by uncle Gilbert, Volumes 3-4

Gilbert (uncle, pseud) - 1883 - 546 pages
..." •'' Sent by '(StoKtt* P. HACKING, aged r5, Darwen. The Orphan Boy's Tale. (BY MRS. OPIE.) CTAY 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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A Thousand and One Gems of English and American Poetry from Chaucer to ...

Edwin O. Chapman - 1884 - 430 pages
...least I thought so at the University of Gottingpia, Diversity of Gottini;&n. Geo. Canning, 1770-1817 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...
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Analytic Elocution Containing Studies, Theoretical and Practical, of ...

James Edward Murdoch - 1884 - 510 pages
...dine, sup, and sleep, Upon the very simple name of love." — " 7V« Cattlemen of Verona" SHAKESPEARE. "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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