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NUMBER II.

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Ат
morn,
beside

yon summer sea,
Young Hope and Love reclined ;
But scarce had noon-tide come, when he
Into his bark leap'd smilingly,
And left poor Hope behind.

II. “ I go," said Love, “ to sail awhile

“ Across this sunny main ;” And then so sweet his parting smile, That Hope, who never dream'd of guile,

Believed he'd come again.

III.
She linger'd there till evening's beam

Along the waters lay,
And o’er the sands, in thoughtful dream,
Oft traced his name, which still the stream
As often wash'd away.

IV.
At length a sail appears in sight,

And tow'rd the maiden moves! 'Tis Wealth that comes, and gay and bright, His golden bark reflects the light,

But ah! it is not Love's.

V.

Another sail-'twas Friendship show'd

Her night-lamp o'er the sea ;
And calm the light that lamp bestow'd :
But Love had lights that warmer glow'd,

And where, alas! was he?

VI.
Now fast around the sea and shore

Night threw her darkling chain,
The
sunny

sails were seen no more, Hope's morning dreams of bliss were o'er

Love never came again!

THERE COMES A TIME.

German Air.

I.

There comes a time, a dreary time,

To him whose heart hath flown O'er all the fields of youth's sweet prime,

And made each flower its own. 'Tis when his soul must first renounce

Those dreams so bright, so fond ; Oh! then's the time to die at once, For life has nought beyond.

There comes a time, etc.

II.
When sets the sun on Afric's shore,

That instant all is night ;
And so should life at once be o'er,

When Love withdraws his light-
Nor, like our northern day, gleam on

Through twilight's dim delay, The cold remains of lustre gone, Of fire long pass'd away.

Oh! there comes a time, etc.

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