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WHEN THOU SHALT WANDER.
· I. When thou shalt wander by that sweet light
We used to gaze on so many an eve, When love was new and hope was bright,
Ere I could doubt or thou deceiveOh! then, rememb'ring how swift went by Those hours of transport, even thou may'st sigh.
That love like ours was far too sweet
When past the summer's heat;
WHO'LL BUY MY LOVE-KNOTS ?
" Who'll buy my love-knots?
" Who'll buy my love-knots ?" Soon as that sweet cry resounded, How his baskets were surrounded !
Maids, who now first dream'd of trying
66 Who'll buy my love-knots ?
“ Who'll buy my love-knots?" All at that sweet cry assembled ; Some laugh'd, some blush'd, and some trembled.
“ Here are knots," said Hymen, taking Some loose flowers, “ of Love's own making; “ Here are gold ones-you may trust 'em”. (These, of course, found ready custom).
“Come buy my love-knots !
“ Come buy my love-knots! " Some are labell’d · Knots to tie men'“ " Love the maker'— Bought of Hymen.''
IV. Scarce their bargains were completed, When the nymphs all cried, “We're cheated! “See these flowers--they're drooping sadly; “ This gold-knot,, too, ties but badly
“Who'd buy such love-knots ?
" Who'd buy such love-knots? “Even this tie, with Love's name round it66 All a sham_He never bound it."
Love, who saw the whole proceeding,
“ Take back our love-knots !
66 Take back our love-knots !"-
SEE, THE DAWN FROM HEAVEN.
Sung at Rome, on Christmas Eve.
Sce, the dawn from Heaven is breaking o'er our sight, And Earth, from sin awaking, hails the sight!
See, those groups of Angels, winging from the realms
above, On their sunny brows from Eden bringing wreaths of
Hope and Love.