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III. “ 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’dKnots to tie men'66 • 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,
6. Take back our love-knots!
" Take back our love-knots !”.
SEE, THE DAWN FROM HEAVEN.
Sung at Rome, on Christmas Eve.
1. See, 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.
needle's task you ply; At what I sing some maids will smile,
While some, perhaps, may sigh.
Such florid songs as ours,
Can speak her thoughts by flowers.
While your needle's task you ply;
While some, perhaps, will sigh.