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" Lie slaughter'd on their native ground ; Thy hospitable roofs no more Invite the stranger to the door; In smoky ruins sunk they lie. The monuments of cruelty. The wretched owner sees afar His all become the prey of war ; Bethinks him of his babes and... "
Select Scottish Songs, Ancient and Modern - Page 123
by Robert Hartley Cromek - 1810
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The Union: Or Select Scots and English Poems..

Thomas Warton - 1753 - 168 pages
...to the door ; In fmoaky ruins funk they lie, The monuments of cruelty. II. The wretched owner fees afar His all become the prey of war; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his breaft, and curfes life. Thy fwains are famifh'd on the rocks, Where once they fed their...
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The Union: Or Select Scots and English Poems..

Thomas Warton - 1753 - 164 pages
...to the door ; In fmoaky ruins funk they lie, The monuments of cruelty. II. The wretched owner fees afar His all become the prey of war ; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his breaft, and curfes life. Thy fwains are famifh'd on the rocks, Where once they fed their...
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The art of poetry on a new plan, illustrated with a great variety of ...

Art - 1762 - 290 pages
...ftranger to the door} In fmoaky ruins funk they lie, The monuments of cruelty. II. The wretched owner fees afar His all become the prey of war ; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his breaft, and curfes life. Thy fwains are famim'd on the rocks, Where once they fed their...
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The Art of Poetry on a New Plan: Illustrated with a Great Variety of ...

John Newbery - 1762 - 292 pages
...ftranger to the door; In fmoaky ruins funk they lie, The monuments of cruelty. II. The wretched owner fees afar His all become the prey of war ; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his breaft, and curfes life. Thy fwains are famifh'd on the rocks, Where once they fed their...
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The Beauties of English Poesy, Volume 2

Oliver Goldsmith - 1767 - 274 pages
...to the door; In fmoaky ruins funk they lie,. The monuments of cruelty. II. The wretched owner fees, afar, His all become the prey of war; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Theafmites his breaft, and curfes life. Thy fwains are famifh'd on the rocks, Where once they fed their...
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A Collection of the Most Esteemed Pieces of Poetry, that Have Appeared for ...

Moses Mendez - 1770 - 334 pages
...to the door ; In fmoaky ruins funk they lie, The monuments of cruelty. n. The wretched owner fees, afar, His all become the prey of war ; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his breaft, and curies life. Thy fwains are famifh'd on the rocks, Where once they fed their...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry ..., Volumes 13-15

John Bell - 1791 - 546 pages
...roofs no more Invite the stranger to the door ; In smoky ruins sunk they lie, The monuments of cruelty. The wretched owner sees, afar, His all become the...wanton flocks: Thy ravish'd virgins shriek in vain; Thy infants perish on the plain. ".n, in ev'ry clime, 'ding waste of time, Vd with praise, M blaze...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 8

1791 - 302 pages
...to the door ; In fmoaky ruins funk they lie, The monuments of cruelty. II. The wretched owner fees afar • ' ' His all become the prey of war^ ' Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his breaft, and curfes life. Thy fwains are famifh'd on the rocks, Where once they fed their...
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Beauties of literature, selected from various authors by H. Waylett

Beauties - 1791 - 214 pages
...ftranger to the door ; In fmoaky ruins funk they lie, The monuments of cruelty. The wretched owner fees, afar, His all become the prey of war ; Bethinks him of his babes and wife, Then fmites his breaft, and curfes life. • r T' L Thy fwains are famifh'd on the rocks, Where once'they...
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Extracts, Elegant, Instructive, and Entertaining, in Poetry, Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1791 - 966 pages
...dcor; In fmi.ky ruins funk they lie, The monuments of cruelty. The wretched owner fees, afar, J-Jis fmites his bread, and curfi s life. Thy fwains arc familh'd on the rocks, Where once they fed their...
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