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Broadside ballad entitled 'A Tribute of Regret'
TRIBUTE of REGRET.
The public having,already, been put in posses-
From raven wings, the wint'ry night
Unheeded, lash'd the rain and wind,
Nor gloom distress'd; for, on his mind,
But, ah! conceal'd, in yon dark wood,
Soon, lifeless, - naked on the clay,
When life, his Shrieks and Groans did crave,
From death, and an unhallow'd grave?
No, NONE!------but the fierce storm which scowl'd,
And through the struggling forrest growl'd,
To thy yet hovering spirit,
- Oft as the trav'ler chill'd by fear,
The blood-stain'd, guiltless wood draws near,
- Borne on the wings of deep drawn sighs,
* alluding to the probability of his having a
Printed, by W. Taylor, Lochwinnoch. 3d February, 1821.
Date of publication:
1821 shelfmark: APS.4.82.33