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"Maids as well as youths have perished,
Coleridge's “Sibylline Leaves.”
Sick-sick; unfound the boon-unslaked the thirst,
For all are meteors with a different name,
“Childe Harold," Canto iv., Stan, cxxiv.
A PHYSICIAN'S TALE.
• It was a vast and venerable pile,
BYRON. “Oh! ill-judging sire of an innocent son."
In one of the southern counties, in a remote and unfrequented district, is the pretty little village of Elleringay. Situated on a gentle acclivity, and commanding an ex, tensive prospect over a broad expanse of country, screened in on the north and east by dark woods of sturdy oak, towering elms, and spreading beech, with a crystal stream