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DICTIONARY OF RHYMES.
As an end letter y has two sounds, the long r, as in mile, and the short V, as in mill, the former rhyming perfectly with such words as die, sigh, the latter allowably with he, see, &c. Both, however, are used indiscriminately by all our poets; but for convenience' sake, lists of words of the two sounds are given separately.
Y long, as in eye.
Here shall he see No enemy, But winter and rough weather.
Sha ksf>cr$. And in thy right hand lead with thee, The mountain nymph, sweet Liberty.
Milton. Suddenly She would arise, and like the secret bird, Whom sunset wakens, fill the shore and sky With her sweet accents—a wild melody !
Dissolved the mystery Of folded sleep. The captain of my dreams Ruled in the eastern sky.
And thou, perchance, art more than /, And yet I spare them sympathy.