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" Wouldst softly speak, and stroke my head, and smile,) Could those few pleasant days again appear, Might one wish bring them, would I wish them here ? I would not trust my heart — the dear delight Seems so to be desired, perhaps I might... "
Poems - Page 183
by William Cowper - 1826
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...Could those few pleasant hours again appear, Wight one wish bring them, would 1 wish them here ? -M 4 I would not trust my heart — the dear delight Seems...perhaps I might. — But no — what here we call our lite is such, So little to be lov'd, and thou so much, That I should ill requite thee to constrain...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...myself the while, Wouldst softly speak,and stroke my head,and smile-,) Could those few pleasant hours again appear, Might one wish bring them, would I wish...trust my heart— the dear delight Seems so to be desired, perhaps I might.— But no — what here we call our life is such, So little to be loved,...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...vesture's tissued flowers, The violet, the pink, and jessamine, I pricked them into paper with a pin, (And thou wast happier than myself the while, Wouldst...stroke my head and smile) Could those few pleasant hours again appear, Might one wish bring them, would I wish them here ? I would not trust my heart...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807
...myself the while, Wouldst softly speak, and stroke my head and smile) Could those few pleasant hours again appear, Might one wish bring them, would I wish...trust my heart — the dear delight Seems so to be desired, perhaps I might. — But no- — what here we call our life is such, So little to be loved,...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807
...vesture's tissued flowers, The violet, the pink, aud jessamine, I pricked them into paper with a pin, (And thou wast happier than myself the while, Wouldst...stroke my head and smile) Could those few pleasant hours again appear, Might one wish bring them, would I wish them here? I would not trust my h6art —...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...paper with a pin, (And thou wast happier than myself the while, Wouldst softlyspeak, andstrokemyhead, and smile) Could those few pleasant days again appear, Might one wish hring them, would I wish them here ? I would not trust my heart — the dear delight' Seems so to he...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...vesture's tissn'd flow'rs, The violet, the pink, and jessamine, I prick'd them into paper with a pin, (And thou wast happier than myself the while, Wouldst...smile) Could those few pleasant days again appear, Miifhtone wish bring them, would I wish them here? I would not trust my heart— the dear delight Seems...
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Variety, Or, Selections and Essays: Consisting of Anecdotes, Curious Facts ...

Priscilla Wakefield - Anecdotes - 1809 - 207 pages
...vesture's tissued flowers, The violet, the pink, and jessamine, I prick'd them into paper with a pint (And thou wast happier than myself the while, Wouldst...stroke my head and smile.) Could those few pleasant hours again appear, Might one wish bring them, would I wish them here ! I would not trust my heart—the...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...vesture's tissu'cl flow'rs, The violet, the pink, and jessamine, I prick'd them into paper with a pin, (And thou wast happier than myself the while, Wouldst...smile) Could those few pleasant days again appear, Migh t one wish bring them, would I wish them here ? I would not trust my heart — the dear delight...
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Poems [ed. by J. Newton]. Illustr. with engr. from the designs of ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...vesture's tissu'd flow'rs, The violet, the pink, and jessamine, I prick'd them into paper with a pin, (And thou wast happier than myself the while, Wouldst softly speak, and stroke my head, and smile) "9 Could those few pleasant days again appear, so Might one wish bring them, would I wish them here?...
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