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" DEATH OF AN INFANT. Death found strange beauty on that cherub brow, And dashed it out. There was a tint of rose On cheek and lip ; — he touched the veins with ice, And the rose faded. Forth from those blue eyes There spake a wishful tenderness, —... "
The Republic - Page 152
1851
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Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 27

Missions - 1849
...YEARS. DEATH found strange beauty on that cherub brow, And dashed it out. There was a tint of rose On cheek and lip— he touched the veins with ice,...bound The silken fringes of their curtaining lids For ever. There had been a murmuring sound, With which the babe would claim the mother's ear, Charming...
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The Poetical Works of Mrs. Felicia Hemans, Volume 2

Mrs. Hemans - 1828
...found strange beauty on that cherub brow, And dash'd it out. — There was a tint of rose On check and lip ;— he touched the veins with ice, And the...doubt Whether to grieve or sleep, which Innocence Above can wear. — With ruthless haste he bound The silken fringes of their curtaining lids. Charming...
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The Poetical Work of Mrs. Felicia Hemans, Volume 2

Mrs. Hemans - English poetry - 1828
...INFANT. DEATH found strange beauty on that cherub brow, And dash'd it out. — There was a tint of rose On cheek and lip ;— he touched the veins with ice,...spake a wishful tenderness,— a doubt Whether to gr,eve or sleep, which Innocence Above'can wear. — With ruthless haste be bound The silken fringes...
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The Poetical Work of Mrs. Felicia Hemans, Volume 2

Mrs. Hemans - 1828
...INFANT. DEATH found strange beauty on that cherub brow, And dash'd it out. — There was a tint of rose On cheek and lip,— he touched the veins with ice, And the lose faded; — forth from those blue eyes There spake a wishful tenderness, — a doubt Whether to...
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The North American Review, Volume 29

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1829
...INFANT. ' Death found strange beauty on that cherub brow, And dashed it out. There was a tint of rose On cheek and lip ; he touched the veins with ice,...bound The silken fringes of their curtaining lids For ever. — There had been a murmuring sound With which the babe would claim its mother's ear, Charming...
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...on that cherub brow, And dash'd it out. There was a tint of rose On cheek and lip ; — he touch'd the veins with ice, And the rose faded. — Forth from those blue eye* There spoke a wishful tenderness, — a doubt Whether to grieve or sleep, which Innocence Alone...
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Selections from the American Poets: With Some Introductory Remarks

American poetry - 1834 - 357 pages
...INFANT. DEATH found strange beauty on that cherub brow, And dashed it out. There was a tint of rose On cheek and lip ; — he touched the veins with ice,...bound The silken fringes of their curtaining lids For ever. There had been a murmuring sound, With which the babe would claim its mother's ear, Charming...
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Poems

Lydia Howard Sigourney - American poetry - 1834 - 288 pages
...INFANT. DEATH found strange beauty on that polished brow And dashed it out. — There was a tint of rose On cheek and lip. — He touched the veins with ice,...Whether to grieve or sleep, which innocence Alone may wear. — With ruthless haste he bound The silken fringes of those curtaining lids Forever. —...
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The Every Day Book: For Youth

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Almanacs - 1834 - 415 pages
...INFANT. DEATH found strange beauty on that cherub brow, And dash'd it out. There was a lint of rose, On cheek and lip ; he touched the veins with ice,...And the rose faded. Forth from those blue eyes There spoke a wishful tenderness — a doubt Whether to grieve or sleep, which Innocence Alone can wear....
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The Every Day Book: For Youth

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Almanacs - 1834 - 415 pages
...INFANT. DEATH found strangle beauty on that cherub brow, And dash'd it out. There was a lint of rose, On cheek and lip ; he touched the veins with ice,...And the rose faded. Forth from those blue eyes There spoke a wishful tenderness — a doubt Whether to grieve or sleep, which Innocence Alo.ie can wear....
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