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" Oh but to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sweet, — With the sky above my head, And the grass beneath my feet! For only one short hour To feel as I used to feel, Before I knew the woes of want And the walk that costs a meal! "
The Wheat-sheaf; Or, Gleanings for the Wayside and Fireside ... - Page 158
1853 - 416 pages
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rog - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...The brooding swallows cling. As if to show me their sunny backs, And twit me with the spring. " O! but to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose...the sky above my head, And the grass beneath my feet 1 For only one short hour To feel as I used to feel, Before I knew the woes of want And the walk that...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 50

Literature - 1861
...what is this to the mortal desperation of Work — work— -work When the weather is warm and bright, While underneath the eaves The brooding swallows cling As if to show me then- sunny backs And twit me with the spring. Oh ! but to breathe the breath Of -the cowslip and primrose...
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The New Mirror, Volume 2

1843
...work ! In the dull December light, And work— work — work, When the weather is warm and bright — While underneath the eaves The brooding swallows cling,...to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sw With the sky above my head And the grass beneath my feet, For only one short hour To feel as I used...
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Reisen in England und Wales, Volume 3

1844
...Cell ! wenn unter ben 2)a$rtnnen bie brutenben Sdjroalben jwitfdjern, 208 -Dos Sieb bet ШЬепп. Oh ! but to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and...knew the woes of want And the walk that costs a meal ! *) 0 hot for one short hour! A respite however brief! No blessed leisure for Love or Hope, Bat only...
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The United States Catholic Magazine and Monthly Review, Volume 6

1847
...table — a broken cbair — And a wall so blank, my shadow I thank For sometimes falling there. 0 ! but to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose...the woes of want, And the walk that costs a meal!" work-house. Those who do such high sounding charities " have received their reward." The impoverished...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1844
...In the dull December light ! And work — work — work ! When the weather is warm and bright— ՃS \ <Ǫ+ p vc{ . c ` c%! iGt V4 . v u g| [... 2jHɥ u :^ ]X :V R fU Q[ kB * { - XwQ YhF I +> gross beneath my feet ; For only one short hour To feel as I used to feel, Before I knew the woes of...
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The Christian lady's magazine, ed. by Charlotte Elizabeth, Volume 21

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna - 1844
...In the dull December light, And work — work — work — When the weather is warm and bright — While underneath the eaves The brooding swallows cling,...cowslip and primrose sweet — With the sky above my bead, And the grass beneath my feet, For only one short hour To feel as I used to feel,' Before I knew...
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th. Oxford, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Eton-College, Windsor-Castle, Winchester ...

Johann Georg Kohl - Great Britain - 1844
...Work! work! work! In the dull December light, And work! Work! work! When the weather is warm and bright While underneath the eaves The brooding swallows cling...me their .sunny backs And twit me with the spring '**). *) cb,affe! Waffe! fcjuffe! 50tcme7rbett 6rt nimmer auf; unb пае ifl if)t Coijn? (Sin...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal, Volumes 1-2

1844
...the spring. Oh but to breathe tho breath Of tho cowslip and primrose sweet — Witli the sky nbttvo my head, And the grass beneath my feet : For only one short hour To feel ax 1 used to feel, Before I knew the woes of want, And the walk that costs a meal ! Oh but for one...
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...work! In the dull December light, And work — work — work, When the weather is warm and bright^ While underneath the eaves The brooding swallows cling,...beneath my feet, For only one short hour To feel as I need to feel, Before I knew the woes of want And the walk that costs a meal ! " Oh but for one short...
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