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" WE watched her breathing through the night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life . Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we... "
The Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction - Page 526
by Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1853
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Living to Christ, a mother's memorial of a departed daughter

Jesus Christ - 1852 - 168 pages
...Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers, To eke her being out. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied; We thought her dying when she...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 1

Beautiful poetry - 1853 - 740 pages
...breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her...fears, Our fears our hopes belied — We thought her dymg when she slept, For when the morn came dim and sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids...
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Voices from the Silent Land: Or, Leaves of Consolation for the Afflicted

Martha Noyes Williams - Suffering - 1853 - 290 pages
...Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her being out. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied ; We thought her dying when...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood

Thomas Hood - Humorous poetry, American - 1854 - 480 pages
...her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro, So silently we seemM to speak? So slowly mov'd about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. Our very hopes belied our fears s Our fears our hopes belied™ We thought her dying when she slept^ And sleeping when she died. For...
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The Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1854 - 730 pages
...breathing soft and low. As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her heing out. Our very hopes belied our fears ; Our fears our hopes belied ; We thought her dying when...
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and ..., Volumes 46-47

1855 - 1226 pages
...fro. So silently we seem'd to speak, So*slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To oko her living out. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our...fears our hopes belied — We thought her dying when ahe slept, And sleeping when she died. For when the morn came dim and sad. And chill wilh early showers,...
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The Little Missionary, Or, A Biographical Sketch of Gratia Olive Leonard

M. J. P. R. - Children - 1855 - 110 pages
...breathing, soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. " So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her being out. " Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied — We thought her dying,...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1856 - 518 pages
...Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had...dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. Hood. (1) Wisely Ming— to dote, connected with the Dutch dutten, and the French, doter, radoter,...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 660 pages
...soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. • * • • • • • Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes...dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. The Bridge of Sighs. One more Unfortunate Weary of breath Kashly importunate, Gone to her death. Take...
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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 12

Literature - 1856 - 880 pages
...speak. So slowly moved about, ┬swehadlentherhalf our powers To eke her living out " Our very hopee belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied— We...slept, And sleeping when she died. " For when the mom came dim and sad. And chill with early showers. Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn...
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