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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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Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 12

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1856 - 878 pages
...breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. 11 So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. 11 Our very hopes belied oor fears. Our fears our hopes belied — We thought her dying when she slept,...
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Cambridge examination papers: a suppl. to the University calendar, 1856-59

Cambridge univ, exam. papers - 1856 - 252 pages
...and fro. So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly mov'd about, As we had lent her half our power« To eke her living out. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopea belied — We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. For when the morn...
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The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 3

Edgar Allan Poe - 1857 - 628 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 powen To eke her being out Our very hope belied our fears ; Our fears our hope belied ; We thought...
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Memoir of Edmund Dwight

Francis Bowen - 1857 - 444 pages
...night, His breathing soft and low, As in his breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. " And when the morn came dim and sad, And chill with early showers, His quiet eyelids closed, — he had Another morn than ours." We linger here a few moments to take...
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The book of popular songs, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1858 - 292 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...morn came, dim and sad, And chill with early showers, HT quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours. THE MID-WATCH. KB SHBBIDAN.] [Music by...
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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858 - 298 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...For when the morn came dim and sad, And chill with enrly showers, Her quiet eyelids clos'd — she had Another morn than ours. Hood. LAOO VABESE. I stood...
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The Eagle, Volume 18

1895 - 722 pages
...catches a glimpse of his trick of antithesis which he has employed with such good effect elsewhere : " Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears, our hopes...dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died." Thus, while adhering roughly to the divisions "comic" and "serious," it is necessary to keep in view...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 43

Literature - 1858 - 674 pages
...imperceptible the passage from calm slumber to calmer death, so unobserved the merging of one in the other. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes...dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. The sight of sleeping childhood is often suggestive, to their elders, of the more solemn rest that...
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Sabrinae corolla, in hortulis regiae scholae Salopiensis ..., Page 68

Severn river - English poetry - 1859 - 408 pages
...mir baô @фwert um, la^ bao trauern ! Siebe ftirbt im Setf»e п{ф{. SCHILLER. The Sleep of Death. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes...dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. HOOD. Servetqve Sepulcro. A. Ergo non redituras ibit Héctor Qva diris manibus furens Achilles Patroclum...
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Sayings and Doings of the General Meeting, Volume 3

American literature - 1859 - 616 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 ckc her being out Our very hope belied our fears ; Our fears our hope belied ; We thought her dying...
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