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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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English sacred poetry, of the sixteenth, seventeenth, eighteenth and ...

Robert Eldridge Aris Willmott - 1862 - 418 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...living out. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears onr hopes belied — AYe thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. For when the...
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Complete poetical works

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1862 - 522 pages
...and fro. ' So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved abont, As we had lent her half our poweri To eke her living out. 'Our very hopes belied our...belied — We thought her dying when she slept, And Bleeping when she died. ' For when the morn came dim and sad. And i'li 1 1 1 with early showers, Her...
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The Church of England sunday school quarterly magazine, Volume 15

1862 - 972 pages
...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 living out. Our тегу hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied, — We thought her dying when she slept,...
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Many thoughts of many minds. Compiled by H. Southgate

Henry Southgate - 1862 - 774 pages
...look by death reveal 'd I So coldly sweet, so deadly fair. We start, for soul is wanting there. Byron. We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. Hood. DEATH— Premature. And thou art dead, as young and fanAs aught of mortal birth ; And form so...
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English Sacred Poetry of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and ...

Robert Aris Willmott - English poetry - 1863 - 420 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...And sleeping when she died. For when the morn came sad and dim, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours...
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Verselets, Latin and English

John Hoskyns Abrahall - English poetry - 1863 - 140 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...dying, when she slept, — And sleeping, when she died. But, — when the morn came, chill, and sad, And dim with early show'rs, — Her quiet eyelids closed...
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Synthesis of the English Sentence, Or, An Elementary Grammar on the ...

John Mahelon Berry Sill - English language - 1863 - 240 pages
...unwise. 2. I consider a slanderer contemptible. 3. They proclaimed the Jews unfriendly to the king. 4. " Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes...dying when she slept And sleeping when she died." 100. In parsing examples like the above, the nouns only should be parsed as object. The adjectives...
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English composition in prose and verse, based on grammatical synthesis ...

Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1863 - 64 pages
...breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. 6. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. 6. So shall the fairest face appear When youth and years are flown ; Such is the robe that kings must...
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The Ecclesiastic [afterw.] The Theologian and ecclesiastic ..., Volume 25

1863 - 632 pages
...preceding sentence, " Mortuus vivere, et vivens mortuus putabatur," quotes 'Hood's beautiful lines, " We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died." — P. 472. mitted to the tomb in the year of the Incarnation 1148. Thine, O JESUS, is the treasure...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1864 - 490 pages
...breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. 15 So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had...her living out. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our tears our hopes belied — We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. For when...
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