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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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The Works of Thomas Hood, Volume 1

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1864 - 522 pages
...breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. Ğ So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living oat. ' Oar very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied — We thought her dying when she...
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The Child Taught of God; Or, Brief Memorials of A. M. G. B. [With a Portrait.]

A. M. G. B. - Christian biography - 1865 - 138 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...dying when she slept ; And sleeping when she died. " And when the morn came chill and sad, And dim with early showers ; Her quiet eyelids closed, she...
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Ephemera

George William Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton - Canterbury (N.Z.) - 1865 - 412 pages
...thro' the night, Her breathing 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. 356 EPHEMERA. For when the moon came dim and sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids clos'd—she...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 504 pages
...Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. The Death-Bed. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes...dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. Ibid. One more Unfortunate Weary of breath Rashly importunate, Gone to her death. The Bridge of Sighs....
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Thoughts on the Death of Little Children

Samuel Irenĉus Prime - History - 1865 - 182 pages
...Her breathing soft and low, As in her heart 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 British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volume 1

1865 - 496 pages
...in her breast the wave of life Went heaving to and fro. " Our hopes belied us as we wept, Our tears our hopes belied; We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. " Eut when the morn came dim and sad, And soft with airy showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — ahe...
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Lights and Shadows of Army Life: Or, Pen Pictures from the Battlefield, the ...

William Wallace Lyle, William W. Lyle - Biography & Autobiography - 1865 - 412 pages
...to her the messenger was one of light, for her countenance was radiant with joy, and so calm that " We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died!" How sweet that death-bed was, only those could know who were privileged to behold it. So near heaven...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek verse, by ...

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1866 - 726 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. But when the morn came dim and sad and chill with early showers, her quiet eyelids closed — she had...
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Recitations at Whitnash rectory

Whitnash rectory - 1866 - 478 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 living out. ur very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied — We thought her dying when she slept...
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Passages from the auto-biography of a 'man of Kent' [R. Cowtan] ed. by ...

Robert Cowtan - 1866 - 436 pages
...So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent him half our power To eke his living out. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied ; We thought him dying when he slept, And sleeping when he died. For when the morn came dim and sad. And chill with...
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