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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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Common School Readings: Containing New Selections in Prose and Poetry for ...

John Swett - Elocution - 1867 - 252 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...died. For when the morn came dim and sad, And chill witli early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours. THE MAIN-TRUCK, OR...
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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868 - 458 pages
...and low. As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, 5 So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our...hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied ; 10 We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. For when the morn came dim and...
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English composition in prose and verse, based on grammatical synthesis ...

Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1868 - 86 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 onr powers To eke her living out. 6. So shall the fairest face appear When youth and years are flown...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 88

1885 - 962 pages
...and death swallowed up in victory. " Onr very hopes belied our fears, Our fears belied our hopes — We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died." And so she passed away. She sleeps in Jesus, in the sure and certain hope of a blessed immortality....
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The Book of Elizabethan Verse

William Stanley Braithwaite - English poetry - 1907 - 892 pages
...date, 1597. Lines 1-2, Those eyes, etc.: Prof. Schelling marks the similarity of these lines to Hood's: We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. and adds, " It seems to me the perfection of the light, fantastic rapture of an Elizabethan lover."...
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The Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics, with Notes

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1908 - 476 pages
...about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. Our very hopes belied our fears, 10 Our fears our hopes belied — We thought her dying...morn came dim and sad And chill with early showers, 15 Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours. T. Hood CCLXXX AGNES . I saw her in...
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The Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics, with Notes

English poetry - 1908 - 464 pages
...breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. 5 So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her...eke her living out. Our very hopes belied our fears, 10 Our fears our hopes belied — We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died....
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The Complete Works of Edgar Allan Poe, Volume 8

Edgar Allan Poe - 1908 - 466 pages
...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...dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. But when the mom came dim and sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed; — she...
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Exercises in English Grammar (for the Grades and Review Classes)

M. A. Morse - 1909 - 132 pages
...her a rose. 2. Thou art, O God, the life and light Of all this wondrous world we see. — Moore. 3. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes...dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. — Hood. Pronoun Class Person Number Gender Case Use 5. I myself saw him write his resignation. 6....
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The Romantic Movement in English Poetry

Arthur Symons - Literary Criticism - 1909 - 372 pages
...distinguishable from prose, which allows him to say at times final and perfect things like the famous: — ' We thought her dying when she slept And sleeping when she died.' It becomes didactic, but does not lose its sharpness and neatness, in : — ' But evil is wrought by...
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