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" Ye winds ! that have made me your sport, Convey to this desolate shore Some cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me ? Oh, tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend... "
Poems - Page 227
by William Cowper - 1808
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1839 - 516 pages
...valleys and rocks never heard, Ne'er sigh'd at the sound of a knell, Or smiled when a sabbath appear'd. Ye winds that have made me your sport, Convey to this...they now and then send A wish or a thought after me I Oh tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see. How fleet is a glance of the mind...
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The Young Man from Home

John Angell James - Christian life - 1859 - 187 pages
...has put into the lips of Alexander Selkirk, in his solitude on the island of Juan Fernandez : — " My friends, do they now and then send, A wish or a thought after me 1 O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to sec. " How fleet is a glance of the...
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Poems. With a Biographical and Critical Introduction by the Rev ..., Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1841
...valleys and rocks never heard, Never sigh'd at the sound of a knell, Or smiled when a sabbath appear'd. Ye winds, that have made me your sport, Convey to...thought after me ? O tell me I yet have a friend, How fleet is a glance of the mind ! Compared with the speed of its flight, The tempest itself lags...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1841 - 423 pages
...valleys and rocks never heard, Never sigh'd at the sound of a knell, Or smiled when a Sabbath appear'd. Ye winds, that have made me your sport, Convey to...they now and then send A wish or a thought after me 3 O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see ! How fleet is a glance of the mind...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1843 - 209 pages
...and rocks never heard; Ne'er sigh'd at the sound of a knell, Or snul'd when a sabbath appear'd. 5. Ye winds that have made me your sport, Convey to this...thought after me ? O tell me I yet have a friend, 1 hough a friend I am never to see. & How fleet is a glance of the mind ! •••;'.,• T r,i...
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The universal class-book: a ser. of reading lessons

Samuel Maunder - 1844
...valleys and rocks never heard; Ne'er sigh'd at the sound of a knell, Or smiled when a Sabbath appear'd. Ye winds, that have made me your sport, Convey to...they now and then send A wish or a thought after me ? Oh ! tell me, I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see. How fleet is a glance of the...
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The American Elocutionist: Comprising "Lessons in Enunciation', "Exercises ...

William Russell - Elocution - 1844 - 380 pages
...or recitation. f The first foot of such verses, is sometimes an iambus. / • READING OF POETRY. 187 *"Ye winds that have made me your sport, *Convey to...they now and then send A wish or a thought after me 1 Oh ! tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see. " How fleet is a glance of the...
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The Popular Member, the Wheel of Fortune, Etc, Volume 1

Catherine Grace Frances Gore, Mrs. Gore (Catherine Grace Frances) - 1844
...in spite of principle or philosophy, in the pathetic ejaculation of Selkirk in his desolate island, My friends, — do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me t — for whatever might be their thoughts and wishes, it was not often they took an' epistolary shape...
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Cobb's New Sequel to the Juvenile Readers, Or, Fourth Reading Book ...

Lyman Cobb - Readers - 1845 - 240 pages
...and rocks never heard ; Never sighed at the sound of the knell, Or smiled when a sabbath appeared. 5. Ye winds, that have made me your sport, Convey to...they now and then send A wish or a thought after me 7 O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend'I am never to see. 6. How fleet is a glance of the...
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Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ...

C. P. Bronson - Elocution - 1845 - 320 pages
...rocks, never heard ; Ne'er sigh'd — at the sound of a knell, Or srnil'd, when a sabbath appear'd. Ye winds, that have made me your sport, Convey to...they now and then send, A wish, or a thought after me О tell me, I yet have a friend. Though a friend I am never to see. How fleet is a glance of the...
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