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" SOMETIMES hold it half a sin To put in words the grief I feel; For words, like Nature, half reveal And half conceal the Soul within. "
The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 211
by John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1850
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Poems and Songs, and Lecture on Poetry. With a Brief Memoir of the Author

Robert Duthie - 1866 - 182 pages
...broken the silence that betokens heart-felt grief : — " I sometimes hold it half a sin, To put iu words the grief I feel ; For words, like nature, half...within. But for the unquiet heart and brain, A use in measur'd language lies ; The sad mechanic exercise, Like dull narcotics numbing pain. In words, like...
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Home Thoughts and Public Utterances: On Entertaining and Practical Subjects

William Baldwin Affleck - Temperance - 1866 - 222 pages
...as wounds, and they go down into the innermost parts of the belly " The Poet Laureate sings : — " I sometimes hold it half a sin, To put in words the...nature, half reveal And half conceal the soul within." Many clouds that obscure our life-brightness might be quickly dispersed by the use of sunny words....
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new mouthly magazine

william harrison - 1867
...him truly, who has that within which passeth show,J and is itself past tears, and past expression. 1 sometimes hold it half a sin To put in words the grief...soul within. But, for the unquiet heart and brain, The sad mechanic exercise, Like dull narcotics, numbing pain. A use in measured language lies ; In...
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Heavenward: A Collection of Hymns and Poems of Consolation

Lucy Pauline Wright Hobart - Consolation - 1867 - 497 pages
...THESE SELECTIONS, CULLED FOR THEM, ARE OFFERED. WITH A MOTHER'S TRUE LOVE. SETT., 1866. IN MEMORIAM. I sometimes hold it half a sin To put in words the grief I feel j For words, like Nature, half reveal And half conceal, the soul within. But for the unquiet heart...
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Dione, and other poems

Dione - 1869
...to Thy home on high. T > Isaiah sxriii. ^4-26. S. Mark vi. 3. JHenwrtam CALLED, 31si MARCH, 1865. 1 sometimes hold it half a. sin To put in words the...nature, half reveal And half conceal the soul within. 13 ut, for the unquiet heart and brain, A use in measured language lies ; The sad mechanic exercise,...
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Poems ...

1869 - 639 pages
...th.3 darken'd eyes ; With morning wakes the will, and criee, " Thou shalt not be the fool of loss." T. I SOMETIMES hold it half a sin To put in words the grief I feel ; For words, like Nature, half ruveal And half conceal the Soul within. But, for the unquiet heart and brain, A use in measured language...
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Southland Writers, Biographical and Critical Sketchesof the Living Female ...

Ira Raymond - 1870
...beloved dead to dwell on every little incident which serves to keep us near them ; even though " ( I sometimes hold it half a sin To put in words, the...nature, half reveal And half conceal the soul within.' " " No, Aunt Bertha, please don't stop talking ; I, too, am in the mood for sad themes, and it is just...
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The Poetical Works

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1870 - 246 pages
...the darken'd eyes ; With morning wakes the will, and cries, "Thou shalt not be the fool of loss." V. I SOMETIMES hold it half a sin To put in words the grief I feel : For words, like Natuje, half reveal And half conceal the Soul within. But, for the unquiet heart and brain, A use in...
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The City-road magazine, Volume 6

1876
...relief to sacred sorrow by giving it expression. This is one of the true functions of Poetry : " For to the unquiet heart and brain, A use in measured language lies." The section Praying for Repentance is unique, and every hymn it comprises is from the Wesley poetry. The...
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Aspects of Authorship: Or, Book Marks and Book Makers

Francis Jacox - Authors - 1872 - 494 pages
...pathetic expression : lamentationes debent esse breves et concisa. The bard of In Memoriam tells us, " I sometimes hold it half a sin To put in words the...mechanic exercise, Like dull narcotics, numbing pain." Rasselas uttered his woe-worn musings with a plaintive voice, but with a look that indicated something...
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