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" O Woman ! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou! "
The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal - Page 252
1853
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Monte Video: Or, The Officer's Wife and Her Sister, Volume 2

Elizabeth Thomas - English fiction - 1816
...the conversation then took a different turn. CHAP. XXI. Oh •woman, in our hours of ease, Uneertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade,...pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel tuuu. BCOTT. SIR CHARLES gradually recovered from the ef. fects of his bruises, and his arm was in...
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Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1816
...availed himself of this circumstance, in a passage which speaks to all hearts its truth and beauty :— O woman, in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard...By the light, quivering, aspen made, When pain and sickness cloud the brow, A ministering angel them. WALTER SCOTT. Among the various species of exotic...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 36

England - 1834
...too deep for utterance, or the fear of disturhing the dying moments of her lover made her dumb. " O, Woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable u the »hade By the light quivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering...
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The Kaleidoscope: or, Literary and scientific mirror, Volume 4

1824
...WALDEGRAVE. ANSWER TO THE "BACHELOR'S FARE," FPAfcA appeared in the KaleUolcopc of February 11, 1823. Oh, woman! In our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard...shade By the light quivering aspen made: When pain and sickness wring the brow, A ministering angel thou. Scott. Though endless variety, little satiety. Great...
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 10

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1818
...object beloved. These beautiful lines from Martnion might have furnished him \tTth the hint — » " Oh Woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...the shade By the light quivering aspen made, When fain and tic/aiets irring the brow, A ministering angel thou!" Or these from Dodsley's fragment, entitled...
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The Bachelor and the Married Man, Or, The Equilibrium of the ..., Volume 1

Mrs. Ross - 1818
...not worth having; at least, I never should regret they were withheld from any of my friends." "Oh, woman '. in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as is the shade By the light quivering aspen made — " " How great a revolution of sentiment does a fleeting...
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The Poetical Works of Walter Scott, Esq, Volume 3

Walter Scott - 1818
...or groom, one cup to hring Of hlessed \vater, from the spring, To slako my dying thirst !" — XXXI. 0, woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variahle as the shade By the light quivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the hrew, A ministering...
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Bath, a satirical novel

Thomas Brown (the elder, pseud.) - 1818
...presented to him on his road through life with his new partner, still will he have to say — Oh ! woman, in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And varying as the uncertain shade By the light trembling aspen made, When care and sorrow rend our brow,...
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Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 4

1819
...object beloved. l(1 These beautiful lines from Marmiou- .night have furnished him with the bint — " Oh Woman ! in our hours of ease, , . Uncertain, coy,...variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made ; Wlicn pain and ticknftt wring the brm, A ministering angel theu :" Or these from Dodsley's fragment,...
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The poetical works of Walter Scott, Volume 4

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1820
...or groom, one cup to bring Of blessed water from the spring. To slake my dying thirst!"— XXX. O, Woman! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard...and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou !— Scarce were the piteous accents said, When, with the Baron's casque, the maid To the nigh streamlet...
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