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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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The Cruise of the Midge

Michael Scott - 1837 - 318 pages
...too deep for utterance, or the fear of disturbing the dying moments of her lover made her d umb. " О woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brow, ^V ministering angel thou !" Hearing a bustle in the room, Adderfang now spoke, in a low and interrupted...
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On the beauties, harmonies and sublimities of nature: with remarks ..., Volume 2

Charles Bucke - 1837
...even to many of these, the following lines are not always inappropriate or inapplicable. Oh Woman I in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please ; And variable as the shade By the light qnivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou! — Scott. The...
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Bentley's miscellany, Volume 12

...subsided at once. Following the tender instincts of his heart, young Willoughby had remembered him of " Woman, in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please ;" the form of impending clerkhood, fled to the bosom of a ministeringangel, who had often smoothed...
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Truth without fiction, and religion without disguise; or, The two Oxford ...

Truth - 1837
...sickness bend him down, and she flie like a guardian angel to his succour, and smiles forgiveness. ' O woman, in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please ; , i And variable as the shade, r By the light quivering aspen made, When care and anguish rock the...
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Flowers of fiction

1837
...turned almost broken-hearted away from what they once valued so highly ? II. — THE REUNION. " Oh woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please ; But when affliction wrings the brow, A ministering angel thou." IT was autumn : the foliage had put...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 19

English literature - 1837
...spirit," second only to that of the mighty one of Avon, " О woman ! in our hours of ease So tickle, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the lilh, quivering- aspen made ; When care and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou !" And...
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volumes 3-4

1837
...length, a naturally good constitution and the gentle assiduities of an affectionate wife — " Oh, woman ! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please ! When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel, then art mon !" — restored him to the...
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Souvenirs of a summer in Germany in 1836 [by M.F. Dickson].

M F. Dickson - 1837
...know whether to interpret it as a compliment or a satire, concedes this much to the fair sex. " Oh woman, in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, When pain and sickness rend the brow, A ministering angel thou ! La Sceur Therese, continued some time...
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The Clockmaker, Or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville

Thomas Chandler Haliburton - American wit and humor - 1838 - 179 pages
...favorites; they go down much better than them old-fashioned staves o' Watts. " Oh woman, in our hour of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou." If I didn't touch it off to the nines it's a pity. I never heerd you preach so well, says one, since...
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Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of ..., Volume 3

John Claudius Loudon - Botany - 1838 - 2693 pages
...Tuosreo!. Sir W. Scott has many allusions to this tree ; particularly in the wellknown lines, — " Oh, woman ^ in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard...shade By the light quivering aspen made, When pain or sicknesss rends the brow, A ministering angel thou." Sou, Situation, Jr. As the roots of this...
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