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" But why do I talk of Death ? That phantom of grisly bone ? I hardly fear his terrible shape, It seems so like my own — It seems so like my own, Because of the fasts I keep ; Oh, God! "
Tait's Edinburgh magazine - Page 273
1857
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The Young Ladies' Elocutionary Reader: Containing a Selection of Reading Lessons

Anna U. Russell - Elocution - 1853 - 480 pages
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The Wheat-sheaf, a Suggestive Reader: Containing Germs of Pure and Noble ...

Elizabeth Nicholson - Literature - 1853 - 396 pages
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The Wheat-sheaf; Or, Gleanings for the Wayside and Fireside ...

American literature - 1853 - 416 pages
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Our National Sinews; or, a word on, to, and for the working classes

Stephen SHIRLEY - 1855
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood, with a Biographical Sketch

Thomas Hood - 1854 - 490 pages
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Poems

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1854 - 388 pages
...Shirt. " But why do I talk of Death ? That Phantom of grisly bone, I hardly fear his terrible shape, It seems so like my own — It seems so like my own, Because of the fasts I keep ; Oh, God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap...
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The Popular lecturer [afterw.] Pitman's Popular lecturer (and ..., Volumes 1-3

Henry Pitman - 1856
...Shirt. " But why do I talk of Death ? That Phantom of grisly bone, I hardly fear his terrible shape, It seems so like my own, It seems so like my own, Because of the fasts I keep ; Oh, God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
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Lives of the Illustrious, Volumes 1-2

1856
...shirt ! But why do I talk of Death ? That phantom of grfely bone, 1 hardly fear his terrible shape, It seems so like my own— It seems so like my own, Because of the fasts I keep, — Oh ' God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap...
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Poems

Thomas Hood - 1857 - 388 pages
...Shirt. " But why do I talk of Death ? That Phantom of grisly bone, I hardly fear his terrible shape, It seems so like my own — It seems so like my own, Because of the fasts I keep ; Oh, God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap...
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