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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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Complete poetical works

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1862
...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 ; 0, God ! that bread should be so dear. And flesh and blood so cheap !...
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The National Fifth Reader: Containing a Treatise on Elocution, Exercises in ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - Readers (Elementary) - 1863 - 600 pages
...5. " But why do I talk of death, • That phantom of grisly bonef I hardly fear his terrible shape, It seems so like my own — It seems so like my own, Because of the fast4 I keep : 0 G8d ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap !...
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Lays and Lyrics of the Nineteenth Century

1863 - 150 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 : Alas ! that bread should be so dear, aud flesh and blood so cheap ! "...
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The Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - Readers - 1863 - 364 pages
...! 6. " 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 fast I keep : O God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap ! 6....
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The advanced reader

Scottish school-book assoc - 1863
...a shirt. But why do 1 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 poetical reader for school and home use, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1863
...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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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - English poetry - 1866
...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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Festival of Song: A Series of Evenings with the Poets

Frederick Saunders - American poetry - 1866 - 376 pages
...shirt ! Hut 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 he so dear, and flesh and bl(x>J so cheap...
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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - English poetry - 1866 - 574 pages
...! " 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 ; O God ! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap !...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Thomas Hood - 1867
...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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