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" I heard the bell toll'd on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And, turning from my nursery window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But was it such? "
The poems of William Cowper, with notes from his own correspondence - Page 398
by William Cowper - 1824
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An Anthology of Mother Verse

Mothers - 1919 - 192 pages
...if souls can weep in bliss — Ah, that maternal smile ! it answers — Yes. I heard the bell tolled on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And, turning from my nursery window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu. But was it such? It was. Where thou...
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The Life of William Cowper

Thomas Wright - Poets, English - 1921 - 368 pages
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McGuffey's First-[sixth] Eclectic Reader

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1921
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The Outline of Literature, Volume 2

John Drinkwater - Literature - 1923 - 1136 pages
...thy own sweet smile I see, The same that oft in childhood solaced me ; ... I heard the bell tolled on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And, turning from my nursery window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! . . . Cowper suffered from hysteria,...
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An Anthology of English Verse

John Drinkwater - English poetry - 1924 - 368 pages
...sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun? Perhaps thou gavest me, though unfelt, a kiss: Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss...maternal smile! it answers — Yes. I heard the bell tolled on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And, turning from my nursery window,...
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The Modern Student's Book of English Literature

Harry Morgan Ayres - English literature - 1924 - 898 pages
...sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun? Perhaps thou gavest me, though unfelt, m With draughts intemperate on the sinking deck, — Did tolled on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And turning from my nursery window,...
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Ideas and Forms in English and American Literature

Homer Andrew Watt, James Buell Munn - American literature - 1925 - 1204 pages
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English Prose and Poetry

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1926 - 882 pages
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Drums of Morning: Inspirational Readings Chiefly from Modern Writers

Henry Neumann - American literature - 1926 - 242 pages
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