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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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The Three Eras in a Woman's Life: The Maiden, Wife and Mother, Parts 1-3

Timothy Shay Arthur - Women - 1845 - 464 pages
...sorrowing son, Wretched, e'en 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 toll on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And turning from my nursery window,...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - American literature - 1845 - 484 pages
...Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unfelt, a kiss; Perhaps s tear, 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,...
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National Preceptor

Jesse Olney - Elocution - 1845 - 336 pages
...sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unfelt, a kiss ; Perhaps a tear, if. souls can weep in bliss : Ah, that maternal smile ! it answers — Yes. 2. I heard the bell toll'd on thy burial day • I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away ; And, turning...
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A Practical Manual of Elocution: Embracing Voice and Gesture : Designed for ...

Merritt Caldwell - Elocution - 1845 - 331 pages
...spirit o'er thy sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun? 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. 6. The laurel shoots when those have...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - Art - 1846
...sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun t Perhaps thou gavest me, though unseen, a kiss ; Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss. Ah, that maternal smile ! it answers — YeĞ. I heard the bell tolled on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee alow away, And,...
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Ravensdale; a tale, by a lady, Volume 1

Ravensdale - 1845
...sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unfelt, a kiss; Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss— Ah, that maternal smile! it answers—yes." COWPEB. THE next morning, as Lord Mowbray entered the breakfast-room, he found Emily...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq., with a New Memoir: Compiled from Johnson ...

William Cowper - 1846 - 284 pages
...sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unfelt, a kiss, Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss...thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow awrty, And turning from my nurs'ry window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But was...
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The Mother's Assistant and Young Lady's Friend, Volumes 8-9

Child rearing - 1846
...sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? Perhaps thou gav'st 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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A Practical Manual of Elocution: Embracing Voice and Gesture ...

Merritt Caldwell - Elocution - 1846 - 357 pages
...spirit o'er thy sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun 1 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. 6. The laurel shoots when those have...
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"Mother" in Verse and Prose: A Book of Remembrance

Robert Haven Schauffler - Mothers - 1916 - 343 pages
...sorrowing son, — Wretch even then, life's journey just begun? Perhaps thou gavest me, though unf elt, a kiss ; Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss...maternal smile! it answers — Yes. I heard the bell tolled on the burial day ; I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away ; And, turning from my nursery...
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