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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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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1812
...sorr'wing 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. I heard the bell toll'd on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away,...
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The Minor Poems of William Cowper of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - English poetry - 1818 - 188 pages
...Perhaps thou gavest me, though unfelt, a kiss; ) Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss — C. Ah, that maternal smile! it answers — Yes. \ I heard...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...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1818 - 420 pages
...sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? Perhaps thou gavest me, though unseen, 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...
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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - English poetry - 1818 - 108 pages
...kiss; ~) Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss— s. Ah, that maternal smile! it answers—Yes. } 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?—It was—where thou...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1819
...nwoot amile luce, Tho anmr lbat oil jn chiLdbood aolai''d nxe; — Slruwn ty HifhfWtttatt Snf.fiy 7' Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss — Ah that maternal smile ! it answers — Yes. 1 heard the bell toll'd on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And, turning...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 1869 - 288 pages
...sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun 1 Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unfelt, a kiss, Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss...— Yes. I heard the bell toll'd on thy burial day, f saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And turning from my nurs'ry win low, drew A long, long sigh,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1821
...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...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 79

British poets - 1822
...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...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...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just began ? Perhaps thou gav'st me, tíiough unfelt, a kiss ; Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss...— Yes. I heard the bell toll'd on thy burial day, J saw the hearse that bore thee slow away"; And, turning from my nursery window, drew A long, long...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1824
...gavest me, though unfelt, a kiss: Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss— Ah that maternal smile 1 It answers— Yes. I heard the bell toll'd on thy...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 1 — It was. — Where...
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