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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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Early days; or, The Wesleyan scholar's guide

1870
...sorrowing son, Wretch even then,' life's journey juet begun? Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unfelt, a kiss ; Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss — Ah that maternal smile ! it answer?, Yes. *This is in allusion to the lowness of spirits, owing; to disease, to "which, the poet...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - English poetry - 1918 - 364 pages
...sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? Perhaps, thou gav'st m'e, 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 thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, .And, turning from my nursery...
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The Home Book of Verse: American and English, 1580-1918

American poetry - 1918 - 4009 pages
...if souls can weep in bliss — Ah, that maternal smile! It answers — Yes. I heard the bell tolled amingo! You tremendously 'A i" flamingo! You inex-pres-s:-ble nursery window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu! But was it such? — It was. — Where...
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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 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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Essays, articles, reviews, sermons, 1872-1927. 6 vols.

Hastings Rashdall - 1877
...thy sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun? Perhaps thou gavest, though unfelt, a kiss; Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss — Ah, that maternal smile! it answers — Yes. 30 Idem Latine Redditum. O si labra loqui possent ! nam vocibus istis Ut careo, duri praeteriere dies....
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Come Hither: A Collection of Rhymes and Poems for the Young of All Ages

Walter De la Mare - American poetry - 1923 - 696 pages
...sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun? Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unseen, a kiss, Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss — Ah, that maternal smile! it answers — Yes. 1 heard the bell tolled on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And, turning...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...sorrowing son. Wretch even then, life's journey just begun? (1. 7—10) 1 1 I heard the bell tolled hough nothing can bring back nursery window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu! (1. 14—17) 12 By contemplation's help,...
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