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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 Sacred Lyre, Comprising Poems, Devotional, Moral and Preceptive ...

Christian poetry, English - 1828 - 360 pages
...tears I shed ? Hover'd thy spirit o'er thy sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun? Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss— Ah that...thee slow away, And, turning from my nurs'ry window, dreiv A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But was it such ? — It was— Where thou art gone,...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...thy sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun? Perhaps thou gav'stme, 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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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 392 pages
...she'd ? Hover'd thy spirit o'er thy sorrowing son, Wretch even th6n, life's journey just begun ? . I hear'd the bell toll'd on thy burial day, I saw...window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu. In both these examples the voice preserves the rising slide, till, in the former we come to the last...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 404 pages
...tears I shed ? Hover'd thy spirit o'er thy sorrowing s60, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? I hear'd the bell toll'd on thy burial day, I saw...bore thee slow away, And, turning from my nurs'ry wind6w, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu. In both these examples the voice preserves the...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - Readers, American - 1828 - 251 pages
...thy sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun? Perhaps thou gav'stme, though unfelt, a kiss; Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss...maternal smile — it answers — Yes. I heard the bell toll'don thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And, turning from my nursery window,...
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The Poetical Melange

English poetry - 1828
...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 window,...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1830
...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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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - English poetry - 1830 - 240 pages
...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...drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But wag it such ? — It was. — Where thou art gone, Adieus and farewells are a sound unknown. May I...
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A Grammar of Elocution: Containing the Principles of the Arts of Reading and ...

Jonathan Barber - Elocution - 1830 - 344 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....smile, it answers yes. I heard the bell toll'd on thy funeral day ; I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away ; Arid turning, from my nursery window, drew...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1830 - 404 pages
...Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? I hear'd the bell toll'd on thy burial day, I saw {he hearse, that bore thee slow away, And, turning from...window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu. In both these examples the voice preserves the rising slide, till, in the former we come to. the last...
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