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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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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery: As Applied to Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1830 - 404 pages
...even then, life's journey just begun ? I hear'd the bell, toll'd /oh thy burial day, I saw the'hearse, that bore thee slow away, And, turning from my nurs'ry...window, drew A long, lon'g 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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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...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. 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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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 pages
...son, Wretched e'en then, life's journey just begun 1 Perhaps thou gavest me, though unfelt, a kin ; Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss — Ah,...maternal smile ! it answers — Yes. I heard the bell tolled on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thce slow away, And, turning from my nursery window,...
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A Grammar of Elocution: Containing the Principles of the Arts of Reading and ...

Jonathan Barber - Elocution - 1832 - 346 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; And turning, from my nursery window, drew A...
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A Grammar of Elocution: Containing the Principles of the Arts of Reading and ...

Jonathan Barber - Elocution - 1832 - 346 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 ; And turning, from my nursery window, drew...
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The Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

Civilization - 1832
...Son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? Perhaps thou gavest me, though unfelt, a kiti , Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss, Ah, that...maternal smile ! it answers — Yes. I heard the bell tolled on thy burial day, 1 saw the hearse that lx>re thee slow away, And, turning from my nursery...
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The Eclectic Reader: Designed for Schools and Academies

Bela Bates Edwards - Readers - 1832 - 324 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. I heard the bell tolled on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away,...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 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 ! y 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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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1834 - 341 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'. "Herd. '-Me. «Wer. I heard the bell tolled on thy burial day'; I saw the hearse that bore thee slow...
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The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...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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