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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 Eclectic Reader: Designed for Schools and Academies

Bela Bates Edwards - Readers - 1835 - 324 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...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 Works of William Cowper: The life of William Cowper. Letters, 1765-1783

William Cowper - 1835
...when I learn'd that thou wast dead, Say, wast thou conscious of the tears I shed ? I heard the bells 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 1 Thus many a sad to-morrow came and...
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The Young Lady's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the ...

Author of The young man's own book - American poetry - 1836 - 320 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....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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Life and works of Cowper, by R. Southey

William Cowper - 1836
...begun 1 Perhaps thou gavest me, though unseen, a kiss, Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss. 1 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. He was old enough, too, if not to understand...
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Posthumous poems. Translations from Vincent Bourne. Translations of the ...

William Cowper - 1837
...son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? Perhaps thou gavest me, though unfelt, a kiss ; "I Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss — Ah, that maternal smile !-^it answers — Yes. 3 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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The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems, Correspondence, and ...

William Cowper - 1837
...son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? Perhaps thou gavest me, though unfelt, a kiss ; "1 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 Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837
...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...heard the bell toll'd on thy burial day, I saw the heaise that bore thee slow away, And, turning from my nurs'ry window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1837
...journey just begun, ? Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unfelt, a kiss ; Perhaps a tear, if souls ean weep in bliss — Ah that maternal smile ! it answers...heard the bell toll'd on thy burial day, I saw the heaise that bore thee slow away, And, turning from my nurs'ry window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1838 - 304 pages
...tears I sh6d? Hover'd thy spirit o'er thy sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? I heard the bell toll'd on thy burial day, I saw the...bore thee slow away, And, turning from my nurs'ry winddw, drew A long, long sigii, and wept a last adieu. RULE VI. The rising slide is commonly used...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...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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