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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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Biography of the Blind: Or The Lives of Such as Have Distinguished ...

James Wilson - Biography - 1838 - 300 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." Here my misfortunes did not end ; I was seized by the small pox, and for want of a mother's care, and...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 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. 2. 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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Select poetry for children: with notes, arranged by J. Payne

Joseph Payne - 1839
...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...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1839 - 516 pages
...sorrowing son, Wreteh 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 adicu ! But was it such ? — It was. — Where...
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The Rhetorical Reader Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1839
...shed? 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...window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu. RULE VI. The rising slide is commonly used at the last pause but one in a sentence. The reason is,...
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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1839 - 357 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'...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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Portfolio of an Artist

Rembrandt Peale - American literature - 1839 - 263 pages
...them wast dead, Say, wast thou conscious of the tears I shed ? ****** Perhaps thou gavest me, unseen, a kiss ; Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss...— Ah ! that maternal smile ! it answers — Yes. * * * * -* -* By contemplation's help, not sought in vain, I seem to live my childhood o'er again ;...
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Reading Book for the Use of Female Schools

Readers - 1839 - 408 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 toll'd on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away,...
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The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - Elocution - 1840 - 288 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...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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Poems. With a Biographical and Critical Introduction by the Rev ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1841
...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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