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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 National Preacher, Volumes 15-16

Religion - 1841
...life's journey just begun? IVrhaps thou gav'st me, though unfelt, a kiss ; Porhaps a tear, if souls cau weep in bliss. Ah, that maternal smile ! It answers—...hearse that bore thee slow away. And turning from my nursery window, drew A long, long siarh, and wept a last adieu! But, was it such ? It was. Where thou...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1841
...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...— Yes. I heard the bell toll'd on thy burial day, VOL. II. 16 I saw the liearse that bore thee slow away, And turning from my nurs'ry window, drew A...
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Rudiments of Elocution: Founded on Rush's Philosophy of the Human Voice

Sullivan Hardy Weston - 1841 - 40 pages
...sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? I heard the bell tolled on thy funeral day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And,...window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu. 5. The last example should be read with a very conspicuous semitonic expression, and the whole poem...
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The Ladies' Repository, Volume 17

Methodist Episcopal Church - 1857
...begun? Perhaps thou gayest me, though unfelt, a kiss; Perhaps a tear, if saints can weep in bliss. Ah 1 that maternal smile, it answers yes. I heard the bell toll'd on thy burial day ; I saw tho hearse that bore thee slow away; And, turning from my nursery window, drew A long, long sigh, and...
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The Exiles of Lucerna; Or, The Sufferings of the Waldenses During the ...

John Ross Macduff - France - 1841 - 195 pages
...Their bread shall be given them, and their water shall be sure.'" CHAPTER VIII. I heard the bell tolled on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And, turning from my little window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu. But waa it such i— COWPEB. THE winter...
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The Ladies' Pearl: A Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1842
...7 Perhaps thou gavest me, though unfelt, н kiss, Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss. * * * I heard the bell toll'd on thy burial day, I saw the...hearse that bore thee slow away, And turning from my nursrry window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu! .But was it such ? It was — where...
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The United States Reader: Containing a Variety of Exercises in Reading ...

John D. Post - Readers - 1842 - 304 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"1 on thy burial day ; I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away ; And, turning from my nursery...
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Selections from the British Poets: From Beattie to Campbell

English poetry - 1843
...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...long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But was it such 1 It was. Where thou art gone, Adieus and farewells are a sound unknown. May I but meet thee on that...
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The Biographical Dictionary of the Society for the ..., Volume 3, Issue 1

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - Biography - 1843
...funeral, " Vidi ego cum tristi procederet ordine pompa," &c. Cowper follows the same line of thought ; " I heard the bell toll'd on thy burial day ; I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away," &c. Arco relates the efforts of his nurse to quiet his grief : " — Taceas, melllte pucr, puer optime,...
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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ! IVrhaps thou gavcst me, though unseen, t remark of Lord Orford), were, for the most part, as completely out of my tolled on thy burial day, I sew the hearse that bore thee slow away, And, turning from my nursery window,...
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