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" Oh take me to your hospitable dome ! Keen blows the wind, and piercing is the cold ! Short is my passage to the friendly tomb, For I am poor, and miserably old. "
Prolusiones poeticæ; or, A selection of poetical exercises, in Greek, Latin ... - Page 64
by Prolusiones - 1788
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The Universal Magazine, Volume 46

1770
...mifcrjbly old. Shou'd I reveal the fource of ev'ry grief, If foft humanity e'er touch'd your breifts, •Your hands would not withhold the kind relief, And tears of pity could not be rrpreft, . Heav'n fends misfortunes — Why fhouli we repine ?.. . 'Tis Heav'n h.is brought...
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Annual Register, Volume 13

Edmund Burke - 1771
...paflage to the friendly tomb, For I am poor — and miferably old. Should I reveal the fource of every grief, If foft humanity e'er touch'd your breaft,...would not with-hold the kind relief, And tears of pity could not be repreft. Heav'n fends misfortunes — why fhouldwe repine? 'Tis Heav'n has brought me...
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A Collection of Poems in Four Volumes, Volume 3

G. Pearch - 1775
...paflage to the friendly tomb, For I am poor and miferably old. Should I reveal the fource of every grief, If foft humanity e'er touch'd your breaft,...would not with-hold the kind relief. And tears of pity could not be repreft. Heav'n fends misfortunes — why fhould we repine ? 'Tis heaven has brought me...
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The Arminian Magazine: Consisting of Extracts and Original ..., Volume 9

John Wesley - 1786
...piercing is the cold ' , Short is my paffage to the friendly tomb; For I am poor and miferably old. Should I reveal the fources of my grief, If foft humanity e'er touched your lireaft, Your hands would not with-hold the kind relief, , And tears of pity would not...
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A father's instructions; moral tales, fables, and reflections

Thomas Percival - 1781
...and piercing is the cold! Short is my paflage to the friendly tomb, For I am poor and miferably old. Should I reveal the fources of my grief, If foft humanity e'er touch'd yourbreaft, Your hands would not withhold the kind relief, And tears of pity would not be repreft....
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The Speaker: Or, Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - 1785 - 405 pages
...and piercing is the cold ! Short is my paflage to the friendly tomb, For I am poor and miferably old. Should I reveal the fources of my grief, If foft humanity e'er toueh'd your breaft, Your hands would not withhold the kind relief, And tears of Pity would not be...
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Bell's Classical Arrangement of Fugitive Poetry: Vol. IX.

1789 - 192 pages
...miserably old. Should I reveal the source of every grief, If soft humanity e'er touch'd your breast, Your hands would not with-hold the kind relief, And tears of pity could not be represt. Heaven sends misfortunes — why should we repine ? 'Tis Heaven has brought me...
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Mendici supplicatio in Latino versu reddita

William Humphries - 1790
...and piercing is the cold ! Short is my paflage to the friendly tomb, For 1 am poor and miferably old. Should I reveal the fources of my grief, If foft Humanity...kind relief, And tears of Pity would not be repreft. Heaven fends misfortunes ; why íhould we repine ? Tis Heaven has brought me to the ftate you fee;...
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Elegant Extracts; Or, Useful and Entertaining Pieces of Poetry ..., Volume 1

Vicesimus Knox - 1791
...miferably old. Should I reveal the lources of my grief, s' If loft humanity e'er touch'd your brtsft, Your hands would not withhold the kind relief, And tears of pity would not be rcpreft. Heav'n fends misfortunes ; why ihould we repine ? •Tis Heav'n has brought me to the ftate...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 70

1791
...roiferably old 1 Should 1 reveal the fources of my grief, If foft Humanity e'er touch d your hrenft, Vo\ir hands would not withhold the kind relief, And tears of Pity would not be reprcft. Heav'n fends misfortunes! why ilxml.l we repitiB r— f. ee !— Tis Heav'n has brought me...
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