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" In vain for him the officious wife prepares The fire fair-blazing, and the vestment warm, In vain his little children, peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their sire, With tears of artless innocence. Alas ! Nor wife, nor children, more shall he... "
Musings of a Recluse ... - Page 5
by John Barton Derby - 1837 - 180 pages
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The Seasons: By James Thomson; with His Life, an Index, and Glossary ...

James Thomson - 1793 - 225 pages
...peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their sire, With tears of artless innocence. Alas! 315 Nor wife, nor children, more shall he behold; Nor friends, nor sacred home. On every nerve The deadly winter seizes; shuts up sense; And, o'er his inmost vitals creeping cold,...
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Literary Hours: Or, Sketches Critical and Narrative, Volume 1

Nathan Drake - 1800
...little children, peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their sire With tears of artless innocence. Alas! Nor wife, nor children, more shall he behold, Nor friends, nor sacred home. Winter, 311. NUMBER II. Lucretius Doctrina solers idem, clarusque Poeta, Antiqui vatis reparat...
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The works of mr. James Thomson, to which is prefixed the life of the author ...

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - 1802
...children, peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their sire, With tears of artless innocence. Alas! Nor wife, nor children, more shall he behold, Nor friends, nor sacred home. On every nerve The deadly Winter seizes; shuts up sense; And, o'er his inmost vitals creeping cold,...
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The Works of Mr. James Thomson: With His Last Corrections and ..., Volume 1

James Thomson, Patrick Murdoch - 1802
...children, peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their sire, With tears of artless innocence. Alas ! Nor wife, nor children, more shall he behold, Nor friends, nor sacred home. On every nerve The deadly Winter seizes; shuts up sense; And, o'er his inmost vitals creeping cold,...
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The Seasons...

James Thomson, gen - 2012 - 166 pages
...children, peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their sire, With tears of artless innocence. Alas ! Nor wife, nor children, more shall he behold, Nor friends, nor sacred home. On ev'ry nerve The deadly Winter seizes; shuts up sense; And, o'er his inmost vitals creeping cold,...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 13

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, William Empson, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Henry Reeve, Harold Cox - 1809
...had seen die olive branch sent into his little ark, but no sign diat the waters had subsided. " Alas ! nor wife nor children more shall he behold, nor friends nor sacred home ! " No seraph mercy unbars his dungeon, and leads him forth to light and life ; but the minister of...
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The Monthly Review

1803
...children, peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand thrir sire, With tears of artless innocence. Alas ! Nor wife, nor children, more shall he behold, Nor friends, nor sacred home." The word officious is here used in its primitive though not most nsual signification, of doing good...
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Forensic Eloquence: Sketches of Trials in Ireland for High Treason, Etc ...

John Philpot Curran - 1804 - 351 pages
...had seen the olive branch sent into his little ark, but no sign that the waters had subsided " Alas ! nor wife, nor children more shall he behold, nor friends, nor sacred home '." No seraph Mercy unbars his dungeon, and leads him forth to light and life, but the Minister...
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The Poetical Works of James Thomson: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 1

James Thomson, John Aikin - 1804
...children, peeping out Into the mingling s orm, demand their sire, "With tears of artless innocence Alas ! Nor wife, nor children, more shall he behold, Nor friends, nor sacred home. On eveiy nerve The deadly Winter seizes ; shuts up seme ; rouse the nation to revenge ; and although...
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Stranger in Ireland; or, A tour in the southern and western parts of that ...

Sir John Carr - 1806 - 350 pages
...you had seen the olive branch sent into his little ark, but no sign that the maters had subsided. ' Alas! nor wife, nor children, ' more shall he behold; nor friends, nor sacred home!' No seraph mercy unbars his dungeon, and leads him forth to light and life; but the minister of death...
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