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" Thy maidens grieved themselves at my concern, Oft gave me promise of thy quick return. What ardently I wished, I long believed, And disappointed still, was still deceived. By expectation every day beguiled, Dupe of to-morrow even from a child. Thus many... "
Poems - Page 291
by William Cowper - 1800
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Poems,

William Cowper - 1798
...unknown. May I but meet thee on that peaceful fhore, The parting found fhall pafs my lips no more ! Thy maidens griev'd themfelves at my concern, Oft gave me promife of a quick return. What ardently I wifh'd, I long believ'd, And, difappointed ftill, was ftill deceiv'd ; By difappointment every day...
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Analytical Review: Or History of Literature, Domestic and Foreign ..., Volume 28

1799
...unknown. May I but meet thee on that peaceful ftiore, , The parting found fhall pafs my lips no more! . Thy maidens griev'd themfelves at my concern, Oft gave me promife of a quick return. 1 What ardently I wifh'd, I long believ'd, And difappoiuted ilill, was (till deceiv'd; By difappointment...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1800
...unknown. May I but meet thee on that peaceful fbore, The parting found fhall pafs my lips no more ! Thy maidens griev'd themfelves at my concern, Oft gave me promife of a quick return. What ardently I with'd, I long believ'd, And, difappointed ftill, -.vas ftill deceiv'd ; iBy difappointment every day...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1802 - 428 pages
...meet thee on that peaceful fhore, The parting found fhall pafs my lips no more! Thy maidens, grieved themfelves at my concern, Oft gave me promife of a quick return. What ardently I wifhed, I long believed, And, difappointed ftill, was ftill deceived. By difappointment every day beguiled,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1803 - 363 pages
...unknown. May I but meet thee on that peaceful fliore, ' ' The parting found fhall pafs my lips no more! Thy maidens griev'd themfelves at my concern, Oft gave me promife of a quick return. What ardently I wifh'd, I long believ'd, A nd, dilappointed ftill, was ftill deceiv'd; By difappointment every day...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1805
...quick return. What ardently I wifhed, I long believed, And, difappointed ftill, was ftill deceived. By difappointment every day beguiled, Dupe of to-morrow...even from a child. Thus many a fad to-morrow came and wenj? Till, all my ftock of infant forrow I learned at laft fubmiffion to my lot, But, though I lefs...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1805
...meet thee on that peaceful fhore, The parting found Ihall pafs my lips no more! Thy maidens, grieved themfelves at my concern, Oft gave me promife of a quick return. What ardently I wifhed, I long believed, And, difappointed ftill, was ftill deceived. By difappbintment every day beguiled,...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - 1806
...What ardently I wished, 1 long believed, And disappointed still, was still deceived. By disappointment every day beguiled, Dupe of to-morrow even from a child. Thus many a sad to-morrow came and went, Till, all my stock of infant sorrow spent, I learned at last submission...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - 1807
...ardently I wish'd, I long believed, And, disappointed still, was still deceived. By disappointment every day beguiled, (Dupe of to-morrow even from a child,) Thus many a sad to-morrow came and went, Till, all my stock of infant sorrow spent, I learn'd at last submission...
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Poems

William Cowper - 1818 - 420 pages
...ardently I wished, I long believed, And, disappointed still, was still deceived. By disappointment every day beguiled, Dupe of to-morrow even from a child, Thus many a sad to-morrow came aud went, Till, all my stock of infant sorrow spent, I learned at last submission...
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