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" These check his fearful steps ; and down he sinks Beneath the shelter of the shapeless drift, Thinking o'er all the bitterness of death, Mix'd with the tender anguish nature shoots Through the wrung bosom of the dying man, His wife, his children, and... "
Blackwood's Magazine - Page 291
1831
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GLEANINGS FOR THE CURIOUS FROM THE HARVEST-FIELDS OF LITERATURE

1875
...sire's return, ' Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share. And THOMSON'S Seasons. (Winter): In vain for him th' officious wife prepares The fire...In vain his little children, peeping out Into the mingled storm, demand their sire, With tears of artless innocence. Alas ! Nor wife, nor children, more...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1875 - 772 pages
...children, twined around his neck, And emulous to please him, calling forth The fond paternal soul. THOMSON. In vain his little children, peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their sire. THOMSON. Trailing clouds of glory, do we come From God, who is our home : Heaven lies about us in our...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1875 - 534 pages
...bitterness of death ; Mixed with the tender anguish Nature shoots Through the wrung bosom of the dying num. His wife, his children, and his friends unseen. In vain for him th'ofiicious wife prepares The tin: fair-blazing, and the vestment warm ; In vain his little children,...
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Select Poems of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1876 - 143 pages
...lignis focum Lassi sub adventum viri," etc. Mitford quotes Thomson, Winter, 311 : " In vain for him the officious wife prepares The fire fair-blazing, and...Into the mingling storm, demand their sire With tears ot artless innocence." sion that is not proper to our language, and was probably formed for tl rhyme...
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The Poets and Poetry of Scotland, from the Earliest to the Present Time ...

James Grant Wilson - 1876
...shapeless drift, Thinking o'er all the bitterness of death, Mixed with the tender anguish nature shoots Through the wrung bosom of the dying man, His wife,...children, and his friends, unseen. In vain for him the officious wife prepares The fire fair blazing, and the vestment warm: In vain his little children,...
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Complete manual of analysis and paraphrasing, by W. Davidson and J.C. Alcock

William Davidson (B.A.) - 1877
...her brimming pail. 8. The bulrush does not move. 9. Perhaps the Christian volume is the theme. 10. In vain, his little children peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their siro, With tears of artless innocence. THE EXTENSION OF THE PBEDICATa 37 EXEKCISE 22. Mention each...
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Freemason's Monthly, Volume 8

1877
...bending evergreens, their requiem : " In fain for him the officious wife prepares The fair fire blazing, and the vestment warm ; In vain his little children peeping out Into the mingled storm ; demand their sire With tears of artless innocence. ****** Alas, nor wife, nor children...
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The Book of Scottish Poems: Ancient and Modern

John Ross - 1878 - 760 pages
...shapeless drift, Thinking o'er all the bitterness of death, Mixed with the tender anguish Nature shoots Through the wrung bosom of the dying man. His wife,...children, and his friends unseen. In vain for him the officious wife prepares The fire fair blazing, and the vestment warm ; In vain his little children,...
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The Book of Scottish Poems: Ancient and Modern

John Ross - 1878 - 760 pages
...shapeless drift, Thinking o'er all the bitterness of death, Mixed with the tender anguish Nature shoots Through the wrung bosom of the dying man, His wife,"...children, and his friends unseen. In vain for him the officious wife prepares The fire fair blazing, and the vestment warm ; In vain his little children,...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1878 - 772 pages
...twined around his neck, And emulous to please him,- calling forth The fond paternal soul. THOMSON. In vain his little children, peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their sire. THOMSON. Trailing clouds of glory, do we come From God, who is our home: Heaven lies about us in our...
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