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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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The poetical works of James Thomson, ed. with a critical mem. by W.M. Rossetti

James Thomson - 1880
...shapeless drift, A 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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Select Poems of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1880 - 143 pages
...sub adventum viri," etc. Mitford quotes Thomson, Winter, 311 : " In vain for him the officious wile prepares The fire fair-blazing, and the vestment warm;...In vain his little children, peeping out Into the minglmg storm, demand their sire With tears ot artless innocence." Wakefield cites The Idler, 103 :...
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The poetical works of James Thomson, James Beattie, Gilbert West and John ...

James Thomson - 1881 - 436 pages
...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 his friends unseeu. 310 In vain for him the' officious wife prepares The fire fair-blazing, and the vestment warm...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - 1882 - 882 pages
...the bitterness of death; Mixed with the tender anguish nature shoots Through the wrung bosom of the His wife, his children, and his friends unseen. In vain for him the officious wife prepares The lire fair-blazing, and the vestment warm; In vain his little children,...
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The Practical Teacher, Volume 3

1884
...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, his children, and his friends unseen. We are no doubt roused to the utmost stretch of pity, but the emotional outburst furnishes us no adequate...
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British Classical Authors. Select Specimens of the National Literature of ...

Ludwig Herrig - 1885 - 708 pages
...drift, Thinking o'er all the bitterness of death, Mix'd with the tender anguish Nature shoots Thro' the wrung bosom of the dying Man, His wife, his children, and his friends unseen. In vain for him th'officious wife prepares The fire fair-blazing, and the vestment In vain his little children, peeping...
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Crown Jewels or Gems of Literature Art and Music

Henry Davenport Northrop - 1888 - 632 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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On Teaching English: With Detailed Examples, and an Enquiry Into the ...

Alexander Bain - 1887 - 256 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, his children, and his friends unseen. We are no doubt roused to the utmost stretch of pity, but the emotional outburst furnishes no adequate...
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The Royal Mail: Its Curiosities and Romance

James Wilson Hyde - 1889 - 310 pages
...shapeless dril't, 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 his fiiends unseen. On every nervei The deadly winter seizes ; shuts up sense ; And, o'er his inmost vitals...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray, English and Latin: Ed. with an ...

Thomas Gray - 1891 - 319 pages
...vetustis exstruat lignis focum Lassi sub adventum viri." — HORACE, Epode, ii. 39. "In vain for him the officious wife prepares The fire fair-blazing, and...In vain his little children, peeping out Into the mingled storm, demand their sire With tears of artless innocence." —THOMSON, Winter, 311. 22. ply...
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