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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 British poets, including translations, Volume 43

British poets - 1822
...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,...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 Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...the tender anguish Nature shoot« Through the wrung bosom of the dying man, His wife, his childien, and his friends unseen. In vain for him th' officious...vestment warm ; In vain his little children, peeping out [nto the mingling storm, demand their sire, With tears of artless innocence. Alas ! Nor wife, nor children,...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...devoted wretch of woe and death. Ibid. 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 a.:1' • With tears of artless innocence. Alas ! Nor wife, nor children, more shall he be" Nor friends,...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces of Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 264 pages
...Thinking o'er all the bitterness of death, JVlix'd with the tender anguish nature shoots Tt hrough the wrung bosom of the dying man, His wife, his children,...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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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1825 - 302 pages
...corse, Stretch'd out and bleaching in the northern blast. Mix'd with the tender anguish nature shoots Through the wrung bosom of the dying man, His wife, his children, and his friends unseen. In wain for him th' officious wife prepares The fire fair-blazing, and the vestment warm; 8. Ah, little...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...bosom of the dying man, His wife, his ehildren, and his friends, unseen. In vain for him th' offieious el gay, While broken tea-eups, wisely kept for show, Rang'd o'er the ehiumey, g ehildren, peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their sire, With tears of artless innoeenee....
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 209 pages
...shoots Through the wrung bosom of the dying man, His wife, his children, and his friends unseen. 5. In vain for him th' officious wife prepares The fire...vestment warm} In vain his little children, peeping out 6. Ah, little think the gay licentious proud, Whom pleasures, pow'r, and affluence surround; They who...
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The Seasons, and Castle of Indolence: To which is Prefixed the Life of the ...

James Thomson - 1826 - 234 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,...children, and his friends unseen. In vain for him Hi' officious wife prepares The fire fair-blazing, and the vestment warm; In vain his little children,...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 252 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 unseen. In vain foji- him th' officious wife prepares . The fire fair-blazing, and tne vestment warm ; In vain his...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 286 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 unseen. J> In vain for him th' officious wife prepares The fire fair-blazing, and the vestment warm : In vain...
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