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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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Essays on the universal analogy between the natural and the spiritual worlds ...

Essays - 1828
...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 \nsfriends unseen." Then throng the busy shapes of fancy into his mind; the suspicions, sometimes true...
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Murray's English Reader

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1829 - 304 pages
...of death, Mix'd with the tender anguish nature shoots Through the wrung bosom of the dying man, Ills wife, his children, and his friends unseen. In vain...In vain his little children, peeping out. Into the mingled storm, demand Uicir sire, \Vith tears of artless innocence. Alas ! Nor wife, nor children,...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 240 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 the officious wife prepares The tire fair-blazing, and the vestment warm; In vain his little children,...
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Biographical sketches of eminent characters. To which are added ...

James Cossar Ewart - 1830
...fearful steps; on every nerve The bitterness of death is felt in anguish. Wounded in heart, behold the dying man, His wife, his children, and his friends, unseen! In vain for him the anxious wife prepares The fire fair blazing, the food, the vestments, All the children, all the...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1830 - 204 pages
...Thinking o'er all the bitterness of death, Mix'd with the tender anguish nature shoots Through ther wrung bosom of the dying man, His wife, his children, and his friends unseen. 8. In vain for him th" officious wife prepares The fire fair-blazing, and the vestment warm; In vain...
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Chambers's Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers - 1830
...shapeless drift, Thinking o'er all the bitterness of death, Mixed with the tender anguish nature shoots had consented, betook my place, mid coining to the siege, as he stood غي friends, unseen. In vain for him the officious wife prepares The fire fair-blazing, and the vestment...
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The Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 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 the officious wife prepares The fire fair-blazing, and the vestment warm; In vain his little children,...
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The Poetic Reader: Containing Selections from the Most Approved Authors ...

Joseph Emerson - 1832 - 95 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...unseen. In vain for him th' officious wife prepares 36 The fire fair-blazing and the vestment warm ; In vain his little children, peeping out Into the...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - 1833 - 216 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...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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Fifth Book of Lessons for the Use of the Irish National Schools

1836 - 406 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,...vain for him th' officious wife prepares The fire fair blazing, and the vestment warm, lu vain his little children, peeping out Into the mingling storm...
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