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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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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
...shapeless drift, Thinking o'er all the bitterness of death, Mix'd with the tender anguish Nature shoots pepping out Into the mingling storm, demand their sire, With tears of artless innocence. Alas! Nor...
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The Senses

Senses - 1843 - 160 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." But though the snow-drift should cover him from human sight, and even rise far above him, such is the...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...bitterness of death, Mixed with the tender anguish nature shoots Through the wrung bosom of the dving applause the officious wife prepares The fire fair blazing, and the vestment warm : In vain his little children,...
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The Reader's Guide: Containing a Notice of the Elementary Sounds in the ...

John Hall - 1845 - 320 pages
...with1 the tender anguish Nature shoots' Through the wrung bosom of the dying1 man', In vain for him the officious wife prepares' The fire fair-blazing', and...peeping out' Into the mingling storm', demand their sire1 40 With tears of artless innocence. Alas' ! Nor wife nor children more shall he behold', Nor...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...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. In vain for him1 the officious wife prepares The fire fair-blazing, and the vestment warm ; In vain his little...
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The English Prosody: With Rules Deduced from the Genius of Our Language, and ...

Asa Humphrey - 1847 - 152 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 Standard poetry book, selected from the best authors

Standard poetry book - 1866 - 274 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 ; In vain his little children, peeping out Into the mingling storm,...
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The Land We Love, Volumes 1-2

1866
...shapeless drift, Thinking o'er all the bitterness ot death, Mixed with the tender anguish Nabote shoote 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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"Out of Harness": Sketches, Narrative and Descriptive

Thomas Guthrie - 1867 - 388 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 Poetical Works of John Dryden: Containing Original Poems, Tales, and ...

John Dryden - 1867 - 445 pages
...is too remote to make him good. Ver. I33.] Mr. Todd cites Thomson's natural and pathetic stroke : " ce the humours crude : Deaf to complaints they wait upon the ill, Till some safe c u arm In vain his little children, peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their Rlre With...
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