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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 Book of Elegant Extracts

Book - 1868 - 159 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 Poetical Works of James Thomson: With Life, Critical Dissertation, and ...

James Thomson - 1868 - 372 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. sio In vain for him th' officious wife prepares The fire fair-blazing and the vestment warm ; In vain...
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The Seasons: A Poem. Compared with the London and Edinburgh Ed

James Thomson - 1869
...shapeless drift, 306 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 frie'hds unseen. 310 In vain for him th' officious wife prepares The fire fair-blazing, and the vestment...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1872 - 776 pages
...o'er all the bitterness of death, Mix'd with the tender anguish nature shoots Through the wrung Ixisom of the dying man— His wife, his children, and his friends unseen. In vain for him tli' ofli 'ions wife prepares The fire fair-blaz'ng, and the vestment warm; Ir vain his littip children,...
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Analysis of the English Sentence: Designed for Advanced Classes in English ...

Adonijah Strong Welch - 1873 - 285 pages
...of death, Mix'd with the tender anguish Nature shoots Through the wrung bosom of the dying man, 810 His wife, his children, and his friends unseen. In...peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their sire, 815 With tears of artless innocence. Alas! Nor wife, nor children, more shall he behold, Nor friends,...
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How to read well in public and private, with readings from the best poets

How - 1873
...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 officious5 wife prepares The fire fair bla2ing, and the vestment warm : In vain his little children,...
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Anthologia Anglica, a new selection from the English poets from Spenser to ...

Anthologia Anglica - 1873
...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 James Thomson. With life, critical diss., and ...

James Thomson - 1873
...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. sio In vain for him th' officious wife prepares The fire fair-blazing and the vestment warm ; In vain...
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Gleanings for the Curious from the Harvest Fields of Literature: A Melange ...

Charles Carroll Bombaugh - 1874 - 864 pages
...their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share. And THOMSON'S Seasons (WinterJ: — In vain for him th' officious wife prepares The fire...In vain his little children, peeping out Into the mingled atorm, demand their sire, With tears of artless innocence. Alas ! Nor wife, nor children, more...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1874 - 534 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 th'officious wife prepares The fire fair-blazing, and the vestment warm ; In vain his little children,...
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