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" Ye winds, that have made me your sport, Convey to this desolate shore Some cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me ? O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I... "
Poems - Page 307
by William Cowper - 1788
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Poems; to which is prefixed a memoir of the author by J. M'Diarmid

William Cowper - 1837
...cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me ? O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see. How fleet is a glance of the mind ! Compar'd with the speed of its flight, The tempest itself...
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The Book of Gems: Pomfret to Bloomfield

Samuel Carter Hall - 1837
...cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me ? O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see. How fleet is a glance of the mind ! Compar'd with the speed of its flight, The tempest itself...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1837 - 263 pages
...a land I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me 1 O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see. .' How fleet is a glance of the mind! And the swift-wing'd arrows of light. When...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - 1838 - 336 pages
...cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me? O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see. 6. How fleet is a glance of the mind ! Compar'd with the speed of its flight, The tempest itself...
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Sabbath Recreations: Or, Select Poetry of a Religious Kind

Emily Taylor - 1839 - 288 pages
...cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me ? O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see. The tempest itself lags behind, And the swift-winged arrows of light. When I think of my own native...
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The Romance of Private Life

Sarah Harriet Burney - 1839
...the dinnerparty to which they were engaged. CHAPTER III. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me ? O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see ! COWPER. AGNES and her two foreign companions, Madame Leroux, and Mademoiselle Athenai's, reached...
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The Young Man from Home

John Angell James - 1859 - 187 pages
...island of Juan Fernandez : " My friends, do they now and then send, A wish or a thought after me 1 O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to sec. " How fleet is a glance of the mind ! Compared with the speed of its Sight, The tempest itself...
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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - 1922 - 1908 pages
...endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends. do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me? O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see. * How fleet is a glance of the mind! Compared with the speed of its flight. The tempest itself...
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English Critical Essays (nineteenth Century)

Edmund David Jones - 1924 - 610 pages
...cordial endearing report Of a land I must visit no more. My Friends, do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me ? O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see. This passage is quoted as an instance of three different styles of composition. The first four...
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The Chilswell Book of English Poetry

Robert Bridges - 1924 - 272 pages
...cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more ! My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me ? O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see. How fleet is a glance of the mind ! Compared with the speed of its flight, The tempest itself...
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