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" 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 sire, With tears of artless innocence. Alas ! Nor wife, nor children, more shall... "
The Monthly Review - Page 219
1803
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...and the vestment warm; In vain his little children peeping out Into the mingled storm, demand their sire With tears of artless innocence. Alas! Nor wife,...more shall he behold, Nor friends, nor sacred home. On ev'ry nerve The deadly winter seizes; shuts up sense ; And o'er his inmost vitals creeping cold,...
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A criticism on the Elegy written in a country church yard. Being a ...

John Young, Thomas Gray - 1810
...the vestment warm ; In vain his little children, peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their sire, With tears of artless innocence. — Alas !...children, more shall he behold ; Nor friends ; nor sacred home.1 Here are the same images. The blazing fire ; the busy wife, plying her evening care ; and the...
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A criticism of the Elegy written in a country churchyard

John Young - 1810 - 148 pages
...the vestment warm ; In vain his little children, peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their sire, With tears of artless innocence. — Alas !...children, more shall he behold ; Nor friends ; nor sacred home.1 Here are the same images. The blazing fire ; the busy wife, plying her evening care ; and the...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1810 - 231 pages
...vestment warm ; In vain his little children, peeping out Into the mingled storm, demand their site, With tears of artless innocence. Alas ! Nor wife,...more shall he behold ; Nor friends, nor sacred home. On ev'ry nerve The deadly winter seizes ; shuts up sense ; And o'er his inmost vitals creeping cold,...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Alexander Chalmers - 1810
...vestment warm ; In vain his little children, peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their tire, With tears of artless innocence. Alas ! Nor wife, nor children, more shall he behold. Nor friends, norsacrid home. On every nerve 'File deadly Winter seizes ; shuts up sense ; And, o'er liis inmost...
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Poems, by Somerville, Pattison, Savage, Broome, and Swift, Issues 80-81

William Somervile - 1811
...and the vestment warm; in vain his little children peeping out into the mingling storm, demand their sire, with tears of artless innocence. Alas ! nor...more shall he behold, nor friends, nor sacred home. On every nerve, the deadly winter seizes; shuts up sense; and o'er his inmost vitals creeping cold,...
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Speeches of John Philpot Curran, esq: With a brief sketch of the history of ...

John Philpot Curran - 1811
...had seen the olive branch sent in to his little ark, but no sign that the waters had .subsided—" Alas! nor wife, nor children more shall he behold, nor friends, nor sacred home!" No seraph mercy unburs his dungeon, and leads him forth to light and life, but the minister of death...
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Speeches of John Philpot Curran, Esq: With a Brief Sketch of the ..., Volume 1

John Philpot Curran - 1811
...had seen the olive branch sent in to his little ark, but no sign that the waters had subsided — " Alas ! nor wife, nor children more shall he behold, nor friends, nor sacred home !" No seraph mercy unbars his dungeon, and leads him forth to light and life, but the minister of death...
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The seasons, hymns, ode, and songs

James Thomson - 1813 - 323 pages
...peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their sire, With tears of artless innocence. Alas! 315 Nor wife, nor children, more shall he behold ; Nor friends, nor sacred home. On every nerve The deadly winter seizes; shuts up sense; And, o'er his inmost vitals creeping cold,...
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The History of Ireland, from the Earliest Period to the Present ..., Volume 2

Stephen Barlow - 1814 - 524 pages
...seen the olive-branch sent into his little firk, but Oo sign that the waters had subsided. ' Ala& ! nor wife, nor children, more shall he behold; nor friends, nor sacred home!' No seraph jnercy unbars his dungeon, and leads him forth to light and life; but the minister of death...
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