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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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Specimens of Irish Eloquence: Now First Arranged and Collected, with ...

Charles Phillips - 1819 - 435 pages
...had seen the olive branch sent into 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...
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The Life of the Right Honourable John Philpot Curran, Late Master ..., Volume 1

William Henry Curran - 1819
...eternal Providence upon his head who had graciously spared the father and restored him to his children: 'Alas! Nor wife, nor children, more shall he behold, Nor friends, nor sacred home!' " Often did the weary dove return to the window of his little ark ; but the olive leaf was to him no...
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The Edinburgh magazine, and literary miscellany, a new series of The Scots ...

1819
...Providence upon his head who had graciously spared the father, and restored him to his children : ' Alas ! Nor wife, nor children, more shall he behold, Nor friends, nor sacred home !' " ' Often did the weary dove return to the window of his little ark ; but the olive leaf was to...
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The Christian remembrancer; or, The Churchman's Biblical ..., Volume 10

1828
...visitation of Madras and Southern India. That heaviness of heart was, alas ! but too sadly prophetic ! Nor wife nor children more shall he behold, Nor friends, nor sacred home. THOMPSON. The voyage was " tedious and not over pleasant." There were on board the ship thirty miserable...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 253 pages
...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...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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The British Prose Writers, Volume 18, Parts 1-2

1821
...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,...more shall he behold, Nor friends, nor sacred home. " If the fairest examples," proceeds the Adventurer, " ought to be placed before us in an age prone...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 263 pages
...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...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 pirate, a fragment [in verse].

J H. Duckett - 1821
...fair blazing, and the vestments warm; " In vain his little children, peeping out " : demand their sire " With tears of artless innocence. Alas! " Nor...more shall he behold " Nor friends, nor sacred home." These meditations were at last broken by a no very unpleasant cause; we perceived on turning an angle...
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The English reading book, in verse

William Jillard Hort - 1822 - 212 pages
...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,...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 British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...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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