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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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Murray's English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the ...

Lindley Murray, Jeremiah Goodrich - 1822 - 304 pages
...the vestment warm; 5. 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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Recollections of Curran, and Some of His Contemporaries

Charles Phillips - 1822 - 403 pages
...you have 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 death...
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Olla podrida

Lionel Thomas Berguer - 1823
...children, peeping oat Into the mingling storm, demand their sire With tears of artless innocence. Alas I Nor wife, nor children 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 soldier's companion, or Martial recorder, consisting of biography ...

1824
...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 ev'ry nerve " The deadly winter seizes; shuts up sense; " And o'er his inmost vitals creeping cold,...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...and the vestment warm: In vain his little children, peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their m On ev'ry nerve The deadly winter seizes, shuts up sense, And o'er his inmost vitals creeping cold,...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton ...

John Milton - 1824 - 131 pages
...the vestment warm ; In vain his little children, peeping out [nto the mingling storm, demand their sire, With tears of artless innocence. Alas ! Nor wife, nor children, more shall he behold ; S'or friends, nor sacred home. On every nerve The deadlv Winter seizes ; shuts up sense And, o'er...
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A dictionary of quotations from the British poets, by the author ..., Volume 1

British poets - 1824
...vestment warm ; In vain his little children, peeping out Into the mingling storm, demand their a.:1' With tears of artless innocence. Alas ! Nor wife, nor children, more shall he be" Nor friends, nor sacred home. On every nerve The deadly Winter seizes ; shuts up sense ; And, o'er...
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The English Reader, Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - 1825 - 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 Works of Thomas Gray, Containing His Poems and Correspondence ..., Volume 1

Thomas Gray - 1825 - 2 pages
...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." Winter, 311. Horace has given us a few touches of the same picture : " Quod si pudica mulier in partem...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Verse, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 286 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 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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