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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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General introduction to a course of lectures on English grammar and composition

Henry Rogers - 1838
...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." Or the following exquisite picture from Cowper's Task: " Forth goes the woodman, leaving unconcern'd...
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Truths illustrated by great authors [ed. by W. White].

Truths - 1885
...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 xip Sense, And, o'er his inmost Vitals creeping cold,...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1885 - 223 pages
...consulti in unum conferantur." Ovidii Met. iii. 715. See the note on Ovid. Metam. xiii. 910. V. 33. " Alas! Nor wife, nor children more shall he behold, Nor friends, nor sacred home." Thomson. Winter, 315. V. 41. " Res antique laudis,' Virg. Georg. ii. 174. V. 43. " Matutini cantus,"...
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The Sylvan Year: Leaves from the Note Book of Roaul Dubois. [Also The ...

Philip Gilbert Hamerton - 1886 - 338 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. On every nerve The deadly Winter seizes ; shuts up sense ; And, o'er his inmost vitals creeping cold,...
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On Teaching English: With Detailed Examples and an Enquiry Into the ...

Alexander Bain - 1887 - 256 pages
...unction of tender feeling. In the actual situation it does little to redeem the closing tragedy : Alas! 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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Crown Jewels, Or Gems of Literature, Art and Music: Being Choice Selections ...

Henry Davenport Northrop - 1888 - 632 pages
...children, peeping out 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. On every nerve The deadly winter seizes, shuts up sense, And o'er his inmost vitals creeping cold,...
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The Leading Poets of Scotland: From Early Times

Walter Jenkinson Kaye - 1891 - 314 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...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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History of the Twenty-fourth Michigan of the Iron Brigade: Known as the ...

Orson Blair Curtis - 1891 - 483 pages
...woman weeps and a sympathizing group anxiously ask why mamma weeps so, and why papa don't come home. "Alas ! Nor wife, nor children more shall he behold, Nor friends, nor sacred home." WINTER CAMP EVENTS ABORTIVE MOVEMENT. On the i6th, news came of the fate of some of the missing...
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The Seasons: And The Castle of Indolence

James Thomson - 1891 - 436 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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Selections from the Poetry and Prose of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1894 - 179 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." 96. Glebe. From Latin glaeba, meaning the ground. 29-32. The rimes in this stanza are scarcely exact...
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