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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 Literature of the Georgian Era

William Minto - 1894 - 362 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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The Literature of the Georgian Era

William Minto - 1894 - 362 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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From Milton to Tennyson: Masterpieces of English Poetry

Louis Du Pont Syle - 1894 - 306 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
...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." 26. Glebe. From Latin glaeba, meaning the ground. 29-32. The rimes in this stanza are scarcely exact...
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Célébrités anglaises: essais et études biographiques et littéraires

Jules Lefèvre-Deumier - 1895 - 335 pages
...yestment warm ; In rain liis little children, peeping out Into thé rningling storm, demand tlieir 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 sensé; And, o'er liis inmost yitals creeping, cold...
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Life and Speeches of Thomas Corwin: Orator, Lawyer and Statesman

Thomas Corwin - 1896 - 477 pages
...kill," must be his fate; or exiled from home, he must seek in other lands a refuge from the grave: "Nor wife nor children more shall he behold, Nor friends, nor sacred home." How often have we hailed on these happy shores a Russian brother from the far Borysthenes, or from...
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The Bibliography of Vermont: Or, A List of Books and Pamphlets Relating in ...

Marcus Davis Gilman - 1897 - 349 pages
...but will serve for the adjacent States. View of Morgan, as confined in the dungeon at Fort Niagara. Nor wife, nor children more shall he behold, Nor friends — nor sacred home ! " In our boasted Republic, the blood of an American, who was taken from his home, bound, tortured,...
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Gems of Genius in Poetry and Art: From the Kings and Queens of Thought : and ...

Frederick Saunders, Minnie K. Davis - 1888 - 743 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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Orations of British Orators: Including Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 1

1899 - 563 pages
...children—that you 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 death...
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Orations of British orators, including biographical and critical ..., Volume 23

1900
...that you 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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