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" I heard the bell tolled on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And, turning from my nursery window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But was it such ? It was. Where thou art gone Adieus and farewells are a sound unknown.... "
Poems - Page 262
by William Cowper - 1803 - 348 pages
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The Christian Library: The life of the Rev. John Wesley

1826
...my nursery-window, drew A long, Ipng sigh, and wept a last adieu I But was it such 1 It was— Where thou art gone Adieus and farewells are a sound unknown....parting sound shall pass my lips no more! Thy maidens grieved themselves at my concern, Oft gave me promise of a quick return. , What ardently I wished,...
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Literary gems [ed. by J.S.].

Literary gems - 1826
...turning from my nurs'ry window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But was it such ?—It was.—Where thou art gone, Adieus and farewells are...but meet thee on that peaceful shore, The parting word shall pass my lips no more ! Thy maidens, griev'd themselves at my concern, Oft gave me promise...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1826
...nurs'ry window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But was it such ? — It was — where thou art gone Adieus and farewells are a sound unknown....but meet thee on that peaceful shore, The parting word shall pass my lips no more ! Thy maidens, griev'd themselves at tUy concern, Oft gave me promise...
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Poems. With an introductory essay by J. Montgomery

William Cowper - 1826
...nursery window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But was it such ? — It was. — Where thou art gone, Adieus and farewells are a sound unknown....but meet thee on that peaceful shore, The parting word shall pass my lips no more ! Thy maidens, grieved themselves at my concern, Oft gave me promise...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...turning from my nurs'ry window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But was it such ?—It was.—Where thou art gone, Adieus and farewells are...but meet thee on that peaceful shore, The parting word shall pass my lips no more ! Thy maidens, griev'd themselves at my concern, Oft gave me promise...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 4

New elegant extracts - 1827
...nursery window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu! But was it such ? — It was — where thou art gone Adieus and farewells are a sound unknown....but meet thee on that peaceful shore, The parting word shall pass my lips no more ! Thy maidens, grieved themselves at my concern, Oft gave me promise...
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The Poetical Melange

1828
...nursery window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But was it such ? — It was — Where thou art gone, Adieus and farewells are a sound unknown....parting sound shall pass my lips no more ! Thy maidens grieved themselves at my concern, Oft gave me promise of a quick return ; What ardently I wished, I...
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The Sacred Lyre, Comprising Poems, Devotional, Moral and Preceptive ...

1828 - 360 pages
...nurs'ry window, dreiv A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But was it such ? — It was— Where thou art gone, Adieus and farewells are a sound unknown....but meet thee on that peaceful shore, The parting word shall pass my lips no more ! Thy maidens, griev'd themselves at my concern, Oft gave me promise...
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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...nursery window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu! But was it such ? — It was. — Where thou art gone, Adieus and farewells are a sound unknown....but meet thee on that peaceful shore, The parting word shall pass my lips no more. Thy maidens, griev'd themselves at my concern, Oft gave me promise...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 pages
...window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But was it such? — It was. — Where art thou gone, Adieus and farewells are a sound unknown. May...but meet thee on that peaceful shore, The parting word shall pass my lips no more ! Thy maidens, griev'd themselves at my concern, Oft gave me promise...
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