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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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Exercises in Reading and Recitation

Jonathan Barber - 1828 - 251 pages
...Adieus and farewells are a sound unknown. May I 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 of thy quick return. What ardently I wish'd, I long believ'd, And, disappointed still, was still deceiv'd:...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1830
...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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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - 1830 - 480 pages
...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 my concern, Oft gave me promise...
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Select British Poets: Containing the Works of Goldsmith, Thomson, Gray ...

Thomas F. Walker - 1830 - 240 pages
...nurs'ry window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But wag 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 Works of Cowper and Thomson: Including Many Letters and Poems Never ...

William Cowper - 1832 - 537 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. May I but meet thce on that peaceful shore, The parting word shall pass my lips no more! Thy maidens, grieved themselves...
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The Eclectic Reader: Designed for Schools and Academies

Bela Bates Edwards - 1832 - 324 pages
...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...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 Penny Magazine of the Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge

1832
...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, May I but meet thee on that peaceful short, The parting word shall pass my lips no more ! Thy maidens, grief ed themselves at my concern,...
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The Life of William Cowper, Esq: Comp. from His Correspondence and Other ...

Thomas Taylor - 1833 - 277 pages
...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....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, 1...
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The Life of William Cowper, Esq: Compiled from His Correspondence and Other ...

Thomas Taylor - 1833 - 487 pages
...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...but meet thee on that peaceful shore. The parting soitml shall pass my lips no more ' ********* Where once we dwelt our name is heard no more, Children...
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Poetic gems: partly original; but chiefly selected from the best authors: by ...

Samuel BLACKBURN - 1833 - 240 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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