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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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An Essay on Elocution: Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1834 - 341 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...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 Christian Library: A Weekly Republication of Popular Religious ..., Volume 3

1835
...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, I...
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The Eclectic Reader: Designed for Schools and Academies

Bela Bates Edwards - 1835 - 324 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, grieved themselves at my concern, • Oft gave me promise...
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Posthumous poems. Translations from Vincent Bourne. Translations of the ...

William Cowper - 1837
...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 Reader and Speaker: Containing Lessons for Rhetorical Reading and ...

Samuel Putnam - 1836 - 215 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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The Young Lady's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the ...

Author of The young man's own book - 1836 - 320 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 word shall pass my lips no more ! Thy maidens, grieved themselves at my concern, Oft gave me promise...
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The Life and Works of William Cowper: Now First Completed by the ..., Volume 7

William Cowper - 1835
...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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Life and works of William Cowper, Volume 7

William Cowper - 1836
...and wept a last adieu ! But was it such ? — It was. — Where thou art gone Adieus and /arewells are a sound unknown. May I but meet thee on that peaceful shore, The parting word shall pass my lips no more I Thy maidens, grieved themselves at my concern, Oft gave me promise...
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The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems ..., Volume 10

William Cowper - 1837
...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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Poems; to which is prefixed a memoir of the author by J. M'Diarmid

William Cowper - 1837
...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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