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" Ye winds, that have made me your sport, Convey to this desolate shore Some cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me ? O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I... "
Englische Dichter: Eine Auswahl englischer Dichtungen mit deutscher Uebersetzung - Page 444
1856 - 735 pages
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1817
...sport, Convey to this desolate shore Some cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a...am never to see. How fleet is a glance of the mind ! Compared with the speed of its flight, The tempest itself lags hehind, And the swift winged arrows...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1817
...friends, do they now and then send A wish or a thonght after me ? O tell me I yet have a friend, Thongh a friend I am never to see. How fleet is a glance of the mind ! Compared with the speed of its flight, The tempest itself lags hehind, And the swift winged arrows...
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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818 - 108 pages
...sport, Convey to this desolate shore Some cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a...am never to see. How fleet is a glance of the mind ! Compared with the speed of its flight, The tempest itself lags behind, And the swift-winged arrows...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1818
...sport. Convey to this desolate shore Some cordial endearing report Of a land, I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a...have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see. VERSES B\ A. SELKIRK. VI. How fleet is a glance of the mind ! Compar'd with the speed of its flight,...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1819 - 258 pages
...A wish or a thought after me ? O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see. 6 How fleet is a glance of the mind ! Compar'd with...its flight, The tempest itself lags behind, And the swift-wingsd arrows of light. fVhen I think of my own native land, In a moment I seem to be there ;...
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The Minor Poems of William Cowper of the Inner Temple

William Cowper - 1818 - 188 pages
...sport, Convey to this desolate shore Some cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me i O tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see. How fleet is a glance of the mind...
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The Plain Englishman [ed. by C. Knight and E.H. Locker]., Volume 1

Charles Knight - 1820
...sport, Convey to this desolate shore Some cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a...never to see. * How fleet is a glance of the mind ! Compared with the speed of its flight, The tempest itself lags behind, And the swift-winged arrows...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 1869 - 288 pages
...sport,' Convey to this desolate shore Some cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a thought after me t 0 tell me I yet have a friend, Though a friend I am never to see. ffow fleet is a glance of the mind...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, Selected from the Best ...

Lindley Murray - 1821 - 253 pages
...sport Convey to this desolate shore Some cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more. My friends do they now and then send A wish or a thought...flight, The tempest itself lags behind, And the swift wing'd arrows of light. When I think of my own native land, In a moment I seem to be there ; But alas...
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Select Works of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical ..., Volume 10

John Aikin - 1821 - 807 pages
...sport, Convey to this desolate shore Some cordial endearing report Of a land, I shall visit no more. My friends, do they now and then send A wish or a...a glance of the mind ! Compar'd with the speed of ita flight, The tempest itself lags behind,' And the swift-winged arrows of light. When I think of...
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