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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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The Historical Reader, Designed for the Use of Schools and Families: On a ...

John Lauris Blake - 1827 - 372 pages
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Sketches of a Tour to the Lakes, of the Character and Customs of the ...

Thomas Loraine McKenney - 1827 - 493 pages
...whatever fell in their way, I gave orders that these birds were not to be molested. " 1 1. .v II,, tua glance of the mind! Compar'd with the speed of its...lags behind, And the swift winged arrows of light." How instantly on hearing the pensive note of this bird, was I in the room where, in my tenth year,...
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The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 252 pages
...sporf, 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, ;., f Though a friend I am never to see* 6 How fleet is a glance otthe mind ! Compar'd with the speed...
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The English Reader, Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry: From the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1827 - 252 pages
...cordial endearing report Of a land I shall visit no more*. My friends', do they now and then send A wislO 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 the speed of its flight', The tempest itself lags...
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Sketches of a Tour to the Lakes, of the Character and Customs of the ...

Thomas Loraine McKenney - 1827 - 493 pages
...and eat whatever fell in their way, I gave orders that these birds were not to be molested. "Hmnfleel is a glance of the mind.' Compar'd with the speed of its flight, , The tempest itself lags behind, ' t , , And the swift winged arrows ul1 light." How instantly on hearing the pensive note of this...
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Edwin; Or, The Motherless Boy: Interspersed with Pieces of Original ..., Part 72

Bourne Hall Draper - 1827 - 232 pages
...really, these visits, in thought, are very delightful. Alexander Selkirk, you know, papa, says : ' How fleet is a glance of the mind ! Compar'd with the speed of its flight, K'en the tempest itself lags behind, And the swift- winged arrows of light.' One of the first excursions...
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The Christian Father's Present to His Children, Volume 2

John Angell James - 1827
...and sleep, and carrying out into painful contrast my lodging and my home, I involuntarily exclaim. " My friends do they now and then send, A wish or a thought after me.'' Who can wonder that in such a situation I should occasionally pay a visit to the theatre, or the concert,...
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The Sacred Lyre: Comprising Poems, Devotional, Moral and Preceptive ...

1828 - 360 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...its flight, The tempest itself lags behind, And the swift-winged arrows of light. When I think of my own native land, In a moment I seem to be there ;...
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The English Reader: Or, Pieces in Prose and Poetry, from the Best Writers ...

Lindley Murray - 1828 - 252 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...And the swift- winged arrows of light. When I think c^ my own native land , In a moment 1 seem to be there; But , alas '. recollection at hand , Soon hurries...
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The Poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1828 - 427 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...after me ? O, tell me I yet have a friend/ Though a triend I am never to see. How fleet is a glance of the mind ! Compar'd with the speed of its flight,...
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