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" O woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou... "
Exercises in Reading and Recitation - Page 143
edited by - 1828 - 251 pages
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A Report on the Trees and Shrubs Growing Naturally in the Forests ..., Volume 1

George Barrell Emerson - 1846 - 547 pages
...poplar leaves when zephyr fans the grove ; " and, best of all, Walter Scott, in his lines, — " Oh, woman ! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard...shade By the light quivering aspen made, When pain or sickness rends the brow, A ministering angel thou." The foliage appears lighter than that of most...
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Chambers' Miscellany of Useful and Entertaining Tracts, Volume 10

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1846
...squire, or groom, one cup to bring Of blessed water from the spring, To slake my dying thirst ! " Oh, woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...the shade By the light quivering aspen made ; When pam and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou ! — Scarce were the piteous accents said,...
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Confessions of an homœopathist

Confessions - 1846 - 399 pages
...surgeon ! Unclasp his habergeon !" UNPUBLISHED POEM. " Oh, woman, in our hoars of ease, Inconstant, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade,...quivering aspen made. When pain and anguish wring our brow, A ministering angel thou I" SCOTT'S MARMION. " Oh ! who's had the luck to see Donnybrook...
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The Romance of War: Or, The Highlanders in Spain, Volume 4

James Grant - 1847
...Waterloo the battle was yet raging with as much fury as ever. CHAPTER XIII. THE SISTER OF CHARITY. " O woman ! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and...and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou ! " Marmion. WHEN Ronald again became conscious that he was yet in the land of the living, he found...
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The Wilderness, Or, Braddock's Times: A Tale of the West, Volumes 1-2

James M'Henry - 1848
...as he was able to walk stoutly enough, was accomplished speedily and without accident. CHAPTER XIII. O woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou! SCOTT. The excitement — the mixture of alarm and joy produced on Charles's arrival at the house of...
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The clockmaker; or The sayings and doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville [by ...

Thomas Chandler Haliburton - 1848 - 160 pages
...favorites : they go down much better than them old-fashioned staves o' Watts. " Oh woman, in our hour of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable...aspen made : When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministerin' angel thou." If I didn't touch it off to the nines it's a pity. I never heerd you preach...
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The Lady's Present: Or, Beauties of Female Character

Ariel Ivers Cummings - 1849 - 188 pages
...at such a moment felt, in all its truth and life, the glowing language of the poet, when he sang, " O ! woman, in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou !" Have you not felt indeed that language is inadequate to picture the reality as it is, or to describe...
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AN ADDRESS DELIVERED AT THE ANNIVERSARY OF THE COOPER FEMALE ACADEMY, JULY ...

SAMUEL W. FISHER - 1850
...furnishes a firm ground of confidence in respect to usefulness. A poet of the last generation writes Oh! woman in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard...anguish wring the brow A ministering angel thou." Admirable as is the compliment in the closing lines, yet you will not regard it as redeeming the severe...
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Dilston hall; or, Memoirs of James Radcliffe, earl of Derwentwater. To which ...

William Sidney Gibson - 1850
...know that the Earl in his confinement was ere long solaced by her society and tender care : — " Oh woman ! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard...and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou ! " The Government proceeded expeditiously against their unhappy captives. An impeachment was agreed...
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Mrs. Whittelsey's Magazine for Mothers and Daughters, Volume 2, Issues 11-12

1851
...a firm ground of confidence in respect to usefulness. A poet of the last generation writes— " Oh! woman in our hours of ease. Uncertain, coy, and hard...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou." . ed amidst the practical relations of society, and who has formed herself to decision in action, can...
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