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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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Compton Merivale: Another Leaf from the Lesson of Life

Mary Matilda Howard - 1850 - 407 pages
...By-the-by, I never very much admired another celebrated description of the sex, by Sir Walter Scott Oh, woman, in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard...light, quivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish lave the brow, A ministering angel thou ! " A good nurse implies many valuable qualities,'' said Mrs....
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The confessor, Volume 3

Confessor - 1851
...destruction, when, had he but been ruled by me, he would now have been safe at Paris or the Hague." CHAPTEK X. O, Woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou ! WALTER SCOTT. As, unlike his illustrious predecessors in suffering, Albert Lyndesay was not deemed...
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Arundines Cami: Sive, Musarum Cantabrigiensium Lusus Canori

Henry Drury - 1851 - 361 pages
...rX Matavöpov rap' aVovos, ' * ' ie j. paaaay r¡ iocvecpeis, Jïlarmton. O WOMAN, in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and...and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou ! Scott. rí/ 0 vaws ar¡cwv iueXos otTpov /taXáic ao1 aTa9pr¡vei. XtVcro/uai,...
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Clara Cameron

Clara Cameron (fict.name.) - 1851
...like to lose sight of you I could fancy I already feel the better for your return." CHAPTER X. " 0 woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou I " MARMION. WHEN Lady Eastham left the sick-room of her husband, she met the physician entering for...
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Romantic Records of Distinguished Families: Being the Second Series of the ...

Bernard Burke - 1851
...to quote the beautiful and very pertinent lines of Sir Walter Scott : /' O, woman! in our hoon of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou." THE LEES. IF human evidence is to be taken as a sufficient test of truth, as we seem to allow it in...
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Happy Evenings; Or, The Literary Institution at Home

Clara Lucas Balfour - 1851 - 312 pages
...and Moore, and come to Scott, who says, in a stanza truthful rather than complimentary : " ' Oh, woman, in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard...quivering aspen made ; "When pain and anguish wring the hrow, A ministering angel thou.' " His poetic female characters are, for the most part, true to this...
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Anglo-American Literature and Manners. From the French

Philarète Chasles - 1852 - 312 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...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou.' If I didn't touch it off to the nines it's a pity. I never heerd you preach so well, says one, since...
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Anglo-American Literature and Manners

Philarète Chasles - 1852 - 312 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...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou.' If I didn't touch it off to the nines it's a pity. I never heerd you preach so well, says one, since...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...was sad, the garden was a wild, And man, the hermit, sighed till woman smiled. Campbell. 690 WOMAN. O, woman! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou. Scott. Woman is the lesser man. Tennyson. When foes the hand of menace shook, And friends betrayed,...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal, Volume 41

1853
..."Excúseme, madam," said he; the last canto of "Marmion'' : " I cannot help expressing my regrets " 0 woman, in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou." Then turn to the Bard of Hope, and not done so already : learn these lines by heart, if you have...
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