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" Look at her garments Clinging like cerements; Whilst the wave constantly Drips from her clothing; Take her up instantly, Loving, not loathing,— Touch her not scornfully; Think of her mournfully, Gently and humanly; ' Not of the stains of her— All... "
The Works of Thomas Hood - Page 143
by Thomas Hood - 1864
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Sunshine in the workhouse

Emma Sheppard - Charity - 1809 - 88 pages
...mournful pity for these " unfortunates ? " THE BRIDGE OF SIGHR " Drown'd I drown'd ! " — HAMLCT. ONE more Unfortunate, Weary of breath, Rashly importunate,...her death ! Take her up tenderly, Lift her with care ; Fashion'd so slenderly, Young, and so fair 1 Look at her garments, Clinging like cerements ; Whilst...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...brink of it! Picture it — think of it! Dissolute man! Lave in it, drink of it, Then, if you can ! Take her up tenderly — Lift her with care ! Fashioned so slenderly — Young and so fair I Ere her limbs frigidly, Stiffen too rigidly. Decently, kindly, Smooth and compose them; And her eyes,...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 8

American literature - 1846
...of tear : — perfect purity — this crystallized "One more unfortunate, Wenry of breath, itashly importunate, Gone to her death ! " Take her up tenderly, Lift her with care; FnShion'd so slenderly, Young, and so fair ! " Look at her garments Clinging like cerements; Whilst...
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The Lowell Offering

American literature - 1844
...This sudden movement awoke me, and I found it, alas ! but a dream. ROSINA. EDITOKI AL. THE SUICIDE. One more unfortunate, Weary of breath, Rashly importunate, Gone to her death ! Perishing gloomily, Take her up tenderly, Lilt her with care; Fashion'd so slenderly, Young and so...
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Prose and Verse, Part 1

Thomas Hood - 1845
...appeased my conscience, and absolved my soul. THE BRIDGE OF SIGHS, " Drowned ! drowned ["—HAMLET. ONE more Unfortunate, Weary of breath, Rashly importunate,...her death ! Take her up tenderly, Lift her with care ; Fashion'd so slenderly, Young, and so fair! Look at her garments Clinging like cerements ; Whilst...
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The Village Paupers and Other Poems

George Williams Fulcher - Poor laws - 1845 - 200 pages
...deeds ; — to warn and save Youth, in its wild career, from guilt's untimely grave. THE SUICIDE. " One more unfortunate weary of breath, Rashly importunate...her death, Take her up tenderly, lift her with care, Fashion'd so slenderly, young and so fair." Struggling with desp'rate plunge to reach The sea-weed...
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Prose and Verse, Volumes 1-2

Thomas Hood - 1845
...appeased my conscience, and absolved my soul. [HE BRIDGE OF SIGHS " Drowned ! drowned !"— HAMLET. ONE more Unfortunate, Weary of breath, Rashly importunate, Gone to her death J Take her up tenderly, Lift her with care ;Fashion'd so slenderly, Young, and so fair ! Look at her...
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The Dublin university magazine, Volume 27

University magazine - 1846
...beautify our pages by enshrining in them this gem of perfect purity — this crystallized tear : — " One more unfortunate, Weary of breath, Rashly importunate....death ! " Take her up tenderly, Lift her with care ; Fashion'd so slenderly, Young, and so fair I " Look at her garments Clinging like cerements; Whilst...
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...you hear the endearing expression, My Mother ! THE BRIDGE OF SIGHS. " Drowned ! drowned !"—Hamlet. One more Unfortunate, Weary of breath, Rashly importunate,...her death ! Take her up tenderly, Lift her with care ; Fashion'd so slenderly, Young, and so fair ! Look at her garments Clinging like cerements, Whilst...
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Poems, Volume 2

Thomas Hood - 1846 - 229 pages
...appeased my conscience, and absolved my soul. [HE BRIDGE OF SIGHS " Drowned ! drowned !" — HAMLET. ONE more Unfortunate. Weary of breath, Rashly importunate, Gone to her death ! Take her up tendeny, Lift her with care ; Fashion'd so slenderly, Young, and so fair ! Look at her garments Clinging...
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