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" Affectionate, a mother lost so long. 1 will obey, not willingly alone, But gladly, as the precept were her own : And, while that face renews my filial grief, Fancy shall wave a charm for my relief, Shall steep me in Elysian reverie, A momentary dream,... "
The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ... - Page 431
by William Cowper - 1835
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...her own; And, while that face renews my filial grief, Fancy shall weave a charm for my reliefShall steep me in Elysian reverie, A momentary dream, that...even then, life's journey just begun ? Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unseen, a kiss-j Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in blięs — Ah that maternal...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1803 - 363 pages
...gladly, as the precept were her own ; And, while that face renews my filial grief, Fancy shall weave a charm for my relief.... Shall steep me in Elysian...even then, life's journey just begun? Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unseen, a kiss ; Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss.... Ah that maternal...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...gladly, as the precept were her own : And, while that face renews my filial grief, Fancy shall weave a charm for my relief, Shall steep me in Elysian reverie,...momentary dream, that thou art she. My mother ! when I learned that thou wast deadi Say, wast thou conscious of the tears I shed? Hovered thy spirit o'er...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807
...Shall steep me in Elysian reverie, A momentary dream, that thou art SHE. My MOTHER ! when I learned that thou wast dead, Say, wast thou conscious of the...journey just begun ? Perhaps thou gavest me, though unseen, a kiss ; Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss — . Ah that maternal smile ! it answers...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...gladly, as the precept were her own : And, while that face renews my filial grief, Fancy shall weave a charm for my relief, Shall steep me in Elysian reverie,...of the tears I shed ? Hover'd thy spirit o'er thy sorr'wing son, , ; Wretch even then, life's journey just hegun?. Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unfelt,...
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Variety, Or, Selections and Essays: Consisting of Anecdotes, Curious Facts ...

Priscilla Wakefield - Anecdotes - 1809 - 207 pages
...Shall sleep me hi Elysian reverie, A momentary dream, that thou art she. "My mother, when I learned that thou wast dead, Say, wast thou conscious of the...even then, life's journey just begun. Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unseen, a kiss i Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss. Ah that maternal smile,...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...honour with an artless soug, Affectionate, a mother lost so long. 1 will obey, not willingly alone, My mother ! when I learn'd that thou wast dead, Say,...of the tears I shed ? Hover'd thy spirit o'er thy sorr'wing son, _ -Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? Perhaps thou gav'st roe, though unfelt,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810 - 368 pages
...JUNE I.ISIO,KY JOHS SHAHPE- PICCADILLY. And, while that face renews my filial grief, Fancy shall weave a charm for my relief, Shall steep me in Elysian reverie,...of the tears I shed ? Hover'd thy spirit o'er thy sorr'wiug son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun? Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unfelt,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810
...gladly, as the precept were her own : And, while that face renews my filial grief, Fancy shall weave a charm for my relief, Shall steep me in Elysian reverie,...conscious of the tears I shed? Hover'd thy spirit o'er Ihy sorr'wing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun? Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unfelt,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1810
...receiving his mother's picture out of Norfolk. It exhibits a most amiable pattern of filial affection. My mother ! when I learn'd that thou wast dead, Say,...of the tears I shed ? Hover'd thy spirit o'er thy Borrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? 1 heard the bell toll'd on thy burial-day,...
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