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" But 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, A momentary dream that thou art she. My mother ! when I learn'd that thou wast dead, Say,... "
Poems Divine and Moral: Many of Them Now First Published - Page 361
by John Bowdler - 1821 - 468 pages
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The New-York Missionary Magazine, and Repository of Religious ..., Volume 2

Missions - 1801
...his mother's pictnrc out of Norfolk. ' It exhibits a most amiable pattern of filial at ...... . • . My mother ! when I learn'd that thou wast dead, Say, wast thou conscious of the tears I shed? HoverVf thy j?pirit o'er thy sorrowing son, \Vretch^iiW;n rtjfn, life's journey just begun? I heard...
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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...of the tears I shed ? Hover'd thy spirit o'er thy sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unseen,...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1803 - 348 pages
...her own ; And, while that face renews my filial grief, Fancy shall weave a charm for my relief.... Shall steep me in Elysian reverie, A momentary dream,...of the tears I shed ? Hover'd thy spirit o'er thy sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun? Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unseen,...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1806
...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, A 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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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...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, A momentary dream, that thou art she. ly mother ! when I learned that thou wast dead, ay, wast thou conscious of the tears I shed ? Hovered...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807
...though unexpected here ! Who bid'st me honour with an artless song, Affectionate, a mother lost so long. 1 will obey, not willingly alone, Shall steep me in...momentary dream, that thou art SHE. My MOTHER ! when I learned that thou wast dead, Say, wast thou conscious of the tears I shed ? Hover'd thy spirit o'er...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1808
...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, A momentary dream,...sorr'wing son, , ; Wretch even then, life's journey just hegun?. Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unfelt, a kiss ; Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in hliss...
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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,...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, a kiss ; "t...
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Variety: Or, Selections and Essays, Consisting of Anecdotes, Curious Facts ...

Priscilla Wakefield - Anecdotes - 1809 - 207 pages
...whilst that face renews my filial grief, Fancy shall weave a charm for my relief. 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 tears I shed! Hover'd thy spirit o'er...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1810 - 368 pages
...SHAHPE- PICCADILLY. And, while that face renews my filial grief, Fancy shall weave a charm for my relief, Shall steep me in Elysian reverie, A momentary dream,...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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