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" WE watched her breathing through the night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. Our very... "
The Oxford and Cambridge review - Page 250
1846
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her being out. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied ; We thought her dying when...
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Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Hood - 1847 - 229 pages
...broad leagues dissever Him from yonder foam ; — Oh, God ! to think Man ever Comes too near his Home ! THE DEATH-BED. WE watch'd her breathing thro' the...Her quiet eyelids clos'd — she had Another morn than ours. . • TO MY DAUGHTER. ON HEB BIRTHDAY. DEAR Fanny ! nine long years ago, While yet the morning...
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The Christian Parlor Magazine

1847
...breathtng soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly mov'd about, As we had lent her...Her quiet eyelids clos'd — she had Another morn than ours. Have they not met ere this, those two so loving and so lovely ? Who shall say not ? THE...
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The Journey of Life

Catherine Sinclair - Life - 1847 - 339 pages
...her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers, To eke...sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours. HOOD. MEN who have derided the strictness of a Christian's...
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Harden hall; or, The three proposals, ed. [or rather written] by ..., Volume 1

F- B- (hon.) - 1847
...once more she gazed on him; a low moan was heard. " So silently she seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, — As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living- out." CHAPTER XXVIII. ME. BROWN did not survive his dreadful accident many hours. Naturally of a strongunbroken...
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The Judson Offering: Intended as a Token of Christian Sympathy with the ...

John Dowling - Missionaries - 1847 - 294 pages
...her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her being out. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied ; We thought her dying when...
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The Mothers' friend, ed. by Ann Jane, Volumes 8-12

Ann Jane - 1855
...her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. 116 THE WIDOW AND HER SONS. Our very hopes belied our fears — Our fears our hopes belied ; We thought...
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Light on Little Graves

Bereavement - 1848 - 144 pages
...her heart the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her being out. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied ; We thought her dying when...
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Echoes of Infant Voices

M. A. H. - Children in literature - 1849 - 144 pages
...and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes...sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed ; — she had Another morn than ours. SONNET. TO A CHILD. How oft, fair form, when we have bent...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]., Volume 3

Robert Kemp Philp
...wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seem'd to speak. So slowly moved about, As wo had lent her half our powers To eke her living out....thought her dying, when she slept, And sleeping when sho died. For when the morn came dim and sad, And chill with early showers. Her quiet eyelids closed...
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