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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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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volumes 7-8

1854
...her leader, who was with her when her spirit almost imperceptibly took its flight. " Sometimes our hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied—-...— when she slept ; And sleeping — when she died. Her end was peace." In compliance with her request, the scholars, after attending morning service on...
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Mary Barton: A Tale of Manchester Life, Volume 2

Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell - England - 1849 - 423 pages
...could say was, "Good night, Mary, and may God bless you." Mary Barton. CHAPTER III. "But \vhen tlie morn came dim and sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours." Hoon. IN the middle of that same night a neighbour of the...
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The Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - English poetry - 1850 - 528 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 her...Her quiet eyelids clos'd — she had Another morn than ours. FROM THE COURSE OP TIME. 481 ROBERT POLLOK. (1799—1827.j THE anthor of " The Conrse of...
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The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe: The literati

Edgar Allan Poe, Nathaniel Parker Willis - 1850
...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 hope belied our fears ; Our fears our hope belied ; We thought her dying when she...
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The Broken Bud: Or, Reminiscences of a Bereaved Mother

Meta Lander - 1861 - 325 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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The Diosma, a Perennial

Hannah Flagg Gould - English poetry - 1851 - 287 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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Living to Christ, a mother's memorial of a departed daughter

Jesus Christ - 1852
...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 she...
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Thoughts on the Death of Little Children

Samuel Irenĉus Prime - Children - 1852 - 154 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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The Mourner's Friend; Or, Sighs of Sympathy for Those who Sorrow

J. B. Syme - Death - 1852 - 180 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 Home friend, a weekly miscellany of amusement and instruction, Volume 2

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1853
...breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. " So silently she seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her...sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than оиrч." HOOD. HOME FEIEND; A WEEKLY MISCELLANY OF AMUSEMENT...
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