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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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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 1

Beautiful poetry - 1853
...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...fears, Our fears our hopes belied — We thought her dymg when she slept, For when the morn came dim and sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids...
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Voices from the Silent Land: Or, Leaves of Consolation for the Afflicted

Martha Noyes Williams - Suffering - 1853 - 274 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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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt, Volume 4

Samuel Johnson - 1854
...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...sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours." " Thomas Hood has now another morn than ours — may that...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood, with a Biographical Sketch

Thomas Hood - 1854 - 490 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...sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had LINES ON SEEING MY WIFE AXD TWO CHILDREN SLEEPING IN THE SAME CHAMUER. AND has the...
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Poems

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1854 - 388 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...sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours. LIJ\TES ON SEEING MY WIFE AND TWO CHILDBEN SLEEPING IN THE...
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POEMS

THOMAS HOOD - 1854
...breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro, So silently we seemM to speak? So slowly mov'd about, As we had lent her...eke her living out. Our very hopes belied our fears s Our fears our hopes belied™ We thought her dying when she slept^ And sleeping when she died. For...
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The Sunday at Home, Volume 25

1878
...of friends whose hopes, in the words of one who rests within these walls, belied their fears : "But when the morn came, dim and sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours." One of the first names to catch the eye is that of John...
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The Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1854
...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 heing out. Our very hopes belied our fears ; Our fears our hopes belied ; We thought her dying when...
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The National Magazine, Volume 7

Abel Stevens, James Floy - American essays - 1855
...her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. " So silently we seemM 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 ours." As a companion piece we quote two remarkable stanzas, to...
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Alice Gray, Or, The Ministrations of a Child

Alice Gray (fict. name.) - Children - 1855 - 195 pages
...breast the wane 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...sad And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed, she had Another morn than ours !" — HOOD. CHAPTER XI. " Rest from their labours, and their...
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