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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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Cambridge examination papers: a suppl. to the University calendar, 1856-59

Cambridge univ, exam. papers - 1856
...and fro. So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly mov'd about, As we had lent her half our powerę To eke her living out. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopea belied — We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. For when the morn...
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Harper's Magazine, Volume 12

Henry Mills Alden, Frederick Lewis Allen, Lee Foster Hartman, Thomas Bucklin Wells - 1856
...breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. 11 So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. 11 Our very hopes belied oor fears. Our fears our hopes belied — We thought her dying when she slept,...
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Poems

Thomas Hood - 1857 - 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. LINES ON SEEING MY WIFE AND TWO CHILDBEN SLEEPING TS THE...
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Introduction to English literature, from Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - 1857 - 360 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 hod Another morn than onrs." — flood. What perfect tranquillity and sense of resignation...
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Memoir of Edmund Dwight

Francis Bowen - 1857 - 22 pages
...night, His breathing soft and low, As in his breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. " And when the morn came dim and sad, And chill with early showers, His quiet eyelids closed, — he had Another morn than ours." We linger here a few moments to take...
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The book of popular songs, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1858 - 275 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...morn came, dim and sad, And chill with early showers, HT quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours. THE MID-WATCH. KB SHBBIDAN.] [Music by...
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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858
...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...For when the morn came dim and sad, And chill with enrly showers, Her quiet eyelids clos'd — she had Another morn than ours. Hood. LAOO VABESE. I stood...
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The Eagle, Volume 18

1895
...catches a glimpse of his trick of antithesis which he has employed with such good effect elsewhere : " Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears, our hopes...dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died." Thus, while adhering roughly to the divisions "comic" and "serious," it is necessary to keep in view...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 43

Literature - 1858
...imperceptible the passage from calm slumber to calmer death, so unobserved the merging of one in the other. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes...dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. The sight of sleeping childhood is often suggestive, to their elders, of the more solemn rest that...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1859
...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 Another morn than ours. (1) Wurly doting— to dote, connected with the Dutch duttm,...
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