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The Proofs of Life After Death: A Twentieth Century Symposium; an Assembly ... - Page 272
1902 - 365 pages
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The Pleasures of Memory: With Other Poems

Samuel Rogers, Thomas Stothard - 1801 - 187 pages
...life; Its lights and shades, its sunshine and its showers; As at a dream that charm'd her vacant hours! Oft may the spirits of the dead descend, To watch...hail the spot where first their friendship grew. And heav'n and nature open'd to their view! Oft, when he trims his cheerful hearth, and sees A smiling...
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The pleasures of memory, with other poems

Samuel Rogers - Literary Criticism - 1801 - 187 pages
...Its lights and shades, its sunshine and its showers; As at a dream that charm'd her vacant hours ! Oft may the spirits of the dead descend, To watch...hail the spot where first their friendship grew, And heav'n and nature open'd to their view ! Oft, when he trims his cheerful hearth, and sees A smiling...
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The pleasures of memory, with other poems

Samuel Rogers - Literary Criticism - 1802 - 187 pages
...; Its lights and shades, its sunshine and its showers; As at a dream that charm'd her vacant hours! Oft may the spirits of the dead descend, To watch...hail the spot where first their friendship grew, And heav'n and nature open'd to their view ! Oft, when he trims his cheerful hearth, and see* A smiling...
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The Pleasures of Hope: With Other Poems and The Pleasures of Memory

Thomas Campbell - 1804 - 160 pages
...; Its light and shade, its sunshine and its showers ; As at a dream that charm'd her vacant hours ; Oft may the spirits of the dead descend, To watch...first their friendship grew, And heaven and nature open'd to their view ! Oft, when he trims his cheerful hearth, aud sees A smiling circle, emulous to...
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The Pleasures of Memory: And Other Poems

Samuel Rogers - 1820 - 142 pages
...lights and shades, its sunshine and its showers '. As at a dream mat charmed her vacant hours ! Ot't may the spirits of the dead descend, To watch the...And hold sweet converse on the dusky green ; To hail die spot where first their friendship grew, And heaven and nature opened to their view ! On, when he...
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The British poets of the nineteenth century, including the select works of ...

British poets - 1828
...hoar* • Oft may the spirits of the dead devrcnd. 396 397 To hover ronnd his evening-walk unseen, I ml Arab tribes, when night, With its dim and lovely...well With the magic tales they tell. Through that cyp i >! i . « li i- 11 he trims his cheerful hearth,and gees A smiling circle emulous to please ; There...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation. The Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - English poetry - 1828 - 383 pages
...never forsake others when we can afford them protection and favour. EXTRACT FROM THE PLEASURES OF MEMOB Oft may the spirits of the dead descend, To watch...the silent slumbers of a friend ; To hover round his evening walk unseen, And hold sweet converse on the dusky green ; To hail the spot where once their...
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The poetical works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers, Thomas Campbell, James Montgomery, Charles Lamb, Henry Kirke White - 1829 - 497 pages
...Its lights and shades, its sunshine and ÍES showers; As at a dreum that chinn'd her vacant hours! Oft may the spirits of the dead descend To watch the silent slumbers of a friend ; To hover round h U evening-walk unseen, And hold sweet converse on the dusky green; To lui I the spot where first...
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The poetical works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ...

Samuel Rogers, Thomas Campbell, James Montgomery, Charles Lamb, Henry Kirke White - English poetry - 1830 - 496 pages
...in lights and shades, its sunshine and its showera ; As at a dream that charm'd her vacant hours ! Oft may the spirits of the dead descend To watch the...first their friendship grew, And heaven and nature open'd to their view ! Oft, when he trims his cheerful hearth, and sees Л smiling circle emulous to...
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Recognition in the world to come; or, Christian friendship on earth ...

Christopher Ralph Muston - 1830
...enterprise. And the muse still indulges the conceptions and visions of the " olden times," and assures us " the spirits of the dead descend, To watch the silent slumbers of a friend ; To hover round his evening walk unseen, And hold sweet converse on the dusky green ; To hail the spot where first their...
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