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" Oh! why should the spirit of mortal be proud ? Like a swift, fleeting meteor, a fast-flying cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave, He passeth from life to his rest in the grave. The leaves of the oak and the willow shall fade, Be scattered... "
THE LIFE OF ABRAHAM LINCOLN; - Page 166
by WARD H. LAMON - 1872
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The cabinet; or The selected beauties of literature [ed. by J. Aitken].

Cabinet - 1824
...the wave — He passes from life to his rest in the grave. II. The leaves of the oak and the willows shall fade, Be scattered around, and together be laid...high, .shall moulder to dust, and together shall lie. in. The child that a mother attended and loved, The mother that infant's affection that proved, The...
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The Poetical Melange, Volume 1

English poetry - 1828
...the wave — He passes from life to his rest in the grave. ii. The leaves of the oak aud the willows shall fade, Be scattered around, and together be laid...the high, Shall moulder to dust, and together shall He. in. The child that a mother attended and loved, The mother that infant's affection that proved,...
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The Sacred Lyre: Comprising Poems, Devotional, Moral and Preceptive ...

Christian poetry, English - 1828 - 360 pages
...from life to his rest in the grave. The leaves of the oak and the willows shall fade, Be scatter'd around, and together be laid ; And the young and the old, and the low aod tbr high, Shall moulder to dust, and together shall lie. The child that a mother attended and lov'd,...
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Supplement to the Connecticut Courant: Containing Tales, Travels ..., Volume 3

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1832
...He DU« from life to bii rest in the grave. The leaves of the oak and wilkmi -hall fade, Be Mattered around, and together be laid ; And the young and the old, and the low and the high, Shall mooUer to dun, and together ihall lie. The child that a mother attended and loved, The moaner, that...
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The Millennial Harbinger, Volume 2

William Kimbrough Pendleton - Book of Mormon - 1838
...fast fleeting cloud, я A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave, He passeth from life to hit rest in the grave. The leaves of the oak and the willow...Shall moulder to dust and together shall lie. The child whom a mother attended and lov'd, The mother that infant's affection who prov'd, The husband...
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The Millennial Harbinger, Volume 2

William Kimbrough Pendleton - Book of Mormon - 1838
...flash of the lightning, a break of the wave, He passeth from life to his rest in the grave* The loaves of the oak and the willow shall fade, Be scattered around and together he laid, And the young and the old, and the low and the high, Shall moulder to dust and together shall...
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The Illustrated Book of Christian Ballads and Other Poems

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Religious poetry, English - 1844 - 164 pages
...fast flitting meteor, a fast flying cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave — He passes from life to his rest in the grave. The leaves of the oak and the willows shall fade, Be scatter'd around, and together be laid; And the young and the old, and the low...
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The lonely hearth, the Songs of Israel, Harp of Zion, and other poems

William Knox - 1847
...fast flitting meteor, a fast flying cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave — He passes from life to his rest in the grave. The leaves of the oak and the willows shall fade, j Be scattered around, and together be laid ; And the young and the old, and the...
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The sacred poets of England and America: for three centuries

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1849 - 552 pages
...fast flitting meteor, a fast flying cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave — He passes from life to his rest in the grave. The leaves of the oak and the willows shall fade, Be scattered around, and together be laid ; And the young and the old, and the...
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Selections for Reading and Speaking, for the Higher Classes in Common Schools

Joshua Leavitt - 1850 - 312 pages
...cloud, A flash of the lightning, a break of the wave, He passeth from life to his rest in the grave. 2. The leaves of the oak and the willow shall fade, Be scattered around, and together be laid ; The young and the old, the great and the high, Shall moulder to dust, and together shall lie. 3....
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