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" With a soft cheek upon the lulling tide, Forgot the lifting winds; and the long stems, Whose flowers the water, like a gentle nurse, Bears on its bosom, quietly gave way, And leaned, in graceful attitudes, to rest. How strikingly the course of nature... "
Historical Sketch of the Old Sixth Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteers ... - Page 200
by John Wesley Hanson - 1866 - 352 pages
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Sketches

Nathaniel Parker Willis - American poetry - 1827 - 96 pages
...like a gentle nurse, Bears on its bosom, quietly gave way And leaned in graceful attitudes to rest. How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its...heed of human suffering, That it was fashioned for a perfect world! King David's limbs were weary. He From far Jerusalem, and now he J With his faint...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...a gentle nurse, Bears on its bosom, quietly gave way, Ajid leaned, in graceful attitudes, to rest. How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its...suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world ! King David's limbs were weary. He had fled From far Jerusalem; and now he stood, With his faint people,...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 pages
...like a gentle nurse, Bears on its bosom, quietly gave way, And leaned, in graceful attitudes, to rest. How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its...suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world ! King David's limbs were weary. He had fled From far Jerusalem ; and now he stood, With his faint...
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Specimens of American poetry: with critical and biographical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Kettell - American poetry - 1829
...like a gentle nurse, Bears on its bosom, quietly gave way And lean'd in graceful attitudes to rest. How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its light heed of human suffering, That it was fashion'd for a perfect world ! Whose love had been his shield; and his deep tone Grew tremulous ;...
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The Academical Speaker: A Selection of Extracts in Prose and Verse, from ...

Benjamin Dudley Emerson - Elocution - 1831 - 338 pages
...a "gentle nurse, Bears on its bosom, quietly gave way, And leaned, in graceful attitudes, to rest. How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its...suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world! The pall was settled. He who slept beneath Was straightened for the grave; and, as the folds Sunk to...
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The English Orator: a Selection of Pieces for Reading & Recitation

James Hedderwick - 1833
...waters like a gentle nurse Bear on its bosom, quietly gave way And lean'd in graceful attitudes to rest. How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its light heed of human suifering, That it was fashion'd for a happier world! King David's limbs were weary. He had fled From...
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Melanie and Other Poems

Nathaniel Parker Willis - American literature - 1835 - 231 pages
...like a gentle nurse, Bears on its bosom, quietly gave way, And leaned, in graceful attitudes, to rest. How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its...suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world ! King David's limbs were weary. He had fled From far Jerusalem; and now he stood, With his faint people,...
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Sacred Harmony: The Best Poetical Pieces of the Most Eminent Christian Poets ...

Religious poetry - 1838 - 304 pages
...like a gentle nurse, Bears on its hosom, quietly gave way, And leaned, in graceful attitudes, to rest. How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its...suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world I King David's limhs were weary. He had fled From far Jerusalem ; and now he stood, With his faint...
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The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - Readers - 1838 - 336 pages
...like a gentle nurse, Bears on its bosom, quietly gave way, And leaned, in graceful attitudes, to rest. How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its...suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world ! 2. King David's limbs were weary. He had fled From far Jerusalem ; and now he stood, With hisjaint...
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Readings in poetry: a selection from the best English poets, from Spenser to ...

Readings - 1843
...like a gentle nurse, Bears on its bosom, quietly gave way, And leaned, in graceful attitudes, to rest, How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its...suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world! King David's limbs were weary. He had fled From far Jerusalem; and now he stood, With his faint people,...
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