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" I heard the bell tolled on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away, And, turning from my nursery window, drew A long, long sigh, and wept a last adieu ! But was it such ? It was. "
Poems - Page 239
by William Cowper - 1806
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Beauties of Cowper: To which are Prefixed, a Life of the Author and ...

William Cowper - English poetry - 1801 - 231 pages
...mother ! when I learn'd that thou wast dead, Say, wast thou conscious of the tears I shed ? Hover'd thy spirit o'er thy sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unseen, a kiss-j Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bli«s — Ah that maternal...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Cowper - English poetry - 1803
...mother ! when I learn'd that thou wast dead, Say, wast thou conscious of the tears I shed ? Hover'd thy spirit o'er thy sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun? Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unseen, a kiss ; Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss.... Ah that maternal...
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The Poetical Works of William Cowper: Of the Inner Temple, Esq, Volume 3

William Cowper - English poetry - 1806
...reverie, A momentary dream, that thou art she. ly mother ! when I learned that thou wast dead, ay, wast thou conscious of the tears I shed ? Hovered...kiss ; ~\ Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss — Ah that maternal smile ! it answers — Yes. I heard the bell tolled on thy burial day, I saw the...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807 - 482 pages
...MOTHER ! when I learned that thou wast dead, Say, wast thou conscious of the tears I shed ? Hover'd thy spirit o'er thy sorrowing son, Wretch even then,...kiss ; Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss — . Ah that maternal smile ! it answers — Yes. I heard the bell toll'd on thy burial day, I saw...
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Specimens of the Later English Poets: With Preliminary Notices, Volume 3

Robert Southey - English poetry - 1807 - 482 pages
...MOTHER ! when I learned that thou wast dead. Say, wast thou conscious of the tears I shed ? Hover'd thy spirit o'er thy sorrowing son, Wretch even then,...begun ? Perhaps thou gavest me, though unseen, a kiss ; terhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss— Ah that maternal smile ! it answers — Yes. I heard...
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Variety; Or, Selections and Essays: Consisting of Anecdotes, Curious Facts ...

Priscilla Wakefield - Anecdotes - 1809 - 207 pages
..."My mother, when I learned that thou wast dead, Say, wast thou conscious of the tears I shed! Hover'd thy spirit o'er thy sorrowing son, Wretch, even then, life's journey just begun. Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unseen, a kiss i Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss. Ah that maternal smile,...
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The minor poems of William Cowper

William Cowper - 1818
...sorrowing son, Wretch ev'n then, life's journey just begun? Perhaps thou gavest me, though unfelt, a kiss; ~) Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss— s. Ah, that maternal smile! it answers—Yes. } I heard the bell toll'd on thy burial day, I saw the hearse that bore thee slow away,...
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Poems of William Cowper, Esq: With a New Memoir

William Cowper - 186? - 288 pages
...mother ! when I learn'd that "iei wast dead, Say, wast thou conscious of the tears I shed ? Hover'd thy spirit o'er thy sorrowing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun 1 Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unfelt, a kiss, Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss — Ah,...
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Poems divine and moral: many of them now first published

Music - 1821 - 468 pages
...thy spirit o'er thy sorr'wing son, Wretch even then, life's journey just begun ? Perhaps thou gav'st me, though unseen, a kiss ; Perhaps a tear, if souls can weep in bliss— Ah that maternal smile ! it answers, — Yes. I heard the bell toll'd on thy burial day, I saw the...
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