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" O Woman ! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou! "
The Poetical Works of Sir Walter Scott, Baronet - Page 144
by Sir Walter Scott - 1887 - 646 pages
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register
...save the sweet and consolatory dictates of the purest pity and compassion for suffering humanity. " O woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou." Nothing could exceed the tender and unwearied care, with which she nursed him night and day, assisted...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 61

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, William Empson, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - Literary Criticism - 1835
...appointed burden I Compare the beautifully delicate, but still kindred lines of Sir Walter Scott — ' O, woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou ! ' Or the more passionate breathings of poor Zuleika's tenderness, in the verses of Lord Byron : '...
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The Cabinet: Or, Monthly Report of Polite Literature, Volume 4

Literary Criticism - 1808
...squire, or groom, one cup to bring Of blessed water, from the spring, To slake my dying thirst ! ' O, woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...accents said, When with the baron's casque, the maid To the nigh streamlet ran : Forgot were hatred, wrongs, and fears ; The plaintive voice alone she hears,...
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Marmion;: A Tale of Flodden Field

Sir Walter Scott - Flodden, Battle of, England, 1513 - 1808 - 377 pages
...groom, one cup to bring Of blessed water, from the spring, To slake my dying thirst !" — • XXXI. O, woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...accents said, -When, with the Baron's casque, the maid To the nigh streamlet ran : Forgot were hatred, wrongs, and fears j The plaintive voice alone she hears,...
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The Monthly Mirror: Reflecting Men and Manners: With Strictures on ..., Volume 4

Performing Arts - 1808
...injured Clara alone remains — he cries for water to slake his thirst, on which the poet exclaims: * O, woman, in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard...and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou ! — " P. 362. And Clara comes to his relief. He learns from her the fate of Constance — his anguish...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1808
...squire, or groom, one cup to bring Pf blessed water, from the spring, To slake my dying thirst !"— {5, woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...quivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring die brow, A ministering angel thou ! — Scarce were the piteous accents said, When, with the Baron's...
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Select Reviews of Literature, and Spirit of Foreign Magazines, Volume 1

Enos Bronson - Literature, Modern - 1809
...squire, or groom, one cup to bring Of blessed water from the spring, To slake my dying thirst !" — O, woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...ministering angel thou ! — Scarce were the piteous accents-said, When, with the baron's casque, the maid To the nigh streamlet ran : Forgot were hatred,...
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Letters from Portugal and Spain: An Account of the Operations of the Armies ...

Adam Neale - History - 1809
...assiduity towards them, that it brought forcibly to my recollection that beautiful passage in Marmion. O woman, in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou. Having discharged my djity at the hospital, and taken a list of the corps and numbers of the wounded,...
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Letters from Portugal and Spain: comprising an account of the operations of ...

Adam Neale - History - 1809 - 464 pages
...assiduity towards them, that it brought forcibly to my recollection that beautiful passage in Marmion. O woman, in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard...pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel then. ceeded to visit a house further to the left, which was occupied by the French soldiery. In general...
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Select Reviews, Volumes 1-2

Language Arts & Disciplines - 1809
...Page, squire, or groom, one cup Of blessed water from the spring, To »lake my dying thirst!" — O, woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...quivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brou , A ministering angel thou ! — Scarce were the piteous accents said, When, with the baron's...
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