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" WE watched her breathing through the night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. Our very... "
The Oxford and Cambridge review - Page 274
1846
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Poems

Thomas Hood - English poetry - 1854 - 388 pages
...her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her...sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours. LIJ\TES ON SEEING MY WIFE AND TWO CHILDBEN SLEEPING IN THE...
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Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt

Samuel Johnson, William Hazlitt - 1854
...breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. " So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her...sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours." " Thomas Hood has now another morn than ours — may that...
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POEMS

THOMAS HOOD - 1854
...breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro, So silently we seemM to speak? So slowly mov'd about, As we had lent her...eke her living out. Our very hopes belied our fears s Our fears our hopes belied™ We thought her dying when she slept^ And sleeping when she died. For...
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The Sunday at Home, Volume 25

1878
...of friends whose hopes, in the words of one who rests within these walls, belied their fears : "But when the morn came, dim and sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours." One of the first names to catch the eye is that of John...
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The Christian's penny magazine, and friend of the people [ed. by J. Campbell ...

Congregational union of England and Wales - 1854
...her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her heing out. Our very hopes belied our fears ; Our fears our hopes belied ; We thought her dying when...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 7

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1855
...her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. " So silently we seemM to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her...sad, And chill with early showers. Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours." As a companion piece we quote two remarkable stanzas, to...
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Alice Gray; or, The ministrations of a child

Alice Gray (fict. name.) - 1855
...breast the wane of life Kept heaving to and fro. " So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her...sad And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed, she had Another morn than ours !" — HOOD. CHAPTER XI. " Rest from their labours, and their...
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LECTURES ON ENGLISH LITERATURE, FROM CHAURER TO TENNYSON

HENRY REED - 1855
...her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her...sad And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours."* "What perfect tranquillity and sense of resignation there...
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Lectures on English Literature: From Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - English literature - 1855 - 387 pages
...her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her...sad And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours."* What perfect tranquillity and sense of resignation there...
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The American Fugitive in Europe: Sketches of Places and People Abroad

William Wells Brown - African Americans - 1855 - 315 pages
...breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. " So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her...sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed — she had Another morn than ours." Thomas Hood has another morn ; may that morn have brightened...
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