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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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National Preceptor

Jesse Olney - 1845
...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 his faint...
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The Rose of Sharon: A Religious Souvenir

Caroline Mehetabel Sawyer - Devotional literature - 1846
...shed abroad a love for all who live,' I do not fear that it will cease to live and act. Willis says, ' How strikingly the course of Nature tells, By its...suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world ! ' and I believe that love is all that is needed to make the harmony complete. I have been among the...
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The Poets of America: With Occasional Notes

American poetry - 1847 - 405 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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Poems of Early and After Years

Nathaniel Parker Willis - History - 1848 - 410 pages
...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 happier world ! King David's limbs were weary. He had fled From far Jerusalem ; and...
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Analysis of the English Language: With a Complete Classification of ...

Stephen Watkins Clark - English language - 1851 - 168 pages
...gentle nurse, Bears on its bosom, quietly gave way, 10 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 (G. 107. IV). He had fled 15 Prom far Jerusalem ; and now he stood,...
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Amy Wilton: or, Lights and shades of Christian life

Emma Jane Worboise - History - 1852
...and does appear to sympathize with its emotions of happiness. But an American poet has said: — " How strikingly the course of Nature tells, By its light heed of human suffering, That it waa fashioned for a happier world." EARLY MORN. 19 The poet is right. Rocks, rivers, and forests, flowers,...
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The Wheat-sheaf: Or, Gleanings for the Wayside and Fireside ...

American literature - 1853 - 416 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 light...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 Wheat-sheaf, a suggestive reader: containing germs of pure and noble ...

Enoch Lewis - Literature - 1853 - 396 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 light...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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A cyclopædia of sacred poetical quotations, ed. by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1854
...like a gentle nurse, Bears ou 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. NP Willis. Christian, behold the typic shade Of that dim path prepared for thee — Behold, in Jordan's...
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Elocution Made Easy, Containing Rules and Selections for Declamation and Reading

Rufus Claggett - 1855
...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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