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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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Songs of the soul, from the writings of British, Continental and ...

Songs - 1856
...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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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...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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Once a week, an illustrated miscellany of literature, art, science & popular ...

...who may have had mercy even on the murderer at the eleventh hour. Everything said : HOw strikmgly the course of nature tells, By its light heed of human...suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world. So thinking I retired to rest, and fell asleep to dream of this episode in my life-experience, gathered...
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ADVENTURES AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF AMERICANS;

HENRY HOWE - 1859
...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 I King David's limbs were weary, He had fled from far Jerusalem ; and...
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A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...like a gentle uurge, 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 ; aud...
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The Rebellion Record: A Diary of American Events, with Documents ..., Volume 7

Frank Moore - United States - 1864
...repeating part, of Willis's description of the pursuit of King David by his son Absalom, and saying : M How strikingly the course of nature tells, By its...suffering, That It was fashioned for a happier world." But, as I get so far, I suddenly find I hare company, and am joined by one of my comrades, who, having...
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A sister's influence

Sister - 1863
...True indeed to that lonely watcher must have appeared the testimony of the poet : " How striking the course of nature tells, By its light heed of human...suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world." Twilight came gradually stealing over the landscape, softening down the day's gayer tints, and enveloping...
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Love's labour not lost

J Blackburne Kane - 1863
...of his unknown benefactor, had none now. CHAPTER XXI. " How strikingly the course of nature shows, By its light heed of human suffering, That it was fashioned for a happier world ! " WILLIS. IT was midsummer that season in which all nature seems to rejoice; when sometimes,...
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One Hundred Choice Selections in Poetry and Prose: Both New and Old ...

Nathaniel Kirk Richardson - Readers - 1866 - 192 pages
...gave way, Whose flowers the water, like a gentle nurse 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 class and standard series of reading books. 5 pt. [in 7].

Charles Bilton - 1868
...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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