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" Some feelings are to mortals given, With less of earth in them than heaven ; And if there be a human tear From passion's dross refined and clear, A tear so limpid and so meek, It would not stain an angel's cheek, 'Tis that which pious fathers shed Upon... "
Recollections of a Lifetime: Or Men and Things I Have Seen ; in a Series of ... - Page 208
by Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1857
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 35

1813
...With less of earth in them than Heav'n ; And, if there he a human tear, From passion's dioss irrn'd and clear, A tear so limpid and so meek, It would not stain an aneel's eliPi-k, Tis that which piiiu« paient» shed Upon their duteo'is children's Ui-adl—ScoM....
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The lady of the lake; a poem

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1810
...her dear form, his mother's band, The islet far behind her lay, And she had landed in the bay. XXII. Some feelings are to mortals given, With less of earth...which pious fathers shed Upon a duteous daughter's head ! And as the Douglas to his breast His darling Ellen closely pressed, Such holy drops her tresses...
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The Lady of the Lake: A Poem

Sir Walter Scott - Scottish poetry - 1810 - 433 pages
...her dear form, his mother's band, The islet far behind her lay, And she had landed in the bay. XXII. Some feelings are to mortals given, With less of earth...which pious fathers shed Upon a duteous daughter's head ! And as the Douglas to his breast His darling Ellen closely pressed, Such holy drops her tresses...
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Letters to John Aikin, M. D.: On His Volume of Vocal Poetry: and on His ...

James Plumptre - Songs, English - 1811 - 472 pages
...heaven; And if thercbca hniuan tear From passion's dross refin'd and clear, A tear so limpid andio meek, It would not stain an angel's cheek, 'Tis that...which pious fathers shed Upon a duteous daughter's head ! P. 73. In the last verse of this Ballad of Edwin and Emma, it is said, " She shiver'd, sigh'd,...
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The British Critic: A New Review, Volume 36

Theology - 1811
...incidents. The following is particularly beautitul. " So.me feelings are to mortals given, With lefs of earth in them than heaven; . . And if there be a human tear From paffion's drofs refined and clear ; A tejr fo limpid and fo meek, It would not Itain an angel's cheek;...
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The British Critic and Quarterly Theological Review, Volume 36

1811
...incidents. The following ie particulaily beautiful. " Some feelings are to mortals given, With lefs of earth in them than heaven ; And if there be a human tear From paffion's drofs refined and ck-ar ; A tear fo limpid and fo meek, jt would not (lain an angi-1'ь cheek...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate

1811
...interesting. " Some feelings are to mortals given, Wiih ˇess ul caiih in them tuau heaven; And it there be a human tear < , From passion's dross refined and clear,, A tear to limpid and so meek, It would not suin an angel's cheek, Tis that which pious tuiliers shed Upon...
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The Christian Observer, Volume 9

Religion - 1811
...interesting. " Some feelings are to mortals given, With less of eailh iu them than heaven ; And il' there be a human tear From passion's dross refined and clear, A tear to limpid and so meek, It would not stain an angel's cheek, Tis that which pious fathers shed Upon...
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Cobbett's Parliamentary Debates, During the ... Session of the ..., Volume 18

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1812
...apt illustration of the affection which his Majesty entertained for his daughter : — Some feeliogs are to mortals given, , With less of earth in them than heaven; But if there he a human tear From passion's drops re6n'd and clear, A tear so limpid and so meek, 1t...
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A Series of Popular Essays: Illustrative of Principles Essentially ..., Volume 2

Elizabeth Hamilton - Education - 1813
...result of an early attention to objects of sympathy is productive of beneficial consequences. ' i " Some feelings are to mortals given " With less of...and so meek, " It would not stain an angel's cheek — " "Pis that which pious fathers shed " Upon a duteous daughter's head!"* This effusion of paternal...
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