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" When death is nigh, my latest sigh Will not be life's, but hers. I fill'd this cup to one made up Of loveliness alone, A woman, of her gentle sex The seeming paragon — Her health! and would on earth there stood Some more of such a frame, That life might... "
Kettell, Samuel: Specimens of American Poetry... - Page 84
1829
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American Melodies: Containing a Single Selection from the Productions of Two ...

American ballads and songs - 1841 - 286 pages
...bright face one glance will trace a picture on the brain, And of her voice in echoing hearts a sound must long remain ; But memory such as mine of her so very much endean, When death is nigh, my latest sigh will not be life's, but hers. I fill this cup to one made...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1842 - 468 pages
...bright face one glance will trace A picture on the brain, And of her voice in echoing hearts A sound must long remain ; But memory, such as mine of her,...nigh my latest sigh Will not be life's, but hers. I fill'd this cup to one made up Of loveliness alone, A woman, of her gentle sex The seeming paragon...
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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1843 - 476 pages
...her, So very much endears, When death is nigh my latest sigh Will not be life's, but hers. I fill'd this cup to one made up Of loveliness alone, A woman,...health ! and would on earth there stood, Some more of such,a frame, That life might be all poetry, THE VOYAGER'S SONG.s SoDNDtrumpets,ho! — weigh anchor...
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The New Mirror, Volume 2

1843
...become common air — known nnd enjoyed by everybody, but without a name. The song beginning — " I fill this cup to one made up of loveliness alone," A woman of her gentle sex the seeming paragon," etc. l — this, and two or tbree others of Pinkney's " entire and ! perfect cbrysolites," should be...
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Gems from the American Poets: With Brief Biographical Notices

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1844 - 120 pages
...bright face one glance will trace A picture on the brain, And of her voice in echoing hearts A sound must long remain ; But memory, such as mine of her,...nigh my latest sigh Will not be life's, but hers. I fill'd this cup to one made up Of loveliness alone, A woman, of her gentle sex Her health ! and would...
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Life in the New World, Or, Sketches of American Society, Parts 1-5

Charles Sealsfield - Frontier and pioneer life - 1844 - 349 pages
...they rose, and the young man in the linen jacket gave the excellent toast of our gallant Piukney : " I fill this cup to one, made up of loveliness alone...paragon ; Her health ! And would on earth there stood ! Same more of such a frame! That life might all be poetry, and weariness a name."' " Sir !" I cried,...
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Life in the New World, Or, Sketches of American Society, Parts 1-5

Charles Sealsfield - Frontier and pioneer life - 1844 - 349 pages
...they rose, and the young man in the linen jacket gave the excellent toast of our gallant Pinkney: *' I fill this cup to one, made up of loveliness alone;...gentle sex the seeming paragon ; Her health ! And wouid on earth there stood! Some more of such a frame! That life might all be poetry, and weariness...
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The Miscellaneous Poems of Edward C. Pinkney

Edward Coote Pinkney - 1841 - 16 pages
...bright face one glance will trace a picture on the brain, And of her voice in echoing hearts a sound must long remain ; But memory such as mine of her so very much cnclears, When death is nigh my latest sigh will not be life's but hers. I filled this cup to one made...
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The American Speaker: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and Exercises ...

John Frost - Elocution - 1845 - 448 pages
...Can match the mighty music of that horn, On midnight's fathomless profound ! MELLEN. 113. A HEALTH. I FILL this cup to one made up of loveliness alone, A woman, of her gentle sex the seeming paragon ; To whom the better elements and kindly stars have given A form so fair, that, like the air, 'tis...
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The Floral Gift, from Nature and the Heart

Mary Chauncey - American poetry - 1846 - 128 pages
...Jama Bet ida ip, — Class 21, Order 8. An ornamental tree of t«mp«rate climate«, GRACEFULNESS. I FILL this cup, to one made up, of loveliness alone A woman, of her gentle sex the seeming paragon, To whom the better elements, and kindly stars have given, A form so fair, that like the air 'tis less...
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