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" O woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light, quivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou... "
Machinists' Monthly Journal - Page 398
1903
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The romance of war: or, The Highlanders in Spain

James Grant - History - 1847
...raging with as much fury as ever. CHAPTER XIII. THE SISTER OF CHARITY. " O woman ! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as...the shade By the light quivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou ! " Marmion. WHEN Ronald again became conscious...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 117

Current events - 1916
...man who would not to-day echo Sir Walter Scott's familiar lines, — O Woman! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made. It is not woman's fault. The poetry of the world is filled with the words ' to win' and 'to woo'; one...
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The Man, Volume 1, Issue 1

Rationalism - 1833
...not, we of nobler clay May temper it to bear,— it is but for a day. O, woman! in our hours of ease. Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as...the shade By the light quivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brow A ministering angel thou! SCIENCE! thou fair effusive ray From the...
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Scottish Notes and Queries, Volumes 4-6

Genealogy - 1891
...Shakespeare's — "Frailty, thy name is woman ! " Or with Scott's — О woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made. (Afaruiion, c. vi., s. 30. MAC THE LAMP ACRE.1 ["BITS ABOUT EDINBURGH"— No. 3.] THE ancient collegiate...
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The Dartmouth, Volume 1

1867
...with an "&c.," when ho had taken what Beemed to answer his purpose : "O woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as...the shade By the light quivering Aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brow A ministering Angel thou .'" "The world was sad ! — the garden was...
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Proceedings ..., Volume 2

New York State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1879
...that is it is too old. (Laughter.) • Then some one else has said : "Oh! woman, in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as...the shade By the light quivering aspen made ; When pain and anguish cloud the brow A ministering angel thou." But that is old, and that is hackneyed....
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Annual Proceedings

Iowa State Bar Association - Bar associations - 1901
...cheerful laughter. It was Walter Scott who sang : — "Oh Woman! In our hour of ease. Inconstant, ooy and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aap.? n made; When pain and anguish wriug the brow, A ministering angel Hum!" The ladies: Mother, sister,...
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Blacks in Appalachia

William Hobart Turner, Edward J. Cabbell - History - 1985 - 277 pages
...feminine frailties, has an assuaging sentiment in the concluding lines: O, Woman! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made; When pain and anguish wring the brow A ministering angel thoul Lincoln also spent much time about the courthouse...
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The Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton, Volume 29

Gilbert Keith Chesterton - Religion - 1988 - 617 pages
...tiaras, real crowns as well 1 Probably these lines from Martnion xxx: O Woman! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please. And variable as...the shade By the light quivering aspen made; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou! as real diamonds. If they were artists,...
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Ulysses Annotated: Notes for James Joyce's Ulysses

Don Gifford, Robert J. Seidman - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 645 pages
...the phrase in Marmion (1808), sending it on its way toward cliche: "O Woman! in our hours of ease, / Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, / And variable...shade / By the light quivering aspen made; / When pain and anguish wring the brow, / A ministering angel thou!" (canto 6, stanza 30). 13.328 (355:13-14)....
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