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" The quiet man submitted to his fate ; Though prudent matrons waited for his call, With cool forbearance he avoided all ; Though each profess'da pure maternal joy, By kind attention to his feeble boy : And though a friendly widow knew no rest, Whilst neighbour... "
The Works - Page 233
by George Crabbe - 1823
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Tales, Volume 2

George Crabbe - 1813
...boy : And though a friendly Widow knew no rest, Whilst neighbour Jones was lonely and distress'd ; Nay, though the maidens spoke in tender tone Their...such numbers who will serve instead : And in whatever stale a man be thrown, 'Tis that precisely they would wish their own ; Left the departed infants—...
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Tales, continued. Flirtation, a dialogue. Occasional pieces

George Crabbe - 1834
...boy : And though a friendly Widow knew no rest, Whilst neighbour Jones was lonely and distress'd ; Nay, though the maidens spoke in tender tone Their...cheerless life, As if 'twere sin to take a second wife. And in whatever state a man be thrown, 'Tis that precisely they would wish their own ; Left the departed...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1838 - 732 pages
...boy : And though a friendly widow knew no rest, Whilst neighbour Jones was lonely and distress'd : ohn 0 ! Mis a precious thing, when wives are dead, To find such numbers who will servo instead : And in...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1838 - 732 pages
...hoy : And though a friendly widow knew no rest, Whilst neighhour Jones was lonely and distress'd : Nay, though the maidens spoke in tender tone Their...persisted in that cheerless life. As if 'twere sin to lake a second wife. O! 'tis a precious thing, when wives are dead, Tu End such numbers who will serve...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1838 - 732 pages
...friendly widow knew no rest, Whilst neighbour Jones was lonely and distress'd : Nay, though the maiden« Ai if 'twere sin to lake a second wife. О ! 'tis a precious thing, when wives are dead, To find such...
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The Poetical Works of Crabbe, Heber, and Pollok: Complete in One Volume

George Crabbe - 1845 - 518 pages
...boy : And though a friendly widow knew no rest, Whilst neighbour Jones was lonely and distress'd ; Nay, though the maidens spoke in tender tone Their...Jones still persisted in that cheerless life, As if Ч were sin to take a second wife. Oh ! Ч is a precious thing, when wives are dead, To find such numbers...
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The Tales and Miscellaneous Poems

George Crabbe - English poetry - 1847 - 384 pages
...boy : And though a friendly Widow knew no rest, Whilst neighbour Jones was lonely and distress'd ; Nay, though the maidens spoke in tender tone Their...cheerless life, As if 'twere sin to take a second wife. Oh ! 't is a precious thing, when wives are dead, To find such numbers who will serve instead : And in...
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The Life and Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe

George Crabbe - 1847 - 587 pages
...boy ; And though a friendly Widow knew no rest, Whilst neighbour Jones was lonely and distress'd ; Nay, though the maidens spoke in tender tone Their hearts' concern to sec him left alone, Jones still persisted in that cheerless life, As if Ч were sin to take a second...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from ..., Volume 1

John Aikin - English poetry - 1850 - 760 pages
...boy : And though a friendly widow knew no rest, Whilst neighbour Jones was lonely and distress'd • lake a second wife. 0 ! 'tis a precious thing, when wives are dead. To find such numbers who will serve...
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The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1852
...boy : And though a friendly widow knew no rest. Whilst neighbour Jones was lonely and distress'd • Nay, though the maidens spoke in tender tone Their...hearts' concern to see him left alone — Jones still jtersisted in that cheerless life, As if 'twere sin to take a second wife. O! 'tis a precious thing,...
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