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" THERE is no flock , however watched and tended , But one dead lamb is there ! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair ! The air is full of farewells to the dying, And mournings for the dead; The heart of Rachel, for her children... "
Lyrical gleanings from various authors - Page 41
by Lyrical gleanings - 1864 - 128 pages
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - Great Britain - 1871
...may say in the touching words of Longfellow — " There is no fireside liowso'er defended, But haa one vacant chair ! The air is full of farewells to...Rachel for her children crying Will not be comforted." That is a true picture of the state of things in those ravaged and desolated provinces ; and is not...
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Progressive Exercises in Latin Elegiac Verse

Charles Granville Gepp - English poetry - 1830 - 142 pages
...XCIX. 5. EXERCISE XXXI. (Longfellow). There is no flock, however watch'd and tended, But one dead lamb is there ! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended,...the dying, And mournings for the dead : The heart of Eachel, for her children crying, Will not be comforted ! Let us be patient ; these severe afflictions...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1853
...has not healed the breach or closed the wound. Our "fire-side has one vacant chair;" but " Let us bo patient, these severe afflictions Not from the ground...celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise." Young friends ! how eloquent is her early grave ! Our Jane was 1 6 years of age when she died. How...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1851
...one dead lamb is there 1 There's no fireside, howsoe'er defended, Bat has one vacant chair ! The ah- is full of farewells to the dying, And mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachael, for her children crying. Will not be comforted 1 Let us be patient ! these severe afflictions...
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The Children's Magazine and Missionary Repository, Volume 19

Children's literature - 1856
...RESIGNATION. BY HESBY W. LONGFELLOW. THERE is no flock, however watched and tended, Bat one dead lamb is there ! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair ; The air is fall of farewells to the dying, And mournings for the dead ; The heart of Rachel for her children crying...
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The Gospel herald; or, Poor Christian's magazine, Volume 49

1881
...however watched and tended, Rut one dead lamb is there; There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, Rut has one vacant chair. " The air is full of farewells to the dying, And mourning for the dead ; The heart of Rachel for her children crying, "Will not be comforted." And so...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 24

1850
...RESIGNATION. BY HENRY W. LONGFELLOW. THERE is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there ! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended,...severe afflictions Not from the ground arise, But often timos celestial benedictions Assume this dark disguise. We see out dimly through the mists and...
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The Church

1860
...nearest and sweetest bonds of union. " There is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there ; There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair." Vice separates men. Sin oftentimes creates a " great gulf between them." :>u draw aside from the shameless,...
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The Churchman's companion, Volumes 11-12

...bring her out of her present darkness, into a most marvellous light. THE TWO GUARDIANS. CHAPTER XX. " Let us be patient. These severe afflictions Not from...see but dimly through the mists and vapours, Amid those earthly damps ; What seem to us but sad funereal tapers, May be heaven's distant lamps." LONGFELLOW....
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The Churchman's companion

1871
...is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there ! There is no fireside, howe'er defended, But has one vacant chair. The air is full of farewells to the dying, And mourning for the dead ; The heart of Rachel for her children crying, Will not be comforted." LONQFELtOW....
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