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" A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet; A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food: For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles. "
The cynosure, select passages from the most distinguished writers [ed. by ... - Page 53
by Cynosure - 1837
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Rambles and Reveries

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - American literature - 1841 - 436 pages
...heart by apoeticalmind. He arrayed his rustic charmer with few ideal attractions. His vows were paid to A creature not too bright or- good For human nature's daily food; For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears and smiles. Her positive and tangible graces...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 3

John Wilson - 1842
...the cheerful dawn; A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay. " I saw her on a nearer view, A spirit yet a woman too! Her household...good For human nature's daily food; For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles. " And now I see with eye serene...
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Poetical Remains of the Late Lucy Hooper

Lucy Hooper - 1842 - 291 pages
...practical example of her life, how does it realize to us the exquisite picture of Wordsworth ; We see her upon nearer view, A spirit, yet a woman too ! Her household motions light and free And step of virgin liberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A creature...
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Forest Life, Volume 2

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - Frontier and pioneer life - 1842 - 484 pages
...world is not half so respectable as Aunty Parshalls standing on her dish-kettle ! 183 CHAPTER XLIV. A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food ; For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles. WORDSWORTH. THE love of dress...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

John Wilson - 1842
...Like a ladye from a far countree," and laid there by hands unseen on the counterpane of our crib, " A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food, For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles !" What flesh so exquisitely...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

John Wilson - 1842
...Like a ladye from a far countree," and laid there by hands unseen on the counterpane of our crib, " A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food, For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, hisses, tears, and smiles!" What flesh so exquisitely beautiful...
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Softness, by the author of 'Hardness'.

Charles Henry Knox - 1842 - 322 pages
...SOFTNESS. I forget how they go on,—oh, yes, I remet her,'' continued she, looking fondly at Eliza :" ' A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food. For tiansient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, lore, kisses, tears, and smiles.' " Sir Thomas could...
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Miss Pen and her niece; or, The old maid and the young one

Elizabeth Stone - 1843
...then drove off, and Granville returned, without farther interruption, to his residence. CHAPTER IV. I saw her upon nearer view, A Spirit, yet a Woman...good For human nature's daily food ; For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears and smiles. WORDSWORTH. ON the ensuing morning,...
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Perennial Flowers

Children's poetry - 1843 - 172 pages
...May-time and the cheerful dawn ; A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and way-lay. I saw her upon nearer view, A spirit, yet a woman...good For human nature's daily food ; For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears and smiles. And now I see, with eye serene,...
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The American Review, and Metropolitan Magazine, Volume 1

1843
...this — her mission upon earth is a holy and important one. The sweetest of living poets has said, I saw her, upon nearer view, A spirit, yet a woman too : Her household motions light and free And Ptep of viigin iiberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A creature...
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