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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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The Poems of William Wordsworth, D.C.L., Poet Laureate, Etc. Etc

William Wordsworth - 1845 - 619 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...Her household motions light and free, And steps of virgin-liberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A Creature not...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 504 pages
...From May-time and the cheerful dawn; A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay. 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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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...view, A Spirit, yet a Woman too ! Her household motions light and free, And steps of virgin-liberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises...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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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...May-time's brightest, liveliest 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...Her household motions light and free, And steps of virgin-liberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A Creature not...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...From May-time and the cheerful dawn ; A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay. I saw her upon nearer view, A spirit, yet a woman...! Her household motions light and free, And steps ofy virgin liberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A creature...
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Imaginations and imitations [in verse], by Hope

Wilton - 1846 - 252 pages
...first she gleamed upon my sight, " A lovely apparition sent " To be a moment's ornament. • * * " 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. • • " A perfect woman—nobly...
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Forest Hill

Forest Hill - 1846
...mother's spirit would not revisit our desolate dwelling. I cannot return to it alone." CHAPTER VII. I saw her upon nearer view A spirit, yet a woman too! ***** A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food, For transient sorrows, simple...
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Selections from the Poetical Works of Geoffry Chaucer: With a Concise Life ...

Geoffrey Chaucer, Charles Dunham Deshler - 1847 - 296 pages
...allegories. She was the sharer of man's joys, the minister to his comfort, the partner of his griefs, " A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, love, blame, kisses, tears and smiles."1 Although, throughout Chaucer's...
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New York Illustrated Magazine Annual

1847
...view, A spirit, yet a woman too, With thoughts sublime and fancies free, And steps of virgin liberty ; A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food, For gentle censures, pleasing wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears and smiles." Just eighteen, and...
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Helen

Maria Edgeworth - English fiction - 1848
...himself, and then stopping before Lady Cecilia, repeated to her, in a very low voice, the following: — " 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." Helen thought Lady Blanche...
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