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" Tis now become a history little known, That once we called the pastoral house our own. Short-lived possession ! But the record fair, That memory keeps of all thy kindness there, Still outlives many a storm, that has effaced A thousand other themes less... "
Book for Parents: The Genius and Design of the Domestic Constitution, with ... - Page 129
by Christopher Anderson - 1834 - 420 pages
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An Anthology of Mother Verse

Elizabeth McCracken - Mothers - 1917 - 194 pages
...once we called the pastoral house our own. Short-lived possession ! but the record fair, That memory keeps of all thy kindness there, Still outlives many...made, That thou mightst know me safe and warmly laid, — All this, and, more endearing still than all, Thy constant flow of love, that knew no fall, Ne'er...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - English poetry - 1918 - 364 pages
...once we called the pastoral house our own. Short-lived possession! But the record fair That memory keeps, of all thy kindness there, Still outlives many...confectionary plum; The fragrant waters on my cheeks bestowed By thy own hand, till fresh they shone and glowed; All this, and, more endearing still than...
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The Home Book of Verse: American and English, 1580-1918

American poetry - 1918 - 4009 pages
...once we called the pastoral house our own. Short-lived possession! but the record fair, That memory d stream bore her far away, The Lady of Shalott. Lying,...falling light— Through the noises of the night confectionery plum; The fragrant waters on my cheek bestowed By thy own hand, till fresh they shone...
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A Book of English Verse on Infancy and Childhood

Leonard Southerden Wood - Children - 1921 - 365 pages
...once we call'd the pastoral house our own. Shortliv'd possession ! but the record fair, That memory keeps of all thy kindness there, Still outlives many a storm, that has effac'd A thousand other themes less deeply trac'd, Thy nightly visits to my chamber made, That thou...
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Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading ..., Volume 7

Charles Herbert Sylvester - Children's literature - 1922
...once we call'd the pastoral house3 our own. Shortlived possession! but the record fair, That memory keeps of all thy kindness there, Still outlives many...morning bounties ere I left my home, The biscuit, or confectionery plum; The fragrant waters on my cheeks bestow'd By thy own hand, till fresh they shone...
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English Childhood: Wordsworth's Treatment of Childhood in the ..., Volume 37

Adolph Charles Babenroth - Children in literature - 1922 - 401 pages
...intimate glimpses of life in the household: Thy nightly visits to my chamber made, That thou mightest know me safe and warmly laid; Thy morning bounties ere I left my home, The biscuits, or confectionary plum; The fragrant waters on my cheeks bestowed By thy own hand, till fresh...
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An Anthology of English Verse

John Drinkwater - English poetry - 1924 - 368 pages
...That once we called the pastoral house our own Short-lived possession! but the record fair That memory keeps, of all thy kindness there, Still outlives many...confectionary plum; The fragrant waters on my cheeks bestowed By thy own hand, till fresh they shone and glowed; All this, and more endearing still than...
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The Modern Student's Book of English Literature

Harry Morgan Ayres - English literature - 1924 - 898 pages
...once we called the pastoral house our own. Short-lived possession! but the record fair That memory arment, bestowed By thy own hand, till fresh they shone and glowed ; All this, and more endearing still than...
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The Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1925 - 1100 pages
...once we called the pastoral house our own. Short-lived possession ! but the record fair, That memory keeps of all thy kindness there, Still outlives many...me safe and warmly laid; Thy morning bounties ere 1 left my home, — The biscuit, or confectionery plum ; The fragrant waters on my cheeks bestowed...
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Come Hither: A Collection of Rhymes and Poems for the Young of All Ages

Walter De la Mare - American poetry - 1923 - 696 pages
...once we called the pastoral house our own. Short-lived possession! but the record fair That memory keeps, of all thy kindness there, Still outlives many...or confectionary plum ; The fragrant waters on my cheek bestowed By thy own hand, till fresh they shone and glowed ; All this, and more endearing still...
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