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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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The Obligations of Literature to the Mothers of England

Caroline Amelia Halsted - English literature - 1840 - 178 pages
...his after career, and left so indelible an impression as never to have been wholly eradicated, — " the record fair That mem'ry keeps of all thy kindness there, Still outlives many a storm that has effac'd A thousand other themes less deeply traced." It may not, however, be so generally known that...
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Poems. With a Biographical and Critical Introduction by the Rev ..., Volume 2

William Cowper - English poetry - 1841
...once we called the pastoral house our own. Shortlived possession ! but the record fair, That memory keeps of all thy kindness there, Still outlives many...confectionary plum ; The fragrant waters on my cheeks bestow 'd By thy own hand, till fresh they shone and glow'd : All this, and more endearing still than...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1841
...visits to my chamber made, That thou mighist know me safe and warmly luid ; Thy morning bounties ere 1 left my home, The biscuit, or confectionary plum, The fragrant waters on my cheeks bestow'd Ey thy own hand, till fresh they shone and glow'di AH Ms, and more endearing still than all, Thy constant...
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An Essay on Elocution, Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - Elocution - 1842 - 357 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...
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Kind Words for His Young Friends

William (uncle, pseud.) - Children - 1842
...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...traced. Thy nightly visits to my chamber made, That thou might' st know me safe and warmly laid ; Thy winning bounties, ere I left my home, The biscuit, or...
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The United States Reader: Containing a Variety of Exercises in Reading ...

John D. Post - Readers - 1842 - 304 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...effaced A thousand other themes less deeply traced. 5. Thy nightly visits to my chamber made, That thou might'stb know me safe and warmly laid ; Thy morning...
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The Children's Magazine and Missionary Repository, Volume 13

Children's literature - 1850
...thanksgiving to God for so providentially saving the life of his drowning brother. MY MOTHER'S LOVE. Thy nightly visits to my chamber made, That thou might'st know me safe and warmly laid." COWPEK. THE Jews had a legend or tradition, which many of them believed, that every human being was...
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The Ladies' Pearl: A Monthly Magazine, Volume 2

1842
...kiss of soothing tenderness ! I sec thee now, bending over my bed to kiss me into a quiet slumber. " Thy nightly visits to my chamber made, That thou might'st know me warm and softly laid ; Thy morning bounties, ere I lt;ft my home, The biscuit or confectionery plumb"...
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Perennial Flowers

Children's poetry - 1843 - 172 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...morning bounties ere I left my home, The biscuit or confectionery plum ; The fragrant waters on my cheeks bestowed By thy own hands, till fresh they shone...
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The Biographical Dictionary of the Society for the ..., Volume 3, Issue 1

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - Biography - 1843
...return." But the English poet has, perhaps, the superiority in the description of maternal cares : " Thy nightly visits to my chamber made That thou mightst...warmly laid, Thy morning bounties ere I left my home," &c. ; for which we have in Arco " Nam mihi fingebas lusus, et grata canebas Ad cuuas, blandum invitabas...
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