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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 Lady's Pearl, Volumes 3-4

Women - 1843
...kiss of soothing tenderness ! I see 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 left my home, The biscuit or confectionery plumb"...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 5-6

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1845
...once we called the pastoral house our own. Short-lived possession I 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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Cyclopędia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...once we called the pastoral house our own. Short-lived possession ! but the record fair, That memory enniless come there, Lest, smit with ardent love, he pine with hopeless care bestowed By thy own hand, till fresh they shone and glowed : All this, and more endearing still than...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...deeply traced. Thy nightly visits to my chamber made, That thou mightst know me safe and warmly laid; M cheek bestowed By thy own hand, till fresh they shone and glowed ; All this, and more endearing still...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
...once we called the pastoral house our own. Short-lived possession! But the record fair That memory And warms the nations with redoubled ray. Enough for me: With joy I see The d 68 A thousand other themes less deeply traced. Thy nightly visits to my chamber made, That thou mightst...
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"Mother" in Verse and Prose: A Book of Remembrance

Robert Haven Schauffler - Mothers - 1916 - 343 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 hand, till fresh they shone...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...once we called the pastoral house ' our own. Short-lived possession ! but the record fair That memory 60 The biscuit, or confectionary plum ; The fragrant waters on my cheeks bestowed By thy own hand,...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 792 pages
...once we called the pastoral house 1 our own. Short-lived possession ! but the record fair That memory the unrestrained swing of the individual's personality,...maxim of "every man for himself." Above all, the idea 60 The biscuit, or confectionary plum; The fragrant waters on my cheeks bestowed By thy own hand, till...
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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 2

Franklyn Bliss Snyder - English literature - 1916 - 889 pages
...our own. Short-lived possession! but the record fair That memory keeps, of all thy kindness there, 55 Still outlives many a storm that has effaced A thousand...left my home, The biscuit, or confectionary plum; 61 The fragrant waters on my cheeks bestowed By thy own hand, till fresh they shone and glowed; All...
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To Mother: 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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