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Talks with Boys and Girls: Or Wisdom Better Than Gold - Page 34
by Benjamin Bartis Comegys, Layman - 1878 - 237 pages
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 54

England - 1843 - 832 pages
...ask them why they stand Weeping sore hefore the hosoms of their mothers, In our happy fatherland ? They look up with their pale and sunken faces, And their looks are sad to see ; For the man's grief untimely draws and presses Down the cheeks of infancy. " Your old earth," they say, " is very...
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Practical Error, and the Test of True Holiness: A Sermon at the Ordination ...

Alonzo Hill - Ordination sermons - 1831 - 584 pages
...when the poor children " Looked up with their pale and sunken faces, And their looks were sad to see ; Your old earth, they say, is very dreary ; ( Our young feet, they say, are very weak ! " — who heard this cry, and responded most nobly to this appeal ? It was our kind-hearted friend,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 54

Scotland - 1843 - 1380 pages
...ask them why they stand Weeping sore before the bosoms of their mothers, In our happy fatherland ? They look up with their pale and sunken faces, And their looks are sad to see ; For the man's grief untimely draws and presses Down the cheeks of infancy. " Your old earth," they say, " is very...
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The Poems of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Volume 2

Elizabeth Barrett Browning - 1844 - 290 pages
...ask them why they stand Weeping sore before the bosoms of their mothers, In our happy Fatherland ? They look up with their pale and sunken faces, \ And their looks are sad to see, For the man's grief abhorrent, draws and presses Down the cheeks of infancy — " Your old earth," they say, " is...
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The Oxford and Cambridge review, Volume 1

1845 - 694 pages
...ask them why they stand Weeping sore before the bosoms of their mothers, In our happy Fatherland ? ' They look up with their pale and sunken faces, And their looks are sad to see, For the man's grief abhorrent drowns and presses Down the cheeks of infancy. ' " Your old earth," they say, " is...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 558 pages
...ask them why they stand Weeping sore before the bosoms of their mothers, In our happy fatherland ! They look up with their pale and sunken faces, And their looks are sad to see ; For the man's grief untimely draws and presses Down the cheeks of infancy. " Your old earth," they say, " is very...
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Southern Quarterly Review, Volume 7

Daniel Kimball Whitaker, Milton Clapp, William Gilmore Simms, James Henley Thornwell - 1845 - 562 pages
...articulate utterance of that childish wo, and ought to wring, redress even from the hands of tyrants : "They look up with their pale and sunken faces, And their looks are sad to see ; For man's grief abhorrent, draws and presses Down the cheeks of infancy, — "Your old earth," they say,...
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 302 pages
...ask them why they stand Weeping sore before the bosoms of their mothers, In our happy fatherland ! They look up with their pale and sunken faces, And their looks are sad to see ; For the Man's grief untimely draws and presses Down the cheeks of Infancy. " Your old Earth," they say, " is very...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 540 pages
...ask them why they stand Weeping sore before the bosoms of their mothers, In our happy fatherland ! They look up with their pale and sunken faces, And their looks are sad to see ; For the man's grief untimely draws and presses Down the cheeks of infancy. "Your old earth," they say, " is very...
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The Poems of Elizabeth Barrett Browning ...

Elizabeth Barrett Browning - 1850 - 318 pages
...ask them why they stand Weeping sore before the bosoms of their mothers, In our happy Fatherland ? They look up with their pale and sunken faces, And their looks are sad to see, For the man's grief abhorrent, draws and presses Down the cheeks of infancy — " Your old earth," they say, " is...
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