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" When my mother died I was very young, And my father sold me while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry  "
Stories from My Attic - Page 13
by Horace Elisha Scudder - 1896 - 269 pages
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Spirit of the English Magazines

1824
...When my Mother died, I WSB very young, And my Father sold me, white yet my tongue Could scarcely cry, Weep ! weep! weep So your chimneys I sweep, and In soot I sleep. 'There's little Tom Toddy, who cried whm bis head, That curl'd like a laiab's back, was shaved) so I • said, " Hush,...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 21; Volume 39

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1824
...of a " maid in Bedlam in the spring;" but it is the madness of genius. THE CHIMNEY-SWEEPER. • When my Mother died, I was very young, And my Father...yet my tongue Could scarcely cry, Weep ! weep ! weep ! So your chimneys I sweep and in soot I sleep. ' There's Ihde Tom Toddy, wjto cried when bis fcead,...
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The Every-day Book: Or Everlasting Calendar of Popular Amusements, Sports ...

William Hone - 1827
...Mr. Charles Lamb, from a very rare and curioui little work, Mr. Blake's " Songs of Innocence." AVhen my mother died I was very young, And my father sold...me, while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry, " Weep I weep 1 weep !" So your chimnies I sweep, and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Toddy, who cried...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects

Allan Cunningham - 1830
...hear." Another song, called " The Chimney Sweeper," is rude enough truly, but yet not without pathos. " When my mother died I was very young, And my father...my tongue Could scarcely cry — weep ! weep ! weep ! So your chimneys I clean and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when his head,...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 2

William Hone - 1830
...Communicated by Mr. Charles Lamb, from a very rare and curioiu little work, Mr. Blake's " Songs of Innocence." When my mother died I was very young, And my father...my tongue Could scarcely cry, " Weep ! weep ! weep 1" So your chimnies I sweep, and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Toddy, who cried when his head,...
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The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of ..., Volume 2

William Hone - 1837
...Communicated by Mr. Charles Lamb, from a very rare and curioiu little work, Mr. Blake's " Songs of Innocence." When my mother died I was very young, And my father...me, while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry, " Weep I weep ! weep !" So your chimnies I sweep, and in soot I slt-ep. There's little Tom Toddy, who cried...
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The Every-day Book and Table Book: Or, Everlasting Calendar of ..., Volume 1

William Hone - 1837
...Conmniiicatcd by Mr. Charles Lamb, from a very rare omd mriout little work, Mr. Blake's " Songs of Innocence." When my mother died I was very young, And my father...me, while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry, " Weep ! weep'l weep I" So your rhimnies I sweep, and in soot I sleep. . There's little Tom Toddy, who cried...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 2; Volume 110

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - 1859
...poor half-crazy Blake, the artist, write his pathetic little poem of " The Chimney-Sweep " : — " When my mother died, I was very young, And my father sold me, while yet my tongue Could scarcely call out, ' 'Weep, 'weep, 'weep,' So your chimnies I clean, and on soot I sleep. " There's little Tom...
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The every-day book: or The guide to the year, Volume 2

William Hone - 1859
...from a very rare unit turioiu little U>UT!\ Mr. Blake's " Songs of Innocence " When my mother died J was very young, And my father sold me, while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry, " Weep ! weep 1 weep !" So your chimnies I sweep, and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Toddy, who cried when his...
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Town and Forest

Anne Manning - 1860 - 286 pages
...poor half-crazy Blake, the artist, write his pathetic little poem of " The Chimney Sweep : " — " When my mother died I was very young, And my father sold me while yet my tongue Could scarcely call out, ' 'Weep, 'weep, 'weep ; ' So your chimneys I clean, and on soot I sleep. "There's little...
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