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" She dares go alone and unfold sheep in the night, and fears no manner of ill, because she means none : yet to say truth, she is never alone, for she is still accompanied with old songs, honest thoughts, and prayers, but short ones ; yet they have their... "
The Republic of Letters: A Weekly Republication of Standard Literature - Page 163
1836
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The Inheritance, Volume 2

Susan Ferrier - 1893
...simple sketch I have met with somewhere and admired," said Lyndsay ; " I think it is one of old Isaak Walton's. Speaking, I presume, of some such person,...sure, very good. I wished her to have come here with my aunts ; but she writes me she cannot be spared at present, and they will not be persuaded to leave...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - 1893
...night, and fears no manner of ill, because she means none ; yet, to say truth, she \* never alone, but is still accompanied with old songs, honest thoughts, and prayers, but short ones; yet they have their ellicacy, in that they are not appalled with ensuing idle cogitations. Lastly,...
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Novels, Volume 4

Susan Ferrier - 1894
...stuffed with religion and poetry, I think, and with texts, and songs, and hymns, that there seems little room for good common sense." " From your account,...sure, very good. I wished her to have come here with my aunts ; but she writes me she cannot be spared at present, and they will not be persuaded to leave...
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A Book of English Prose, Character and Incident 1387-1649

1905 - 395 pages
...dares go alone and unfold sheep in the night, and fears no manner of ill, because she means none : yet to say truth, she is never alone, for she is still...songs, honest thoughts, and prayers, but short ones ; yet they have their efficacy, in that they are not palled with ensuing idle cogitations. Lastly,...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: With Twenty-nine Portraits and Selections from ...

Henry Augustin Beers - 1894 - 313 pages
...night, and fears no manner of ill, because she means none ; yet to say truth, she is never alone, but is still accompanied with old songs, honest thoughts and prayers, but short ones. Thus lives she, and all her care is she may die in the spring-time, to have store of flowers stuck...
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Belgravia: A London Magazine, Volume 95

1898
...night, and fears no manner of ill, because she means none ; yet, to say truth, she is never alone — she is still accompanied with old songs, honest thoughts and prayers, but short ones." In Queen Elizabeth's time they used to sing " Go no more a-Rushing": Go no more a-rushing, maids, in...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: With Twenty-nine Portraits and Selections from ...

Henry Augustin Beers - 1899 - 325 pages
...night, and fears no manner of ill, because she means none ; yet to say truth, she is never alone, but is still accompanied with old songs, honest thoughts and prayers, but short ones. Thus lives she, and all her care is she may die in the springtime, to have store of flowers stuck upon...
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In a Quiet Village

Sabine Baring-Gould - 1900 - 319 pages
...night, and fears no manner of ill, because she means none : yet, to say truth, she is never alone, she is still accompanied with old songs, honest thoughts, and prayers, but short ones." There is still a reminiscence of the milk-maid that comes to us every spring, in the fresh flickering...
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The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time, Volume 8

David Josiah Brewer, Edward Archibald Allen, William Schuyler - 1900 - 4190 pages
...night, and fears no manner of ill, because she means none; yet, to say truth, she is never alone, but is still accompanied with old songs, honest thoughts, and prayers, but short ones ; yet they have their efficacy, in that they are not palled with ensuing idle cogitations. Lastly,...
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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers, David Patrick - 1901
...goe alone and unfold sheepe i' th' night, and feares no manner of ill, because she meanes none ; yet hast one to shew, ; yet they have their efficacy, in that they are not I'.-iuIt-il [palled, weakened] with insuing idle...
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