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" WHEN my mother died I was very young, And my father sold me while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry " 'weep ! 'weep ! 'weep ! 'weep !" So your chimneys I sweep, and in soot I sleep. "
The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects - Page 148
by Allan Cunningham - 1830
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A First[-fifth] Reader, Book 4

Jenny H. Stickney - 1889
...makes it good to burn. A COMPOSITION. XLVIII. scarce-ly tongue chim-neys cof-fins THE CHIMNEY-SWEEP. When my mother died, I was very young, And my father...tongue Could scarcely cry, " 'weep ! 'weep ! 'weep ! 'weep ! " So your chimneys I sweep and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when...
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Longmans' School Composition

David Salmon - 1890 - 305 pages
...And 'tis a fact, as I have heard, She ever since has kept her word.—Jane Taylor. The Chimney-Sweep. When my mother died I was very young, And my father...tongue Could scarcely cry,' 'Weep ! 'Weep ! 'Weep! 'Weep !' So your chimneys I sweep, and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when his...
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Longmans' School Composition

David Salmon - 1890 - 305 pages
...'tis a fact, as I have heard, She ever since has kept her word.— Jat1e Taylor. The Chimney-Sweep, When my mother died I was very young, And my father...tongue Could scarcely cry, ' 'Weep ! 'Weep ! 'Weep ! 'Weep ! ' So your chimneys I sweep, and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when...
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The Poetical Works of William Blake: Lyrical and Miscellaneous

William Blake - 1890 - 231 pages
...blossom Hears you sobbing, sobbing, Pretty, pretty robin, Near my bosom. THE CHIMNEY-SWEEPER. £HEN my mother died I was very young, And my father sold...my tongue Could scarcely cry " Weep ! weep ! weep ! weep ! " So your chimneys I sweep, and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when...
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The Blue Poetry Book

Andrew Lang - 1891 - 351 pages
...T»he waters wild went o'er his child, — And he was left lamenting. CAMPRELL. THE CHIMNEY-SWEEPER WHEN my mother died I was very young, And my father...tongue Could scarcely cry, ' 'weep ! 'weep ! 'weep ! 'weep ! ' So your chimneys I sweep, and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when...
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The Poetical Works of William Blake: Lyrical and Miscellaneous

William Blake - 1893 - 231 pages
...happy blossom Hears you sobbing, sobbing, Pretty, pretty robin, Near my bosom. THE CHIMNEY-SWEEPER. HEN my mother died I was very young, And my father sold...my tongue Could scarcely cry " Weep ! weep ! weep ! weep ! " So your chimneys I sweep, and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when...
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The Poems of William Blake

William Blake - 1893 - 251 pages
...blossom \ Hears you sobbing, sobbing, I Pretty, pretty robin, I Near my bosom. THE CHIMNEY-SWEEPER. WHKN my mother died I was very young. And my father sold me while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry ' Weep I weep 1 weep I weep 1 ' So your chimneys I sweep, and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Dacre, who...
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The Cowper Anthology: 1775-1800 A. D.

Edward Arber - 1901 - 335 pages
...value such things as these, " You must do, Mr. Devil! just as GOD please ! " ' THE CHIMNEY SWEEPER. WHEN my mother died, I was very young; And my father...my tongue Could scarcely cry' 'Weep ! 'Weep! 'Weep ! 'Weep!': So your chimneys I sweep; and in soot I sleep. There 's little TOM DACRE, who cried, when...
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British Anthologies, Volume 10

Edward Arber - 1901
...value such things as these, " You must do, Mr. Devil ! just as GOD please ! " THE CHIMNEY SWEEPER. WHEN my mother died, I was very young; And my father...tongue Could scarcely cry ' 'Weep ! 'Weep ! 'Weep ! 'Weep! * : So your chimneys I sweep ; and in soot I sleep. There 's little TOM DACRE, who cried,...
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Lectures and Essays: The letters of Charles Lamb. How I traced Charles Lamb ...

Alfred Ainger - 1905
...withhold his name altogether, sent Montgomery Blake's now well-known lines on the chimney-sweeper : When my mother died I was very young And my father...yet my tongue Could scarcely cry Weep ! weep ! weep ! weep. So your chimneys I sweep, and in soot I sleep. They accordingly appear in Montgomery's little...
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