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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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Songs of Innocence and of Experience

William Blake - 2003 - 54 pages
...1794 VIEW 14R: Plate 19 Where Mercy, Love & Pity dwell There God is dwelling too. The Chimney Sweeper When my mother died I was very young, And my father...while yet my tongue, Could scarcely cry weep weep weep weep. So your chimneys I sweep & in soot I sleep. Theres little Tom Dacre, who cried when his head,...
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Literature, Science and Exploration in the Romantic Era: Bodies of Knowledge

Tim Fulford, Debbie Lee, Deborah Jean Lee, Peter J. Kitson - 2004 - 324 pages
...the Chimney Sweeper's Friend too, and excerpted from it the most profound poem of all on the subject. When my mother died I was very young, And my father...tongue, Could scarcely cry, 'Weep! weep! weep!' So your chimnies I sweep, and in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Toddy,69 who cried when his head, That was...
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Northrop Frye on Milton and Blake, Volume 16

Northrop Frye, Angela Esterhammer - 2005 - 490 pages
...vineyards of red France."2 Let us look at another poem in the Songs of Innocence, 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, & in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when his head,...
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William Blake

William Blake - 2007 - 48 pages
...as a release to happiness. He is then reconciled to his hardfate. Should we agree with the speaker? When my mother died I was very young, And my father...while yet my tongue Could scarcely cry weep weep weep weep. So your chimneys I sweep & in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when his head...
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布雷克詩選

William Blake - 2007 - 367 pages
...happy Blossom Hears you sobbing sobbing Pretty Pretty Robin Near my Bosom. The Cfiimney Sweeper Vv 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 & in soot I sleep. There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when his head...
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The Age of Romanticism

Joanne Schneider - 2007 - 165 pages
...Ellis collection highlights the dilemma of these impoverished, forgotten boys. When my mother died when 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 & in soot 1 sleep. There's little Tom Dacre, who cried when his head,...
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