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" Oh! but to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sweet. With the sky above my head. And the grass beneath my feet ; For only one short hour To feel as I used to feel, Before I knew the woes of want And the walk that costs a meal! "
A course of elementary reading in science and literature, compiled by J.M. M ... - Page 200
edited by - 1882
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 504 pages
...well as the weary hand ! " Work — work — work, In the dull December light, And work — work — work, When the weather is warm and bright : While...feet ; For only one short hour To feel as I used to feel, Before I knew the woes of want, And the walk that costs a meal ! " Oh ! but for one short hour...
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Prose and Verse, Part 1

Thomas Hood - 1845
...well as the weary hand ! " Work — work — work, In the dull December light ; And work — work — work ! When the weather is warm and bright : While...feet : For only one short hour To feel as I used to feel, Before I knew the woes of want, And the walk that costs a meal ! " Oh ! but for one short hour...
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The Dublin Review, Part 1

1846
...well as the weary hand. " Work — work — work, In the dull December light, And work — -work — work, When the weather is warm and bright — While...feet, For only one short hour To feel as I used to feel, Before I knew the woes of want And the walk that costs a meal ! " Oh but for one short hour!...
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The Pioneer: Or, Leaves from an Editor's Portfolio

Henry Clapp - 1846 - 208 pages
...well as the weary hand ! "Work — work — work, In the dull December light : And work — work — work ! When the weather is warm and bright : While...feet : For only one short hour To feel as I used to feel, Before I knew the woes of want, And the walk that costs a meal ! " Oh ! but for one short hour...
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The Pioneer: Or, Leaves from an Editor's Portfolio

Henry Clapp - 1846 - 208 pages
...As well as the weary hand! "Work—work—work, In the dull December light: And work—work—work! When the weather is warm and bright: While underneath...feet: For only one short hour To feel as I used to feel, Before I knew the woes of want, And the walk that costs a meal! " Oh! but for one short hour!...
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Voices of the True-hearted

1846 - 288 pages
...well as the weary hand. " Work — work — work! In the dull December light, And work — work — work, When the weather is warm and bright^ While underneath...beneath my feet, For only one short hour To feel as I need to feel, Before I knew the woes of want And the walk that costs a meal ! " Oh but for one short...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1846 - 504 pages
...the weary hand ! " Work — work — work, In the dull December light, And work — work — work, While underneath the eaves The brooding swallows cling,...feet ; For only one short hour To feel as I used to feel, Before I knew the woes of want, And the walk that costs a meal ! " Oh ! but for one short hour...
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Voices of the True-hearted

1846 - 288 pages
...well as the weary hand. " Work— work — work! In the dull December light, And work — work — work, When the weather is warm and bright — While...With the sky above my head, And the grass beneath my fret, For only one short hour To feel as I used to feel, Before I knew the woes of want And the walk...
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The Mother's Assistant and Young Lady's Friend, Volumes 8-9

1846
...reminded me of Hood's lines : ' Work — work — work, In the dull December light ; And work — work — work, When the weather is warm and bright ; • While...sunny backs, And twit me with the Spring. ' Oh, but for one short hour ! A respite however brief! No blessed leisure for love or hope, But only time for...
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Poems, Volume 2

Thomas Hood - 1846 - 229 pages
...well as the weary hand ! " Work — work — work, In the dull December light ; And work — work — work ! When the weather is warm and bright : While underneath the eaves The brooding swallows clingAs if to. show me their sunny backs, And twit me with the Spring. " Oh ! but to breathe the breath...
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