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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 Bible Question Decided in a Correspondence

Rev. William R. Williams - 1852
...Work—work—-work, In the dull December light, J3 ' And work—-work—workWhen the weather is warm and brightWhile 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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The Young Ladies' Elocutionary Reader: Containing a Selection of Reading Lessons

Anna U. Russell - 1853 - 480 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...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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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

1853 - 472 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 Wheat-sheaf; Or, Gleanings for the Wayside and Fireside ...

1853 - 416 pages
...In the dull December light, And work — work — work, When the weather is warm and bright — 159 While underneath the eaves, The brooding Swallows...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 Wheat-Sheaf: a Suggestive Reader. [A Collection of Extracts in Prose and ...

Elizabeth Nicholson - 1853 - 396 pages
...light, And work — work — work, When the weather is warm and bright — While underneath the caves, The brooding Swallows cling, As if to show me their...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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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1853 - 785 pages
...light; And work — work — work ! When the weather is warm and bright : While underneath the caves The brooding swallows cling, As if to show me their...spring. "Oh! but to breathe the breath Of the cowslip anil primrose sweet ; With the sky above my head, And the grass beneath my feet: For only one short...
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A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...benumb'd, 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...the eaves The brooding swallows cling, As if to show their sunny backs, And twit me with their spring. Thomas Hood. Run if you like, but try to keep your...
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Moral Aspects of City Life

Edwin Hubbell Chapin - 1853 - 191 pages
...on in a dream. #**##*» Work — work — work ! In the dull December light, And work — work — work ! When the weather is warm and bright : While...the eaves The brooding swallows cling, As if to show their sunny backs, And twit me with the Spring. Oh ! but to breathe the breath, Of the primrose and...
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Life in New York, in Doors and Out of Doors

William Burns - 1853 - 90 pages
...the weather is warm and bright— While u' i!f ine;ttti the eaves The brood iig swaltows cling, As il to show me their sunny backs, And twit me with the spring, " Oh! but to breathe the breath Ot the cowslip ami primrose sweet— With the sky above try head. And the gra:-s beneath my leet, For...
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Poems

Thomas Hood - 1854 - 388 pages
...work, In the dull December light, And work — work — work, When the weather is warm and brightWhile underneath the eaves The brooding swallows cling As...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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