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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 Lutheran Home Journal, Volume 3

1858
...light: And write — write — write! When the weather is warm and bright ; While underneath the eavei The brooding swallows cling, As if to show me their...sunny backs, And twit me with the spring. Oh ! but for one short hour ! A respite, however brief! Ho blessed leisure for love or hope, But only time for...
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Our Plague Spot: In Connection with Our Polity and Usages : as Regards Our ...

1859 - 604 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 Shirburnian

1864
...following lines, nor understand the wretched condition of the being whose misery is therein described ? "Oh ! but to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and...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 ! liu t for one short hour !...
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Advanced Reading Book: Literary and Scientific

Advanced reading book - 1860 - 432 pages
...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...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 ...

England - 1860 - 472 pages
...weary hand. " Work — work — work, In the dull December light, And work — work — work, AYhen 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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The Ladies' Reader: Designed for the Use of Ladies' Schools and Family ...

John William Stanhope Hows - 1860 - 425 pages
...well as the weary hand ! " Work — work — work I In the dull December light ; And work — work — work ! When the weather is warm and bright : While...swallows cling, As if to show me their sunny backs, " Oh ! but to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sweet; With the sky above my head, And...
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Notes and Queries

1860
...Workman, No. C6. "I'll gild the faces of the grooms withal, That it may seem their guilt." — Macbeth. "While underneath the eaves The brooding swallows...me their sunny backs, And twit me with the spring." " The Song of the Shirt." To which, perhaps, might be added the first six lines of Coleridge's " Sonnet...
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Notes and Queries

1860
...Workman, No. 6C. "I'll gild the faces of the grooms withal, That it may seem their guilt." — Macbeth. " While underneath the eaves The brooding swallows cling,...me their sunny backs, And twit me with the spring." " The Song of the Shirt." To which, perhaps, might be added the first six lines of Coleridge's " Sonnet...
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Our homeless poor; and what we can do to help them, by the author of 'Helen ...

Ellen Barlee - 1860 - 239 pages
...devised for this malady, which appears now to have reached its fever point ? CHAPTER VII. lalf ag " Oh, but to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sweet. With the sky above her head, And the grass beneath her feet ! For only one short hour To feel as she used to feel, Before...
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The Parochial (Oxford parochial) magazine [afterw.] The Oxford ..., Volume 3

1863
...for one hour a day, if possible ; into the green of a park, since no one hour would enable her " — to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sweet, With the sky above her head, And the grass beneath her feet." done it better, and that with less dealing of death to her...
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