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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 Living Age ..., Volume 52

1857
...trellised with roses? If not, bow shall he remember the beauty of the green fields, sighing — " ' 0, but to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose...the sky above my head And the grass beneath my feet ! ' " " Will your conventional form of arose — (something like the architectural ones of the Tudors,...
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Revue de linguistique et de philologie comparée, Volume 24

1891
...benumbed, 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...me their sunny backs, and twit me with the Spring. « 0 but to breathe the breath of the cowslip and primrose sweet ! — With the sky above my head,...
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Improvement Era, Volume 5, Issue 1

1901
...work—work—work, when the weather is warm and brfght. While underneath the eaves the brooding swallows cling, "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! but for one short hour! a...
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Legislative History of the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 ..., Volumes 1-2

1974 - 1680 pages
...brain benumbed, As well as the weary hand. Work. work, work. In the dull December light. Work, work, work, When the weather Is warm and bright. While underneath...brooding swallows cling As If to show me their sunny bicki And twit me to the spring. O but to breathe the breath Of the cowslips and primrose sweet. With...
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An Anthology of Chartist Poetry: Poetry of the British Working Class, 1830s ...

Peter Scheckner - 1989 - 353 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...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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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - 1992 - 210 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 As if to show me their sunny backs And twit me with the spring. 'O, but to breathe the breath Of the...
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英美名詩一百首

1993 - 395 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...me their sunny backs And twit me with the spring. 我的話沒完沒了。 工錢是什麼? ﹄ 塊麵包皮, 一身破爛, 一床稻草, 一張粗桌,...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 pages
...Music by George Gershwin. 5 Work — work — work, In the dull December light, And work — work — work, When the weather is warm and bright — While...me their sunny backs And twit me with the spring. THOMAS HOOD, (1799-1845) British poet. "The Song of the Shirt," st. 8(1843). Repr. in Complete Poetical...
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Women, Work, and Representation: Needlewomen in Victorian Art and Literature

Lynn Mae Alexander - 2003 - 257 pages
...Henry Anelay, Reynolds's Miscellany 4 1852 The Seamstress, Peele [exhibited with quotation from Hood: "Oh! But to breathe the breath / Of the cowslip and primrose sweet"] 1852 The Women of England in the Nineteenth Century, Mrs. Huristone 1853 (lé April) "The Belgravian...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - 2006 - 486 pages
...well as the weary hand. "Wo rk — wo rk — 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! A...
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