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" A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet; A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food, For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles. "
The Living Age ... - Page 276
1848
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

John Wilson - 1842
...Like a ladye from a far countree," and laid there by hands unseen on the counterpane of our crib, " A creature not too bright or good For human nature's...transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, hisses, tears, and smiles!" What flesh so exquisitely beautiful as wax! There is a delicacy in that...
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The Mirror of Literature, Amusement, and Instruction, Volume 39

1842
...the difficulty he found in creating " a spirit, yet a woman too," ' ' A creature not too bright and good For human nature's daily food. For transient...wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles." Most readers turn with indifference from llose Bradwardine, Julia Manwaring, and a dozen others. Diana...
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Poetical Remains of the Late Lucy Hooper

Lucy Hooper - 1842 - 291 pages
...free And step of virgin liberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food ; For transient sorrow, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears and smiles. A perfect woman, nobly planned,...
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Softness, by the author of 'Hardness'.

Charles Henry Knox - 1842 - 322 pages
...SOFTNESS. I forget how they go on,—oh, yes, I remet her,'' continued she, looking fondly at Eliza :" ' A creature not too bright or good For human nature's daily food. For tiansient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, lore, kisses, tears, and smiles.' " Sir Thomas could...
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Miss Pen and her niece; or, The old maid and the young one

Elizabeth Stone - 1843
...free. And steps of virgin liberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A creature not too bright or good For human nature's...wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears and smiles. WORDSWORTH. ON the ensuing morning, anxious to inquire after the health of his fair acquaintance of...
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Perennial Flowers

1843 - 172 pages
...free, And steps of virgin liberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A creature not too bright or good For human nature's...wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears and smiles. And now I see, with eye serene, The very pulse of the machine ; A being breathing thoughtful breath,...
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The American Review, and Metropolitan Magazine, Volume 1

1843
...countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; A creature not too bright or good For humun nature's daily food ; For transient sorrows, simple...wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears and smiles. And now I see with eye serene The very pulse of the machine ; A being breathing thoughtful breath,...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1844
...free, And steps of virgin liberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet; A Creature not too bright or good For human nature's...wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles. And now I see with eye serene The very pulse of the machine; A Being breathing thoughtful breath, A...
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Life, by ***.

Life - 1844
...image gay, To haunt, to startle, and waylay. I saw her upon nearer view, A spirit, yet, a woman too! A creature not too bright or good For human nature's...wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles. A perfect woman nobly planned, To warn, to comfort, and command; And yet a spirit still and bright,...
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Cyclopædia of English literature, Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...free, And steps of virgin liberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; mmittee of supply which give« you your army f or...exists but what is gross and material ; and who, t And now I see with eye serene The very pulse of the machine ; A being breathing thoughtful breath,...
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