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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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Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1844
...free, And steps of virgin liberty ; A countenance in which did meet Sweet records, promises as sweet ; r my part, 1 am never so well pleased as when a judicious...what is the purpose of showing a work to a friend i And now I see with eye serene The very pulse of the machine ; A being breathing thoughtful breath,...
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Scenes and Tales of Country Life: With Recollections of Natural History

Edward Jesse - 1844 - 399 pages
...nurse. Phoebe might have .her faults, but we must take her as she was — A creature not too bright and good, For human nature's daily food, For transient...wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles. Unfortunately for her future happiness, she had attracted the notice of the lady of the manor, and...
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The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 11

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1847
...sweetest picture of woman that ever dawned on poet's brain. Stella was — " A creature not too bright and good For human nature's daily food ; For transient...wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles !" * • * * • " A being breathing thoughtful breath ; A traveller betwixt life and death ; A perfect...
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Memoirs of the Loves of the Poets: Biographical Sketches of Women Celebrated ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - 1844 - 376 pages
...in poetry, as in society; and take the place assigned to us as women— As creatures not too bright or good, For human nature's daily food; For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, bkme, love, kisses, tears and smiles !* We are represented as ruling by our feminine attractions, moral...
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A Love Gift for ...

1841
...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 Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 504 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 Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 78

1875
...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." AGAIN it was June — bright, buoyant, joyous June The day by me mos' eagerly looked forward to was...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...'-or me nearc — som1 thing that the heart or mind dwells upon ; an authentic memorial of the past, 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 Poems of William Wordsworth, D.C.L., Poet Laureate, Etc. Etc

William Wordsworth - 1845 - 619 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 Edinburgh Tales, Volume 1

Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1845
...OF CONNAUGHT. BY BDWARD Q.UILMNAN. CHAPTER I. A creature not too bright or good For human nature'! daily food : For transient sorrows, simple wiles, Praise, blame, love, kisses, tears, and smiles ; And yet a Spirit still, and bright With something of an angel light. Wordsworth. There ia but one...
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