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" Where the lamps quiver So far in the river, With many a light From window and casement From garret to basement, She stood, with amazement, Houseless by night. "
Sunshine in the workhouse - Page 55
by Emma Sheppard - 1809 - 88 pages
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - 1851 - 558 pages
...Alas for the rarity Of Christian charity Under the sun! Oh ! it was pitiful! Near a whole city full, Home she had none. Sisterly, brotherly, Fatherly,...basement, She stood with amazement Houseless by night. • But not the dark arch Or the black flowing river: , Mad from life's history Glad to death's mystery...
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Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art, Volume 8

1851
...sounded the voices of some of the stern, immaculate ones of earth, in answer to her — the outcast. "Where the lamps quiver, So far In the river, With...basement, She stood with amazement, Houseless by night." To the blank misery of her aoul there flashed a moment'n wild, half-stupid wonderment, as she looks...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - 1852 - 558 pages
...Of Christian charity Under the snn ! Oh! it was pitiful I Near a whole city full, Home she had nono. Sisterly, brotherly, Fatherly, motherly Feelings had...providence Seeming estranged. Where the lamps quiver So far to the river, With many a light From window and casement, From garret to basement, She stood with amazement...
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Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Volume 1

1852
...the vanity Of Christian charity Under the sun I Oh ! it was pitiful ! Near a whole city full, Homo she had none ! Sisterly, brotherly, Fatherly, motherly,...had changed : Love, by harsh evidence, Thrown from in eminence; Even God's providence Seeming estranged. If any man or woman can take up this poem, and...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 1

Beautiful poetry - 1853
...! for the rarity Of Christian charity Under the sun ! Oh ! it was pitiful ! Near a whole city full, Home she had none. Sisterly, brotherly, Fatherly,...Made her tremble and shiver ; But not the dark arch Of the black flowing river : Mad from life's history, Glad to death's mystery, Swift to be hurl'd —...
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An Excursion Among the Poets

H. C. Foster - 1853 - 360 pages
...Alas for the rarity Of Christian charity Under the sun ! Oh ! it was pitiful ! Near a whole city full, Home, she had none. Sisterly, brotherly, Fatherly,...From garret to basement, She stood with amazement THOMAS HOOD. The bleak wind of March Made her tremble and shiver • But not the dark arch Or the black...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - 1853
...Alas for the rarity Of Christian charity Under the sun! Oh! it was pitiful! Near a whole city full, Home she had none. Sisterly, brotherly, Fatherly,...Where the lamps quiver, So far in the river, With a many a light From window and casement, From garret to basement, She stood with amazement, Houseless...
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Prose and Verse ...

Thomas Hood - 1853 - 401 pages
...changed : Love, by harsh evidence, Thrown from its eminence ; Even God's providence Seeming estranged. With many a light From window and casement. From garret...The bleak wind of March Made her tremble and shiver j But not the dark arch, Or the black flowing river : Mad from life's history, Glad to death's mystery,...
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The Young men's magazine [afterw.] The Association, or Young men's magazine

1854
...solitude! What a crowd of painful associations are brought b«fore us in these few stanzas : — " Where the lamps quiver So far in the river, With many a light From window and casement, From garret mid basement, She stood with amazement— Homeless by night. "The bleak wind of March Made her tremble...
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Recollections of a Literary Life

Mary Russell Mitford - 1855 - 558 pages
...Alas for the rarity Of Christian charity Under the sun ! Oh! it was pitiful! Near a whole city full, Home she had none. Sisterly, brotherly, Fatherly,...The bleak wind of March Made her tremble and shiver, Bat not the dark arch Or the black flowing river: Mad from life's history Glad to death's mystery Swift...
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