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" Oh, but for one short hour! A respite however brief! No blessed leisure for Love or Hope, But only time for Grief! A little weeping would ease my heart, But in their briny bed My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread! "
Essentials of English Grammar: For the Use of Schools - Page 203
by William Dwight Whitney - 1877 - 260 pages
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The Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - 1863 - 364 pages
...short hour ! A respite4, however brief! No blessed leisure for love or hope, But only time for grief! A little weeping would ease my heart — But in their...must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread ! " 11. With fingers weary and worn, Stitch *— stitch — stitch — In poverty, hunger, and dirt,...
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The National Fifth Reader: Containing a Treatise on Elocution, Exercises in ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - 1863 - 600 pages
...short hour! A respite, however brief! No blessed leisure for love t>r hope, But only time for grief! . A little weeping would ease my heart — But in their...must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread I" 11. Wifli fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying...
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The poetical reader for school and home use, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1863
...short hoar ! A respite however brief! No blessed leisure for Love or Hope, But only time for Grief ! A little weeping would ease my heart, But in their...must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread 1 " With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat in unwomanly rags, Plying...
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Nora: the lost and redeemed

Lydia Folger Fowler - 1863 - 219 pages
...short hour, A respite, however brief, No blessed leisure for love or hope, But only time for grief. A little weeping would ease my heart, But in their...stop, for every drop, Hinders needle and thread.. " I should have been comparatively happy if I could only, with all my strenuous exertions and rigid...
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The advanced reader

Scottish school-book assoc - 1863
...hour—• A respite, however brief! No blessed leisure for love or hope, But only time for grief! A little weeping would ease my heart, But in their briny bed - i, My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders the needle and thread ! With fingers weary and worn,...
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Sanders' Young Ladies' Reader: Embracing a Comprehensive Course of ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1865 - 500 pages
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Newell's Random Readings

Frederick Samuel Newell - 1865
...for one short year To be some good man's wife, Even if I were left a widow All the rest of my life. A little weeping would ease my heart, But in their briny bed My tears must stop, for every drop Is fatal to "carmine red." With a heart that was tired to death Of being so old a maid, A milliner...
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Progressive Readers: A Class Book for the Use of Advanced Pupils ..., Issue 5

John Epy Lovell - 1866
...short hour ! A "respite however brief I No blessed leisure for Love or Hope, But only time for grief ! A little weeping would ease my heart; But in their...must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread 1" With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat in unwomanly rags, Plying her...
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Golden Leaves from the British Poets

John William Stanhope Hows - 1866 - 546 pages
...short hour — A respite however brief! No blessed leisure for Love or Hope, But only time for Grief! A little weeping would ease my heart ; But in their...must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread !" With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying...
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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - 1866
...short hour ! A respite however brief! No blessed leisure for Love or Hope, But only time for Grief! A little weeping would ease my heart, But in their...must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread ! ' With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A Woman sat in unwomanly rags, Plying...
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