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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 Word; Walks from Eden, by the author of 'The wide, wide world'.

Susan Bogert Warner - 1866
...Tears are often too much of a luxury," said my grandmother. " Do you remember Hood's lines ? — ' A little weeping "would ease my heart, — But in their briny bed The tears must stop ; for every drop Hinders needle and thread.' " " Who said that, grandmamma ?''...
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Standard Fifth Reader, Part 2

Epes Sargent - 1867 - 544 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! " XI. With fingers weary and worn, ' With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat in unwomanly rags, Plying...
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Analytical Fifth-[sixth] Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the ...

Richard Edwards - 1867 - 512 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 I" 11. With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying...
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Sanders' Rhetorical, Or, Union Sixth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1862 - 600 pages
...short hour ! A respite, however brief ! No blesse'd 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 I" XI. With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood: With a Memoir, Volume 1

Thomas Hood - 1867
...short hourl 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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Analytical Sixth Reader: Containing an Introductory Article on the General ...

Richard Edwards - 1867 - 494 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 !" 11. With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying...
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The Garland of Poetry for the Young: A Selection in Four Parts, Volumes 1-2

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1868
...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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Comstock's Elocution, Enlarged: A System of Vocal Gymnastics Designed for ...

Andrew Comstock, Philip Lawrence - 1808 - 314 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 her...
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The American Union Speaker: Containing Standard and Recent Selections in ...

John Dudley Philbrick - 1868 - 636 pages
...of want, And the walk that costs a meal ! " Oh ! for but one short hour, 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 her...
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Analytical [-sixth] Reader, Book 6

Richard Edwards, John Russell Webb - 1868
...blessed leisure for love or hope, But only time for grief! • A little weeping would ease my heart J But in their briny bed My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread !" 11. With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying...
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