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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 poetical works of Thomas Hood, ed. by W.M. Rossetti

Thomas Hood - 1871
...No blessed leisure for Love or Hopey But only time for Grief ! A little weeping would ease my hearty But in their briny bed My tears 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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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 668 pages
...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 briny bed My tears must slop, for everv drop Hinders needle and thread !" With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1871 - 962 pages
...hour, — A respite, however brief I Ко blessed leisure for love or hope, But only time for grief ! faith's pure shrine ! Ay, call it holy ground, The soil where Ыу tears must stop, for every drop Hinders needle and thread ! " With fingers weary and worn, With...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - 1872 - 658 pages
...short hour, A respite, however brief! No blessed leisure for love or hope, But only time for grief I 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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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1872 - 789 pages
...hour, — A respite, however brief ! No blessed leisure for love or hope, But only time for grief ! Black, but such as in esteem Prince Menmon's sister...that starred Ethiop queen that strove To set her b 1 " With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying...
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Golden leaves from the works of poets and painters, ed. by R. Bell

Robert Bell - 1872
...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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Works, Volume 9

Thomas Hood - 1872
...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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The Rival Collection of Prose and Poetry, for the Use of Schools, Colleges ...

1872 - 504 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 POET'S MISERIES. IS A woman sat, in...
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Reading and Elocution: Theoretical and Practical

Anna Randall Diehl - 1872 - 430 pages
...short hour I A respite however briefI No blessed leisure for love or hope, But only time for grief I A little weeping would ease my heart ; But in their briny bed My tears must stop, for every drop With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying her...
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Magic Casements

1926 - 727 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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