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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
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The Dublin Review, Part 1

1846
...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 ! 398 Hood's Poems. [June. " With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman sat in...
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Voices of the True-hearted

1846 - 288 pages
...short hour ! A respite however brief ! No blessed leisure for Love and 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 Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1846 - 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 woman sat, in unwomanly rags, Plying...
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The Pioneer: Or, Leaves from an Editor's Portfolio

Henry Clapp - 1846 - 208 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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Poems, Volume 2

Thomas Hood - 1846 - 229 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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The Mother's Assistant and Young Lady's Friend, Volumes 8-9

1846
...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 Would hinder the needle and thread.' Monday Morning. On Sunday, nobody stirred in the house till very...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849
...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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Prose and Verse

Thomas Hood - 1849 - 401 pages
...blessed leisure for love or hope, But only time for grief! A little weeping would ease my heartBut in their briny bed My tears 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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Rural Repository, Volumes 20-21

1843
...short hour ! A respite however brief! No blessed leisure for Love or Hopo, 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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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1851 - 746 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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