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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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Poems

Thomas Hood - 1854 - 388 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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Edinburgh Series of Temperance Tracts

1854
...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...briny bed My tears must stop, for every drop Hinders my needle and thread." True it is, however, that the want of a comfortable home has caused many such...
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Work, Or, Plenty to Do and how to Do it

Margaret Maria Gordon - 1854
...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 briny bed My tears must stop, for every drop Hiuders needle and thread i" HOOD. It is said by the Political Economist, that " the lowest point to...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Hood, with a Biographical Sketch

Thomas Hood - 1854 - 490 pages
...brief ! No blessed leisure for love or hope. But only time for grief ! A little weeping would case my heart, But 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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Our National Sinews; or, a word on, to, and for the working classes

Stephen SHIRLEY - 1855
...short hour, A respite, however brief, No blessed leisure for love nor hope, But only time for grief. A little weeping would ease my heart, But in their briny bed, My tears must stop for ev'ry drop Hinders needle and thread. With fingers weary and worn, With eyelids heavy and red, A woman...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...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 sate in unwomanly rags, Plying...
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1856
...however brief! No blessed leisure for Love or Hope, but only time for Grief ! A little weeping would case my heart ; but in their briny bed .My tears must stop, for every drop hinders needle and thread." With fingers weary and worn, with eye-lids heavy and red, A woman sat, in unwomanly rags, plying her...
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The Popular lecturer [afterw.] Pitman's Popular lecturer (and ..., Volumes 1-3

Henry Pitman - 1856
...blessed leisure for Love or Hope, But only time for Grief! A little weeping would ease my heart, Bat 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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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1857 - 448 pages
...short hour! A trespite, however brief 1 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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Poems

Thomas Hood - 1857 - 388 pages
...brief! No blessed leisure for Love or Hope, But only time for Grief ! A little weeping would ease iny heart, But 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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