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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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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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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
...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
...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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