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" I would that thus, when I shall see The hour of death draw near to me, Hope, blossoming within my heart, May look to heaven as I depart. "
Flora's Interpreter and Fortuna Flora - Page 235
by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1852 - 288 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 61

1835 - 700 pages
...its end. ' Then doth thy sweet and quiet eye Look through its fringes to the sky, Blue— blue— as if that sky let fall A flower from its cerulean wall. ' I would that thus, when I shall see The hours of death draw nigh to me, Hope, blossoming within ray heart, May look to Heaven as I depart.'...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

1879 - 1042 pages
...piece we give for the purpose of showing one of the peculiarities of his poems, written in boyhood : ' I would that thus, when I shall see The hour of death...blossoming within my heart, May look to heaven as I deport.' Bryant was a man of wealth and position ; but he did not live for the gratification of self....
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A Selection of Reading Lessons for Common Schools: Designed to be Used After ...

Levi Washburn Leonard - 1830 - 228 pages
...quiet eye, Look through its fringes to the sky, Blue — blue — as if that sky let fall A flower frpm its cerulean wall. I would that thus, when I shall...blossoming within my heart, May look to heaven as I depart. In Dr. Bigelow's Plants of Boston and its vicinity, three sorts or species of Gentian are described;...
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Flora's Interpreter, Or The American Book of Flowers and Sentiments

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1832 - 244 pages
...its end. Then doth thy sweet and quiet eye Look through its fringes to the sky, Blue — blue — as if that sky let fall A flower from its cerulean wall....my heart, May look to heaven as I depart. Bryant. WITH WILD FLOWERS TO A SICK FRIEND. Rise from the dells where ye first were born, From the tangled...
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The American Quarterly Observer, Volume 1

Bela Bates Edwards - 1833 - 892 pages
...its end. Then doth thy sweet and quiet eye Look through its fringes to the sky, Blue — blue — as if that sky let fall A flower from its cerulean wall....within my heart, May look to heaven as I depart." The poem "To a Cloud" is full of rich and delicate description, indeed it is one of the most delightful...
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Selections from the American Poets: With Some Introductory Remarks

1834 - 402 pages
...its end. Then doth thy sweet and quiet eye Look through its fringes to the sky, Blue — blue— as if that sky let fall A flower from its cerulean wall....blossoming within my heart, May look to heaven as I depart. FATHERS. IT is the spot I came to seek, — My fathers' ancient burial-place, Ere from these vales,...
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The Parent's Present

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1835 - 248 pages
...its end, Then doth thy sweet and quiet eye Look through its fringes to the sky, Blue — blue — as if that sky let fall A flower from its cerulean wall....blossoming within my heart, May look to heaven as I depart. THE MERMAID'S SONG. COME, mariner, down in the deep with me, And hide thee under the wave ; For I have...
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The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 27

Robert Walsh, Eliakim Littell, John Jay Smith - 1835 - 1138 pages
...its end. " Then doth thy sweet and quiet eye Look through its fringes to the sky, Blue— blue—as if that sky let fall A flower from its cerulean wall. " I would that thus, when I shall see The hours of death draw nigh to me, Hope, blossoming within my heart, May look to heaven as I depart."...
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The Constitutional magazine, and literary review

842 pages
...end. Then doth thy sweet and quiet eye Look through its fringes to the sky, — Blue — blue — as if that sky let fall A flower from its cerulean wall. I would that thus, when I shall sec The hours of death draw nigh to me, Hope, blossoming within my heart, May look to Heav'n as I depart."...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 61

1835 - 572 pages
...A flower from its cerulean wall. ' I would that thus, when I shall see The hours of death draw nigh to me, Hope, blossoming within my heart, May look to Heaven as I depart.' We miss among the selections from Bryant an old favourite of ours, ' The New Moon.' Surely the grave...
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