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" Of her bright face one glance will trace A picture on the brain, And of her voice in echoing hearts A sound must long remain; But memory, such as mine of her, So very much endears, When death is nigh, my latest sigh Will not be life's but hers. I fill... "
Flora's Interpreter, and Fortuna Flora - Page 96
by Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1849 - 288 pages
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The North American Review, Volume 21

1825 - 504 pages
...very much endears, When death is nigh, my latest sigh will not be life's but hers. I filled this cup to one made up of loveliness alone, A woman, of her gentle sex the seeming paragon — Her health ! and would on earth there stood some more of such a frame, That life might be all poetry,...
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The London Magazine, Volume 4

1826 - 622 pages
...passion breathed out in it, which must insure for it a ready admiration. л HEALTH. " I fill this cup to one made up of loveliness alone, A woman, of her...stars have given, A form so fair, that, like the air, 'tis less of earth than heaven» Her every tone is music's own, like those of morning birds, And something...
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The New-York Review, and Atheneum Magazine, Volume 2

1826 - 506 pages
...very much endears, When death is nigh my latest sigh will not be life's but hers. " I filled this cup to one made up of loveliness alone, A woman, of her gentle sex the seeming paragon; Her health ! and would on earth there stood some more of such a frame, That life might be all poetry,...
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Kettell, Samuel: Specimens of American Poetry...

1829 - 436 pages
...beloved ! — hasten o'er the sea To build our happy hearth in blooming Italy. A HEALTH. I FILL this cup to one made up of loveliness alone, A woman, of her...that like the air, 't is less of earth than heaven. Her every tone is music's own, like those of morning birds, And something more than melody dwells ever...
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Specimens of American Poetry: With Critical and Biographical ..., Volume 3

Samuel Kettell - 1829 - 432 pages
...very much endears, When death is nigh, my latest sigh will not be life's, but hers. I fill this cup to one made up of loveliness alone, A woman, of her gentle sex the seeming paragon— Her health ! and would on earth there stood some more of* such a frame, That life might be all poetry,...
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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Xixth Century

Lyre - 1830 - 396 pages
...very much endears, When death is nigh, my latest sigh will not be life's, but hers. I fill this cup to one made up of loveliness alone, A woman, of her gentle sex the seeming paragon — Her health ! and would on earth there stood some more of such a frame, Tli. 11 life might be all...
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Flora's Interpreter, Or The American Book of Flowers and Sentiments

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1832 - 244 pages
...Cnstata. en Of various colors. MY COMPLIMENTS. The various Iris Juno sends with haste. Ovid. SENTIMENT. To whom the better elements and kindly stars have given A form so fair, that like the air 'tis less of earth than heaven. Affections are as thoughts to her, the measure of her hours, Her feelings...
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The Book of Flowers

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1836 - 434 pages
...alone, A woman of her gentler sex, The seeming paragon : To whom the better elements And kindly stores have given A form so fair that, like the air, *T is less of earth than heaven. Affections are as nought to her, The measure of her hours ; Her feelings have the fragrancy, The freshness of young flowers...
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The Laurel: a Gift for All Seasons: Being a Collection of Poems

1836 - 268 pages
...very much endears, When death is nigh, my latest sigh will not be life's, but hers. I fill this cup to one made up of loveliness alone, A woman, of her gentle sex the seeming paragon — Her health ! and would on earth there stood some more of such a frame, That life might be all poetry,...
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Flora's Dictionary

Elizabeth Washington Wirt - 1837 - 264 pages
...made up of loveliness — TEBESTtNG. A woiimn of her gentle sex, the seeming paragon ; To whom the elements, and kindly stars have given A form so fair, that like the air, 'tis less of earth than heaven EC Pinckney. Hers ls the enchantment which the heart confers ; A mouth...
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