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" WE watched her breathing through the night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. Our very... "
The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp]. - Pagina 381
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Wordsworth to Tennyson

William Stebbing - 1913
...wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out....thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. For when the morn came dim and sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed...
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The Art of Versification

Joseph Berg Esenwein, Mary Eleanor Roberts - 1913 - 311 pagina’s
...born to die. — HALLECK, Marco Bozzaris. CHIASM : A reversal of poetic order in successive lines. Our very hopes belied our fears, •> Our fears our...thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. OXYMORON: Joining words which are contradictory when taken literally. Beautiful tyrant, fiend...
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The Book of Sorrow

Sir Andrew Macphail - 1916 - 500 pagina’s
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An Evening in My Library Among the English Poets

Stephen Coleridge - 1916 - 217 pagina’s
...heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about As we had lent her half her powers To eke her living out. Our very hopes belied...hopes belied, We thought her dying when she slept For when the morn came dim and sad And chill with early showers Her quiet eyelids closed — she had...
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English Literature

Edwin Lillie Miller - 1917 - 597 pagina’s
...Young and so fair." — The Bridge of Sighs. " Alas for the rarity Of Christian charity ! " Ibid. " Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes...thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died." — The Death Bed. Douglas Jerrold (1803-1857) was also a humorist, his most successful...
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch - 1918 - 1084 pagina’s
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Between Two Worlds: The New Day and the Old Questions

John Heston Willey - 1919 - 160 pagina’s
...night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. . . . Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes...thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died." Doctor William Hunter, student of theology, Professor of Anatomy in the Royal Academy, Physician...
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The Study of English

Douglas Gordon Crawford - 1919 - 338 pagina’s
...is not soon lost. 5. A bruised reed shall he not break, and the smoking flax shall he not quench. 6. Our very hopes belied our fears ; Our fears our hopes...thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. 7. Grieving, if aught inanimate e'er grieves, Over the unreturning brave. 8. Rolling stones...
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Between Two Worlds: The New Day and the Old Questions

John Heston Willey - 1919 - 160 pagina’s
...night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. . . . Our fears our hopes belied; We thought her dying when she slept, Our very hopes belied our fears, And sleeping when she died." Doctor William Hunter, student of theology,...
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Men of Might: Studies of Great Characters

Arthur Christopher Benson, Herbert Francis William Tatham - 1921 - 295 pagina’s
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