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" We watch'd her breathing thro' the night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the 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. Our very... "
Johnson's Lives of the British poets completed by W. Hazlitt - Page 264
by Samuel Johnson - 1854
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The Republic of Letters: A Selection, in Poetry and Prose, from ..., Volume 4

Alexander Whitelaw - 1835 - 476 pages
...loud and vehement. THE DEATH-BED. WE watch'd her breathing through the uight, Her breathing soft :md low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro 1 So silentty we seemed to speak — So slowly moved about ! As we had lent her half our powers To...
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The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany, Volume 38

1845 - 458 pages
...extract from Longfellow's collection.) be told more simply in prose ? " 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. 1845.] Verse and Prose. 219 " So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 9

1846 - 602 pages
...have given, Out of my flock, an angel into Heaven. THE DEATH-BED. We watched her breathing through the night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept hearing to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved about, As we had lent her half...
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Wade's London Review, Volumes 1-3

1845 - 916 pages
...generally known to our readers. There is much of fine feeling in the two following : — THE DEATH BED. We watch'd her breathing thro' the night, Her breathing...wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly mov'd about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. Our...
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I Will be a Lady: A Book for Girls

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1845 - 186 pages
...suffering seemed to have passed away. And, in that silent chamber, " They watched her breathing through the night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. " And when the morn rose dim and sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed ; —...
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I Will be a Gentleman: A Book for Boys

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - 1845 - 170 pages
...house. Mrs. Brandon sat by the bedside of her precious child, who seemed to be insensible. She watched " Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro." Suddenly, the apparently dying girl started, opened her eyes, and faintly articulated, — " I heard...
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The Christian Examiner and Religious Miscellany, Volume 38

1845 - 452 pages
...Death-bed," by Hood, (which we extract from Longfellow's collection.) be told more simply in prose ? Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life " We watched her breathing through the night, Kept heaving to and fro. " So silently we seemed to speak,...
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Poems, Volume 1

Thomas Hood - 1846 - 292 pages
...broad leagues dissever Him from yonder foam ;— Oh, God ! to think Man ever Comes too near his Home ! THE DEATH-BED. WE watch'd her breathing thro' the...wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly mov'd about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. Our...
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The Oxford and Cambridge review, Volume 2

1846 - 578 pages
...and fairy dreams unfurl' d, That I alone at this still hour, In patient love outwatch the world.' ' THE DEATH-BED 'We watch'd her breathing thro' the...of life Kept heaving to and fro. ' So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly mov'd about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. '...
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Poems, Volume 2

Thomas Hood - 1846 - 300 pages
...yonder foam ; — Oh, God ! to think Man ever Comes too near his Home ! THE DEATH-BED. WE watch 'd her breathing thro' the night, Her breathing soft...wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seem'd to speak, So slowly mov'd about, As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. Our...
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