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" Be it a weakness, it deserves some praise, We love the play-place of our early days. The scene is touching, and the heart is stone That feels not at that sight, and feels at none. "
The Journal of Education for Upper Canada - Page 38
1850
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The Works of William Cowper: Table talk. The task. Tirocinium; or, A review ...

William Cowper - 1835
...We love the playplace of our early days ; The scene is touching, and the heart is stone That feels not at that sight, and feels at none. The wall on...subsisting still, The bench on which we sat while deep employ'd, Though mangled, hack'd, and hew'd, not yet destroy'd ; The little ones, unbutton'd, glowing...
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Life and works of Cowper, by R. Southey

William Cowper - 1836
...have been a cheerful sketch of his boyhood. The scene is touching, and the heart is stone That feels not at that sight, and feels at none. The wall on...subsisting still ; The bench on which we sat while deep employ'd, Though mangled, hack'd, and hew'd, not yet destroy'd ; The little ones, unbuttoned, glowing...
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The Life and Works of William Cowper: Now First Completed by the ..., Volume 7

William Cowper - 1835
...We love the play-place of our early days ; The scene is touching, and the heart is stone That feels not at that sight, and feels at none. The wall on...subsisting still ; The bench on which we sat while deep employ'd, Though mangled, hack'd, and hew'd, not yet destroy 'd ; The little ones, unbutton'd, glowing...
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Translation from Madame de La Mothe-Guion. The task. Tirocinium. John Gilpin ...

William Cowper - 1836
...We love the play-place of our early days. The scene is touching, and the heart is stone That feels not at that sight, and feels at none. The wall on...subsisting still, The bench on which we sat while deep-employ 'd Though mangled, hack'd and hew'd, not yet destroy 'd ; The little ones unbutton'd, glowing...
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The Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems ..., Volume 9

William Cowper - 1836
...We love the play-place of our early days. The scene is touching, and the heart is stone That feels not at that sight, and feels at none. The wall on...subsisting still, The bench on which we sat while deep-employ 'd Though mangled, hack'd and hew'd, not yet destroy'd : The little ones unbutton 'd, glowing...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: The borough, continued ...

George Crabbe - Poets, English - 1836
...of our early days; The scene is touching, and the heart is stone That feels not at that sight—and feels at none. The wall on which we tried our graving...subsisting still; The bench on which we sat while deep emptoy'd, Though mangled, hack'd, and hew'd, yet not destroytt. The little ones unbutton'd, glowing...
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Poems; to which is prefixed a memoir of the author by J. M'Diarmid

William Cowper - 1837
...We love the playplace of our early days ; The scene is touching, and the heart is stone, That feels not at that sight, and feels at none. The wall on which we tried our graving skill, The very name we carv'd subsisting still ; The bench on which we sat while deep employ'd, Tho' mangled, hack'd, and...
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Poetical Works, Volume 4

George Crabbe - 1839
...We love the play-place of our early days ; The scene is touching, and the heart is stone That feels not at that sight —and feels at none. The wall on...subsisting still ; The bench on which we sat while deep employ'd, Though mangled, hack'd, and hew'd, yet not destroy'd. The little ones unbutton'd, glowing...
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The Life of William Cowper, Esq, Volume 1

Robert Southey - Poets, English - 1839
...We love the play-place of our early days ; The scene is touching, and the heart is stone That feels not at that sight, and feels at none. The wall on...mangled, hacked, and hewed, not yet destroyed ; The little ones, unbuttoned, glowing hot, Playing our games, and on the very spot, As happy as we once...
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The Life of William Cowper, Esq, Volume 1

Robert Southey - Poets, English - 1839
...praise, That feels not at that sight, and feels at none. The scene is touching, and the heart is stone The wall on which we tried our graving skill, The...mangled, hacked, and hewed, not yet destroyed ; The little ones, unbuttoned, glowing hot, As happy as we once to kneel and draw Playing our games, and...
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