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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 Poetry and Poets of Britain: From Chaucer to Tennyson ; with ...

Daniel Scrymgeour - English poetry - 1850 - 528 pages
...We love the play-plaee of onr early days ; The seene is tonehing, 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, Though mangled, hack'd, and...
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Selections from the British Poets: Chronologically Arranged from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1851
...is stone That feels not at that sight, and feels at Tiov\e. 246 SELECTIONS FROM THE BEITISH POETS. The wall on which we tried our graving skill, The...bench on which we sat while deep employed, Though mangl'd, hack'd, and hew'd, not yet destroy'd; The little ones, unbuttoned, glowing hot, Playing our...
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Memorials of Sir Francis Chantrey, R.A., Sculptor in Hallamshire and Elsewhere

John Holland - Sculptors - 1851 - 364 pages
...writing-desks, made by his father, occupying their wonted places within — and " The bench on which he sat while deep employed, Though mangled, hacked, and hewed, not yet destroyed." His somewhat irregular attendance at the village school, is perfectly compatible with many boyish employments...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF CRABBE, HEBER, AND POLLOK

1852
...We love the play -olace 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...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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An Address in Commemoration of the Two-hundredth Anniversary of the ...

Joseph Willard - Lancaster (Mass.) - 1853 - 230 pages
...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 Works of William Cowper, Volume 1

William Cowper - 1853
...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, unbuttoned, glowing...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 97

1853
...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...which we tried our graving skill. The very. name we carv'd subsisting still ; The bench on which we sat while deep employ'd, Though mangled, hack'd, and...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 28

American periodicals - 1853
...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 which we tried our graving skill, The very name we carv'd subsisting still ; The bench on which we sat while deep employ'd, Though mangled, hack'd, and...
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Poems, by William Cowper, Esq: Together with His Posthumous Poetry, and a ...

William Cowper - 1853 - 785 pages
...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 which we tried our graving skill, 300 The very name we carv'd subsisting still ; The bench on which we sat while deep employ'd, Tho'...
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The poetical works of William Cowper, Volume 2

William Cowper - 1853
...play-place of our early days; The fcene is touching, and the heart is ftone That feels not at that fight, and feels at none. The wall on which we tried our graving fkill, The very name we carved fubfifting ftill; The bench on which we fat while deep employ'd, Tho'...
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