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" Oh! but to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sweet. With the sky above my head. And the grass beneath my feet ; For only one short hour To feel as I used to feel, Before I knew the woes of want And the walk that costs a meal! "
The New Mirror - Page 332
edited by - 1843
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 50

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1861
...weather is warm and bright, While underneath the eaves The brooding swallows cling As if to show me then- sunny backs And twit me with the spring. Oh ! but to breathe the breath Of -the cowslip and primrose sweet — With the sky above my head, And the grass beneath my feet, For only one short hour To feel...
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The Christian lady's magazine, ed. by Charlotte Elizabeth, Volume 21

Charlotte Elizabeth Tonna - 1844
...— work — As prisoners work for crime ! Band, and gusset, and seam, Seam, and gusset, and band, Till the heart is sick, and the brain benumb'd, As...to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sweet — With the sky above my bead, And the grass beneath my feet, For only one short hour To feel...
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Chambers's Edinburgh Journal

1844
...Hand, and gusset, and seam, Seam, and gusset, and band, Till the heart is sick, and the brain benumbed, As well as the weary hand. Work— work — work !...to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sweet— With the sky above my head. And the gross beneath my feet ; For only one short hour To feel...
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th. Oxford, Salisbury, Stonehenge, Eton-College, Windsor-Castle, Winchester ...

Johann Georg Kohl - Great Britain - 1844
...As prisoners work for crime ! Band, and gusset, end seam, Seam, and gusset, and band, Till the heard is sick, and the brain benumb'd, As well as the weary...me their .sunny backs And twit me with the spring '**). *) cb,affe! Waffe! fcjuffe! 50tcme7rbett 6rt nimmer auf; unb пае ifl if)t Coijn? (Sin...
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Reisen in England und Wales, Volume 3

Johann Georg Kohl - 1844
...heard is sick, and the brain beoumb'd, As well as the weary hand "). Work! work! work! In the dnll December light, And work! work! work! When the weather...show me their sunny backs And twit me with the spring "*).. ') <3cb,affe! fdjaffe! fdjaffe! SOeme Arbeit 6.6rt nimmer auf ; unb rca ift fir Ссфп?...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...— work, As prisoners work, for crime ! Band, and gusset, and seam ; Seam, and gusset, and band ; Till the heart is sick, and the brain benumb'd As...to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sweet ; With the sky above my head, And the grass beneath my feet ; For only one short hour To feel...
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Prose and Verse, Volumes 1-2

Thomas Hood - 1845
...Band, and gusset, and seam, Seam, and gusset, and band, Till the heart is sick and the brain benumbed, As well as the weary hand ! " Work — work — work,...to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sweet ; With the sky above my head, And the grass beneath my feet : For only one short hour • To...
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Prose and Verse, Part 1

Thomas Hood - 1845
...Band, and gusset, and seam, Seam, and gusset, and band, Till the heart is sick and the brain benumbed, As well as the weary hand ! " Work — work — work,...to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sweet ; With the sky above my head, And the grass beneath my feet : For only one short hour To feel...
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...work — As prisoners work for crime ! Band, and gusset, and seam, — Seam, and gusset, and band, — Till the heart is sick, and the brain benumb'd, As...to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sweet — With the sky above my head, And the grass beneath my fret, For only one short hour To feel...
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The Pioneer: Or, Leaves from an Editor's Portfolio

Henry Clapp - American literature - 1846 - 208 pages
...Band, and gusset, and seam, Seam, and gusset, and band, Till the beart is sick and the brain benumbed, As well as the weary hand ! "Work — work — work,...to breathe the breath Of the cowslip and primrose sweet ; With the sky above my head, And the grass beneath my feet : For only one short hour To feel...
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