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" Oh, ever thus, from childhood's hour, I've seen my fondest hopes decay ; I never loved a tree or flower But 'twas the first to fade away ; I never nursed a dear gazelle, To glad me with its soft black eye, But when it came to know me well, And love me,... "
The British Controversialist and Impartial Inquirer - Page 225
1855
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The works of Thomas Moore, comprehending all his melodies, ballads ..., Volume 1

Thomas Moore - 1823
...My dreams have boded all too right — " We part — for ever part — to-night ! " T knew, I knew it could not last — " 'Twas bright, 'twas heavenly,...flower, " But 'twas the first to fade away. " I never nursed a dear gazelle, " To glad me with its soft black eye, " But when it came to know me well, "...
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Tales of a tourist, Volumes 3-4

Alicia Lefanu - 1823
...••. .-• . ./o.; •:• •:. !• .•r., !\Xi.i ? .V .• .' .•] r;h''i ii : CHAPCHAPTER II. Oh, ever thus, from childhood's hour, I've seen my fondest hopes decay ! I never lov'da tree or flower, But 'twas the first to fade away. I never nnrsed a dear gazelle, To glad me...
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The Literary magnet of the belles lettres, science, and the fine ..., Volume 1

Tobias Merton (pseud) - 1824
...in every dispensation to feel, and devoutly to acknowledge, that " whatever is, is best." PART V. " Oh ! ever thus, from childhood's hour, I've seen my...flower, But 'twas the first to fade away. I never nursed a dear Gazelle, To glad me with its soft black eye But when it came to know me well, And love...
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The Works of Thomas Moore, Esq, Volume 1

Thomas Moore - Irish literature - 1825 - 6 pages
...fears, " My dreams have hoded all too right— " We part— forever part — to-night ! " I knew, I knew it could not last — " 'Twas bright, 'twas heavenly,...hour, " I've seen my fondest hopes decay; " I never lov'da tree or flower, " But 'twas the first to fade away, " I never oura'd^n dear gazelle, " To glad...
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Forty years in the world; or, Sketches and tales of a soldier's ..., Volume 3

Robert Grenville Wallace - 1825
...BRITISH CONSTITUTION 287 CONCLUSION 293 TOL. III. FORTY YEARS IN THE WORLD; attfc N. I. THE NABOB. Oh ! ever thus, from childhood's hour, I've seen my fondest hopes decay ; I never lov'da tree or flower, But 'twas the first to fade away. I never nurs'da dear gazelle, To glad me with...
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Lalla Rookh

Thomas Moore - 1826 - 397 pages
...My dreams have boded all too right — " We part — for ever part — to-night ! " I knew, I knew it could not last — " 'Twas bright, 'twas heavenly, but 'tis past ! " Oh ! ever thusj from childhood's hour, " I've seen my fondest hopes decay ; " I never loved a tree or flower,...
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The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French: With a ..., Volume 9

Walter Scott - France - 1827
...however, in his power to ascertain how far it was real, or how far the appearances were assu• " 'Twas ever thus — from childhood's hour I've seen my fondest...hopes decay ; I never loved a tree or flower, But was the first to fade away." med. The patient would neither receive the visit of any English surgeon...
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The poetical works of Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore - 1827
...a bright, 'I wa heavenly, but l is past ' Oh ! ever thtu, from childhood' hour, I *ve een my fondest hopes decay ; I never loved a tree or flower, But 'I wa the first to fjdc away. I never mined a dear.gatelle, To glad me with its oft black eye....
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The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte, Emperor of the French: With a ..., Volume 9

Walter Scott - France - 1827
...however, in his power to ascertain how far it was real, or how far the appearances were, assu• " ' Jwas ever thus — from childhood's hour I've seen my fondest hopes decay i : I never loved a tree or flower, But was the first to fade awav." med. The patient would neither receive...
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The poetical works of Thomas Moore

Thomas Moore - 1829 - 419 pages
...— Т was bright, Ч w'as heavenly, but Ч is past ! Oh1, ever thus, from childhood's hour, 1 've seen my fondest hopes decay; I never loved a tree or flower, But Ч was the first to fade away. I never nursed a dear gazelle, To glad шс with its soft black eye,...
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