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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 Covenant: A Quarterly Periodical Devoted to the Cause of Odd-Fellowship

1842
...may fall languid — like roses plucked of yesterday — for alas ! all that's bright must fade — " I never loved a tree or flower But 'twas the first to fade away — I never nursed a dear Gazelle, To piad nie with its soft black eye, Bui when it came to know me well, And love...
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Blackwood's Lady's Magazine and Gazette of the Fashionable ..., Volumes 34-35

Great Britain - 1853
...with sunny gleam That lights one sweet, sweet face at home, THE VICTIM. t BY JOHN CHARLES HALL, Eao. "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." " AND can you love me, Henry ? Can you,...
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Nature considered as a Revelation

Robert Slater BAYLEY - Natural theology - 1836 - 250 pages
...but a chill will blast them. Illustr. — Many things unite to make danger in proportion to value. " I never loved a tree or flower, But 'twas the first to fade and die." LAVENDER teaches that little abilities are as useful to some parts of society as greater....
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The Rose of Ettrick Vale, Or The Bridal of the Borders: A Romantic Drama, in ...

Thomas J. Lynch (comedian.) - 1836
..."f0y fcj ACT SECOND. .ja-.-l • . i Begins at close of day, a/id ends before midni$ht.~s " Oh ! ever thus from childhood's hour I've seen my fondest hopes decay.*' SCENE FIRST. — THE GAKDKN TO THE FARMHOUSE. Part of the house seen JL. H.— an arbour RH— a rode...
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The African Repository, Volume 13

African Americans - 1837
...have fancied that I could hear them express their anguish in the touching strains of the poet— " Oh ! ever thus from childhood's hour I've seen my fondest hopes decay; I never lov'da tree or flow'r. But 'twas the first to fade away; I never nurs'da little one, To glad me with...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 69

1842
...still, as that before, Till tired he sleeps, and life's dull play is o'er.' — POPE. ' THUS FVES. ' Oh ever thus from childhood's hour, IVe seen my fondest...flower, But 'twas the first to fade away. I never nursed a dear gazelle, To glad me with its sort black eye, But when it came to know me well And love...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Moore: Including His Melodies, Ballads, Etc ...

Thomas Moore - 1838 - 419 pages
...Отпал. My dreams hare boded all too right — We part — for ever part — to-night ! I knew, I knew it could not last — Twas bright, 'twas heavenly,...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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Tales of a Jewess

mme. Brendlah - 1838
...instinctively, she repeated those beautiful lines of Moore : — Oh! ever thus, from childhood's hour, I 've seen my fondest hopes decay ; I never loved a tree or flower, But 't was the first to fade away. I never nursed a dear gazelle, To glad me with its soft black eye, But...
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The Flower Faded: A Short Memoir of Clementine Cuvier, Daughter of Baron ...

John Angell James - 1838 - 192 pages
...happiness in any thing short of God himself. THE REMONSTRANCE. Oh ! ever thus from childhood's hour, I 've seen my fondest hopes decay, I never loved a tree or flower, But 't was the first to fade away. I never nursed a dear gazelle, To glad me with his soft black eye, But...
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Lalla Rookh, an Oriental Romance

Thomas Moore - 1839 - 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,...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...
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