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" Sorrows like showers descend, and as the heart For them prepares, they good or ill impart ; Some on the mind, as on the ocean rain, Fall and disturb, but soon are lost again — Some, as to fertile lands, a boon bestow, And seed, that else had perish'd,... "
Posthumous Poems of the Rev. George Crabbe - Page 44
by George Crabbe - 1835 - 297 pages
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1840 - 534 pages
...H. Sonnowg like showers descend, and as the heart lor them prepares, they good or ill impart; Home on the mind, as on the ocean rain, Fall and disturb, but soon are lost again ; Some, at to fertile lands, a boon bestow, And seeds, tliat else had perished, live and grow • Some fall...
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The Poetical Works of the Rev. George Crabbe: With His Letters and ..., Volume 8

George Crabbe - 1834 - 342 pages
...dwelt, And her late loss with lingering sorrow felt. Small was her jointure, and o'er this she sigh'd, That to her heart its bounteous wish denied, Which...fertile lands, a boon bestow, And seed, that else had perish'd, live and grow ; Some fall on barren soil, and thence proceed The idle blossom, and the useless...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 52

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1834 - 594 pages
...pithily says — ' Sorrows like showers descend, and as And seeds, that else had perish'd, live and the heart For them prepares, they good or ill impart ; Some on the mind, as on the ocean rain, grow; Some fall on barren soil, and thence proceed Fall and disturb, but soon are lost again — The...
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Modern Society, Or, The March of Intellect: The Conclusion of Modern ...

Catherine Sinclair - 1837 - 488 pages
...the stability of the oak. MODERN SOCIETY; OB, THE MARCH OF INTELLECT. CHAPTER I. Sorrows like show'rs descend, and as the heart For them prepares, they...the mind, as on the ocean rain, . Fall and disturb, bat soon are lost againSome, as to fertile lands, a boon bestow, And seeds that else had perish'd lire...
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Modern Society, Or, The March of Intellect: The Conclusion of Modern ...

Catherine Sinclair - 1837 - 500 pages
...MODERN SOCIETY; OR, THE MARCH OF INTELLECT. CHAPTER I. Sorrows like show'rs descend, and as the Wart For them prepares, they good or ill Impart Some on...mind, as on the ocean rain. Fall and disturb, but Boon :ire lost again — Some, as to fertile landj, a boon bestow. And seeds that else had pcrish'd...
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Poetical Works, Volume 8

George Crabbe - 1839 - 344 pages
...dwelt, And her late loss with lingering sorrow felt. Small was her jointure, and o'er this she sigh'd, That to her heart its bounteous wish denied, Which...fertile lands, a boon bestow, And seed, that else had perish'd, live and grow ; Some fall on barren soil, and thence proceed The idle blossom, and the useless...
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The poetical works of ... George Crabbe, with his letters and journals, and ...

George Crabbe - 1839 - 342 pages
...dwelt, And her late loss with lingering sorrow felt. Small was her jointure, and o'er this she sigh'd, That to her heart its bounteous wish denied, Which...fertile lands, a boon bestow, And seed, that else had perish'd, live and grow ; Some fall on barren soil, and thence proceed The idle blossom, and the useless...
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The Saturday Magazine, Volume 16

1840 - 274 pages
...and thrown back in despair, because they think the means utterly beyond their attainment. H. SORHOWS like showers descend, and as the heart For them prepares,...Fall and disturb, but soon are lost again ; Some, aa to fertile lauds, a boon bestow, And seeds, that else had perished, live and grow ; Soma fall on...
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The Poetical Works of Crabbe, Heber, and Pollok: Complete in One Volume

George Crabbe - 1845 - 558 pages
...dwelt, And her late lose with lingering sorrow felt. Small was her jointure, and o'er this she sigh'd, That to her heart its bounteous wish denied, Which...fertile lands, a boon bestow. And seed, that else had perish'd, live and grow ; Some fall on barren soil, and thence proceed The idle blossom, and the useless...
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A country neighborhood, cont. The moat

Lady Emily Ponsonby - 1848 - 350 pages
...III. 1! THE DISCIPLINE OF LIFE. A COUNTRY NEIGHBOURHOOD. (CONTINUED.) PART THE FOURTH. CHAPTER XXV. Sorrows like showers descend; and, as the heart For them prepares, they good or ill impart ; Some as to fertile lands a boon bestow, And seeds, that else had perished, live and grow. CRABBE. We must...
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