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" Poor foolish child ! how pleased was I, When news of Nelson's victory came, Along the crowded streets to fly And see the lighted windows flame ! To force me home my mother sought : She could not bear to see my joy, For with my father's life 'twas bought,... "
Poems - Page 142
by Amelia Opie - 1806 - 185 pages
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The Monthly Epitome, Volume 1

1802 - 764 pages
...not bear to see my joy ; 1 or with my father's life 'twas bought, And made nica poor ORPHAN вру. The people's shouts were long and loud ; My mother,...her ears; Rejoice ! rejoice ! still cried the crowd, Mv mother answered with her tears. Why are you crying thus, said \f, \\lule others laugh and shout...
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The chaplet, poems, partly original and partly selected

Chaplet - 1805 - 238 pages
...And made me a poor ORPHAN BOY. The people's shouts were long and loud ; My mother, shuddering, clos'd her ears; " Rejoice ! Rejoice ! " still cried the...tears. " Why are you crying thus;" said I, " While olhers laugh and shout with joy?" She kissed me — and, with such a sigh ! She called me her poor...
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Poems

Amelia Opie - 1808 - 206 pages
...She could not bear to see my joy; For with my father's life 't was bought. And made me a poor ORPHAN BOY. The people's shouts were long and loud; My mother,...While others laugh and shout with joy ?' She kissed me,....and, with such a sigh ! She called me her poor ORPHAN BOY. ' What is an orphan boy ?' I cried,...
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Specimens of British Poetesses: Selected and Chronologically Arranged

Alexander Dyce - 1825 - 472 pages
...mother, shuddering, clos'd her ears ; ' Rejoice ! rejoice !' still cried the crowd ; My mother answer'd with her tears. ' Why are you crying thus,' said I, ' While others laugh and shout with joy ?' She kiss'd me — and with such a sigh ! She call'd me her poor orphan boy. ' What is an orphan boy ?'...
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A series of lessons, in prose and verse, progessively arranged [ed.] by J.M ...

James Melville M'Culloch - 1831 - 250 pages
...She could not bear to see my joy, For with my father's life 'twas bought, And made me a poor orphan boy. The people's shouts were long and loud, — My...cried the crowd — My mother answered with her tears. " Oh ! why do tears steal down your cheek," Cried 1, " while others shout for joy ?" — She kissed...
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The Year Book, of Daily Recreation & Information: Concerning Remarkable Men ...

William Hone - 1832 - 874 pages
...And made me a poor orphan boy. The people's shouts were long and loud. My mother, shuddering, clos'd her ears ; " Rejoice ! rejoice !" still cried the...crying thus," said I, " While others laugh and shout for joy ?" She kiss'd me — and with such a sigh ! She called me her poor orphan boy. " What is an...
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The Easy Reader, Or, Introduction to the National Preceptor: Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - 1833 - 150 pages
...not bear to see my joy! For with my father's life 'twas brought — And made me a poor orphan boy! 3. The people's shouts were long and loud! My mother,...cried the crowd — My mother answered with her tears! " Oh! why do tears steal down your cheeks," Cried I, "while others shout for joy!" She kissed me, and...
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The Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1833 - 312 pages
...not bear to see my joy! For with my father's life 'twas bought— And made me a poor orphan boy! 3 The people's shouts were long and loud! My mother,...cried the crowd— My mother answered with her tears! " Oh! why do tears steal down your cheeks," Cried I, " while others shout for joy!" She kissed me,...
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Flowers of poetry, for young persons: a companion to miss Taylor's ..., Volume 2

Flowers - 1835 - 174 pages
...She could not bear to see my joy, For with my father's life 'twas bought, And made me a poor orphan boy. The people's shouts were long and loud; My mother,...Rejoice ! rejoice!" still cried the crowd; My mother answer'd with her tears. " Why are you crying thus," said I, " While others laugh and shout with joy...
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The Young Lady's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the ...

Author of The young man's own book - 1836 - 336 pages
...She could not bear to see my joy, For with my father's life 't was bought, And made me a poor Orphan Boy. The people's shouts were long and loud ; My mother...Rejoice! rejoice!" still cried the crowd ; My mother answer'd with her tears. " Why are you crving. thus," said I, " While others laugh and shout for joy?...
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