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" Whose louder song is like the voice of life, Triumphant o'er death's image, but whose deep, Low, lovelier note is like a gentle wife, A poor, a pensive, yet a happy one, Stealing, when daylight's common tasks are done, An hour for mother's work, and singing... "
Lord Byron and Some of His Contemporaries:: With Recollections of the Author ... - Page 89
by Leigh Hunt - 1828
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 18

1818
...Whose louder song is like the voice of life Triumphant o'er death's image, but whose deep Low, lovelier note is like a gentle wife, A poor, a pensive, yet...low, While her tired husband and her children sleep.' — px Our next extract shall be of a different nature, and one perhaps which will be more generally...
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Foliage, Or, Poems Original and Translated

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1818 - 150 pages
...louder song is like the voice of life, Triumphant o'er death's image ; but whose deep, Low, lovelier note is like a gentle wife, A poor, a pensive, yet...low, While her tired husband and her children sleep. Then, there the Hamadryads are, their sisters, Simpler crown twisters, Who of one favourite tree, in...
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The Poetical Works of Leigh Hunt

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1832 - 361 pages
...louder song is like the voice of life, Triumphant o'er death's image ; but whose deep, Low, lovelier note is like a gentle wife, A poor, a pensive, yet...low, While her tired husband and her children sleep.* * This passage respecting the nightingale is not altogether " in keeping, '' (to use a painter's phrase),...
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The Poetical Works of Leigh Hunt

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1832 - 361 pages
...louder song is like the voice of life, Triumphant o'er death's image ; but whose deep, Low, lovelier note is like a gentle wife, A poor, a pensive, yet...low, While her tired husband and her children sleep.* * This passage respecting the nightingale is not altogether " in keeping, " (to use a painter's phrase),...
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Letters from New York: Second Series, Volume 2

Lydia Maria Child - New York (N.Y.) - 1845 - 287 pages
...plaintive voice of the ring-dove, coming up from the inmost heart of the shaded forest, " Whoso deep, low note, is like a gentle wife, A poor, a pensive, yet...low, While her tired husband and her children sleep." In the stillness of Nature there is ever something sacred ; for she pleadeth tenderly with man that...
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Letters from New York: Second Series, Volume 2

Lydia Maria Child - New York (N.Y.) - 1845 - 287 pages
...plaintive voice of the ring-dove, coming up from the inmost heart of the shaded forest, " Whoso deep, low note, is like a gentle wife, A poor, a pensive, yet...for mother's work ; and singing low, While her tired hushand and her children sleep." In the stillness of Nature there is ever something sacred; for she...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...louder song is like the voice of life, Triumphant o'er death's image, but whose deep, Low, lovelier note is like a gentle wife, A poor, a pensive, yet...low While her tired husband and her children sleep. MAN. — Herbert. MY God, I heard this day, That none doth build a stately habitation, But he that...
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Voices of the True-hearted

American literature - 1846 - 288 pages
...wife, A poor, a pensive, yet a happy one, Stealing, whendaylight's common tasks arc done, An hourfor mother's work ; and singing low, "While her tired husband and her children sleep." In the stillness of Nature there is ever something sacred; for she pleadeth tenderly with man that...
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Letters from New York: 2d. Ser

Lydia Maria Child - 1849
...plaintive voice of the ring-dove, coming up from the inmost heart of the shaded forest, " Whose deep, low note, is like a gentle wife, A poor, a pensive, yet...low, While her tired husband and her children sleep." In the stillness of Nature there is ever something sacred ; for she pleadeth tenderly with man that...
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The autobiography of Leigh Hunt, with reminiscences of friends and ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - Authors, English - 1850 - 631 pages
...louder song is like the voice of life, Triumphant o'er death's image ; but whose deep, Low, lovelier note is like a gentle wife, A poor, a pensive, yet...have spoken of my mother during my father's troubles HER KINDNESS TO ERROR. 33 in England. She stood by him through them all ; and in every thing did more...
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