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" THAT those lips had language ! Life has passed With me but roughly since I heard thee last. Those lips are thine — thy own sweet smile I see, The same, that oft in childhood solaced me ; Voice only fails, else how distinct they say, " Grieve not, my... "
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Come Hither: A Collection of Rhymes and Poems for the Young of All Ages

Walter De la Mare - American poetry - 1923 - 696 pages
...me. JAMES ELROY FLECKER 48 LINES ON RECEIVING HIS MOTHER'S PICTURE 0 THAT those lips had language! Life has passed With me but roughly since I heard thee last. Those lips are thine — thy own sweet smiles I see, The same that oft in childhood solaced me ; Voice only fails, else how distinct they...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 1

College students' writings, American - 1836
...had language ! Life has pass'd With me but roughly since I saw thee last. Those lips are thine—thy own sweet smile I see, The same, that oft in childhood...fears away!' The meek intelligence of those dear eyes (Blessed be the art that can immortalize, The art that baffles Time's tyrannic claim To quench it)...
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The Letter Carrier

William J. Leonard - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 373 pages
...wrote these pathetic lines: On the Receipt of My Mother's Picture Oh, that those lips had language! Life has passed With me but roughly since I heard thee last. Those lips are thine — thine own sweet smile I see, The same that oft in childhood solaced me; Voice only fails, else...
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Mothersongs: Poems For, By, and about Mothers

Sandra M. Gilbert, Susan Gubar, Diana O'Hehir - Poetry - 1995 - 380 pages
...KAVANAGH Norfolk The Gift of My Cousin Ann Bodham Oh that those lips had language! Life has pass'd With me but roughly since I heard thee last. Those lips are thine — thy own sweet smiles I see, The same that oft in childhood solaced me; Voice only fails, else, how distinct they...
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The Inner World of Abraham Lincoln

Michael Burlingame - Biography & Autobiography - 1997 - 416 pages
...that may well have called to mind his own mother: Oh that those lips had language! Life has pass'd With me but roughly since I heard thee last. Those...smile I see, The same that oft in childhood solaced me.139 His own 1846 poem, "My Childhood Home I See Again," is similarly obsessed with "loved ones lost."...
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A Passionate Humility: Frederick Oakeley and the Oxford Movement

Peter Galloway - Anglican Communion - 1999 - 316 pages
...lines on receiving his mother's portrait'.56 Oh that those lips had language! Life has pass 'd With but roughly since I heard thee last. Those lips are thine - thy own sweet smiles I see, The same that oft in childhood solac 'd me. Charles Sumner required a high standard of...
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The Astrological Neptune and the Quest for Redemption

Liz Greene - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2000 - 528 pages
...provide emotional warmth and shelrer, food and forgiveness. Those lips are thine — thy own sweet smiles I see, The same that oft in childhood solaced me; Voice only fails, else, how distinct they say, "Greeve not, my child, chase all thy fears away!"2 2. William Cowper, "On the Receipt of My Mother's...
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Nonverbal Communication Across Disciplines: Paralanguage, kinesics, silence ...

Fernando Poyatos - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 456 pages
...with a fine sensitiveness or in a more obvious way: Oh that those lips had language! Life has pass'd With me but roughly since I heard thee last. Those lips are thine — thy own sweet smiles I see, The same that oft in childhood solac'd me. (Wm. Cowper, "On the Receipt of My Mother's...
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Romantic Generations: Text, Authority and Posterity in British Romanticism

Lene ěstermark-Johansen - Social Science - 2003 - 178 pages
...as synecdoche for the mother, and as metonymy for voice: Those lips are thine - thy own sweet smiles I see The same that oft in childhood solaced me Voice...say Grieve not, my child, chase all thy fears away! 'Voice only fails': thus succinctly, the new status of ekphrasis as supplement. One might object that...
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William Cowper: Selected Poems

William Cowper - Poetry - 2003 - 119 pages
...OF NORFOLK The Gift of my Cousin Ann Bodham, 1790 Oh, that those lips had language! Life has pass'd With me but roughly since I heard thee last. Those lips are thine— thy own sweet smiles I see, The same that oft in childhood solaced me; Voice only fails, else, how distinct they...
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