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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 Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 507
1840
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The Dublin Journal of Temperance, Science, and Literature. ..., Volume 2

Ireland - 1843
...of future intercourse was being closed ad cternnm. ' Oh ! 'tis ever tlnis from childhood's hour I've seen my fondest hopes decay ; I never loved a tree or flower But 'twas the 6rst to fade away !' " These simple lines M'Dermott uttered with a pathos of feeling genuine...
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The Christian Family Annual, Volumes 2-3

1843
...PORTFOLIO. BY THEODORE THINKER. No. II. DISAPPOINTED HOPES. " 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." SEVERAL years ago in a retired village of Connecticut lived Emma Willington....
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The Christian Family Magazine, Volume 2

1843
...PORTFOLIO. BY THEODORE THINKER. NO. II. DISAPPOINTED HOPES. " OH ever thus from childhood's hour, I've seen my fondest hopes decay — I never loved a tree or flower But 'twaa the first to fade away." SEVERAL years ago in a retired village of Connecticut lived Emma Willington....
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...could not last — 'T was bright, 'twas heavenly, but 'tis past ! 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...
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Mercedes of Castile, Or, The Voyage to Cathay

James Fenimore Cooper - 1845
...•••:... -.i • -i, -..: CHAPTER VIII. '".I •' ':"j.' .' ., "Oh! ever thus, from childhood's hour I 've seen my fondest hopes decay ; I never loved a tree or flower, -• ; j.. • '. But 'twas the firrt to fede away." • •.. • •>. .. LallaSookh. t •. .••...
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Five Generations of a Loyal House: Part I., Containing the Lives of ..., Part 1

Lady Georgina BERTIE - England - 1845 - 544 pages
...desponding expressions remind one of those touching lines : " Oh ! ever thus, since childhood's hour, I've seen my fondest hopes decay ; I never loved a tree or flower, But 'twas the first to fade away. 1 never nursed a dear gazelle, To glad me with its soft black eye, But...
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Works, Volume 7

Charles Dickens - 1846
...has always been the same with me," said Mr. Swiveller, "always. 'T was ever thus — from childhood's hour I 've seen my fondest hopes decay, I never loved...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 when it came to know me well,...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 504 pages
...could not last — 'T was bright, 'twas heavenly, but 'tis past ! Oh ! ever thus, from childhood's hour, I 've seen my fondest hopes decay ; I never...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 when it came to know me well,...
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Master Humphrey's Clock, Volume 2

Dickens - 1846
...and walked up and down the office with measured steps. "always. T was ever thus — from childhood's hour I 've seen my fondest hopes decay , I never loved a tree or flower but 't *as 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 Emigrant: A Tale of Australia

W. H. Leigh - Australia - 1847 - 228 pages
...you from my sight, Yes,v said he mournfully, " I am a doomed man !TT' And ever thus, from childhood's hour, I 've seen my fondest hopes decay : I never loved a tree or flower, But it was first to fade away.' And npw-Treven now, I am but a moment in bliss, ere everything again must...
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