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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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MERCEDES OF CASTILE

J. FENIMORE COOPER - 1867
...voyage to the Indies was finally at an end. CHAPTER VIII. "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." Lalla Rookh. THE season had now advanced to the first days of February,...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source : Passages ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1868 - 778 pages
...Paradise and the Peri. But the trail of the serpent is over them all. ibid. O, 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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Parlour pastimes: a repertoire [by G.F. Pardon].

George Frederick Pardon - 1868
...first says Shakspeare, might give a passage from Moore : " 0 ! 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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Old Curiosity Shop: Sketches

Charles Dickens - 1868
...always been the same with me," said Mr. Swiveller, "always. 'Twas 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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Ante Bellum: Southern Life as it was

Mary Louise Redd Cook - Southern States - 1868 - 314 pages
...tones, would sing that beautiful song from Lalla Rookh : 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 nurs'da dear gazelle, To glad me with its soft black eye, But...
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Annie Nelles, Or, The Life of a Book Agent: An Autobiography

Annie Nelles Dumond - Booksellers and bookselling - 1868 - 385 pages
...of affection was doomed to fade and die before me. "'Twas ever thus from childhood's hour — I've seen my fondest hopes decay; I never loved a tree or flower, But 'twas the first 10 fade away." I never nursed a dear gazelle, To glad me with its soft black eye. But...
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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - 1869 - 458 pages
...Paradise and the Peri. But the trail of the serpent is over them all. ibid. O, 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. Tlie I'ire-Worshipfers. I never nursed a dear ga2elle, To glad me with its soft black eye, But when...
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Annie Nelles, Or, The Life of a Book Agent: An Autobiography

Annie Nelles Dumond - Booksellers and bookselling - 1869 - 472 pages
...of affection was doomed to fade and die before me. "'Twas ever thus from childhood's hour — I've seen my fondest hopes decay; I never loved a 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 learned to love me...
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Works, Volume 8

Charles Dickens - 1869
...has always been the same with me," said Mr. Swiveller, " always. 'Twas 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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The Book of Poetry for Schools and Families

William Davis (B.A.) - 1869 - 184 pages
...England to itself do rest but true. Shakspere's King Jffhn. 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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