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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 poetical works of Thomas Moore, with notes, Issue 354

Thomas Moore - 1872
...last — 'Twas 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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The Old Curiosity Shop

Charles Dickens - 1872 - 233 pages
...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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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1873 - 789 pages
...could not last, — 'T was bright, 't was heavenly, but 'tis past ! 0, ever thus, from childhood's here ; And who buys sorrow cheapest takes An ill...commodity too dear. CHARLES COTTON. THE REAPER. BEHOLD he 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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Mercedes of Castille: Or, The Voyage to Cathay

James Fenimore Cooper - 1873 - 530 pages
...projected voyage to tho Indies was finally at an end. CHAPTER VIIL " 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." ROOKH. THE season had now advanced to the first days of February, and, in that low latitude, the weather...
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Genealogy of the Lewis Family in America: From the Middle of the ..., Volume 1

William Terrell Lewis - Doyle Collection - 1893 - 454 pages
...which my life is darkness And earth's a waste of woe to me. "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." She sleeps now in the sylvan grove, Where birds chant their matin songs...
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The Writings of Charles Dickens, Volume 7

Charles Dickens - 1894
...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...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 came to know me well,...
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Thomas Moore's Complete Poetical Works

Thomas Moore - English poetry - 1895 - 800 pages
...eyes of angels only "Should come around us to behold 't is 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 nurst a dear gazelle " To glad me with its soft black eye " But when it came to know me well...
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Thomas Moore's Complete Poetical Works

Thomas Moore - English poetry - 1895 - 800 pages
...a/i/not last — " 'T was bright, Ч was heavenly, but Ч is past ! " Oh ! ever thus from childhood's hour " I 've seen my fondest hopes decay; " I never loved a tree or flower, " But Ч was the first to fade away. " I never nurst a dear gazelle " To glad me with its soft black eye...
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Columbian Historical Novels, Volume 4

John Roy Musick - 1895
...not last, 'Twas 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. — MOORE. ON the nineteenth day of October, 1597, an English vessel,...
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A Point of Conscience

Duchess - 1895 - 311 pages
...to her. Always with his glance full on her, he begins : " 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." " Good heavens, Carry, you'd better consult somebody," whispers Mr....
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