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" THERE is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there ! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair ! The air is full of farewells to the dying, And mournings for the dead; The heart of Rachel, for her children... "
The Medical World - Page 206
1892
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The Child and the Man: Or, The Children, the Sabbath School, and the World

Charles Greenwood - Sunday schools - 1855 - 423 pages
...circle which is not broken, — no parents who have not contributed to these awful, demands : — " There is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there ; There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But hath one vacant chair." Yet, delightful thought,...
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Glenwood: Or, The Parish Boy

William G. Cambridge - 1855 - 429 pages
...side ; and there were more flowers — flowers which were watered with tears ! 0 ! how true it is, " There is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there ; There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair ! " And such is life...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1856 - 358 pages
...to the lips in misery, Longing, and yet afraid to die, Patient, though sorely tried ! Resignation. There is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there ! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair. The air is full of farewells...
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The Bow in the Cloud; Or, Covenant Mercy for the Afflicted

William Bacon Stevens - Consolation - 1856 - 360 pages
...which, perhaps, may never more be filled. There is much of truth in the touching words of Longfellow : "There is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there ; There is no fireside, howsoe'cr defended, But has one vacant chair !" " The air is full...
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The way home [by M.F. Barbour].

Margaret Fraser Barbour - Children - 1856 - 301 pages
...darkened, her hope for time gone out, but she remains strong and joyful too ; — SHE HATH HER PETITION. There is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there I — There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair ! — The earth is...
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The Massachusetts Teacher and Journal of Home and School Education, Volume 9

Education - 1856
...a decent self-respect, a proper pride of character, would prompt him to shun. ONE COMES NO MORE. " THERE is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there ! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair ! " THHEE summers ago,...
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The Morning Star: Or, Symbols of Christ

William M. Thayer - Devotional literature - 1856 - 280 pages
...are most grateful. Life has too many illustrations of this fact to make additional proof necessary. " There is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there ; There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has a vacant chair." But the Saviour never...
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Wisconsin Journal of Education, Volume 27

Education - 1897
...mingled with the other passengers, and who seemed always communing with himself, suddenly commenced: 'There is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there.' He repeated only a few stanzas, but could apparently have given the whole poem, had he wished....
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The Marriage of the Lamb, Or Wedlock and Padlock, Temporal and Spiritual

George W. Henry - Marriage - 1856 - 461 pages
...and night on the shores of Sodom's sea, exclaims, " Remember Lot's wife." CHAPTER XVI. C0niinat&. " There is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there; • There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair." Abraham and Lot...
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The Home School; Or, Hints on Home Education

Norman Macleod - Domestic education - 1857 - 175 pages
...above, to be there kept secure until the old sheep should follow. Beautifully has the poet said, — There is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb Is there ! There is no fireside howsoe'er defended, But has a vacant chair. She is not dead— the...
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