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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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A Memoir of Allen F. Gardiner, Commander, R.N.

John William Marsh - Missionaries - 1857 - 399 pages
...over the heads with chain " (Signed) WH MOHSHEAD, Captain. " Rear-Admiral Moresby, CB" CHAPTER XIII. 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 ! Let us be patient !...
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Early Piety: Or, Recollections of Harriet B - by One who Knew and Loved Her Well

Sarah White Taber - Religious biography - 1857 - 68 pages
...memory. " Resignation " seems now to belong to her. Did she feel, as she so beautifully repeated, " 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 ! " Did she feel that...
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Memorials of William Jones, by his eldest son [W.H.R. Jones].

William Henry R. Jones - 1857
...o'clock, and at half-past eight, on the same evening, he was seized with a fit, and immediately expired. ' There is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there ; There is no fire-side, howsoe'er defended, But has one vacant chair.' ' It was a solemn...
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The Harp and the Cross: A Collection of Religious Poetry

Religious poetry, American - 1857 - 348 pages
...Son." The infant spirit bowed its head, — " Thy will, O God, be done!" RESIGNATION. HW LONGFELLOW. THERE is no flock, however watched and "tended, But one dead lamb is there ! There is no fireside, howsoe'er defended, The air is full of farewells to the dying, And...
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Glenwood, Or, The Parish Farm

William G. Cambridge - 1857 - 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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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Robert Aris Willmott, Evert Augustus Duyckinck - American poetry - 1858 - 616 pages
...weleome, the thrice-prayed for, the most fair, The best-beloved Night! As of the one I love. 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 R.I. Schoolmaster, Volume 3

Education - 1858
...sandals of light, that she finds the name of the wearer under the Ens ?" That when the poet sighed, 'There is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb is there — There is no fireside howso'er defended, But has one vacant chair ; " or when he who sang...
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The Children's Bower; Or, What You Like, Volume 2

Kenelm Henry Digby - Children - 1858
...halffledged bird, skip from bough to bough, from one fragment of some one else's genius to another. Yes, " 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...
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The pupil's manual of choice reading, arranged by T.B. Smith

Thomas Buckley Smith - 1858
...thou hast lifted the pall From its faults and its fallings, — yet lovest me with all 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 ! Let us be patient !...
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The National Magazine: Devoted to Literature, Art, and Religion, Volume 11

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1857
...they take their flight. So sings the Christian poet ; and another, coming still nearer to the heart, There Is no flock, however watched and tended, But one dead lamb Is there I In plain prose, and yet poetically, a writer in the Olive Branch, the editor, we suppose,...
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