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" Thy maidens grieved themselves at my concern, Oft gave me promise of thy quick return. What ardently I wished, I long believed, And disappointed still, was still deceived. By expectation every day beguiled, Dupe of to-morrow even from a child. Thus many... "
Poems - Page 291
by William Cowper - 1800
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British Poems, from "Canterbury Tales" to "Recessional"

English poetry - 1912 - 537 pages
...What ardently I wished I long believed, And, disappointed still, was still deceived. By expectation every day beguiled, Dupe of to-morrow even from a child. Thus many a sad to-morrow came and went, Till, all my stock of infant sorrow spent, I learned at last submission...
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Mother's Day: Its History, Origin, Celebration, Spirit, and Significance as ...

Robert Haven Schauffler - Mother's Day - 1915 - 363 pages
...ardently I wished I long believed, And, disappointed still, was still deceived, — By expectation every day beguiled, Dupe of to-morrow even from a child. Thus many a sad to-morrow came and went, Till, all my stock of infant sorrows spent, I learned at last submission...
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"Mother" in Verse and Prose: A Book of Remembrance

Robert Haven Schauffler - Mothers - 1916 - 343 pages
...ardently I wished I long believed, And, disappointed still, was still deceived, — By expectation every day beguiled, Dupe of to-morrow even from a child. Thus many a sad to-morrow came and went, Till, all my stock of infant sorrows spent, I learned at last submission...
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An Anthology of Mother Verse

Elizabeth McCracken - Mothers - 1917 - 194 pages
...What ardently I wished I long believed, And, disappointed still, was still deceived; By expectation every day beguiled, Dupe of to-morrow even from a child. Thus many a sad to-morrow came and went, Till, all my stock of infant sorrows spent, I learned at last submission...
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An Anthology of Mother Verse

Elizabeth McCracken - Mothers - 1917 - 194 pages
...What ardently I wished I long believed, And, disappointed still, was still deceived ; By expectation every day beguiled, Dupe of to-morrow even from a child. Thus many a sad to-morrow came and went, Till, all my stock of infant sorrows spent, I learned at last submission...
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English Poets of the Eighteenth Century

Ernest Bernbaum - English poetry - 1918 - 364 pages
...What ardently I wished I long believed, And, disappointed still, was still deceived, By expectation every day beguiled, Dupe of to-morrow even from a child. Thus many a sad to-morrow came and went, Till, all my stock of infant sorrow spent, I learnt at last submission...
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Journeys Through Bookland: A New and Original Plan for Reading ..., Volume 7

Charles Herbert Sylvester - Children's literature - 1922
...ardently I wished I long believed, And, disappointed still, was still deceived, — By expectation every day beguiled, Dupe of to-morrow even from a child. Thus many a sad to-morrow came and went, Till, all my stock of infant sorrow spent, I learned at last submission...
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An Anthology of English Verse

John Drinkwater - English poetry - 1924 - 368 pages
...What ardently I wished I long believed, And, disappointed still, was still deceived. By expectation every day beguiled, Dupe of to-morrow even from a child. Thus many a sad to-morrow came and went, Till, all my stock of infant sorrow spent, I learned at last submission...
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Essays, articles, reviews, sermons, 1872-1927. 6 vols.

Hastings Rashdall - 1877
...What ardently I wish'd I long believed, And, disappointed still, was still deceived, By expectation every day beguiled, Dupe of to-morrow even from a child. Thus many a sad to-morrow came and went, Till, all my stock of infant sorrow spent, I learn'd at last submission...
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Come Hither: A Collection of Rhymes and Poems for the Young of All Ages

Walter De la Mare - American poetry - 1923 - 696 pages
...What ardently I wished, I long believed, And, disappointed still, was still deceived, By expectation every day beguiled, Dupe of to-morrow even from a child. Thus many a sad to-morrow came and went, Till, all my stock of infant sorrow spent, I learnt at last submission...
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