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" A shadow flits before me, Not thou, but like to thee : Ah Christ, that it were possible For one short hour to see The souls we loved, that they might tell us What and where they be. "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 308
edited by - 1856
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The Tribute: A Collection of Miscellaneous Unpublished Poems by Various Authors

Spencer Joshua Alwyne Compton Marquis of Northampton - English literature - 1837 - 422 pages
...birth, We stood tranced in long embraces, Mixt with kisses sweeter, sweeter, Than any thing on earth. A shadow flits before me — Not thou, but like to thee. Ah God ! that it were possible For one short hour to see The souls we loved, that they might tell us What...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 66

1838
...visionary form, by which the writer is supposed to be haunted, amidst the streets of a crowded city: — ' It leads me forth at evening, It lightly winds and steals In a cold white robe before me, Where all my spirit reels At the shouts, the leagues of light, And the roaring of the wheels. ' Do...
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Annual Register

History - 1838
...birth. We stood tranced in long embraces. Mixt with kisses sweeter, sweeter, Than anything on earth. A shadow flits before me — Not thou, but like to thee, Ah God ! that it were possible For one short hour to see The souls we loved, that they might tell us What...
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The General Baptist repository, and Missionary observer [afterw.] The ...

1877
...love. When bereavement is recent, and the chill of death pierces us to the bone, and we are saying, " Ah, Christ, that it were possible For one short hour...loved, that they might tell us What and where they be." We are helplessly driven on to the shores of eternity, like sea- weed loosened from its hold, or the...
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The Living Age, Volume 107

1870
...beforehand to the longing cry — " Oh, Christ, that it were possible After long years to lee The goujs we loved, that they might tell us What and where they be ! " It is entitled " A Voice from Afar : " " Weep not for me: — Be blithe aa wont, nor tinge with gloom...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 52

Questions and answers - 1875
...hand, great Anarch ! lets the curtain fall, And universal darkness buries all." flunciad, last lines. "Ah. Christ, that it were possible For one short hour...loved, that they might tell us What and where they be." Tennyson's Matul, p. ii. iv. 3. " 0 that it were possible we might But hold some two days' conference...
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Notes and Queries

Electronic journals - 1895
..."Wood" and "code" are but indifferent rhymes. In the beautiful lines— Ab Christ, that it were penible For one short hour to see The souls we loved, that they might tell as What and where they be — the sacred name was certainly not pronounced aa in "Christopher," for...
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The New quarterly review, and digest of current literature, Volume 4

1855
...Mix'd with kisses sweeter, sweeter Than any thing on earth. A shmlow flits hefore me, Not thnn, hut like to thee ; Ah Christ, that it were possible, For...evening, It lightly winds and steals In a cold white robe hefore me, When all my spirit reels At the shouts, the leagues of lights, And the roaring of the wheels....
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Maud: And Other Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1855 - 160 pages
...birth, We stood tranced in long embraces Mixt with kisses sweeter, sweeter Than anything on earth. 8. A shadow flits before me, Not thou, but like to thee...loved, that they might tell us What and where they be. 4. It leads me forth at evening, It lightly winds and steals In a cold white robe before me, When all...
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MAUD, AND OTHER POEMS.

ALFRED TENNYSON, D.C.L., - 1855
...stood tranced in long embraces Mixt with kisses sweeter, sweeter Than anything on earth. 2. MAUD. 3. A shadow flits before me, Not thou, but like to thee...loved, that they might tell us What and where they be. 4. It leads me forth at evening, It lightly winds and steals In a cold white robe before me, When all...
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