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" twere possible After long grief and pain To find the arms of my true love Round me once again... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 308
edited by - 1856
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - English poetry - 1904
...cries; And I am weary of the skies, Since my Love died for me. ANONYMOUS. OH THAT 'T WERE POSSIBLE. OH that 't were possible, After long grief and pain, To find the arms of my true love Round me once again ! Wheta I was wont to meet her In the silent woody places Of the laud that...
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The Poems of Alfred Tennyson, 1830-1863

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1907 - 601 pages
...reply : He is but dead, and the time is at hand When thou shall more than die. XXVI I O THAT 'twere possible After long grief and pain To find the arms of my true love Round me once again 1 2 When I was wont to meet her In the silent woody places By the home that...
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The Definition of Literature and Other Essays

W. W. Robson - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 284 pages
...think of Maud as a whole, it is surely impossible not to be moved by one part of it. Oh! that 'twere possible After long grief and pain, To find the arms of my true-love Round me once again! A shadow flits before me Not thou, but like to thee, Ah God! that it...
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A Book of Love Poetry

Jon Stallworthy - Poetry - 1986 - 393 pages
...oozing thin through the thorn from norward, And the woman calling. Alfred Lord Tennyson Oh ! that 'twere possible, After long grief and pain, To find the arms of my true-love Round me once again! When I was wont to meet her In the silent woody places Of the land that...
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Contending Forces: A Romance Illustrative of Negro Life North and South

Pauline Elizabeth Hopkins - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 402 pages
...same instant. With a mighty cry of joy and thanksgiving he clasped her in his arms. " O, that 'twere possible, After long grief and pain, To find the arms of my true love Round me once again ' " Sappho was welcomed right royally by Doctor Lewis, Dora and her mother,...
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Romantic Revisions

Robert Brinkley, Keith Hanley - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 368 pages
...poem we know was formed, in 1854-5, around the existing (heterosexual) Hallam-lyric, O that 'twere possible After long grief and pain To find the arms of my true love, Round me once again!25 but the poet of In Memoriam who in 1833 began his seventeen-years' labour...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...cometh not,' she said; She said, 'I am aweary, aweary, I would that I were dead!' 97 O that 'twere TrGrPo; TW Up at a Villa -Down la the City 93 true-love Round me once again! . . . 98 Ah God! that it were possible For one short hour to see The...
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Literary Englands: Versions of 'Englishness' in Modern Writing

David Gervais, Gervais David - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 280 pages
...music can flow through long periods and then break like a wave, unashamed of rhapsody: O that 'twere possible, After long grief and pain, To find the arms of my true-love Round me once again! To Milton the thought of what is irremediable, so sobering to Hill,...
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Selected Poetry

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - Poetry - 1995 - 232 pages
...her asleep, Powers of the height, Powers of the deep, And comfort her tho' I die. IV 1 O that 'twere possible After long grief and pain To find the arms of my true love Round me once again! 2 When I was wont to meet her In the silent woody places By the home that...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...of daffodil sky. 11544 'Maud' Queen rose of the rosebud garden of girls. 11 545 'Maud' 0 that 'twere Ad love Round me once again! 11 546 'Maud' 1 embrace the purpose of God, and the doom assigned. 11547...
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