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" WE watched her breathing through the night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life . Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we... "
Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 128
edited by - 1846
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The Eclectic Reader: Designed for Schools and Academies

Bela Bates Edwards - Readers - 1832 - 338 pages
...Life.—ANONYMOUS. WE watched her breathing through the night Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So...dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. For ulini the morn came dim and sad, And chill with early showers, Her quiet eyelids closed—she had Another...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1832 - 1022 pages
...boy. THE DEATH- BED. watched her breathing through the night Her breathing soft and low, As In her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So...half our powers To eke her living out. Our very hopes belled our fears, Our fears our hopes belied — We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping...
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music, and Romance

Margaret De Courcy, Beatrice De Courcy - Fashion - 1832 - 500 pages
...alas ! — We watched her hreathing throngh the night, Her hreathing soft and low, And in her hreath the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed to speak, So slowly moved ahout ; As we had lent her half our powers To eke her living out. Our very hopes helied our fears —...
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The Eclectic Reader: Designed for Schools and Academies

Bela Bates Edwards - Readers - 1835 - 328 pages
...ANONYMOUS. / ' *" WE watched her breathing through the night, Her breathing soft and low^ As in her breast the wave of life Kept heaving to and fro. So...living out. Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our'hopes belied ; We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. For when the morn...
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Giafar Al Barmeki: A Tale of the Court of Haroun Al Raschid ...

Samuel Spring, Gardiner Spring - 1836 - 228 pages
...night, Her breathing soft and low, As o'er her heart the waves of life Came heaving to and fro. * ***** Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes...dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. BORNE down by grief and self-reproach, Giafar returned to his home. Life seemed a burden too heavy...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volumes 36-37

Fashion - 742 pages
...just as he did in that long sleep." I thought of Hood's fine lines, here only too applicable — " We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died." I took her quietly by the arm : " Come, dearest, lie down and rest." She resisted me with a look of...
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The Young Lady's Reader

Louisa Caroline Tuthill - English language - 1839 - 482 pages
...DEATH-BED.— Anon. We watched her breathing through the night, Her breathing soft and low, As in her breast the wave of life . Kept heaving to and fro....slowly moved about — As we had lent her half our life, Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fears, our hopes belied — We thought her dying when she...
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 11

United States - 1842 - 712 pages
...breathing soft and low, As o'er her heart the waves of life Came heaving to and fro. " And still our hopes belied our fears, Our fears our hopes belied...her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died !" A few words will conclude all that remains to be told. Edward never came again into contact with...
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The Rover, Volume 2

Seba Smith, Lawrence Labree - 1844 - 498 pages
...BY T. HOOD. WE watch'd her breathing thro' the night, Her breathings soft and low, As in her breath the wave of life, Kept heaving to and fro ! So silently...her living out! Our very hopes belied our fears, Our fear our hopes belied— We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died ; For when...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 42

American periodicals - 1854 - 696 pages
...Deathbed— We watch'd her breathing thro' the night, Her breathing soft and low, Ai in her breast the WWM of life Kept heaving to and fro. So silently we seemed...eke her living out Our very hopes belied our fears, Oar fears our hopes belied — We thought her dying when she slept, And sleeping when she died. For...
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