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" THE CHANGELING I HAD a little daughter, And she was given to me To lead me gently backward To the Heavenly Father's knee, That I, by the force of nature, Might in some dim wise divine The depth of his infinite patience To this wayward soul of mine. "
The North American Review - Page 443
edited by - 1848
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Our Little Ones in Heaven

Walter Aimwell - 1858 - 248 pages
...only truly mourn the dead, who endeavor so to live as to insure a reunion in heaven. THE CHANGELING. I HAD a little daughter, And she was given to me To...infinite patience To this wayward soul of mine. I knew not how others saw her, But to me she was wholly fair, And the light of the heaven she came from...
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The Home Affections Pourtrayed by the Poets

Charles Mackay - 1858 - 391 pages
...above, He is heard to speak through a mother's love. Emily THE CHANGELING. I HAD a little danghter, And she was given to me, To lead me gently backward...His infinite patience To this wayward soul of mine. 1 know not how others saw her, But to me she was wholly fair, And the light of the Heaven she came...
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The Home Affections Pourtrayed by the Poets

Charles Mackay - 1858 - 391 pages
...voice beneath or above, He is heard to speak through a mother's love. Emily Taylor. THE CHANGELING. I HAD a little daughter, And she was given to me, To load me gently backward To the heavenly Father's knee, That I, by the force of nature, Might in some...
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Lyra Americana, Or, Verses of Praise and Faith from American Poets

1865 - 295 pages
...the stronger, brighter angel who loved her best, was DEATH. GEORGE W. BETHUNE. 10* THE CHANGELING. HAD a little daughter, And she was given to me To...her, But to me she was wholly fair, And the light of heaven she came from Still lingered and gleamed in her hair ; For it was as wavy and golden, And as...
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The Poetical Works of James R. Lowell ...

James Russell Lowell - 1866
...spent, One gush of light these eyes will brim, Only to think she came and went. 18 THE CHANGELING. I HAD a little daughter, And she was given to me To...his infinite patience To this wayward soul of mine. 1 know not how others saw her, But to me she was wholly fair, And the light of the heaven she came...
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The Poetical Works of James R. Lowell ...

James Russell Lowell - 1866
...nearly spent, One gush of light these eyes will brim. Only to think she came and went. THE CHANGELING. I HAD a little daughter, And she was given to me To lead me genuy backward To the Heavenly Father's knee, That I, by the force o'f nature, Might in some dim wise...
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The Child Minister. By the Author of “Tell Jesus.” [The Preface is Signed A ...

Anna Shipton - 1866 - 136 pages
..."THE FALLING ASLEEP OF OUR FIRST-BORN.' " ' That I, by the force of nature, Might in some dim vise divine The depth of His infinite patience To this wayward soul of mine.' " — Lowell. " He twined round our hearts, as a tendril Encircles a rose-tree's stem ; In the depths...
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English Grammar for the Use of Schools

Thomas Morrison (LL.D.) - 1872
...the rivers of Babylon we sat down and wept. When he saw the deed, his face burned with indignation. 1 had a little daughter, And she was given to me To...his infinite patience To this wayward soul of mine. RULE XV.— Many Intransitive Verbs take after them a Noun in the Objective Case, when the Noon is...
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Child Life: A Collection of Poems

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1872 - 263 pages
...— Content to clasp her little grave, And let the world go by. — Overland Monthly. THE CHANGELING. I HAD a little daughter, And she was given to me, To lead me gently onward To the Heavenly Father's knee, That I, by the force of Nature, Might in some dim-wise divine...
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Child life, poems, ed. by J.G. Whittier

Child life - 1874
...— Content to clasp her little grave, And let the world go by. — Overland Monthly. THE CHANGELING. I HAD a little daughter, And she was given to me,...knee, That I, by the force of Nature, Might in some dim-wise divine The depth of His infinite patience To this wayward soul of mine. I know not how others...
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