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" Renews the life of joy in happiest hours. It is a little thing to speak a phrase Of common comfort which by daily use Has almost lost its sense ; yet, on the ear Of him who thought to die unmourn'd... "
The Floral Gift, from Nature and the Heart - Page 97
edited by - 1846 - 128 pages
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The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian, Volume 14

1854 - 1112 pages
...made up, not so much of great deeds of philanthropy, as by the perennial acts of social life. " It is a little thing To give a cup of water ; yet its draught Of cool refreshment, drain' d by fever' d lips, May send a shock of pleasure to the soul, More exquisite than when nectarious...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1832 - 1022 pages
...KIXDXESSES. The blessings which the weak and poor can scatter Have their own season. 'Tis a little tiling To give a cup of water; yet its draught Of cool refreshment,...of pleasure to the frame More exquisite than when nectarian juice Kenews the life of joy in happiest hours. It is a little thing to speak a phrase Of...
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New Monthly Belle Assemblée

1836 - 382 pages
...sharp extremities of fortune, The blessings which the weak end poor can scatter Have their own season. 'Tis a little thing To give a cup of water ; yet its draught Of cool refreshment, drain'd by fever'd lips, May give a shock of pleasure to the frame More exquisite than when nectarean...
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Ion; a tragedy [by sir T.N. Talfourd. In verse].

sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1835 - 232 pages
...sharp extremities of fortune, The blessings which the weak and poor can scatter Have their own season. 'Tis a little thing To give a cup of water ; yet its draught Of cool refreshment drain'd by fever'd lips, May give a shock of pleasure to the frame More exquisite than when nectarean...
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The Edinburgh Review, Volume 63

English literature - 1836 - 604 pages
...sharp extremities of fortune, The blessings which the weak and poor can scatter Have their own season. 'Tis a little thing To give a cup of water ; yet its draught Of cool refreshment drain'd by fevcr'd lips, May give a shock of pleasure to the frame More exquisite than when nectarean...
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Ion; a tragedy [by sir T.N. Talfourd. In verse]. [Another] By T.N. Talfourd

sir Thomas Noon Talfourd - 1836 - 140 pages
...sharp extremities of fortune, The blessings which the weak and poor can scatter Have their own season. Tis a little thing To give a cup of water; yet its draught Of cool refreshment, drain'd by fever'd lips, May give a shock of pleasure to the frame More exquisite than when nectarean...
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The Monthly Review

Books - 1836 - 640 pages
...extremities of fortune. The blessings which the weak and poor can scatter, Have th-iir own season. *Tis a little thing To give a cup of water ; yet its draught ( Of cool rcfrcblmicnt, drain'd by fever'd lips, ,« May give a shock of pleasure to the frame. More exquisite...
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The Beauties of the Bosphorus

Miss Pardoe (Julia) - Bosporus (Turkey) - 1838 - 346 pages
...a week may be wholly and not unprofitably spent, without ennui or weariness. FOUNTAIN IN GALATA. " 'Tis a little thing To give a cup of water ; yet its draught Of cool refreshment, drain'd by fever'd lips, May give a shock of pleasure to the frame More exquisite than when nectarean...
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The Fruit of the Spirit

George Washington Bethune - Christian life - 1839 - 228 pages
...extremities of fortune, The blessings which the weak and poor can scatter, Have their own season — 'Tis a little thing To give a cup of water, yet its...than when nectarean juice , Renews the life of joy in happier hours. It is a little thing to speak a phrase Of common comfort, which by daily use Has almost...
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Christian Examiner and Theological Review, Volume 7; Volume 25

Theology - 1839 - 418 pages
...mountain, we might often find in our beaten path, would we but stoop for it. "Tis a little thing To jjive a cup of water, yet its draught Of cool refreshment, drained by fevered lips, M-ty send a thrill of pleasure through the frame, More exquisite than when nectarian juice Renews the...
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