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" O Woman ! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen made; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou! "
The Monthly magazine - Side 474
af Monthly literary register - 1841
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The Lore of the Forest

Alexander Porteous - 2005 - 324 sider
...accursed tree which trembles without even a breath of wind." Sir Walter Scott wrote : " O ^woman I in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please,...variable as the shade By the light quivering Aspen made." Gerarde, however, ungallantly compares the leaves of the Aspen to women's tongues, as they " seldome...
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Marmion: A Tale of Flodden Field

Walter Scott, Sir - 2005 - 292 sider
...angrily in the sense of rascals. Of blessed water from the spring, goo To slake my dying thirst ! ' XXX. O Woman ! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade B y the light quivering aspen made ; 905 When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel...
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The Union on Trial: The Political Journals of Judge William Barclay Napton ...

William Barclay Napton - 2005 - 631 sider
...and reformer from Massachusetts who published Women's Rights (1867). DAB, 18:572-73. Or of Scott's: O woman, in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy and hard to please, And variable as is the shade By the light, quivering aspen made When pain and anguish wring the brow A ministering...
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A Maryland Bride in the Deep South: The Civil War Diary of Priscilla Bond

Kimberly Harrison - 2006 - 408 sider
...days be her best. Am reading now "Marmion," a Tale by Sir Walter Scott. These lines are very beautiful O Woman! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy and...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou!" We went up to "Woodside," spent the evening with cousin Juliet. I received a letter from Howard in...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 sider
...O what a tangled web we weave, When first we practise to deceive! Marmion canto 6, st. 17 (1808) 6 D 0 Marmion canto 6, st. 30 (1808) See Shakespeare 228 7 Hail to the Chief who in triumph advances! The...
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The Globe, Bind 12–13

William Henry Thorne - 1902
...women. Walter Scott had a better ideal of the fair sex, at times coquettish, yet not above serving: "O woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou! This, too, is an inadequate conception of the part that woman plays in the world as the mistress of...
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The Art of Loving

S.P.Sharma - 2007 - 120 sider
...extreme, men have viewed woman as a veritable goddess — the word often used to describe her is 'angel': O woman! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy and...to please, And variable as the shade By the light of quivering aspen made; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering ange/thou! And at the...
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Phoenixiana, Or Sketches and Burlesques [Illustrated Edition]

John Phoenix - 2008 - 348 sider
...expressly to entertain us. And there were no ladies, which to me was a blessed dispensation. ' ' Oh, woman ! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please ; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou. " Certainly : but at sea, Woman,...
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