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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... "
Marmion - Page 324
by sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1821
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Truth without fiction, and religion without disguise; or, The two Oxford ...

Truth - 1837 - 566 pages
...sickness bend him down, and she flie like a guardian angel to his succour, and smiles forgiveness. ' O woman, in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please ; , i And variable as the shade, r By the light quivering aspen made, When care and anguish rock the...
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Flowers of fiction

1837 - 418 pages
...turned almost broken-hearted away from what they once valued so highly ? II. — THE REUNION. " Oh woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please ; But when affliction wrings the brow, A ministering angel thou." IT was autumn : the foliage had put...
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The Metropolitan, Volume 19

1837 - 590 pages
...spirit," second only to that of the mighty one of Avon, " О woman ! in our hours of ease So tickle, coy, and hard to please, And variable as the shade By the lilhí, quivering- aspen made ; When care and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou !" And...
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The Metropolitan Magazine, Volumes 3-4

1837 - 808 pages
...length, a naturally good constitution and the gentle assiduities of an affectionate wife — " Oh, woman ! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard to please ! When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel, then art mon !" — restored him to the...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 12

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1842 - 590 pages
...subsided at once. Following the tender instincts of his heart, young Willoughby had remembered him of " Woman, in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please ;" the form of impending clerkhood, fled to the bosom of a ministeringangel, who had often smoothed...
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Souvenirs of a summer in Germany in 1836 [by M.F. Dickson].

M F. Dickson - 1837 - 748 pages
...know whether to interpret it as a compliment or a satire, concedes this much to the fair sex. " Oh woman, in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, When pain and sickness rend the brow, A ministering angel thou ! La Sceur Therese, continued some time...
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The Clockmaker, Or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of Slickville

Thomas Chandler Haliburton - 1838 - 370 pages
...favorites; they go down much better than them old-fashioned staves o' Watts. " Oh woman, in our hour of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please, And variable...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou." If I didn't touch it off to the nines it's a pity. I never heerd you preach so well, says one, since...
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Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of ..., Volume 3

John Claudius Loudon - 1838 - 794 pages
...Tuosreo!«. Sir W. Scott has many allusions to this tree ; particularly in the wellknown lines, — " Oh, woman ^ in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard...shade By the light quivering aspen made, When pain or sicknesss rends the brow, A ministering angel thou." Sou, Situation, ¿Jr. As the roots of this...
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Arboretum Et Fruticetum Britannicum: Or, The Trees and Shrubs of ..., Volume 3

John Claudius Loudon - 1838 - 784 pages
...Тпомпох. Sir W. Scott has many allusions to this tree ; particularly in the wellknown lines, — " Oh, woman ! in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard...variable as the shade By the light quivering aspen mad«, when pain or sicknests rends the brow, A ministering angel thou." Soil, Situation, Sfc. As the...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volume 14

456 pages
...she's scolding her maid. EXTRACTS. THE THREE PICTURES. (Continued from page 111.) PICTURE III. " Oli ! woman, in our hours of ease Uncertain, coy, and hard...to please, And variable as the shade By the light, quiv'ring aspen made, When pain and unguish wring the brow, A minist'ring angel thou. SCOTT. " Good...
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