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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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The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ...

George Willson - 1840 - 298 pages
...squire, or groom, one cup to bring Of blessed water, from the spring, To slake my dying thirst !" — O, woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brow, 8 A ministering angel thou ! — Scarce were the piteous accents said, When, with the Baron's casque,...
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The Duke: A Novel, Volume 1

Mrs. Grey (Elizabeth Caroline) - 1840 - 206 pages
...I" i THE DUKE. A NOVEL. BY MRS. GREY. Oh, woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard 10 please, And variable as the shade By the light quivering...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou! Scorr. k IN TWO VOLUMES. VOL. I. PHILADELPHIA : LEA AND BLANCHARD. 1840. (. /^ UNIVERSITY LIBRARY IR...
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The Clockmaker: Or, The Sayings and Doings of Samuel Slick, of ..., Volume 2

Thomas Chandler Haliburton - 1840 - 246 pages
...favourites ; 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 as the shade By the light quirenng aspen made ; When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel them." If I didn't...
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The Monthly Magazine, Or, British Register

1841 - 640 pages
...save the sweet and consolatory dictates of the purest pity and compassion for suffering humanity. " O woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou." Nothing could exceed the tender and unwearied care, with which she nursed him night and day, assisted...
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The Idler in Italy, New Series

Marguerite Countess of Blessington - 1841 - 390 pages
...prolonged their lives at the risk of her own. Well might our great and good Scott say of women — 0 woman ! in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and...and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou ! From being less frequented by travellers than most other places in Italy, Ancona possesses no good...
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Belgium, Volume 2

Sir James Emerson Tennent - 1841 - 324 pages
...those brave fellows who though in agony, silently but significantly expressed their gratitude. " Oh woman in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard...please. And variable as the shade By the light quivering aspin made, When pain and anguish wring the brow A minist'ring angel thou." Mrs. Drummond had a wonderful...
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The Mother's Assistant and Young Lady's Friend, Volume 1

1841 - 300 pages
...cheered and supported the dreary path which leads to the grave. The poet was mistaken when he sung — " O woman, in our hours of ease, Uncertain, coy, and hard to please." That is a calumny upon their virtues ; but he does them justice when he adds: — • " When pain and...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 7

1841 - 908 pages
...hours of ease, Fantastic, coy, and bard to please, And variable as the shade, By the light, quiv'ring aspen made : When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou." Scotl. Many obtain for themselves a fictitious excellence by dying in youth. The glowing predictions...
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The Poetical Works of James Montgomery, Volume 3

James Montgomery - 1841 - 358 pages
...day. Go, visit thou, in their distress, THE WIDOW and the FATHERLESS. 1830. A TALE WITHOUT A NAME. " O woman ! in our hours of ease. Uncertain, coy, and hard to please ; — When pain and anguish wring the brow, A ministering angel thou ! " SCOTT'* Marmion, canto vi....
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Popular Poetic Pearls, and Biographies of Poets

Frank McAlpine - 1974 - 400 pages
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