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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Sighs
 
Sighed and wept and said no more.
        Isle of Ladies. Erroneously attributed to Chaucer as Dream. L. 931.
  1
Sigh’d and look’d, and sigh’d again.
        Dryden—Alexander’s Feast. L. 120.
  2
Implores the passing tribute of a sigh.
        Gray—Elegy in a Country Churchyard. St. 20.
  3
To sigh, yet feel no pain.
        Moore—Songs from M. P.; or, The Blue Stocking.
  4
My soul has rest, sweet sigh! alone in thee.
        Petrarch—To Laura in Death. Sonnet LIV. L. 14.
  5
Oh, if you knew the pensive pleasure
  That fills my bosom when I sigh,
You would not rob me of a treasure
  Monarchs are too poor to buy.
        Samuel Rogers—To ——. St. 2.
  6
Yet sighes, deare sighes, indeede true friends you are
  That do not leave your left friend at the wurst,
  But, as you with my breast, I oft have nurst
So, gratefull now, you waite upon my care.
        Sir Philip Sidney—Sighes.
  7
                    Sighs
Which perfect Joy, perplexed for utterance,
Stole from her sister Sorrow.
        Tennyson—The Gardener’s Daughter. L. 249.
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