If slavery only laid its weight of chains Upon the weary aching limbs, e'en
then It were a curse; but when it frets through nerve And flesh and eats in to the weary soul, Oh then it is a thing for every human Heart to loathe, and this was Israel's fate, For when the chains were shaken from their limbs, They failed to strike the impress from their souls.
DEAD SAINTS who didn't have their own special day were remembered on November 1 - All Saints Day with a mass called Allhallowsmass, and so the night before became known as All Hallows E'en
Praise to my young associates who delight To be as it were to me a second sight, Through which alone I may again behold, Flowers and gems of intellectual mould Whose gentle ministry, with soothing power Brightens my spirit in its cloudless hour, Till e'en
through darkened vision it perceives The silver interlining mercy weaves.
Additional runs include a Hallow e'en
special in October, a Pudsey Bear weekend in November and Santa Specials throughout December.
She railed against a ruling order now dripping with the blood of black victims: "Thou has no one deceived, not e'en
thyself,/ Thy bloody hands are raised for power and pelf
I had it aye before me, and I saw The Judge severe e'en
in the Crucifix.
Earnshaw, his adoptive father: "you must e'en
take him as a gift of God, though it's as dark almost as if it came from the devil" (WH, 51).
to this day is the practice made good when, to ward off disaster, we knock upon wood.
He went to pay his respects to the city's mayor, who told him: "We are glad that your Saintship has e'en
come our way, For we my dear Saint, have a dragon to slay
His well-paid switch to films and TV ads shows how it's possible to make an "acting" career out of one stone-faced expression, a pair of wee peery e'en
and the fact that you once once grabbed Gazza's goolies.
In the following letter to Sue, Dickinson's desire to return to childhood assumes even greater urgency: "That you and I in band as we e'en
do in heart, might ramble away as children, among the woods and fields, and forget these many years, and these sorrowing cares, and each become a child again--I would it were so, Susie, and when I look around me and find myself alone, I sigh for you again" (L94); and again in L96: "Oh Susie, my child.
Oft of an E'en
Ere Night is Nigh," with its vaguely menacing final verse, "I won't be back again today / I belong to the N.
A certain convocation of politic worms are e'en
The orchard, the meadow, and deep-tangled wildwood, And every loved spot which my infancy knew, The wide-spreading pond and the mill which stood by it, The bridge and the rock where the cataract fell; The cot of my father, the dairy house nigh it, And e'en
the rude bucket which hung in the well.
Slack and feeble souls, e'en
when themselves unconscious of their case, are prone to godly raptures, if by these they may eschew the toil of doing good.