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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
Sighed and wept and said no more.
        Isle of Ladies. Erroneously attributed to Chaucer as Dream. L. 931.
Sigh’d and look’d, and sigh’d again.
        Dryden—Alexander’s Feast. L. 120.
Implores the passing tribute of a sigh.
        Gray—Elegy in a Country Churchyard. St. 20.
To sigh, yet feel no pain.
        Moore—Songs from M. P.; or, The Blue Stocking.
My soul has rest, sweet sigh! alone in thee.
        Petrarch—To Laura in Death. Sonnet LIV. L. 14.
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.
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.
Which perfect Joy, perplexed for utterance,
Stole from her sister Sorrow.
        Tennyson—The Gardener’s Daughter. L. 249.

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