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" Come, read to me some poem, Some simple and heartfelt lay, That shall soothe this restless feeling, And banish the thoughts of day. Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of Time. "
Days with Uncle Jack - Page 416
by John Walter Davis - 1914
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volume 32

Fashion - 1850
...resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles rain. Come read to me some poem, Some simple and heartfelt lay, That shall soothe this restless feeling, And banish...Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavour ; And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volumes 72-73

Fashion - 1870
...mist resembles the rain. Come, read to me some poem. Some simple and heartfelt lay, That shall sooth this restless feeling, And banish the thoughts of...Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavours — And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gush from his...
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Y Traethodydd, Volume 62

1907
...Werydd. Dyma hwy, heb eu cyfieithu : — • Come, read to me some poem, Some simple and heartfelt lay That shall soothe this restless feeling And banish...Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavour, And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet Whose songs gushed from his heart...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 25

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - Periodicals - 1845
...Borrow only As the mist resembles the rain. Come, read to me come poem. Some simple and heartfelt lay, That shall soothe this restless feeling, And banish...day. Not from the grand old masters, Not from the hards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of time. For, like strains of martial...
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The North American Review, Volume 60

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1845
...poems in another mood of mind, they may appear too tame, uniform, and gentle ; for they come, — " Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards...distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of time " ; — but, " from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 25

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - Periodicals - 1845
...sadness and longing, That is not akin to pain, And resembles sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain. That shall soothe this restless feeling, And banish the thoughts of day. Come, read to me some poem, Some simple and heartfelt lay, Not from the grand old masters, Not from...
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The Belfry of Bruges and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Electronic book - 1846 - 151 pages
...sorrow only As the mist resembles the rain. Come, read to me some .poem, Some simple and heartfelt lay, That shall soothe this restless feeling, And banish...Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavour ; And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his...
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The Southern and Western Literary Messenger and Review, Volume 13

1847
...sunshine with the shade.'' 1847.] Nine New Poets. Mr. Longfellow asks his I;ul y-love lo read to him. " Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards...Whose distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of lime." This is pretty and musical, and conveys rather :i striking image: Mr. Head thus appropriates...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 13

1847
...vibrating, like the sunshine with the shadfe." Mr. Longfellow asks his lady-love to read lo him. " Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards sublime, "Whose distant footsteps echo Through ihe corridors of liune." This is pretty and musical, and conveys rather a striking image ; Mr. Read...
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Eliza Cook's journal, Volume 6

...sorrow only As the mist resembles rain. Come, read to me some poem, Some simple and heaitfelt lay, That shall soothe this restless feeling. And banish...Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavour, And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart,...
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