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" The breezy call of incense-breathing morn, The swallow twittering from the straw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife... "
British Poems, from "Canterbury Tales" to "Recessional" - Page 248
edited by - 1912 - 537 pages
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray LL.B., Late Professor of Modern Languages ...

Thomas Gray - 1799 - 186 pages
...them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening-care: No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied...: How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bovv'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening-care; No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied...afield! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! i •. J Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor grandeur...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 15

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 734 pages
...bum, Or busy housewife ply her evening care: No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb bis knees the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest...stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiuy obscure; Kur Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and simple...
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The beauties of the poets: a collection of moral and sacred poetry, compiled ...

Thomas Janes - 1810
...busy housewife ply her ev'ning care; No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his kuees, the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their...sturdy stroke! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, A Selection of Pieces, in Prose and Verse, for the ...

William Scott (teacher, Edinburgh.) - Elocution - 1819 - 360 pages
...them from their iowly bed. For them no more the blazing1 hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife pl;ifher evening care ; No children run to lisp their sire's...! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let'not ambition mock Iheir useful toil, Their homely joys and destiny obscure : Nor grandeur hear,...
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Lessons in Elocution, Or, A Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse: For the ...

William Scott - Children's stories - 1820 - 407 pages
...run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees, the envied kiss to share. 236 LESSONS [PART 1. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield ; Their...sturdy stroke Let not ambition mock their useful toil, k' Their homely joys and destiny obscure ; Nor grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, The short and...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - Readers - 1828 - 276 pages
...air a solemn stillness holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And drowsy tiuklings lull the distant folds ; Save that from yonder ivy-mantled...How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bowed the woods beneath tkeir sturdy stroke ! 14* Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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The National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 pages
...rouse them from their lowly bed. The swallow, twittering from the straw-built shed, For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply...How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - Readers - 1828 - 276 pages
...horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall bum, Or busy housewife ply her evening care ; No children...How jocund did they drive their team afield ! . How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! 14* Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - Readers and speakers - 1828 - 276 pages
...no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care ; Ns children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied...How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bowed the woods beneath tkeir sturdy stroke ! -J* 170 THE AMERICAN READEU.^| Let not Ambition mock...
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