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" What is the creature's life to us?" said he: "'twill buy us food. "Ay, though the children weep all day, and with down-drooping head Each does his small task mournfully, the hungry must be fed ; And that which has a price to bring must go to buy us bread."... "
The Literary souvenir; or, Cabinet of poetry and romance, ed. by A.A. Watts - Page 116
edited by - 1830
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Ballads and Other Poems

Mary Botham Howitt - English poetry - 1849 - 270 pages
...hearts, one of the family. But want, even as an armed man, came down upon their shed, The father labored all day long that his children might be fed, And,...day, and with down-drooping head Each does his small task mournfully, the hungry must be fed ; And that which has a price to bring must go to buy us bread."...
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The Poetical Works of Howitt, Milman, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Mary Botham Howitt - English poetry - 1840 - 522 pages
...pleasant thought had in his heart subdued; " What is the creature's life to us !" said he, " 't will buy us food ! "Ay, though the children weep all day,...head Each does his small craft mournfully ! — the hungrymust be fed ; And that which has a price to bring, must go, to buy us bread !" It went— oh...
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The Poetical Works of Howitt, Milman, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Mary Botham Howitt - English poetry - 1840 - 522 pages
...Gaunt poverty each pleasant thought had in his heart subdued ; " What is the creature's life to us Г said he, " 'twill buy us food ! " Ay, though the children...day, and with down-drooping head Each does his small cmft mournfully! — the hungry must be fed ; And that which has a price to bring, must go, to buy...
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The Modern Poetical Speaker; Or, a Collection of Pieces Adapted for ...

Modern poetical speaker, Fanny Bury PALLISER - 1845
...as one of the family. But want, even as an armed man, came down upon their shed, The father labour'd all day long, that his children might be fed ; And...must go, to buy us bread! " It went — oh ! parting hath a pang the hardest heart to wring, But the tender soul of a little child with fervent love doth...
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The Poetical Works of Howitt, Milman, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Mary Botham Howitt - English poetry - 1847 - 221 pages
...pleasant thought had in his heart suhdued; " What is the creature's life to us P said he, " 't will huy us food ! "Ay, though the children weep all day, and with down-drooping head Each does his small crnft mournfully! — the hungry must he fed ; And that which has a price to hring, must go, to huy'...
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Ballads and Other Poems

Mary Botham Howitt - 1847 - 394 pages
...that his children might be fed, And, oncby one, their household things were sold tobuy them bread. " Ay, though the children weep all day, and with down-drooping head Each does his small task mournfully, the hungry must be fed ; And that which has a price to bring must go to buy us bread."...
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Selections for Reading and Speaking, for the Higher Classes in Common Schools

Joshua Leavitt - 1850 - 312 pages
...food. 11. " Ay, though the children weep all day, and with down drooping head, Each does his small task mournfully, the hungry must be fed ; And that which has a price to bring must go to buy us bread." 18. It went. Oh ! parting has a pang the hardest heart to wring. But the tender soul of a little child...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1851 - 746 pages
...downcast eye, upon his threshold stood, Gaunt poverty each pleasant thought had in his heart subdued. 1: What is the creature's life to us?" said he: " 'twill...day, and with down-drooping head Each does his small task mournfully, the hungry must be fed ; And that which has a price to bring must go to buy us bread."...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1853 - 785 pages
...labor'd all day long that his children might be fed, And, one by one, their household things were Bold to buy them bread. That father, with a downcast eye,...day, and with down-drooping head Each does his small task mournfully, the hungry must be fed ; And that which has a price to bring must go to buy us bread."...
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The Poetical Works of Howitt, Milman, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Mary Botham Howitt - English poetry - 1853 - 522 pages
...he, " Ч will buy us food ! Ay, though the children weep all day, and with down-drooping head ďach does his small craft mournfully ! — the hungry must...which has a price to bring, must go, to buy us bread !" t went — oh ! parting has a pang the hardest heart ta wring, 3ut the tender soul of a little child...
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