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" I COME from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. By thirty hills I hurry down, Or slip between the ridges, By twenty thorps, a little town, And half a hundred bridges. "
The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader - Page 140
by James Stuart Laurie - 1863
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Accepted Addresses; Or, Proemium Poetarum: To which are Added, Macbeth ...

Parodies - 1813 - 195 pages
...Pray for their souls who died for love, For Love shall still be lord of all! THE BROOK. LORD TENNYSON. I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden...men may come and men may go, But I go on for ever. I chatter over stony ways, In little sharps and trebles, I bubble into eddying bays, I babble on the...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volumes 27-28

1875
...living poets stood one fine day watching such a stream, he heard it singing, and this was its song : I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden...sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. I chatter over stony ways, In little sharps and trebles ; I bubble into eddying bays, I babble on the...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volumes 29-30

1878
...little sharps and trebles, , I bubble into eddying bays, I babble on the pebbles. " I chatter-chatter as I flow To join the brimming river ; For men may come and men may go, But I go on for ever. " I steal by lawns and grassy plots, I slide by hazel covers ; I move the sweet forget-me-nots That grow...
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The Irish Quarterly Review, Volume 5, Part 1

Ireland - 1855
...which we here insert, placing the detached lines together : — 1 come from Imimts of coot and hem, I make a sudden sally And sparkle out among the fern....Philip's farm I flow To join the brimming river, For men may coma and men may go,J But 1 go on for evw. i I chatter over stony ways, In little shnrps and...
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The National Review, Volume 1

Richard Holt Hutton, Walter Bagehot - 1855
...We quote, in a connected form, what is unmistakeably the gem of all that is new in the book : — " I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden...may come and men may go, But I go on for ever. "I chatter over stony ways, In little sharps and trebles, I bubble into eddying bays, I babble on the...
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Maud, and Other Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1855 - 1855 - 154 pages
...O babbling brook," says Edmund in his rhyme, " Whence come you? " and the brook, why not ? replies. I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden...Philip's farm I flow To join the brimming river, For men may come and men may go, But I go on for ever. ' Poor lad, he died at Florence, quite worn out,...
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The Ecclesiastic [afterw.] The Theologian and ecclesiastic ..., Volume 17

1855
...one from " The Brook," which is extremely original and striking, as well as musically perfect : — " I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden...a hundred bridges. " Till last by Philip's farm I How, To join the brimming river, For men may come, and men may go, But I go on for ever. " I chatter...
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 19-20

1855
...genius is never' more evident than when dealing with common things. We quote & stanza or two : — " I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden...thorps, a little town, And half a hundred bridges. , " I chatter over stony ways, In little sharps and trebles, I bubble into eddying bays, I babble on...
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MAUD, AND OTHER POEMS.

ALFRED TENNYSON, D.C.L., - 1855
...babbling brook," says Edmund in his rhyme, " Whence come you ? " and the brook, why not ? replies. I come from haunts of coot and hern , I make a sudden...between the ridges, By twenty thorps, a little town, Till last by Philip's farm I flow To join the brimming river, For men may come and men may go, But...
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Maud, and other poems

Alfred Tennyson (1st baron.) - 1855
...babbling brook," says Edmund in his rhyme, " Whence come you ? " and the brook, why not ? replies. I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden...between the ridges, By twenty thorps, a little town, Till last by Philip's farm I flow To join the brimming river, For men may come and men may go, But...
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