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" I remember, I remember The fir trees dark and high; I used to think their slender tops Were close against the sky: It was a childish ignorance, But now 'tis little joy To know I'm farther off from- Heaven Than when I was a boy. "
The Every Day Book: For Youth - Page 249
by Samuel Griswold Goodrich - 1834 - 415 pages
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The Youth's magazine, or Evangelical miscellany, Volume 12

1849
...guilt. To him, in a worse sense than the poet meant it, the beautiful but melancholy verse applies : — I remember — I remember The fir trees dark and high ; I used to think their spiry tops Were close against the sky. It was a childish ignorance, But now 'tis little joy, To KNOW...
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Friendship's Offering: And Winter's Wreath: a Christmas and New Year's Present

Gift books - 1826
...the wing ; —My spirit flew in feathers, then, That is so heavy, now ; And summer pools could hardly cool The fever on my brow ! I remember, I remember...the sky ; It was a childish ignorance, — But now 'tis little joy To know I'm further off from heaven, Than when I was a boy ! THE NEW YEAR. 1. A YEAR—...
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Friendship's Offering: A Literary Album. L.

Thomas Kibble Hervey - Gift books - 1826 - 13 pages
...the wing; —My spirit flew in feathers, then, That is so heavy, now; And summer pools could hardly cool The fever on my brow ! I remember, I remember...against the sky; It was a childish ignorance,— But now 'tis little joy To know I'm further off from heaven, Than when I was a boy ! THE NEW YEAR. l. A YEAR—another...
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The Plea of the Midsummer Fairies: Hero and Leander, Lycus the Centaur, and ...

Thomas Hood - Electronic book - 1827 - 222 pages
...feathers then, That is so heavy now, And summer pools could hardly cool The fever on my brow ! IV. I remember, I remember, The fir trees dark and high ; I used to think their slender tops Were close against the sky : It was a childish ignorance, But now 'tis little joy To know I'm...
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The Plea of the Midsummer Fairies: Hero and Leander, Lycus the Centaur, and ...

Thomas Hood - English literature - 1827 - 222 pages
...brow ! IV. I remember, I remember The fir trees dark and high • I used to think their slender tops Were close against the sky : It was a childish ignorance. But now 'tis little joy To know I'm farther off from heav'n Than when I was a boy. BALLAD. SIGH on sad heart,...
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The Lyre: Fugitive Poetry of the Xixth Century

Lyre - English poetry - 1830 - 360 pages
...feathers, then, That is so heavy now, And the summer pool could hardly cool The fever on my brow ! 1 remember, I remember The fir trees, dark and high...the sky ! It was a childish ignorance, — But now 'tis little joy To know I'm further off from heaven, Than when I was a boy ! THE EAST INDIAMAN. DY...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...brow I I remember, I remember The fir-trees dark and high ; I used to think their slender tops AiVere close against the sky. It was a childish ignorance, But now 't is little Joy To know I'm farther off from heaven Than when I was a boy. THE DEATH- BED. watched her breathing through the...
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The Every Day Book for Youth

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Almanacs - 1834 - 415 pages
...now I often wish the night Had borne my breath away ! I remember, I remember The roses red and while, The violets and the lily cups — Those flowers made...the sky ! It was a childish ignorance, — But now 'tis little joy, To know I 'm further off from heaven, Than when I was a boy ! FAMILY SYMPATHY. IN...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volumes 113-114

1863
...example : — 1 1 remember, I remember, The fir-trees dark and high ; I used to think their slender tops Were close against the sky. It was a childish ignorance, But now 'tis little joy To know I'm farther off from heaven Than when I was a boy.' Again: 'I saw thee, lovely...
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The Universal Songster and Museum of Mirth: A Collection of ..., Volume 2

Songs - 1835 - 312 pages
...on the wing; My spirits flew in feathers then, That are so heavy now, And summer pools could hardly cool The fever on my brow. I remember, I remember The fir trees dark and high: I used to think tneir slender tops Were close against the sky: To know I'm farther off from heav'u Than when I was...
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