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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 National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and ..., Book 3

John Pierpont - Readers - 1829 - 276 pages
...yew-tree's shade, Where heaves the turf in many a mouldering heap, Each in his narrow cell forever laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep. The breezy...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 Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

English poetry - 1836
...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. Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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The poetic reciter; or, Beauties of the British poets: adapted for reading ...

Henry Marlen - 1838
...the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds, Save where the beetle wheels his drony flight, And drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds; Save...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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

English poetry - 1840
...tower, The moping owl does to the moon complain Of such as, wandering near her secret bower, Disturb her ancient solitary reign. Beneath those rugged elms,...stroke ! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty,...
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Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1844
...horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall bum, bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joye,...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1845 - 429 pages
...No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Nor busy housewife ply her evening care ; No children...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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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - Elocution - 1847 - 322 pages
...tree's shade, Where heaves the turf in many a mould'ring heap, Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, The breezy call of incense-breathing morn, The swallow...! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke 1 Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor grandeur hear...
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Reading lessons for the higher classes in classical, middle and diocesan schools

William Balmbro'. Flower - 1848 - 80 pages
...day, The lowing herds wind slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering...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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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - Elocution - 1849 - 432 pages
...more the blazing hearth shall burn, Nor busy housewife ply her evening care ; 25 No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied...broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield ! 30 How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1850
...Or busy housewife ply her evening care ; No children run. to lisp their sire's return, Or climb hia knees the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest...! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke I Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor Grandeur hear...
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