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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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A Compendium of English Literature, Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1854 - 776 pages
...mouldering heap, Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.3 The breezy call of incense-breathing Morn, The swallow...; How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow '(I the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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European Historical Collections: Comprising England, Scotland, with Holland ...

John Warner Barber - Belgium - 1855 - 568 pages
...shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them .from their lowly bed. For them DO more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply...How jocund did they drive their team a-field ! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke I .. ; not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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Sketches of Lancashire Life and Localities

Edwin Waugh - Lancashire (England) - 1855 - 260 pages
...shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse thom from their lowly bed. " For then no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply...How jocund did they drive their team a-field ! How how'ii the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! " Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1856 - 776 pages
...holds. Save where the beetle wheels Ins droning flight, And drowsy tinkliiigs lull the distant folds j Save that, from yonder ivy-mantled tower, The moping...afield! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! 1 The reasons of that unlvenal approbation with which this Elegy has been rwelvtd, nT * learned from...
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Self-culture in Reading, Speaking, and Conversation: Designed for the Use of ...

William Sherwood - Conversation - 1856 - 383 pages
...no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care ; Nor 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 their sturdy stroke ! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...fades the glimmering landscape on the sight, And all the air a solemn stillness holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And drowsy tinklings...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1848 - 776 pages
...mouldering heap, Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.3 The breezy call of incense-breathing Morn, The swallow...stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple...
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Class Book of Poetry: Consisting of Selections from Distinguished English ...

John Seely Hart - Readers - 1857 - 384 pages
...sleep. (299> The breezy call of incense-breathing morn, The swallow twittering from the Btraw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn,...How jocund did they drive their team a-field ! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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Aids to English Composition: Prepared for Students of All Grades

Richard Green Parker - 1857
...No more shr.ll 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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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858
...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 a-field ! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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