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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 pupil's manual of choice reading, arranged by T.B. Smith

Thomas Buckley Smith - 1858
...passion cease ; In still small accents whispering from the ground, A grateful earnest of eternal peace.] Beneath those rugged elms, that yew-tree's shade,...! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! This is considered the finest Elegy in any language. It has been termed " exquisite and most thoroughly...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1858 - 762 pages
...for ever laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep.9 The breezy call of incense-breathing Mom, The swallow twittering from the straw-built shed,...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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1860 - 762 pages
...slowly o'er the lea, The ploughman homeward plods his weary "way. And leaves the world to darkness arid to me. Now fades the glimmering landscape on the sight,...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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A COMPENDIUM OF ENGLISH LITERARURE

CHARLES D. CLEVELAND - 1860
...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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THE COMPLETE POETICAL WORKS OF WILLIAM COLINS, THOMAS GRAY AND OLIVER GOLDSMITH

EPES SARGENT - 1860
...incense-breathing morn, The swallow twittering from the straw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion, and the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their...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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Pearls from the poets: specimens selected, with biogr. notes, by H.W. Dulcken

Henry William Dulcken - 1860
...shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. 115 For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply...! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! 116 ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCH- YARD. Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...forefathers of the hamlet sleep. The breezy call of incense-breathing morn, The swallow twittering from her straw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the...a-field ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroko ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys and destiny obscure ; .Nor Grandeur...
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Literary Class Book; Or, Readings in English Literature: To which is ...

Robert Sullivan - Didactic literature - 1861 - 504 pages
...shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. 2a For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn. Or busy housewife ply...afield! 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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Poetical Works of Thomson and Gray

James Thomson - Gift books - 1861 - 425 pages
...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...afield! 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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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - Bible stories - 1861 - 538 pages
...no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care ; No children rim to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees, the...! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke : 8. Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor Grandeur...
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