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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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Gleanings from the English poets, Chaucer to Tennyson, with biogr. notices ...

English poets - 1862
...stillness holds, Save where the beetle wheels his droning flight, And drowsy tinklings lull the distent folds. Save that from yonder ivy-mantled tower, The...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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The Progressive English reading books, Volume 3

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1862
...secret bower, Molest her ancient solitary reign. Beneath those rugged elms, that yew tree's shade, Where heaves the turf in many a mouldering heap, Each...How jocund did they drive their team a-field ! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke I Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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English Sacred Poetry of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth & Nineteenth ...

Robert Aris Willmott - English poetry - 1862 - 387 pages
...Clarion, and the echoing Horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly Bed. l74 For them no more the blazing Hearth shall burn, Or busy Housewife ply...How jocund did they drive their Team afield ! How bowed the "Woods beneath their sturdy Stroke ! l7.-. Let not Ambition mock their useful Toil, Their...
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Choice Poems and Lyrics

Choice poems - American poetry - 1862 - 317 pages
...no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care : No children ran 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 Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1863 - 405 pages
...The lowing herd winds slowly o'er the lea, The-clpughman homeatard plods his weary way, And leaves the world to darkness and to me. Now fades the glimmering...stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ! . Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The boast of heraldry,...
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The poetical reader for school and home use, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1863
...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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A Compendium of English Literautre: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1863
...for ever laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep. 3 The breezy call of incense-breathing Mom, The swallow twittering from the straw-built shed,...afield! 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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Half-hours with our sacred poets [an anthology] ed. by A.H. Grant

Half hours - 1863
...hamlet sleep. The breezy call of incense-breathing morn, The swallow twittering from the straw -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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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - Bible stories - 1863 - 538 pages
...5. The breezy call of incense-breathing morn, NINTH MISCELLANEOUS DIVISION. i C. For them, no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply...stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; 448 9. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that...
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Favourite English Poems: Thomson to Tennyson, 1700-1860

English poetry - 1863
...straw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowlv bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn,...! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! I/et not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor grandeur hear...
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