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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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English Sacred Poetry of the Sixteenth, Seventeenth, Eighteenth, and ...

Robert Aris Willmott - English poetry - 1863 - 387 pages
...Clarion, and the echoing Horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly Bed. 174 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 ! Let not Ambition mock their useful Toil, Tlieir homely...
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Lyrical Gleanings from Various Authors

Lyrical gleanings - 1864 - 128 pages
...no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care ; I?o 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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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1865 - 776 pages
...hamlet sleep.' The breezy call of incense-breathing Morn, The swallow twittering from (he stiaw-bnilt shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn,...sturdy stroke! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, anil destiny obscure ; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple...
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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - English poetry - 1866
...day, The lowing herd winds 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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Repetition and reading book, selections by C. Bilton

Charles Bilton - 1866
...forefathers of the hamlet sleep. The breezy call of incense-breathing morn, The swallow twitt'ring from the straw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion,...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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Penny readings in prose and verse, selected and ed. by J.E. Carpenter, Volume 7

Penny readings - 1866
...wallow twittering from her straw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No ntora shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no...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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A History of English Literature: In a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - English literature - 1868 - 529 pages
...wandering near her secret bowWj, llolest her ancient solitary reign. 324 SPECIMEN OF CRAY'S VERSE. Beneath those rugged elms, that yew-tree's shade,...How jocund did they drive their team a-field ! . How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! f Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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The literary class book; or, Readings in English literature

Robert Joseph Sullivan - 1868
...forefathers of the hamlet sleep. The breezy call of incense-breathing morn, The swallow twitt'ring from her straw-built shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the...! 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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The Boy's Yearly Volume for ...

Children's literature, English - 1868
...shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, Jfor more shall rouse them from their lowly lied. 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 ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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A History of English Literature: In a Series of Biographical Sketches

William Francis Collier - American literature - 1869 - 549 pages
...day. The lowing herd winds 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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