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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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Readings from the Best Authors

Archibald Hamilton Bryce - English literature - 1869
...complain Of such as, wandering near her secret bower, Molest her ancient solitary reign. Beneath these rugged elms, that yew-tree's shade, Where heaves 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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Home Pictures of English Poets, for Fireside and Schoolroom

Kate Sanborn - English poetry - 1869 - 291 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 public school speaker and reader, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1869
...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...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 Book of Poetry for Schools and Families

William Davis (B.A.) - 1869 - 184 pages
...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...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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An Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Thomas Gray - Elegaic poetry, English - 1869 - 30 pages
...FOUNDATIONS Homely joys. TO NEW YORK PUBLIC LIBRARY ASTOH, LEŅO* AND TILOEN rOUNDATlOMS For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply...! 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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CHOICE SPECIMENS OF ENGLISH LITERATURE

THOMAS B. SHAW - 1870
...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 I Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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The illustrated public school speaker and reader based on grammatical ...

Alexander Kennedy Isbister - Oratory - 1870 - 382 pages
...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...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 Poetical Works of Campbell, Goldsmith, and Gray: With Memoirs of the Authors

Thomas Campbell - English poetry - 1870 - 445 pages
...horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall hum, Or busy housewife ply her evening care; No children...! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Elegy. Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor grandeur...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...yew-tree's shade, Where heaves the turf in many a mouldering heap, Each in his narrow cell forever laid, bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 pages
...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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