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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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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

Asahel Clark Kendrick - English poetry - 1871 - 449 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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John Heywood's Manchester readers. [With] Key, pt.1,2, Book 4

John Heywood (ltd.) - 1871
...the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing earth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care...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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Golden leaves from the works of poets and painters, ed. by R. Bell

Robert Bell - 1872
...droning flight, Or drowsy tinklings lull the distant folds; ELEGY WRITTEN IN A COUNTRY CHURCHYARD. Save that from yonder ivy-mantled tower, The moping...broke: 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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New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ...

Poetry - 1872 - 696 pages
...yew-tree's shade, Where heaves the turf in many a mouldering heap, Each in his narrow cell forever laid, te . bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke 1 Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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The English elocutionist, a collection of the finest passages of poetry and ...

Charles Hartley - 1872
...heap, Each in his narrow cell for ever laid, The rude forefathers of the hamlet sleep. The breezy-call of incense-breathing morn, The swallow twittering...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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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

Ephraim Hunt - American literature - 1872 - 640 pages
...sleep. The breezy call of incense-breathing Morn, The swallow twittering from the straw-built ehed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn. No...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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Anthologia Anglica, a new selection from the English poets from Spenser to ...

Anthologia Anglica - 1873
...unfinished by the poet The four concluding verses were added by his friend Mason. For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply...smile, The short and simple annals of the Poor. [The thoughtless world to Majesty may bow, Exalt the Brave, and idolise Success ; But more to innocence...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1873 - 789 pages
...hamlet sleep. The breezy call of incense-breathing morn, The swallow twittering from the straw-buiU lack and gold, But a white baracan, and so transparent,...apparent ; His turban, furled in many a graceful fold, An bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1874 - 534 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 1 Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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Engelske forfattere i udvalg. med biografiske indeldminger og oplysende ...

Jakob Olaus Løkke - 1875
...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...broke; 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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