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" And when the ground was white with snow, And I could run and slide, My brother John was forced to go, And he lies by her side." " How many are you, then," said I, " If they two are in heaven ?" Quick was the little Maid's reply,  "
The Reader and Speaker: Containing Lessons for Rhetorical Reading and ... - Page 69
by Samuel Putnam - 1836 - 215 pages
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The shower of pearls, a collection of poetry, original and selected, for ...

Charlotte Phillips - 1855
...of her pain; And then she went away. So in the churchyard she was laid; And when the grass was dry Together round her grave we played, My brother John...brother John was forced to go, And he lies by her side." Quick was the little maid's reply, " O master, we are seven." " But they are dead, those two are dead...
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Asleep in Jesus: or, Words of consolation to bereaved parents

W B. Clark - Consolation - 1856 - 138 pages
...of her pain, And then she went away. ' So in the churchyard she was laid, And, all the summer dry, Together round her grave we played, My brother John...said I, ' If they two are in heaven ?' The little maiden did reply, ' Oh, master! we are seven.' ' But they are dead, those two are dead, Their spirits...
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Poetry: selected for the use of schools and families by A. Bowman

Anne Bowman - 1856 - 292 pages
...So in the churchyard she was laid ; And when the grass was dry, Together round her grave we play'd, My brother John and I. And when the ground was white...are you, then," said I, " If they two are in heaven 1" Quick was the little maid's reply, " O master ! we are seven." " But they are dead ; those two are...
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A poetry book for national schools

Poetry book - 1856
...So in the churchyard she was laid; And when the grass was dry, Together round her grave we play'd, My brother John and I. And when the ground was white...could run and slide, My brother John was forced to go, " How many are you then," said I, " If they two are in heaven?" Quick was the little Maid's reply,...
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Polyglot Reader, and Guide for Translation: Consisting of a Series of ...

Jean Roemer - English language - 1857 - 268 pages
...of her pain, And then she went away. " So in the churchyard she was laid ; And all the summer dry, Together round her grave we played, My brother John...said I, " If they two are in heaven ? " The little maiden did reply, " O master ! we are seven." " But they are dead ; those two are dead ! Their spirits...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth: In Six Volumes, Volume 1

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1857
...her pain ; And then she went away. So in the church-yard she was laid; And, when the grass was dry, Together round her grave we played, My brother John...are you, then," said I, " If they two are in heaven ?" Quick was the little Maid's reply, " O Master! we are seven." " But they are dead ; those two are...
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The book of recitations [ed.] by C.W. Smith

Charles William Smith (professor of elocution.) - 1857
...her pain, And then she went away. " So in the churchyard she was laid, And when the grass was dry, Together round her grave we played, My brother John...are you then," said I, " If they two are in heaven ?" Quick was the little maid's reply — "0, master, we are seven !" " But they are dead — these...
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The Earlier Poems of William Wordsworth: Corrected as in the Latest Editions ...

William Wordsworth - 1857 - 435 pages
...her pain ; And then she went away. So in the church-yard she was laid ; And, when the grass was dry,* Together round her grave we played, My brother John...are you, then," said I, " If they two are in heaven ?" Quick was the little Maid's reply, " O Master ! we are seven." " But they are dead ; those two are...
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Melodies for Childhood

Children's poetry - 1857 - 260 pages
...her pain ; And then she went away. " So in the churchyard she was laid ; And when the grass was dry, Together round her grave we played, My brother John...are you, then," said I, " If they two are in heaven ? " Quick was the little maid's reply, — " O Master ! we are seven." " But they are dead : those...
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The National Review, Volume 4

1857
...of her pain, And then she went away. So in the churchyard she was laid ; And when the grass was dry, Together round her grave we played, My brother John...brother John was forced to go, And he lies by her side." Simple as this language is, it is not the language in which a child would have spoken. It is the language...
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