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" For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn Or busy housewife ply her evening care: No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe... "
English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ... - Page 57
by English poetry - 1844
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The Beauties of the Poets:: Being a Collection of Moral and Sacred Poetry ...

English poetry - 1800 - 304 pages
...climb his knees, the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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The Poetical Works: Of Thomas Gray, ... with Some Account of His Life and ...

Thomas Gray - 1800 - 223 pages
...useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour. The paths of...
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The Works of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...the envied kifs to fliarc. Oft did the han-ell to their fickle yield, Their furrow oft the (tubborn glebe has broke ! How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How Ixw'd the woods beneath their fturdy drake l Let not ambition mock their ufeful toil, Their homely...
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The temple of Apollo, being a selection of the best poems, from the most ...

Apollo - 1800
...the envied kifs to ifhare. Oft did the harveft to their fickle yield, Their furrow oft the 1'tubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team a-field! How bow'd the woods beneath their fturdy lirokc ? Let not ambition mock their ufefnl toil, Their homely...
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Poetry Explained for the Use of Young People

Richard Lovell Edgeworth - English poetry - 1802 - 115 pages
...words as they do wot clearly understand. " Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke; Ho"W jocund did they drive their team a field ! How bovv'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Thefe three last stanzas point out the...
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The speaker, or Miscellaneous pieces, selected from the best English writers ...

William Enfield - 1804
...climb his knees the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield , Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke : How jocund did they drive their team a-field ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition mock their useful toil , Their homely...
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The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ...

Robert Blair - 1804
...Or climb hisjcnees ihe envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke: How jocund did they drive their team afield] How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! . Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - English poetry - 1804 - 207 pages
...Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ! How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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The works of the poets of Great Britain and Ireland. With prefaces ..., Volume 7

Great Britain - 1804
...the envied kifs to fhare. Oft did the harvefl to their fickle yield. Their furrow oft the ftubborn glebe has broke; How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their fturdy ilroke ! * — " frjttillaat lonlaito Ce faia Ч ficria fiangcr,...
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The Speaker, Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1805 - 394 pages
...the envied kifs to fhare. Oft did the harveft to their fickle yield, Their furrow oft the ftubborn glebe has broke: How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their flurdy ftroke ! Let not ambition mock their ufeful toil, Thejr homely...
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