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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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Elegant Extracts: Book V. Pindaric, Horatian, and other odes ; Book VI ...

English poetry - 1826
...knees the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield ; Their harrow oft their stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield ! Howbow'd the woodsbeneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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The Speaker; Or, Miscellaneous Pieces: Selected from the Best English ...

William Enfield - Elocution - 1827 - 346 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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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...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 Works of Thomas Gray, Esq

Thomas Gray, William Mason - Poetics - 1827 - 446 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 National Reader: A Selection of Exercises in Reading and Speaking ...

John Pierpont - Children's literature - 1828 - 276 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...stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys and destiny obscure ; Nor Grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, The short and simple...
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The American Reader: Containing Extracts Suited to Excite a Love of Science ...

George Merriam - Readers - 1828 - 276 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.... How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! 14* Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure : Nor Grandeur...
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Knowledge Is Power: The Diffusion of Information in Early America, 1700-1865

Richard D. Brown - History - 1991 - 372 pages
...his "Elegy Written in a Country Church-yard": 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 joys,...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 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 English Rural Community: Image and Analysis

Brian Short, School of Cultural and Community Studies Brian Short - History - 1992 - 239 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 Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...knees the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubbom glebe has broke; How jocund did they drive their team...sturdy stroke! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil. Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; 30 Nor Grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, The short and...
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