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" He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kissed their drooping leaves ; It was for the Lord of Paradise He bound them in his sheaves. "My Lord has need of these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled; "Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where... "
Children's Praise - Page 19
by Julius Henry Waterbury - 1871 - 126 pages
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Flowers; their moral, language, and poetry, ed. by H.G. Adams

Henry Gardiner Adams - 1844
...of these flow'rets gay," The Reaper said and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child. " They shall all bloom in fields...should find them all again In the fields of light above. ,O, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day ; 'Twas an angel visited the green...
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The Illustrated Book of Christian Ballads and Other Poems, Volume 14

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Ballads, English - 1844 - 164 pages
...of these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled : Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child. They shall all bloom in fields of...most did love ; She knew she should find them all aguin In the fields of light above. Oh, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day; 'Twas...
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The Mourner's Chaplet: An Offering of Sympathy for Bereaved Friends ...

John Keese - Sympathy - 1844 - 120 pages
...need of the flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled: " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child." " They shall all bloom in fields...gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love ; But she knew she should find them all again, In the fields of light above. O, not in cruelty, not...
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The Common School Speaker: A New Collection of Original and Selected Pieces ...

William Bentley Fowle - Recitations - 1844 - 288 pages
...of these flowers gay," The reaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He was once a child. " They shall all bloom in fields...gave in tears and pain The flowers she most did love ; But she knew she should find them all again In the fields of light above. 0, not in cruelty, not...
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The Mourner Comforted: Containing the Cypress Wreath

1844 - 256 pages
...need of the flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled: " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child." " They shall all bloom in fields...And saints upon their garments white These sacred blosaoms wear." And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowera she most did love ; But she knew...
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The Sunday School Magazine, Volume 4

Christian education - 1844
...said and smiled ; ' Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child. ' They all shall bloom in fields of light, Transplanted by my care,...their garments white, These sacred blossoms wear.' O, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The reaper came that day ; 'Twas an angel visited the green earth,...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...of these flowerets gay," The reaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child. " They shall all bloom in fields...should find them all again In the fields of light above. O, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The reaper came that day ; 'T was an angel visited the green...
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1847
...need of the flowerets gay,' The Reaper^aid, and smiled ; 1 Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He was once a child. " ' They shall all bloom In fields...should find them all again In the fields of light above. " Oh, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day ; 'T was an angel visited the green...
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The pilgrim-travellers from the city of trouble to the land of peace, an ...

L. E. P. - 1847
...said, and smiled ; ' Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He was once a child. They shall all hloom in fields of light, Transplanted by my care, And saints...should find them all again In the fields of Light above. Oh, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The reaper came that day ; 'Twas an angel visited the green...
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The poetic prism or Original and reflected rays from modern verse ed. by R.N ...

Robert Northmore Greville - 1848 - 403 pages
...of these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He was once a child. " They shall all bloom in fields...should find them all again In the fields of light above. Oh ! not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day ; 'Twas an angel visited the earth,...
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