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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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The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1893 - 879 pages
...The Reaper said, and smiled ; "Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He was once a child. gay," " They shall all bloom in fields of light, Transplanted...blossoms wear." And the mother gave, in tears and Oh, not in cruelty, not in wrath. The Reaper came that day; earth, And took the flowers away. THE LIGHT...
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Appletons' School Readers: (five Book Edition)

William Torrey Harris, Andrew Jackson Rickoff, Mark Bailey - Readers - 1902
...The Reaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child. 5. " They shall all bloom in fields of light, Transplanted...their garments white, These sacred blossoms wear." 6. And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love ; She knew she should find...
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English & American Literature, Studies in Literary Criticism ..., Volume 4

Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1903
...gay," The Reaper said, and smiled; JDeatb and Immortality "Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He was once a child. They shall all bloom in fields of...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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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Early poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1903
...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 green...
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The Comforter: A Compilation

Thomas Edward Potterton - Consolation - 1903 - 135 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 green...
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The Listening Child: A Selection from the Stores of English Verse, Made for ...

Lucy W. S. Thacher - Children's poetry - 1903 - 408 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. O, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day ; 'Twas an angel visited the green...
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An Introduction to Latin Elegiac Verse Composition: With Vocabulary

Joseph Hirst Lupton - Latin language - 1903 - 209 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...their garments white These sacred blossoms wear." LONGFELLOW. RETRANSLATION. " There is need of that flower," smiling gently he says ; " God requires...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - English poetry - 1904
...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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The girl's own reciter, ed. by C. Peters

Charles Peters - 1904
...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 green...
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Masterpieces of the World's Best Literature, Volume 6

Jeannette Leonard Gilder - Literature - 1905
...need of these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled; "Dear tokens of the earth are they, When 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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