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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 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 Eeaper 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 Eeaper came that day; 'Twas an angel visited the earth,...
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The Hemans Reader for Female Schools: Containing Extracts in Prose and Poetry

Timothy Stone Pinneo - Readers (Secondary) - 1847 - 480 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 ; 'T was an angel visited the green...
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Reading lessons for the higher classes in classical, middle and diocesan schools

William Balmbro'. Flower - 1848 - 80 pages
...smiled; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He was once a child. " They shall all bloom infields of light, Transplanted by my care, And saints, upon...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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Poems on slavery, early poems, additional poems, and ballads

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1848
...flowrets gay,' The Reaper said, and eniiled ; • Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He was on.ea child. " ' They shall all bloom in fields of light,...their garments white, These sacred blossoms wear.' [From t/ie Church and State Gazette. " And the mother gave in tears and pain, The flowers she most...
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Light on Little Graves

Bereavement - 1848 - 144 pages
...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 ; And saints upon their garments white, And the mother gave, with tears and pain, The flowers she most did love ; But she knew she should find...
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Friends' Review: A Religious, Literary and Miscellaneous Journal, Volume 1

Enoch Lewis, Samuel Rhoads - Society of Friends - 1848
...need of these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled; "Dear tokens of the earth are tkey, When he was once a child." «' They shall all bloom in fields of light, Transplanted by my car»— And saints, upon their garments white These sacred blossoms wear." And the mother gave, in...
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Echoes of Infant Voices

M. A. H. - Children in literature - 1849 - 144 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 ; 'T was an angel visited the green...
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The Syrian noble; or, Believe and be healed, by the author of 'The good ...

J. S. A. - 1849 - 191 pages
...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 of...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 Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volumes 7-8

1854
...reaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He was once a child. " They shall bloom in fields of light, Transplanted by my care...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 Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive ..., Volumes 3-4; Volumes 9-10

1856
...eyes, He kissed their drooping leaves ; It was for the Lord of Paradise He bound them in his sheaves. They shall all bloom in fields of light, Transplanted...And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers he most did love She knew she should find them all again, In the fields of light above. O, not in cruelty,...
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