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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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Choice descriptive poetry, selected by a lady

Choice descriptive poetry - 1852
...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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The Mourner's Friend; Or, Sighs of Sympathy for Those who Sorrow

J. B. Syme - Death - 1852 - 180 pages
...flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, THE MOURNER'S FRIEND. " They shall all bloom in fields of light, Transplanted...should find them all again, In the fields of light above. 0, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day, 'Twas an angel visited the green...
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Garden Walks with the Poets

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - English poetry - 1852 - 340 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...blossoms wear." And the mother gave, in tears and pain. Those flowers she most did love ; She knew she should find them all again In the fields of light above....
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Selections from the Poets ...: For the Use of Schools

American poetry - 1852 - 183 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...These sacred blossoms wear." And the mother gave, in tear and pain, The flowers she most did love ; She knew she would find them all again, In the fields...
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The three paths; or, Truth, vanity and profession, Volume 2

Caroline Dorothea Anderson (hon.) - 1852 - 262 pages
...to God, who had allowed her to enjoy them for a few short years. He had now " resumed them again," " And the mother gave in tears and pain The flowers...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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Thoughts on the Death of Little Children

Samuel Irenĉus Prime - Children - 1852 - 154 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 These sacred flowers wear." And the mother gave, with tears and pain, The flowers she most did love ; But she knew...
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Voices of the Night, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1852 - 228 pages
...heard the trailing- garments of ihe Night Sweep through her marble halls !" JANK E. BKNHAM. (> III. " And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love." J.VNK E. BKNHAM. 10 IV. Country Church-yard. BIKKET FOSTER 11 V. Flowers. JANE E. BEN HAM. Ifi VI....
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Voices from the Silent Land: Or, Leaves of Consolation for the Afflicted

Martha Noyes Williams - Suffering - 1853 - 274 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. 0, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day ; 'Twas an angel visited the green...
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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853
...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...did love ; She knew she should find them all again lu the fields of light above. O, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day ; 'Twas an...
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Poems, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1853
...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...did love ; She knew she should find them all again I In the fields of light above. O, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day ; 'T was...
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