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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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Amy and Rosalie, a mother's memorials of two beloved children [by E.M. Harris].

Emily Marion Harris - Women - 1854 - 98 pages
...fair promise, though not for this world. How little did we think for what they were ripening — " And the mother gave in tears and pain, The flowers...should find them all again, In the fields of light above." I trust that no dear child who reads this little book, will think, that because he, or she,...
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Compitum: Or, The Meeting of the Ways at the Catholic Church, Book 7

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1854
...flow'rets gay, The Reaper said, and smiled ; Dear tokens of the earth are they Where He was once a child. " And the mother gave, in tears and pain The flowers she most did love, She knew she would find them all again In the fields of light above J." The language of mourners is now that of...
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

American poetry - 1855 - 430 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 Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855 - 432 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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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...th^-se 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 poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. With prefatory notice

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855 - 640 pages
...of these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of tho 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 Oh, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day ; 'Twas an angel visited the green earth,...
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Poems, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855 - 927 pages
...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...gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love ; O, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day ; 'T was an angel visited the green earth,...
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The shower of pearls, a collection of poetry, original and selected, for ...

Charlotte Phillips - 1855
...flowerets gay," The reaper said and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where once he was a child. " They shall all bloom in fields of light,...their garments white, These sacred blossoms wear.'' She knew she should find them all again In the fields of light above. O ! not in cruelty, not in wrath,...
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The poetical works of H.W. Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855
...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...by my care ; And saints upon their garments white, And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love ; She knew she should find them...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 5; Volume 36

United States - 1855
...and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, ' Where he was once a child. " They all shall Wmm in fields of light, Transplanted by my care, And saints upon their garbs of white, These sacred blossoms wear." And tlK mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowersj3he...
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