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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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S. John's in the Wilderness, studies of a country parish

St. John's in the Wilderness - 1857
...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. O, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day. 'Twas an angel visited the green earth,...
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Bombay Quarterly Review, Volume 5

India - 1857
...by their fond mother's side, Who lived to love and lose them—then she died." Longfellow:— •' The mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she...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 Guardian, Volumes 8-9

Conduct of life - 1857
...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...And Saints, upon their garments white, These sacred garments wear." And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love ; She knew she...
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The Bombay Quarterly Review, Volume 6

1857
...their fond mother's side, Who lived to love and lose them — then she died." r Longfellow : — " The mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love ; She knew she should rind them all again In the fields of light above. " Oh, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The reaper came...
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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1857 - 448 pages
..." Dear t tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child. 5. " They shall all bloom in the fields of light, ^Transplanted by my care, And saints,...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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The Scottish Christian journal

1857
...world below. To every bereaved parent he addresses these words : — ' They shall all bloom in worlds of light. Transplanted by my care ; And saints, upon...their garments white. These sacred blossoms wear. Olí I not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day ; Tivas an nngel risked the green earth,...
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Our Little Ones in Heaven

Walter Aimwell - Children - 1858 - 248 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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A Third Class Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, for the Use ...

George Stillman Hillard - Readers - 1858 - 182 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." 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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Our Little Ones in Heaven

Walter Aimwell - Children - 1858 - 248 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." 3* And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love ; She knew she should find...
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The Shadow on the Hearth: Or, Our Father's Voice in Taking Away Our Little Ones

Children - 1858 - 288 pages
...reaper 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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