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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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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - American literature - 1858 - 740 pages
...flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth aru they, Where he once was a child. "They shall all bloom in fields of light, Transplanted by my care, And sainl-s, upon their garments white, These sacred blossoms wear." And the mother gave, in tears and...
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The book of popular songs, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1858 - 275 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 light, Transplanted by his care, And saints, upon their garments white, These sacred blossoms wear." And tie mother gave,...
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School Reading by Grades, Volume 2

Baldwin - 1897
...these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled ; 15 " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child. " They shall all bloom in fields...by my care, And saints, upon their garments white, 20 These sacred blossoms wear." And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love...
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School Reading by Grades, Volume 4

James Baldwin - Children's poetry - 1897
...these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled; 1s " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child. " They shall all bloom in fields...by my care, And saints, upon their garments white, •-u These sacred blossoms wear." And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...smiled ; . ' Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He was once a child. " They shall all bloom ln fields of light, Transplanted by My care, And saints, upon their garments whUe, These sacred blossoms wear." And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did...
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Choice Literature...for Intermediate Grades, Book 2

Readers - 1898
...these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, WThere 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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Choice Literature...for Intermediate Grades, Book 2

Readers - 1898
...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. Iť the fields of light above. A PSALM OF LIFE 75 Oh, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came...
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The Listening Child: A Selection from the Stores of English Verse Made for ...

Children's poetry - 1917 - 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...their garments white, These sacred blossoms wear." 252 And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love ; She knew she should find...
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The Listening Child: A Selection from the Stories of English Verse Made for ...

Children's poetry - 1899 - 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...their garments white, These sacred blossoms wear." 252 And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love; She knew she should find...
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First Steps with American and British Authors

Albert Franklin Blaisdell - American literature - 1899 - 422 pages
...these flowerets gay,'' The Reaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, 15 Where He was once a child. " They shall all bloom in fields...their garments white, These sacred blossoms wear." - 20 And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love; She knew she should find...
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