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" Come to me, O ye children ! And whisper in my ear What the birds and the winds are singing In your sunny atmosphere. For what are all our contrivings, And the wisdom of our books, When compared with your caresses, And the gladness of your looks ? Ye are... "
The Public-school Journal: Devoted to the Theory and Art of School Teaching ... - Page 255
1898
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The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1871
...And the wisdom of our books, When compared with their caresses, And the gladness of their looks. They are better than all the ballads That ever were sung or said, For they are living poems, And all the rest are dead." Children are born into the natural world in order...
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The Illustrated London Almanack

Almanacs, English - 1868
...play, And the questions that perplexed me Have vanished quite away. For what are all our contri Tinge , And the wisdom of our books, When compared with your...For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead. WGS l'S N PUBLIC : ) } .J;.-lt . V IN l j ч- .\ •. • ....N- j LONDON PRIDE AND GOLDEN...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volumes 25-26

1738
...What the birds and the winds are singing In your sunny atmosphere. For what are all our contrivings, And the wisdom of our books, When compared with your...For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead. Now is not this a very beautiful song ? Many children little know how deeply they are loved by their...
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The pupil's manual of choice reading, arranged by T.B. Smith

Thomas Buckley Smith - 1858
...Of a brighter and sunnier climate Than reaches the trunks below. For what are all our contrivings, And the wisdom of our books, When compared with your...For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead. LONGFELLOW. MORAL BEAUTY. 'Tls not alone in the flush of morn, In the cowslip-bell, or the blossom...
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The Ohio Cultivator

S.D. Harris - 1858
...What the birds and the winds are singing In your sunny atmosphere. For what are all our contrirings, And the wisdom of our books, When compared with your caresses, And the gladness of your looks f Ye are better than all the ballads That were ever sung or said ; For ye are living poems, And all...
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Mosaics

Frederick Saunders - 1859 - 408 pages
...What the birds and the winds are singing In your sunny atmosphere. " For what are all our contrivings, And the wisdom of our books, When compared with your...For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead." " Children may teach us one blessed, one enviable art — the art of being easily happy. Kind nature...
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The Courtship of Miles Standish, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Massachusetts - 1859 - 215 pages
...atmosphere. 107 For what arc all our contrivings, And the wisdom of our books, When compared with jour caresses, And the gladness of your looks ? Ye are...For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead. MY LOST YOUTH. OFTEN I think of the beautiful town That is seated by the sea ; Often in thought go...
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Dwight's Journal of Music, Volumes 13-14

Music - 1859
...WhaUhe birds and the winds are singing In your sunny atmosphere. For what arc all onr contrivings, And the wisdom of our books, When compared with your caresses, And the gladness of your looks ? Yc are better than all the ballads That ever were sung or said ; For ye are living poems, And all...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. New complete ed., with ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1859
...What the birds and the winds are singing In your sunny atmosphere. For what are all our contrivings, And the wisdom of our books, When compared with your caresses, And the gladness of your looks P Ye are better than all the ballads That ever were sung or said; For ye are living poems, And all...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, John Gilbert - American poetry - 1860 - 417 pages
...What the birds and the winds are singing In your sunny atmosphere. For what are all our contrivings, And the wisdom of our books, When compared with your...For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead. MY LOST YOUTH. OFTEN I think of the beautiful town That is seated by the sea ; Often in thought go...
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