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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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Poems. New, complete ed

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1861
...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. SANDALPHON. HAVE you read in the Talmud of old, In the Legends the Rabbins have told Of the limitless...
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Hymns for Mothers and Children, Volume 1

Children's poetry - 1861 - 287 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. • LONGFELLOW. PART I. CHILDREN. THE BABY. ANOTHER little wave Upon the sea of life ; Another soul...
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A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...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. LONGFELLOW. O THOU bright thing, fresh from the hand of God ; The motions of thy dancing limbs are...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 57

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1861
...the birds and the winds are singing, In your sunny atmosphere. ' For what aro all our contriving*, And the wisdom of our books. When compared with your caresses, And the gladness of your looks ? 1 Ye are better than all the ballads That ever were snng or said ; For ye are living poems, ;. We...
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Moral and Religious Quotations from the Poets: Topically Arranged ...

Quotations - 1861 - 338 pages
...If the children were no more ? We should dread the desert behind us Worse than the dark before. They are better than all the ballads That ever were sung or said; For they are living poems, And all the rest are dead. WimTIEE. Heaven lies about as in our infancy. WORDSWORTH....
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Brief Memorials of the Rev. Alphonse Franclis Lacroix: Missionary of the ...

Joseph Mullens - Missions - 1862 - 483 pages
...children ! And whisper in my ear What the birds and the winds are singing In your sunny atmosphere. Ye are better than all the ballads That ever were...For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead." MY father ! My lip quivers, my eyes moisten as I recall' him now ! I loved him so intensely ! The love...
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Brief Memorials of the Rev. Alphonse Franclis Lacroix: Missionary of the ...

Joseph Mullens - Missions - 1862 - 483 pages
...children ! And whisper in my ear What the birds and the winds are singing In your sunny atmosphere. Ye are better than all the ballads That ever were...For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead," MV father ! My lip quivers, my eyes moisten as I recall" him now ! I loved him so intensely ! The love...
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POEMS BY HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW COMPLETE IN TWO VOLUMES.

HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW - 1863
...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. SANDALPHON. HAVE you read in the Talmud of old, In the Legends the Rabbins have told Of the limitless...
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Life-lights of song, ed. by D. Page, Volume 2; Volume 56

Life-lights - 1864
...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...living poems, And all the rest are dead. HW LONGFELLOW, 1807 — — American. GIVE! GIVE ! as the morning that flows out of heaven ; Give ! as the waves when...
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Book of juvenile poetry, selected from the best authors [signed E.D.].

Book - 1864
...What the birds and the winds are singing In your sunny atmosphere. For what are all our contrivings, A.nd the wisdom of our books, When compared with your...For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead. LONGFELLOW, CHILD'S TALENT. intrusts to all Talents, few or many ; None so young or small That they...
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