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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 Way of Understanding: And Other Studies in the Book of Proverbs

Joseph Warschauer - Bible - 1913 - 331 pages
...We should dread the desert behind us Worse than the dark before. 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. XXV THE SOVEREIGNTY OF PROVIDENCE " The lot is cast into the lap ; but the whole disposing thereof...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1914 - 689 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...ever were sung or said ; For ye are living poems, And nll the rest are dead. SANDALPHON HAVE you read in the Talmud of old, In the Legends the Rabbins have...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett, Nathan Haskell Dole - Quotations - 1914 - 1454 pages
...mirth. The Builders. The Singers. The long mysterious exodus of death. The Jewish Cemetery at Newport. 'Ye are better than all the ballads That ever were sung or said; for ye are living poems I know a maiden fair to see, Take care! She can both false and friendly be, Beware! Beware! Trust her...
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Character Through Recreation

Howard Palmer Young - Amusements - 1915 - 291 pages
...the birds and the winds are singing, In your MI mi y atmosphere. " For what are all our contrivings, And the wisdom of our books, When compared with your caresses, And the gladness of your looks ? " Te are better than all the ballads That ever were sung or said, For ye are living poems, And all...
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Literature Reader, Volume 6

Leroy E. Armstrong - Children's literature - 1916
...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...sung or said ; For ye are living poems. And all the rast are dead. — Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Questions: Does this poem help you to understand why...
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The Water-babies: A Fairy Tale for a Land-baby

Charles Kingsley - Animal welfare - 1917 - 330 pages
...Where thoughts are singing swallows, And the brooks of morning run. " For what are all our contrivings And the wisdom of our books, When compared with your...said ; For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead."—LONGFELLOW. CHAPTEE VIII AND LAST EEE begins the never-to-be-toomuch - studied account of...
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The Home and Country Readers: Book one-[four], Book 2

Mary Augusta Laselle - Readers - 1918
...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. — • Henry W. Longfellow. THE YOUNG AMERICAN Scion of a mighty stock ! Hands of iron — hearts...
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School Education, Volume 12

Education - 1893
...called "Children", and beginning "Come to me, O, ye Children." You remember this is the last stanza: •'Ye are better than all the ballads That ever were...or said, For ye are living poems, And all the rest aro dead." Kate: — Did you ever know that the picture we so commonly see of Evangeline was by Faed,...
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The Elson Readers: Book Six (revision of Elson Grammar School Reader, Book Two)

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - Readers - 1920 - 448 pages
...He is, finally, the poet of childhood and youth. This is because he loved children. He said to them: "Ye are better than all the ballads That ever were sung or said; For ye are living poems, THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH Under a spreading chestnut tree The village smithy stands; The smith, a mighty...
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The Elson Readers, Book 6

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck, Lura E. Runkel - English language - 1920 - 340 pages
...He is, finally, the poet of childhood and youth. This is because he loved children. He said to them: "Ye are better than all the ballads That ever were sung or said; For ye are living poems, THE VILLAGE BLACKSMITH Under a spreading chestnut tree The village smithy stands; The smith, a mighty...
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