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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 Water-babies: A Fairy Tale for a Land-baby

Charles Kingsley - Fairy tales - 1864 - 310 pages
...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...For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead." — LONGFELLOW. ERE begins the never-to-be-toomuch-studied account of the nine-hundred-and-ninety-...
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Hymns for Mothers and Children

Children - 1864 - 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...For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead. LOSOFELLOW. PART I. CHILDEEN. THE BABY. ANOTHER little Upon the sea of life ; Another soul to save...
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Poems, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 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...caresses, And the gladness of your looks ? Ye are tetter than all the ballads That ever were sung or said ; For ye are living poems, And all the rest...
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The complete poetical works [&c.].

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 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 caresses, And the gladness of your looks 1 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 Rose, the shamrock and the thistle, a magazine. Vol.1, June ..., Volume 4

1864
...poets among men has addressed to children some beautiful verses, of which this is the last : — " Ye are better than all the ballads That ever were sung or said ; For y P. arc living poems, And all the rest are dead." Surely he knew something of poetry — something,...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1865 - 700 pages
...are singing In your sunny atmosphere. For what are all our contnvings, And the wisdom of our hooks, "When compared with your caresses, And the gladness of your looks? Ye are hetter than all the hallads That ever were sung or said ; For ye are living poems, And all the rest...
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Evangeline: Courtship of Miles Standish. Favorite Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Poetry - 1866 - 95 pages
...What the birds and the winfo 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. CHRISTMAS BELLS. HEARD the bells on Christmas Day Their old, familiar carols play, And wild and sweet...
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The British Juvenile

Children's literature, English - 1879
...been fond of children, and has written about them in many of his pieces. In one of them ho says : — Ye are better than all the ballads That ever were...For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead I Happy poet ! Happy children — especially when they are good ! c. H. NEVER TELL A LIE. " \YpEVER...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1866 - 367 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...gladness of your looks ? Ye are better than all the ballade That ever were sung or said ; For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead. SANDALPHOK...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1867 - 624 pages
...singing In your sunny atmosphere. For what are all our contrivings. And the wisdom of our books, \\ hen compared with your caresses, And the gladness of 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; (tften in thought go...
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