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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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Lads and lasses, by B. and G. Butt

Beatrice May Butt - 1876
...children ! For I hear you at your play, And the questions that perplexed mę, Have vanished quite away. Ye are better than all the ballads That ever were sung or said ; For ye are the living poems, And all the rest are dead." LONGFELLOW. EDINBURGH: E. GBANT & SON, PBINCES STREET....
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The Voice of Childhood, Or, The Influence and the Poetry, the Wrongs and the ...

John De Fraine - 1877 - 48 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." Smtc of C|)tMj0.otr. hundred years ago the Saviour set a little child in the midst of his hearers,...
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Charles Kingsley: His Letters and Memoires of His Life, Volume 2

Charles Kingsley - Authors, English - 1877
...What the birds and the wind 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. CHARLES KINGSLEY: HIS LETTERS AND MEMORIES OF HIS LIFE. CHAPTER XVI. " CHEERFULNESS...
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A dictionary of poetical illustrations

Robert Aitkin Bertram - 1877
...What the birds and the winds are singing In your sunny atmosphere. For what are all our contrivings, ; The moon doth with delight — Longfellow. 443- CHILDREN. Teaching DELIGHTFUL task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach the...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow: Reprinted from the Revised ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1877 - 584 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. 330 SANDALPHON. HAVE yon read in the Talmud of old, In the Legends the Rabbins have told Of the limitless...
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Charles Kingsley: his letters and memories of his life, ed. by his wife [F.E ...

Charles Kingsley - 1877
...What the birds and the wind 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 arc better than all the ballads That ever were sung or said ; For ye are living poems, And all the...
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Middleford hall, by the author of 'Ellerton priory' [signing himself ...

Philorphanos (pseud.) - 1877
...that perplexed me, Have vanished quite away. For what are all our contrivings, And the wisdom of oar books, When compared with your caresses And the gladness of your looks ?" • LONGFELLOW. On Monday, which was the Epiphany, the altar in the little chapel was prettily decorated,...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Author's pocket ..., Volume 10

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1878
...What the birds and the winds are singing In your sunny atmosphere. lror 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. L SANDALPHON. 8l But serene in the rapturous throng, Unmoved by the rush of the song, With eyes unimpaisioned...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1878 - 375 pages
...are singing In your sunny atmosphere. For what are all our contrivings, And the wisdom of our looks, When compared with your caresses, And the gladness...For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead. 330 SANDALPHON. HAVE you read in the Talmud of old, In the Legends the Rabbins have told Of the limitless...
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The Longfellow birthday book, arranged by C. Dixon

Henry Wadsworth [extracts] Longfellow - 1878
...fancies, weird and wild, Seem of late to have taken hold Of her heart. The Golden Legend— 2. January 29. Ye are better than all the ballads That ever were...For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead. Children. A youth was there, of quiet ways, A student of old books and days. Wayside Inn— Prelude....
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