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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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Golden hours, ed. by W.M. Whittemore

William Meynell Whittemore - 1882
...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 better Ħhan all the ballads That ever were sung or said ; For ye are the living poems, And all the rest are...
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St. Nicholas

Mary Mapes Dodge - Children's literature - 1882
...What the birds and the winds are singing In your sunny atmosphere. " For what are all uur contrivuigs, And the wisdom of our books, When compared with your caresses, And the gladness of your looks ? ' *P*A *** *££* **' alp:i: Ye arc better than all die ballads That ever were sung or said ; For...
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Longfellow Memorial Address: Before the Alumni of Bowdoin College, July 12, 1882

Daniel Raynes Goodwin - 1882 - 33 pages
...his little song to " Children," closing with : " Ye are better than all the ballads That were ever sung or said ; For ye are living poems, And all the rest are dead." And the exquisite home and child feeling of " The Hanging of the Crane " ; — a picture so njinutely...
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The tablets of the heart: poems, rhymes, and aphorisms, selected and ...

Frederick Langbridge - 1883
...HENRY ALFORD. Poetical Works. (Strahan.) 244 Ill, LITTLE CHILDREN. " For what are all our contrivings, And the wisdom of our books, When compared with your...poems, And all the rest are dead." HW LONGFELLOW. FLOWERS ON THE BANK. FLOWERS on the bank — we pass and call them gay : The primroses throw pictures...
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Longfellow's poetical works. Author's complete copyr. ed

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1883
...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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Unity Pulpit, Volume 5

Sermons, American - 1883
...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." Published weekly. Price $I.5O a year, or 6 cents single copy ! ~~ UNITY PULPIT. BOSTON. SERMONS OF...
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Mollie darling, Volume 3

lady Constance Eleanora C. Howard - 1883
...children, They were no longer there.' LONGFELLOW : The Open Window. ' 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 : Children. AND then there came a time which to her dying day Mollie never forgot. The day...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1894 - 862 pages
...What the birds and the winds are sing, ing 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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English Verse, Volume 2

William James Linton, Richard Henry Stoddard - English poetry - 1883
...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. JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIER. 1807— IN SCHOOL-DAYS. Still sits the school-house by the road, A ragged...
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The Overland Monthly

1914
...sweets for the youngsters included in the party. The gentle Longfellow wrote of children: Bret Harte "Ye are better than all the ballads That ever were...For ye are living poems And all the rest are dead." But the White Chief, when, with tears in his eyes, he first beheld Ina and her brothers, expressed...
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