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" My fairest child, I have no song to give you ; No lark could pipe to skies so dull and gray : Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever ; Do noble things, not dream them, all day long :... "
First Lessons in English - Page 25
by Alfred Hix Welsh - 1888 - 205 pages
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A Man

J. D. Bell - Conduct of life - 1850 - 452 pages
...the hive of the race. Go and learn from some honey-bee the difference between existing and living ! -Let who will be clever, Do noble things, not dream...; And so, make life, death, and that vast forever, A grand, sweet song." When Indolence usurps the throne of the intellect, then courage and the strong...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 69

Edward Everett Hale - 1860
...Kingsley's counsel to his daughter, — " Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever ; Do noble deeds, not dream them all day long ; And so make life, death, and that vast forever One grand sweet song." Though Amelia is weak, she has none of the faults usually so trying in persons of her character ; she...
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Andromeda: And Other Poems

Charles Kingsley - English poetry - 1858 - 169 pages
...could pipe to skies so dull and grey : Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. ii. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever ;...death, and that vast for-ever One grand, sweet song. ELEGIACS. TTTEARILY stretches the sand to the surge, and the surge to the cloudland ; Wearily onward...
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The New Rugbeian

1859
...one passage so beautiful, and so terse, that even at the risk of trying you, I must quote it : — " Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever ;...death, and that vast forever One grand sweet song." as some one, doubtless fresh from reading Kingsley, wrote the other day in this paper — " By doing,...
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The Christian guest, revised by N. Macleod

Norman Macleod - 1859
...could pipe to skies so dull and gray; Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For everу day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever; Do...death, and that vast Forever One grand, sweet song. —Ren. C. KingtliyTHE " GUEST'S" BIBLE QUESTIONS FOR THK гопHо. HIVERS. INTO how many heads was...
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The book of children's hymns and rhymes, collected by the daughter of a ...

Book - 1859
...lark could pipe to skies so dull and grey ; Yet ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever ;...death, and that vast forever One grand sweet song. Rev. Gluts. KingsUy. CALLING NAMES. OUR tongues were made to bless the Lord, And not speak ill of men...
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Bombay Miscellany, Volume 1

Bombay (India) - 1861
...Sleeps sound till the bell brings me"." The following is a noble thought nobly expressed : — " Do good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever ; Do...death, and that vast for-ever, One grand sweet song." Should this imperfect sketch be read by any one who has not made himself acquainted with Mr. Kingsley's...
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The Harvard Magazine, Volume 6

1860
...earnest meaning ? " Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever, Do noble things, not dream thee all day long ; And so make life, death, and that vast forever One grand sweet song." To every man God has given a mind for labor and a heart for song. The dignity of human nature lies...
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Hymns for Mothers and Children, Volume 1

Children's poetry - 1861 - 287 pages
...could pipe to skies so dull and gray : Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever; Do...death, and that vast Forever One grand, sweet song. CHARLES KINQSLEY. PART VI. THE END. 1 • ; B M IX c 7 ; ; • • • : ii jd 1 I t 1 3 •...
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Hymns for Mothers and Children, Volume 1

Children's poetry - 1861 - 287 pages
...could pipe to skies so dull and gray : Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever ;...death, and that vast Forever One grand, sweet song. ('HAUI.I s KINGSLEY. PART VI. THE END. , DEATH OF THE NEWLY BAPTIZED. LYRA INNOCKNTIUM. WHAT purer,...
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