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" For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply her evening care ; No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn... "
The grave, a poem. To which are added An elegy in a country church-yard, by ... - Page 27
by Robert Blair - 1804
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Traveling: An Anthology of Award-Winning Poetry

John Reid - Poetry - 2005 - 151 pages
...housewife ply her evening care: No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, The furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke; How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow'd...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...housewife ply her evening care: No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their...smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike...
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A Careful Longing: The Poetics and Problems of Nostalgia

Aaron Santesso - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 221 pages
...active present tense ("Now fades the glimmering landscape") but describes the village in the past tense: Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow...afield! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! (21-28) The use of the past tense, particularly throughout the early stanzas, and the lament that the...
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The Gibbs' Place Mystery

M. D. Richard D. Baldwin - Fiction - 2006 - 240 pages
...cock's shrill clarion call, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lonely bed. 41 Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow...broke: How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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Be a Poet

Nancy Bogen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 420 pages
...housewife ply her evening care; No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share. Oft did the harvest to their...smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike...
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