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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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The Poetical Common-place Book: Consisting of an Original Selection of ...

English poetry - 1822 - 388 pages
...housewife ply her ev'ning 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, Await alike the...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Lives of the Authors, Volume 29

Ezekiel Sanford, Robert Walsh - English poetry - 1822
...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 harrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke : How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the...
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Lessons in Elocution: Or, a Selection of Pieces in Prose and Verse for the ...

William Scott - Elocution - 1823 - 372 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 power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await, alike,...
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The Speaker: Or Miscellaneous Pieces, Selected from the Best English Writers ...

William Enfield - 1823 - 346 pages
...housewife ply her ev'ning 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, Await alike th'...
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Œuvres de M.J. Chénier ...: précédés d'une notice sur Chénier

Marie-Joseph Chénier - 1824
...Their harrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke : How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow' d the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition...smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the',...
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With Lord Byron's English ...

William Collins, Thomas Gray, James Beattie, George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - English poetry - 1824 - 446 pages
...shed, The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from the,ir lowly bed. Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow...bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke '. Let not Amhition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor Grandeur hear with a...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...housewife ply her evening care: No children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the cks her dragon yoke, Gently o'er th' accustom'd oak...musical, most melancholy ! Thee chauntress oft the 1 How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely...
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Œuvres de M.J. Chénier ...: précédés d'une notice sur Chénier

Marie-Joseph Chénier - 1824
...harrow oft the stubborn glebe lias broke : How jocund did they drive their team afield! How bow' d the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple...
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Sequel to the English Reader: Or, Elegant Selections in Prose and Poetry ...

Lindley Murray - Elocution - 1825 - 299 pages
...housewife ply her evening care : Nor children run to lisp their sire's return, Or climb his knees the envied kiss to share. : Oft did the harvest to their...glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their teams afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not ambition mock their useful...
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Knowledge Is Power: The Diffusion of Information in Early America, 1700-1865

Richard D. Brown - History - 1991 - 372 pages
...rank, expressed a similar view more picturesquely in his "Elegy Written in a Country Church-yard": Oft did the harvest to their sickle yield, Their furrow...sturdy stroke! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil Their homely joys, and destiny obscure; Nor Grandeur hear with disdainful smile The short and simple...
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