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" And so she dwelt: the valley more peaceful year by year; When suddenly strange portents of some great deed seemed near. The golden corn was bending upon its fragile stalk, While farmers, heedless of their fields, paced up and down in talk. "
HOUSEHOLD WORDS CHRISTMAS STORIES - Page 71
by CHARLES DICKENS - 1851
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The Living Age ..., Volume 44

1855
...peaceful year by year; Yet suddenly strange portents, Of some great deed seemed near. The golden corn ivas bending Upon its fragile stalk, While farmers, heedless...faces, one by one, The women gathered round ; All talk of'lhix, or spinning, Or work was put away ; The very children seemed afraid To go alone to play. One...
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The Franklin Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools : with ...

George Stillman Hillard - Elocution - 1871 - 374 pages
...valley More peaceful year by year, When suddenly strange portents 5 Of some great deed seemed near. The men seemed stern and altered, With looks cast...anxious faces, one by one, The women gathered round. 6.' One day out in the meadow, With strangers from the town, Some secret plan discussing, The men walked...
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The Book of Oratory: Compiled for the Use of Colleges, Academies, and the ...

Mother Angela Gillespie, Member of the Order of the Holy Cross - Elocution - 1871 - 648 pages
...vailey More peaceful year by year ; When, suddenly, strange portenta Of some great deed seemed near. The golden corn was bending Upon its fragile stalk...heedless of their fields, Paced up and down in talk. 9. The men seemed stern and altered, With looks cast on the ground; With anxious faces, one by one,...
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Reading and Elocution: Theoretical and Practical

Anna Randall Diehl - Elocution - 1872 - 430 pages
...the valley More peaceful year by year; When suddenly strange portents Of some great deed seemed near. The golden corn was bending Upon its fragile stalk,...stern and altered,— With looks cast on the ground ; All talk of flax, or spinning, Or work, was put away ; The very children seemed afraid To go alone...
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A selection of English poetry, designed for the use of schools and families

English poetry - 1873
...valley More peaceful year by year ; When suddenly strange portents, Of some great deed seemed near. The golden corn was bending Upon its fragile stalk, While farmers, heedless of their fields, Walked up and down in talk. The men seemed stern and altered, With looks cast on the ground, With anxious...
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THE POEMS OF ADELAIDE A. PROCTER

JAMES R. OSGOOD AND COMPANY - 1876
...valley More peaceful year by year ; When suddenly strange portents, Of some great deed seemed near. The golden corn was bending Upon its fragile stalk, While farmers, heedless of their fielJs, Paced up and down in talk. The men seemed stern and altered, With looks cast on the ground...
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Switzerland

English poetry - 1877
...the valley More peaceful year by year; When snddenly strange portents Of some great deed seemed near. The golden corn was bending Upon its fragile stalk,...heedless of their fields, Paced up and down in talk. * * * One day, out in the meadow With strangers from the town, Some secret plan discussing, The men...
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The Franklin Fifth Reader: For the Use of Public and Private Schools

George Stillman Hillard - Elocution - 1878 - 374 pages
...valley More peaceful year by year, When suddenly strange portents5 Of some great deed seemed near. The men seemed stern and altered, With looks cast...anxious faces, one by one, The women gathered round. 6. One day out in the meadow, With strangers from the town, Some secret plan discussing, The men walked...
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The Speaker's Garland: Comprising 100 Choice Selections ...

Phineas Garrett - Readers - 1878
...valley more peaceful year by year ; When suddenly strange portents of some great deed seemed near. The golden corn was bending upon its fragile stalk,...farmers, heedless of their fields, paced up and down The men seemed stern and altered, with looks cast on the ground ; With anxious faces, one by one, the...
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One Hundred Choice Selections in Poetry and Prose, Issues 14-17

Phineas Garrett - Readers and speakers - 1879
...valley more peaceful year by year; When suddenly strange portents of some great deed sseemad near. The golden corn was bending upon its fragile stalk,...farmers, heedless of their fields, paced up and down The men seemed stern and altered, with looks cast on the ground ; With anxious faces, one by one, the...
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