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" Come, read to me some poem, Some simple and heartfelt lay, That shall soothe this restless feeling, And banish the thoughts of day. Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of time. "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 111
1845
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volumes 72-73

Fashion - 1870
...Some simple and heartfelt lay, That shall sooth this restless feeling, And banish the thoughts of day. Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards...Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavours — And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gush from his...
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The North American Review, Volume 60

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1845
...poems in another mood of mind, they may appear too tame, uniform, and gentle ; for they come, — " Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards...distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of time " ; — but, " from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds...
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The Southern and Western Literary Messenger and Review, Volume 13

1847
...sunshine with the shade.'' 1847.] Nine New Poets. Mr. Longfellow asks his I;ul y-love lo read to him. " Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards...Whose distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of lime." This is pretty and musical, and conveys rather :i striking image: Mr. Head thus appropriates...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 13

1847
...vibrating, like the sunshine with the shadfe." Mr. Longfellow asks his lady-love to read lo him. " Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards sublime, "Whose distant footsteps echo Through ihe corridors of liune." This is pretty and musical, and conveys rather a striking image ; Mr. Read...
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The belfry of Bruges and other poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1848
...Some simple and heartfelt lay, That shall soothe this restless feeling And banish the thoughts of day. Not from the grand old masters Not from the bards...endeavour; And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humble poet, Whose songs gush'd from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from...
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Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art, Volume 7

John Seely Hart - 1850
...simple and heartfelt lay, That shall soothe this restless feeling, And banish the thoughts of day. Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards...Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endearonr ; And to-night I long for reet. Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1850
...simple and heartfelt lay, That shall soothe this restless feeling, And banish the thoughts of day. Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards...strains of martial music, Their mighty thoughts suggest Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer,...
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Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1850 - 413 pages
...simple and heartfelt lay, That shall soothe this restless feeling, And banish the thoughts of day. Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo For, like strains of martial music, Their mighty thoughts suggest Lite's endless toil and endeavour...
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The Literary Reader: For Academies and High Schools: Consisting of ...

Arethusa Hall - Readers - 1851 - 408 pages
...simple and heartfelt lay, That shall soothe this restless feeling, And banish the thoughts of day. Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards...Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavor ; And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart,...
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Voices of the Night, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1852 - 228 pages
...simple and heartfelt lay, That shall soothe this restless feeling, And banish the thoughts of day. Not from the grand old masters. Not from the bards...toil and endeavour; And to-night I long for rest. Head from some humbler poet. Whose songs gushed from his heart. As showers from the clouds of summer....
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