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" I have naught that is fair ?" saith he ; "Have naught but the bearded grain? Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to me I will give them all back again." He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kissed their drooping leaves ; It was for the... "
Bentley's Miscellany - Page 480
1839
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1851 - 399 pages
...doing, With a heart for any fate ; Still achieving, still pursuing, THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. THERE is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle...And the flowers that grow between. " Shall I have nought that is fair V ' saith he ; " Have nought but the bearded grain 1 Though the breath of these...
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The Mothers' friend, ed. by Ann Jane

Ann Jane Morgan - 1851
...Freeman. \n interesting periodical. THE REAPER AMONG THE HOUSEHOLDS. (Read at a Maternal Meeting.) " There is a Reaper whose name is Death, And with his sickle keen He reaps the bearded grain at a hreath, And the flowers that grow between.'* . SINCE we last met as a maternal band, some of us have...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...thought of death is very consistent with the enjoyment of cvery_innocent pleasure." — Sturm. THERE is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He reaps the hoarded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. " Shall I have nought that is fair ?"...
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Bertie, Or, Life in the Old Field: A Humorous Novel

George Higby Throop - Bertie County (N.C.) - 1851 - 242 pages
...existence he cut short " aequo pede," with the stride and ruthlessness of the grim reaper who cuts " The bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between." I suppose it must be motion that provokes this musical development; for your stage-coach driver is...
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The Mourner's Friend; Or, Sighs of Sympathy for Those who Sorrow

J. B. Syme - Death - 1852 - 180 pages
...on every ripple of its sparkling current. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. BY HENKY W. LONGFELLOW. THERE is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle...that grow between. " Shall I have naught that is fair ? " saith he ; — " Have naught but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these flowers is sweet...
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Garden Walks with the Poets

English poetry - 1852 - 340 pages
...And try if the homely, despised thing, May not yield sweet fragrance there. sifo Longfellow. rTHERE is a Reaper whose name is Death, And with his sickle...grow between. " Shall I have naught that is fair?" saith he ; " Have naught but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to me,...
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Thoughts on the Death of Little Children

Samuel Irenĉus Prime - Children - 1852 - 154 pages
...bud of life Receives immortal bloom in heaven. WD GALLAGHER. 70 IXrajjrr anfc tfit JFIotoers. THERE is a Reaper whose name is Death, And with his sickle...that grow between. " Shall I have naught that is fair ?" saith he, " Have naught but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to me,...
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Poems, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1852
...fate ; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labor and to wait. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. THERE is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle...And the flowers that grow between. " Shall I have nought that is fair ?" saith he ; " Have nought but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these...
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Voices of the Night, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1852 - 228 pages
...fate ; Still achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labour and to wait. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. THERE is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle...And the flowers that grow between. " Shall I have nought that is fair ?" saith he ; " Have nought but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these...
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Selections from the Poets ...: For the Use of Schools

Poetry - 1852 - 183 pages
...smile, From the mite to the mammoth, there's nothing in vain. anb tlje /Intro. BY HW LONGFELLOW. THERE is a Reaper whose name is Death, And, with his sickle...And the flowers that grow between. " Shall I have nought that is fair ?" saith he ; " Have nought but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these...
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