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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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My Father's House; Or, The Heaven of the Bible

James Madison MacDonald - 18?? - 304 pages
...is Death. "' Shall I have naught that is fair,' saith he; ' Have naught but the bearded grain? ' ' ' He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, ' And the flowers that grow between."1 • 0, it is a delightful thought, that the .blood of .Jesus Christ set them free from the...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...death is very consistent with the enjoyment of every innocent pleasure."—Sturm. THERE is a Eeaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He reaps the hearded grain at a hreath, And the flowers that grow hetween. " Shall I have nought that is fair ?"...
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Second (-Fourth) reading book. Scriptural and miscellaneous lessons. [With ...

Reading book - 1856
...making melody in your hearts to the Lord." LESSON 18. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. THEBE ia a Eeaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He reaps the hearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. " Shall I have nought that is fair?"...
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The Early Called: a Gift for Bereaved Parents

Rev. William Henry Lewis - Suffering - 1857 - 84 pages
...lived and were the instruments of rendering their existence blessed. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. There 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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S. John's in the Wilderness, studies of a country parish

St. John's in the Wilderness - 1857
...should touch them." " And He took them up in His arms, put His hands on them, and blessed them." 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 flowers...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 64

Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1860
...HOPES AND FEARS. CHAPTER III. " There is a reaper — his nnme is Death, And with his sk'kle keen lie reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between." A LETTER from Humfrey ! how Honor's heart fluttered! Would it announce an engagement, or would it promise...
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Jeremiah, Volume 1

Robert Davidson - Religion - 1983 - 180 pages
...reaper, a metaphor which has a long literary history and appears in several of Longfellow's poems: There is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle...grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. The Reaper and the Flowers This grim reaper's harvest is the corpses which lie ungathered in the fields,...
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Death: Confronting the Reality

William E. Phipps - Religion - 1987 - 219 pages
...nephew, who died at the full flowering of life. In Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's poignant words: There is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle...grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. (The Reaper and the Flowers, lines 1-4) PREFACE Early this century HL Mencken commented in Smart Set,...
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The Corpse: A History

Christine Quigley - Social Science - 1996 - 358 pages
...Wadsworth Longfellow (d. 1882) characterizes him as a reaper who cuts down the useful and the beautiful: "He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, / And the flowers that grow between." There are times, however, when Death is given a gentle personality. In a verse ascribed to Ann Boleyn...
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The Annotated Anne of Green Gables

L. M. Montgomery, Margaret Anne Doody, Mary Doody Jones, Wendy Elizabeth Barry - Fiction - 1997 - 496 pages
...consciousness. 1 . From Henry Wadsworth Longfellow's "The Reaper and the Flowers" (1839, Stanza 1): "There is a Reaper whose name is Death, / And with his sickle...bearded grain at a breath, / And the flowers that grown between." "Oh, Marilla," she said gravely. "I don't think — we can do anything for him." "Mrs....
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