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" FAR in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well: Remote from man, with God he pass'd the days Prayer all his business, all his... "
Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ... - Page 19
by Select lessons - 1785
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Essex Institute Historical Collections, Volume 31

Essex Institute - Essex County (Mass.) - 1895
...long, full beard, not common at that time. When we read in our reader at school of the "Hermit," " Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age the reverend hermit grew, The moss his bed, his cave the humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink...
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The Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations: English, Latin, and Modern Foreign ...

Mottoes - 1896 - 1178 pages
...L. 249. Until I truly loved, I was alone. f. MRS. NORTON — The Lady of La Qaraye. Pt. II. L. 381. And the stars are old, And the leaves of the Judgment Book reverend hermit grew ; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious ..., Volume 1873

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1896 - 772 pages
...I have vainly done) Amusing thought, but learns to know That solitude's the nurse of woe. PARNELL. Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew ; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...to land, ' Adieu ! " she cried, and wav'd her lily hand. (THOMAS PAENELI, 1679—1718.] THE HERMIT. FAR in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His li .od the fruits, his drink...
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Examinations Papers

1898
...backward. (i) Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From vouth to age a reverend hermit grew; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well : Remote from man, with God he pass'd the days, Prayer all his business, all his pleasure...
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Tales of the Trail: Short Stories of Western Life

Henry Inman - Frontier and pioneer life - 1898 - 280 pages
...that flowed near by. Thus, in the calm enjoyment of his self-imposed solitude, he lived with "The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well." Among the various languages necessary for the communication of ideas between the motley...
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The International Library of Famous Literature: Selections from ..., Volume 8

Andrew Lang, Donald Grant Mitchell - Literature - 1898 - 9822 pages
...together. Christ does all these strange acts and repeats the proverb " Blessed are the poor in spirit."] FAR in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew, The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the...
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Ivanhoe: A Romance

Walter Scott - Great Britain - 1898 - 466 pages
...CHAPTER XVI Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his driiik the crystal well; Remote from man, with God he pass'd his days, Prayer all his business, all...
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Memorials of the Rev. Norman MacLeod (senr) D. D.: Minister of St. Columba's ...

Iain N. Macleoid, John N. MacLeod - 1898 - 303 pages
...existence of social order. "Such, sir, is their marked anxiety that I suspect they could wish that — Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age, we reverend hermits grew. Such is their exquisite tenderness for the spirituality of our office, and...
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Gems of Genius in Poetry and Art: From the Kings and Queens of Thought : and ...

Frederick Saunders, Minnie K. Davis - American poetry - 1899 - 743 pages
...each event. The morn was wasted in the pathless grass, And long and lonesome was the wild to pass ; " Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew." That vice should triumph, virtue vice obey; This sprung some doubt of Providence's...
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