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" With His heavenly dew so sweet. The heavenly gates are open wide, Our paths are beaten plain, And if a man be not too far gone, He may return again. The life of man is but a span, It flourishes like a flower, We are here to-day and gone to-morrow, And... "
The broken font, by the author of 'Tales of the wars of our times'. - Page 34
by Joseph Moyle Sherer - 1836
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Sharpe's London Magazine, Volume 7

English literature - 1848
...MAGAZINE. "A braneh of May we have brought you, And at your door it stands, It is but a sprout, But it's well budded out By the work of our Lord's hands. "...green, As green as any leek, Our heavenly Father He watered them With his heavenly dew so sweet. " The heavenly gates are open wide, Our paths are beaten...
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Observations on popular antiquities: including the whole of mr ..., Volume 1

John Brand - 1849
...May. A branch of May we have brought you, And at your door it stands ; It is but a sprout, But it's well budded out By the work of our Lord's hands. The...green, As green as any leek ; Our heavenly Father he watered them With his heavenly dew so sweet. The heavenly gates are open wide, Our paths are beaten...
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Chambers's pocket miscellany, Volumes 23-24

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1853
...of May we have brought yon, And at your door it stands; It is but a sprout, But it's well budded ont By the work of our Lord's hands. The hedges and trees...green, As green as any leek ; Our heavenly Father he watered them With his heavenly dew so sweet The heavenly gates are open wide, Our paths are beaten...
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Ancient Poems, Ballads and Songs of the Peasantry of England: Taken Down ...

James Henry Dixon - Ballads, English - 1857 - 252 pages
...May. A branch of May we have brought you, And at your door it stands; It is but a sprout, But it's well budded out By the work of our Lord's hands. The...green, As green as any leek ; Our heavenly Father he watered them With his heavenly dew so sweet. The heavenly gates are open wide, Our paths are beaten...
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The every-day book: or The guide to the year, Volume 1

William Hone - 1859
...MayA hrancn ot May we have brought you, Aud at your il-jor it stauds, It is but a sprout, But it's well budded out By the work of our Lord's hands. The hedges and trees they arc so As green as any leek, Our heavenly Father He watered them With his heavenly dew so sweet The...
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The Children's Garland: From the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - Children's poetry - 1862 - 344 pages
...May. A branch of May we have brought you, And at your door it stands ; It is but a sprout, but it's well budded out By the work of our Lord's hands. The...green, As green as any leek ; Our heavenly Father He water'd them With His heavenly dew so sweet. The heavenly gates are open wide, Our paths are beaten...
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Chambers's narrative series of standard reading books, Book 6

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1863
...your door it stands; It is but a sprout, but it's well budded out By the work of our Lord's hands. 4. The hedges and trees they are so green, As green as any leek; Our heavenly Father He watered them With His heavenly dew so sweet. The heavenly gates are open wide, Our paths are beaten...
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the teacher's offering

. - 1863
...over again, she could not tell why, she kept murmuring to herself this verse of their carol, — " The hedges and trees, they are so green, As green as any leek ; Our Heavenly Father, Ho watered them With heavenly dew so sweet." It seemed as if no one would ever be tired that May-day...
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Ballads & Songs of Lancashire: Chiefly Older Than the 19th Century

John Harland - Ballads, English - 1865 - 281 pages
...again A branch of May we have brought you, And at your door it stands ; It is but a sprout, but it's well budded out, By the work of our Lord's hands....green. As green as any leek ; Our heavenly Father he watered them With his heavenly dew so sweet. The heavenly gates are open wide, Our paths are beaten...
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Our Young Folks

John Townsend Trowbridge, Lucy Larcom, Gail Hamilton - Children's literature - 1866
...; " A branch of May we have brought you. And at your door it stands, It is but a sprout, But it 's well budded out By the work of our Lord's hands. " The hedges and trees they are so green, " The moon shines bright and the stars give a light A little before it is day, So God bless you all,...
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