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" For, like strains of martial music, 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, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids... "
Macmillan's Magazine - Page 41
1886
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Evenings in Arcadia

John Dennis - Pastoral poetry, English - 1865 - 321 pages
...Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart As showers from the clouds of summer Or tears from the eyelids start. " Who through long days...come like the benediction That follows after prayer." TALBOT. An apt though very familiar quotation. Truly a simple poem like this may be loved as much and...
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Echoes of many voices from many lands, by A.F.

Echoes, A F - 1865
...Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from the heart As showers from the clouds of summer Or tears from the eyelids start ; Who, through long days...come like the benediction That follows after prayer. Then read from the treasured volume The poem of thy choice, And lend to the rhyme of the poet The beauty...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1865 - 700 pages
...showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start ; Who, through long days of lahour, And nights devoid of ease, Still heard in his soul...quiet The restless pulse of care, And come like the henediction That follows after prayer. Then read from the treasured volume The poem of thy choice,...
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Better Days for Working People

William Garden Blaikie - Industrial relations - 1865 - 268 pages
...glorious company of the apostles, the goodly fellowship of the prophets, the noble army of martyrs ?"— " Such songs have power to quiet The restless pulse...come like the benediction That follows after prayer," Do not say, "These are mere dreams of fancy. There is too much knocking about in the workman's house...
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Better Days for Working People

William Garden Blaikie - Industrial relations - 1865 - 268 pages
...company of the apostles, the goodly fellowship of the prophets, the noble army of martyrs ?" — " Such songs have power to quiet The restless pulse...come like the benediction That follows after prayer." Do not say, "These are mere dreams of fancy. There is too much knocking about in the workman's house...
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Acrostics in prose and verse, a sequel to Double acrostics by various ...

Acrostics - 1865
...hands.' IMC 317 ' Her presence fell on their hearts Like a ray of the sun on the walls of a prison.' ' Who through long days of labour, And nights devoid of ease, Still heard in his soul the music Of wondrous melodies.' 1. ' I mean that Douglas Sixth of yore, Who coronet of Angus bore.' 2. ' The lava...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe, with a Selection of His ...

Edgar Allan Poe - 1866 - 280 pages
...from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start ; Who through long days...come like the benediction That follows after prayer. Then read from the treasured volume The poem of thy choice, And lend to the rhyme of the poet The beauty...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1866 - 367 pages
...from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears' from the eyelids start ; Who, through long...songs have power to quiet The restless pulse of care, i And come like the benediction That follows after prayer. Then read from the treasured volume The...
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The Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe: With an Original Memoir

Edgar Allan Poe - History - 1859 - 278 pages
...tears from the eyelids start; Who through long days of labor, And nights devoid of ease, Still heard iu his soul the music Of wonderful melodies. Such songs...come like the benediction That follows after prayer. Then read from the treasured volume The poem of thy choice, And lend to the rhyme of the poet The beauty...
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Poems descriptive and lyrical

Thomas Cox (poet.) - 1866
...from some humble poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or as tears from the eyelids start; Who, through long...devoid of ease, Still heard in his soul the music Of calm sweet melodies. — " to such I may, without presumption, express a nope that in some of the lyrics...
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