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" Here once a year Distinction low'rs its crest, The master, servant, and the merry guest, Are equal all; and round the happy ring The reaper's eyes exulting glances fling, And, warm'd with gratitude, he quits his place, With sun-burnt hands and... "
The poetical works of Robert Bloomfield - Page 23
by Robert Bloomfield - 1855 - 284 pages
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The country; or, Old Michael and young Maurice [by G. Mogridge].

George Mogridge - 1843
...when put together. The kitchen walls and roof are ringing with roars of laughter. ' Here, once a year, distinction lowers its crest ; The master, servant,...ring The reaper's eyes exulting glances fling ; And, warm with gratitude, he quits his place, With sun-burnt hands and ale-enliven'd face, Refills the jug,...
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Shakespeare [sic] and His Times: Including the Biography of the Poet ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1843 - 660 pages
...the crop, or till'd the ground, Are guests by right of custom : Here once a year Distinction lovv'rs ution, not a battle or a tempest, not a wonderful...occur, but what was immediately thrown into the form \\ .irm'd with gratitude, he quits his place, With sun-burnt hands and ale-enliven'd face, Refills...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...And crackling music, with the frequent song, Unheeded bear the midnight hour along. Here once a year distinction lowers its crest, The master, servant,...his place, With sun-burnt hands and ale-enliven'd lace, Refills the jug his honour'd host to tend, To serve at once the master and the friend ; Proud...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 504 pages
...And crackling musie, with the frequent song, Unheeded bear the midnight hour along. Here once a year distinction lowers its crest, The master, servant,...gratitude, he quits his place, With sun-burnt hands and ale-cnliven'd face, Refills the jug his honour'd host to tend, To serve at once the master and the...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 3

Half hours - 1847
...belongs, we fear, to the things that were before the flood. Here once a year distinction lowers her crest ; The master, servant, and the merry guest,...gratitude he quits his place, With sunburnt hands, and ale enliven 'd face, Refills the jug his honoured host to tend, To serve at once the master and the...
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Lives of Distinguished Shoemakers

Shoemakers - 1849 - 340 pages
...And crackling music, with the frequent song, Unheeded bear the midnight hour along. Here once a year distinction lowers its crest, The master, servant,...hands and ale-enliven'd face, Refills the jug, his honor'd host to tend, To serve at once the master and the friend ; Proud thus to meet his smiles, to...
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Lives of Distinguished Shoemakers

Shoemakers - 1849 - 340 pages
...And crackling music, with the frequent song, Unheeded bear the midnight hour along. Here once a year distinction lowers its crest, The master, servant,...gratitude, he quits his place, With sun-burnt hands aud ale-enliven'd face, Refills the jug, his honor'd host to tend, To serve at once the master and...
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The Year-book of the Country; Or, The Field, the Forest, and the Fireside

William Howitt - Country life - 1850 - 445 pages
...the roses that they plucked—are seating themselves at the master's hearty bidding. Here once a year distinction lowers its crest, The master, servant,...ring The reaper's eyes exulting glances fling. And warmed with gratitude he quits his place, With sun-burnt hands and ale-enlivened face, He fills his...
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The Country Year-book; Or, The Field, the Forest & the Fireside

William Howitt - Country life - 1850 - 423 pages
...roses that they plucked — are seating themselves at the master's hearty bidding. Here once a year distinction lowers its crest, The master, servant,...ring The reaper's eyes exulting glances fling. And warmed with gratitude he quits his place, With sun-burnt hands and ale-enlivened face, He fills his...
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Leaves from Sherwood forest, by January Searle

George Searle Phillips - Sherwood Forest (England) - 1850 - 180 pages
...celebrated feast the Harvest Home and supper, so graphically sang by Bloomfield, where • Once a year distinction lowers Its crest ; The master, servant, and the merry guest. Are equal all.' Are they to be banished from our rural records? How seldom, now-a-days, ' distinction' honours this...
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