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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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My Recollections from 1806 to 1873, Volume 2

Lord William Pitt Lennox - Great Britain - 1874
...following as being most appropriate to these " Harvest-Homes." " Here once a year distinction lowers her crest, The master, servant, and the merry guest, Are...gratitude he quits his place, With sunburnt hands and all enliven'd face, Eefills the jug his honoured host to tend, To serve at once the master and the...
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The Farmer's Boy

Robert Bloomfield - 1877 - 96 pages
...frequent song, Unheeded bear the midnight hour along. Here once a year distinction lowers its lore, The master, servant, and the merry guest Are equal...ring The reaper's eyes exulting glances fling, And, warmed with gratitude, he quits his With sunburnt hands and ale-enlivened face, Refills the jug his...
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The Works of Robert Bloomfield

Robert Bloomfield - English poetry - 1883 - 369 pages
...with the frequent song, Unheeded bear the midnight hour along. Here once a year Distinction low'rs its crest, The master, servant, and the merry guest,...gratitude, he quits his place, With sunburnt hands and ale-enliveu'd face, Refills the jug his honour'd host to tend, To serve at once the master and the...
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the united methodist church's magazine

john swann withington and r. abercrombie - 1883
...the Harvest feast: — " Here, once a year, distinction lowers its crest, The master, servant, aad the merry guest Are equal all ; and round the happy...ring The reaper's eyes exulting glances fling ; And warmed with gratitude he quits his place, With sunburnt hands and ale-enlivened face, Refills the jug,...
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Observations Upon the Topography & Climate of Crowborough Hill, Sussex

Charles Leeson Prince - Crowborough (England) - 1885 - 104 pages
...insects, many tribes of which are now in full vigour. AUGUST. " Here once a year, distinction lowers her crest ; The master, servant, and the merry guest,...ring The reaper's eyes exulting glances fling, And warmed with gratitude he quits his place, With sunburnt hands and ale enlivened face, Refills the jug,...
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Observations Upon the Climate of Uckfield, Sussex, and Its Neighborhood from ...

Charles Leeson Prince - Meteorology - 1886 - 290 pages
...insects, many tribes of which are now in full vigour. AUGUST. " Here once a year, distinction lowers her crest ; The master, servant, and the merry guest,...ring The reaper's eyes exulting glances fling, And warmed with gratitude he quits his place, With sunburnt hands and ale enlivened face, Refills the jug,...
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"A Natural Delineation of Human Passions": The Historic Moment of Lyrical ...

C. C. Barfoot - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 277 pages
...comes to an end in the cameraderie of the harvest supper. For there: Once a year Distinction low'rs its crest. The master. servant. and the merry guest....equal all; and round the happy ring The reaper's eyes exuhing glances fling. And. warm'd with gratitude. he quits his place. With sunhurnt hands and ale-enliven'd...
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Robert Bloomfield: Lyric, Class, and the Romantic Canon

Simon White, John Goodridge, Bridget Keegan - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 315 pages
...passed around (320, 316). This is the occasion in the countryside where "once a year Distinction low'rs its crest, / The master, servant, and the merry guest, / Are equal all" (323-25). For Bloomfield, the harvest-home feast functions at two levels: as a convention of rural...
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Robert Bloomfield, Romanticism and the Poetry of Community

Simon J. White - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 171 pages
...'Harvest-home' scene represents a kind of equality within inequality: 'Here once a year Distinction low'rs its crest, / The master, servant, and the merry guest, / Are equal all' (II: 323-5). The easy way in which 'Pride gave place to mirth' (II: 334) in the conduct of the farmer...
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The Sportsman

..." The Farmer's Boy," from whom we quote the following lines : " Here once a year Distinction low'rs its crest, The master, servant, and the merry guest...the happy ring The reaper's eyes exulting glances Urns, And, warm'd with gratitude, he quits his place, With sunburnt hands and all enliven'd face. Refills...
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