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" 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 of labor, And nights devoid of ease, Still heard in his soul the music Of wonderful melodies. "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 165
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Tait's Edinburgh magazine, Volume 24

1857
...as she read with her clear, musical voice some well -remembered lay of Some humble poet, Whose song? gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or (ears from the eyelids start. Who, through long days of Iul<our, And nights devoid of ease, Still heard...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volume 32

1850
...of martial music, Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavour ; And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet, Whose...from the eyelids start ; Who, through long days of labour, And nights devoid of ease, Still heard in his soul the music Of wonderful melodies. Such songs...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volumes 72-73

1870
...toil and endeavours — And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gush from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer,...tears from the eyelids start. Who through long days of labour, And nights devoid of ease, Still heard on his soul the music Of wonderlul melodies. Such songs...
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The North American Review, Volume 60

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1845
...Not from the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of time " j — but, " from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his...nights devoid of ease, Still heard in his soul the music Of wonderful melodies. " Such songs have power to quiet The restless pulse of care, And come...
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Y Traethodydd, Volume 62

1907
...strains of martial music, Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavour, And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet Whose songs...clouds of summer Or tears from the eyelids start. — Such songs have power to quiet The restless pulse of care, And come like the benediction That follow?...
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The North American Review, Volume 60

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1845
...Not from the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of time " ; — but, " from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or team from the eyelids start ; " Who, through long days of labor, And nights devoid of ease, Still beard...
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The Belfry of Bruges and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1846 - 151 pages
...of martial music, Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavour ; And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet, Whose...nights devoid of ease, Still heard in his soul the music Of wonderful melodies. Such songs have power to quiet The restless pulse of care, And come like...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

1847 - 506 pages
...poetry shall charm mankind, His flowing numbers will admirers find. 33. Whose song gush'd from his beart As showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start. HW LONGFELLOW. POETRY. — (See POET.) POLITENESS. — (See ETIQUETTE.) POLITICS. 1. A politician,...
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The belfry of Bruges and other poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1848
...endless toil and endeavour; And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humble poet, Whose songs gush'd from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids »tart; Who, through long days of labour, And -nights devoid of ease, Still heard in his soul the music...
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Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art, Volume 7

John Seely Hart - 1850
...of martial music, Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavour ; And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet, Whose...tears from the eyelids start; Who through long days of labour, And nights devoid of ease, Still heard in his soul the music Of wonderful melodies. Such songs...
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