A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

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William Cullen Bryant
J.B. Ford, 1874 - 789 pages
 

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Page 674 - ed to music all their fountains, And breathed upon the frozen mountains, And like a prophetess of May Strewed flowers upon the barren way, Making the wintry world appear Like one on whom thou smilest, dear. Away, away, from men and towns, To the wild wood
Page 698 - long legs " and thighs Passed the common in shape or in color or size, He was wont to consider an absolute prize. Well, it happened one day, I really can't say The particular month ; hut I think was in May, 'T was, I know,
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Page 528 - fair. Give me but what this ribbon bound," perfumes his wings ; While the waters murmur deep ; While the shepherd charms his sheep ; While the birds unbounded fly, POEMS OF NATURE. And with music fill the sky, Now, even now, my joys run high. Be full, ye courts ; be great who will ; Search for
Page 293 - hymn ! in swarming cities vast, Assembled men to the deep organ join T
Page 440 - And often after sunset, sir, When it U light and fair, I take my little porringer, And eat my gnpper there. " The first that died was Sister Jane ; In bed she moaning lay. Till God released her of her pain ; And the she went away.
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Page 528 - CAROLINE NORTON. HIGH-TIDE ON THE COAST OP LIN COLNSHIRE. old mayor climbed the belfry tower, The ringers ran by two, by three ; " Play uppe, play uppe, Boston belK ! Ply all your changes, all

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