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" Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child. "They shall all bloom in fields of light, Transplanted by my care, And saints, upon their garments white, These sacred blossoms wear. "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 11
1839
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Memorials of R. Harold A. Schofield, M.A., M.B. (Oxon.) (late of China ...

Robert Harold Ainsworth Schofield - 1898 - 257 pages
...verses of Longfellow's exquisite poem beginning, ' There is a reaper whose name is Death.' ' Sweet tokens of the earth are they, Where He was once a Child.' " We went thence to A . All inquired most kindly after you. This morning my mother and I came into...
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The Listening Child: A Selection from the Stores of English Verse Made for ...

1917 - 408 pages
...bound them in his sheaves. " My Lord has need of these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He was once...their garments white, These sacred blossoms wear." 252 And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love ; She knew she should find...
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The Listening Child, a Selection from the Stores of English Verse, Made for ...

1899 - 408 pages
...bound them in his sheaves. " My Lord has need of these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He was once...their garments white, These sacred blossoms wear." 252 And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love; She knew she should find...
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First Steps with American and British Authors

Albert Franklin Blaisdell - 1899 - 422 pages
...need of these flowerets gay,' The Reaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, 15 " They shall all bloom in fields of light, Transplanted...their garments white, These sacred blossoms wear." 20 And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love ; She knew she should find...
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A Study of English and American Poets: A Laboratory Method

John Scott Clark - 1900 - 859 pages
...give thee nothing in return." A Nameless Grave. " ' My Lord has need of these flowerets gay,' " They shall all bloom in fields of light, Transplanted...white, These sacred blossoms wear.' " And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love ; She knew she would find them all again In...
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The Courtship of Miles Standish

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1901 - 224 pages
...bound them in his sheaves. " My Lord has need of these flowerets gay/' The Reaper said, and smiled; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He was once...white, These sacred blossoms wear." And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love; She knew she should find them all again In...
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Poems of Henry W. Longfellow: Including Evangeline, The Song of Hiawatha and ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Henry Ketcham - 1901 - 347 pages
...bound them in his sheaves. " My Lord has need of these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once...white, These sacred blossoms wear." And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love ; She knew she should find them all again In...
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The New McGuffey Fifth Reader

William Holmes McGuffey - 1901 - 352 pages
...bound them in his sheaves. " My Lord has need of these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child. " They shall all bloom in the fields of light, Transplanted by my care, And saints, upon their garments white, These sacred blossoms...
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The New McGuffey First [ -fifth] Reader, Book 5

William Holmes McGuffey - 1901
...bound them in his sheaves. " My Lord has need of these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child. " They shall all bloom in the fields of light, Transplanted by my care, And saints, upon their garments white, These sacred blossoms...
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English Grammar: With Chapters on Composition, Versification, Paraphrasing ...

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1901 - 268 pages
...you. ' " Poe. (c) " ' My Lord has need of these flowerets gay,' The reaper said, and smiled ; ' Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He was once a child." " Lomjfdlow. WORD-BUILDING (p. 116). EXERCISE L 1. What is a root ? 2. Distinguish between root...
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