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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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Garden Walks with the Poets

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1852 - 340 pages
...of Paradise LONGFELLOW. " 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. Those flowers she most did love ; She knew she should find them all again...
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Choice descriptive poetry, selected by a lady

Choice descriptive poetry - 1852
...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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Selections from the Poets ...: For the Use of Schools

1852 - 183 pages
...bound them in his sheaves. "My Lord has need of these flow'rets 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 tear and pain, The flowers she most did love ; She knew she would find them all again, In...
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Poems, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1852
...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, f O, not in cruelty,-not in wrath, The Reaper came that day ; 'T was an angel...
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Voices of the Night, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1852 - 228 pages
...leaves ; It was for the Lord of Paradise He bound them in his sheaves. Deal1 tokens of the earth arc they, Where He was once a child. ' They shall all...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 Mourner's Friend; Or, Sighs of Sympathy for Those who Sorrow

J. B. Syme - 1852 - 180 pages
...flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, THE MOURNER'S FRIEND. " 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 should find them all again, In...
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Thoughts on the Death of Little Children

Samuel Irenæus Prime - 1852 - 154 pages
...bound them in his sheaves. " My Lord hath need of these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child. " They all shall bloom in fields of light, Transplanted by my care ; And saints upon their garments white...
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Fresh Flowers for Children

Katharine Parker Gordon - 1852 - 176 pages
...HEAVEN. CHILDREN IN HEAVEN. u My Lord hath need of these flowerets gay, 1 The Kcaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child." IN the broad fields of heaven, Amid undying flowers, Dwelling by Life's clear river, In the immortal...
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Poems, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1853
...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 I...
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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853
...bound them in his sheaves. " My Lord hath 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 O, not...
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