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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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Second (-Fourth) reading book. Scriptural and miscellaneous ..., Volume 4

Reading book - 1856
...bound them in his sheaves. " My Lord has need of these flowerets gay," The Eeaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He was once...by my care, And saints, upon their garments white, And the mother gave, in tears and pain, The flowers she most did love ; She knew she should find them...
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Poetry: selected for the use of schools and families by A. Bowman

Anne Bowman - 1856 - 292 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...child. They shall all bloom in fields of light, TranBplanted by my care, A.nd saints, upon their garments white, These sacred blossoms wear." 23 And...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...hound them in his sheaves. " My Lord hath need of these flowrets gay," The Eeaper said, and smiled; " Dear tokens of the earth are they, " Where he was once a child. " They shall all hloom in fields of light, Transplanted hy my care, And saints, upon their garments white, These sacred...
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The Early Called: a Gift for Bereaved Parents

Rev. William Henry Lewis - 1857 - 84 pages
...bound them in his sheaves. " My Lord haa 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 that she should find them all again...
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S. John's in the Wilderness, studies of a country parish

St. John's in the Wilderness - 1857
...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. O, not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day. 'Twas an angel visited the green earth,...
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A Third Class Reader: Consisting of Extracts in Prose and Verse, for the Use ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1857 - 182 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." She knew she should find them all again In the fields of light above. O, not in cruelty, not in wrath,...
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The Early Dead; Or, Transplanted Flowers: A Collection of Thoughts ...

1857 - 204 pages
...bound them in his sheaves. " My Lord hath need of these flow'rets 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 field of light, Transplanted by my care, And saints, upon their garments white, These sacred blossoms...
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The Scottish Christian journal

1857
...world below. To every bereaved parent he addresses these words : ' They shall all bloom in worlds of light. Transplanted by my care ; And saints, upon...their garments white. These sacred blossoms wear. Olí I not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day ; Tivas an nngel risked the green earth,...
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The grafted trees: or, The two natures, by the author of 'The good Shepherd'.

Grafted trees - 1857 - 137 pages
...as a poet sweetly sings, " ' My Lord hath need of these flowrets gay,' The reaper said, and smiled ; Dear tokens of the earth are they, Where He was once a child." Jesus, however, does not gather all his plants early ; some he wants to remain in his earthly garden,...
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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - 1857 - 448 pages
...his ^sheaves. 4. " My Lord has need of these tflowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smil'd ; " Dear t tokens of the earth are they, Where he was once a child. 5. " They shall all bloom in the fields of light, ^Transplanted by my care, And saints, upon their...
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