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" I have nought that is fair?" saith he; "Have nought but the bearded grain? Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to me, I will give them all back again. "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 11
1839
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Visitor: Or Monthly Instructor

1847
...God has given to you : " There is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that...between. " ' Shall I have nought that is fair!' saith he ; 1 Have nought but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these flowers is sweet tome, I will give...
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The Hemans Reader for Female Schools: Containing Extracts in Prose and Poetry

Timothy Stone Pinneo - 1847 - 480 pages
...REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. THERE is a Reaper whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. " Shall I have naught that is fair 1" saith he ; " Have naught but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these...
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The poetic prism or Original and reflected rays from modern verse ed. by R.N ...

Robert Northmore Greville - 1848 - 403 pages
...FLOWERS. PROFESSOR LONGFELLOW. THERE is a Reaper whose name is Death, And with his sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that...again." He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kiss'd their drooping leaves ; It was for the Lord of Paradise He bound them in his sheaves. " My Lord...
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The poetic prism or Original and reflected rays from modern verse ed. by R.N ...

Robert Northmore Greville - 1848 - 403 pages
...FLOWEES. PROFESSOR LONGFELLOW. THERE is a Eeaper whose name is Death, And with his sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that...again." He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kiss'd their drooping leaves ; It was for the Lord of Paradise He bound them in his sheaves. " My Lord...
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Light on Little Graves

1848 - 144 pages
...THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. THERE is a Reaper whose name is Death, And with his sickle keen He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that...to me, I will give them all back again." He gazed on the flowers with tearful eyes, He kissed their drooping leaves ; It was for the Lord of Paradise...
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Friends' Review: A Religious, Literary and Miscellaneous Journal, Volume 1

Enoch Lewis, Samuel Rhoads - 1848
...REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. There is a reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, H reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that...grow between. "Shall I have nought that is fair"? said he, " Have nought but the bearded grain Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to me I...
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Poems on slavery, early poems, additional poems, and ballads

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1848
...REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. " There is a reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. " ' Shall I have naught that is fair?' saith he ; ' Have naught but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these flowers...
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Reading lessons for the higher classes in classical, middle and diocesan schools

William Balmbro'. Flower - 1848 - 80 pages
...KKA I'Ki; AND THE FLOWERS. THERE is a reaper whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. Bryant. " Shall I have nought that is fair ?" saith he ; " Have nought but the bearded grain ? Though...
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Echoes of Infant Voices

M. A. H. - 1849 - 144 pages
...REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. THERE is a Reaper whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. " Shall I have naught that is fair ? " saith he, " Have naught but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these...
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volumes 7-8

1854
...REAPER AXD THE FLOWERS. THERE is a reaper, whose name is Death, And with his sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. " Shall I have naught that is fair ? " saith he, " Have naught but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these...
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