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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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The New England Historical and Genealogical Register, Volume 3

1849
...ihey shall die no more.' * There Is a Reaper, whoae name is Death. And with his sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. ' He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kissed their drooping leaves ; It van for the Lord...
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Poems, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1850
...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...Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to me, He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kissed their drooping leaves ; It was for the Lord of...
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Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1850 - 413 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 flowers...
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Pleasant pages (by S.P. Newcombe). [With suppl., entitled ..., Volume 4

Samuel Prout Newcombe - 1850
...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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Church Sunday school magazine, Volumes 5-6

1850
...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 1 have nought that is fair?" saith he; " Have nonght but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these...
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The Wilmingtons: A Novel, Volume 2

Anne Marsh-Caldwell - 1850
...upon his arm/ CHAPTER XII. There is a Reaper, whose name ia Death, And with his sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. LONGFELLOW. HE hastened to Portugal-street, in which quiet street Selwyn had lately taken up his residence....
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The Living Authors of America: 1st ser

Thomas Powell - 1850 - 365 pages
...obtrusive subjectiveness. " 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. * * * * " He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kissed their drooping leaves, It was for the...
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The Poets' Offering for 1850

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - 1850 - 576 pages
...and eager hand. Pringle. There is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And with his siekle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. LongfeUow's Poems. 37* REASON. He that is of reason's skill bereft, And wants the staff of wisdom him...
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The Mothers' friend, ed. by Ann Jane, Volumes 4-7

Ann Jane - 1851
...and separated, there has been a Reaper busy among the flowers and blossoms of our homes and hearts. " Shall I have nought that is fair?" saith he, " Have...flowers is sweet to me, I will give them all back again. My Lord has need of these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1851 - 546 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 nought that is fair V ' saith he ; " Have nought but the bearded grain 1 Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to...
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