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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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Our Little Ones in Heaven: A Collection of Thoughts in Prose and Verse

1858 - 216 pages
...LH SIGOUBNEY. THE REAPER. THEBE is a Reaper whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that...their drooping leaves: It was for the Lord of Paradise " My Lord has need of these flowerets gay," The Eeaper said, and smiled ; " Dear tokens of the earth...
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The Shadow on the Hearth: Or, Our Father's Voice in Taking Away Our Little Ones

1858 - 288 pages
...anfc t|e flutoeo. LOXOrELLOW. 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...sweet 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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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1858 - 740 pages
...taith b* ; " อเ๒ๅ naught but the bearded grain F Though the breath of the<e flower* il sweet to He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kissed...drooping leaves ; It was for the Lord of Paradise Ho bound thosu ill his sheaves. " My Lord has need of these flowerets gay," The Reaper said, and smiled...
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The National Magazine, Volume 12

Abel Stevens, James Floy - 1858
...Longfellmc. Then wore his monarch's signet ring, Then presa'd that monarch's throned king. //ซ//ซ*. Tho' the breath of these flowers is sweet to me, I will give them all back again. — Loiirifclloic. Her breath was sweet. — fllloct. The shades of night were falling fast. Longfellow....
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1858 - 740 pages
...REAPER AND TOE 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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Sermons, preached, for the most part, in the village church of Allestree

John Hullett - 1859
...early the reaper came : — " 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." The edge of his scythe was rather blunt ; and jagged the tender plant with pain, and anguish, and sorrow,...
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Peter Parley's Annual: A Christmas and New Year's Present for Young People..

William Martin - 1859
...all now ? Dear children — " There is a reaper, his name is Death, And with his sickle keen, He cuts the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that...fair,' saith he ; ' Have nought but the bearded grain ? Tho' the breath of the flowers is sweet to me, I will give them all back again." " He gazed at the...
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A Compendium of American Literature: Chronologically Arranged, with ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1859 - 784 pages
...REAPER AND THE FLOWEBS. 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 Sowers...
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Tales from 'Bentley'.

Bentley's miscellany - 1859
...HENRY WADSWORTH LONO1 ELLOW. 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 to see, .• Have naught but the bearded grain '.' Though the breath of these flowers...
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The Constitutional press

1859
...Hiltonbury Holt. CHAPTER III. " There is a reaper, his name his Death, And with his fickle keen He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between." A LETTER from Humfrey ! how Honor's heart fluttered. Would it announce an engagement, or would it promife...
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