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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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A Third[-fourth] Class Reader

George Stillman Hillard - 1859
...THE FLOWERS. 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 grow between. to " Shall I have nought that is fair ? " saith he ; " Have nought but the bearded grain ? Though the...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. New complete ed., with ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1859
...REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. 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 grow between. " Have nought but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to me, " Shall I...
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Epitaphs, Collected from the Cemeteries of London, Edinburgh, Glasgow ...

Joseph Barlow Robinson - 1859 - 208 pages
...dark and silent grave. 586. 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. Oh ! not in cruelty, not in wrath, The Reaper came that day ; 'Twas an angel visited the green earth,...
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A Working Grammar of the English Language: Designed to Give in Simple ...

James Champlin Fernald - 1917 - 333 pages
...or words of the subject. 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. LONGFELLOW The Reaper and the Flowers How many a rustic Milton has passed by, Stifling the speechless...
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The Home Book of Verse: American and English, 1580-1918

1918 - 4009 pages
...He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, "Shall I have naught that is fair? " saith he; "Have naught but the bearded grain? Though the breath of these...I will give them all back again." He gazed at the (lowers with tearful eyes, He kissed their drooping leaves; It was for the Lord of Paradise He bound...
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The Journal of the National Dental Association, Volume 6

American Dental Association, National Dental Association - 1919
...these lines come to me: "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?' " "Xaught", I say, for the flowers...
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Sex and sex worship (phallic worship)

Otto Augustus Wall - 1919 - 607 pages
...the poet Longfellow wrote : "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 Bible ascribes death to a death-angel; (Rev. vi, 8) "And I looked, and behold, a pale horse ; and...
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Sex and Sex Worship: (phallic Worship) a Scientific Treatise on Sex, Its ...

Otto Augustus Wall - 1919 - 607 pages
...the poet Longfellow wrote : "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 Bible ascribes death to a death-angel; (Rev. vi, 8) "And I looked, and behold, a pale horse ; and...
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McGuffey's First-[sixth] Eclectic Reader, Issue 5

William Holmes McGuffey - 1920
...THERE is a Keaper whose name is Death, 2. "Shall I have naught that is fair?" saith he; "Have naught but the bearded grain? Though the breath of these...is sweet to me, I will give them all back again." 3. He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kissed their drooping leaves; It was for the Lord...
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The English Language: Its Grammar, History and Literature, Part 3

John Miller Dow Meiklejohn - 1920 - 466 pages
...Compound Sentence, p. 111). Analyse the following compound sentences according to Scheme II. : (a) "He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kissed their drooping leaves." Longfellow, (b) " On piety, humanity is built; And, on humanity, much happiness." Young. (c)...
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