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" Come, read to me some poem, Some simple and heartfelt lay, That shall soothe this restless feeling, And banish the thoughts of day. Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of Time. "
Common School Readings: Containing New Selections in Prose and Poetry for ... - Page 129
by John Swett - 1868 - 230 pages
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Tait's Edinburgh magazine, Volume 24

1857
...as she read with her clear, musical voice some well -remembered lay of Some humble poet, Whose song? gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or (ears from the eyelids start. Who, through long days of Iul<our, And nights devoid of ease, Still heard...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volume 32

Fashion - 1850
...shall soothe this restless feeling, And banish the thoughts of day. Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo...Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavour ; And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volumes 72-73

Fashion - 1870
...like strains of martial music. Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavours — And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gush from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start. Who through...
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Y Traethodydd, Volume 62

1907
...shall soothe this restless feeling And banish the thoughts of day. Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo...Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavour, And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet Whose songs gushed from his heart...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 25

1845
...day. Come, read to me some poem, Some simple and heartfelt lay, Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo...Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavour; And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart,...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 25

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1845
...restless feeling, And banish the thoughts of day. Not from the grand old masters, Not from the hards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo Through the...of time. For, like strains of martial music* Their murhty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavour ; And tO'iught 1 long for rest. Read from...
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The North American Review, Volume 60

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - American fiction - 1845
...may appear too tame, uniform, and gentle ; for they come, — " Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of time " ; — but, " from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds...
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The Belfry of Bruges and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Electronic book - 1846 - 151 pages
...shall soothe this restless feeling, And banish the thoughts of day. Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo...Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavour ; And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...poetry shall charm mankind, His flowing numbers will admirers find. 33. Whose song gush'd from his beart As showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start. HW LONGFELLOW. POETRY. — (See POET.) POLITENESS. — (See ETIQUETTE.) POLITICS. 1. A politician,...
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The Southern and Western Literary Messenger and Review, Volume 13

1847
...New Poets. Mr. Longfellow asks his I;ul y-love lo read to him. " Not from the grand old masters, Not from the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of lime." This is pretty and musical, and conveys rather :i striking image: Mr. Head thus appropriates...
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