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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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The Belfry of Bruges and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1848 - 159 pages
...endless toil and endeavour; And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humble poet, Whose songs gush'd from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids »tart; Who, through long days of labour, And -nights devoid of ease, Still heard in his soul the music...
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Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art, Volume 7

John Seely Hart - 1850
...For, like strains of martial music, Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavour ; And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humbler...tears from the eyelids start; Who through long days of labour, And nights devoid of ease, Still heard in his soul the music Of wonderful melodies. Such songs...
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Eliza Cook's journal, Volume 6

...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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Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art, Volume 7

John Seely Hart - Periodicals - 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 endearonr ; And to-night I long for reet. Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 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...strains of martial music, Their mighty thoughts suggest Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer,...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1851 - 546 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 heart,...
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Voices of the Night, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1852 - 228 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. Head from some humbler poet. Whose songs gushed from his heart....
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 1

Beautiful poetry - 1853
...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 gush'd from his...
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The Universalist Quarterly and General Review, Volume 10

Universalism - 1853
...Reformer, from the deep fountain of sorrow in whose breast there gushed forth gentle affections, " Aa showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start," was alive to the sentiment of beauty, and was fond, passionately fond, of music. While a student, he...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1853
...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 Tune. For, like strains of martial music, Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavour...
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