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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 Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 48

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - American periodicals - 1856
...stroll through the library at Abbotsford, and while we DRRAM of ' the grand old masters,' Dream of ' the bards sublime ; Whose distant foot-steps echo Through the corridors of time,' let us cull a few buds from this flower-garden of English literature, in support of our proposition....
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volumes 22-23

1857
...spirit seeks repose and quiet enjoyment from reading poetry, but " Not from the grand old masters, Not. from the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo...endless toil and endeavor, And to-night I long for reet." The effect of earnestness on the mind is to give it honesty of purpose, seriousness and dignity....
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1857 - 400 pages
...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, As showers from the clonds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start ; Who, through long days of labour, And nights devoid...
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The R.I. Schoolmaster, Volume 3

Education - 1858
...shall soothe this restless feeling And banish the thoughts of day. Kot from the grand old masters, Not from the bards sublime, Whose distant foot-steps echo...endless toil and endeavor, And to-night I long for rest. But 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 EDGAR ALLAN POE

EDGAR ALLAN POE - 1858
...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 pupil's manual of choice reading, arranged by T.B. Smith

Thomas Buckley Smith - 1858
...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 anji endeavour; And to-night I long for rest. Head from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from...
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The New Rugbeian, Volume 1

1859
...within for that reason. To Longfellow and his poems we feel that his own words most truly apply:— Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from...clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start j Who, through long days of labour, And nights devoid of ease, Still heard in his soul the music Of...
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The Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe: With Original Memoir

Edgar Allan Poe - American poetry - 1858 - 247 pages
...rest. lead from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As sho',vers from the elouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start ; Who through long days of labour, And nights devoid of ease, Still heard in his soul the musie Of wonderful melodies. Sueh songs...
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Poetry, a lecture

Frederick Hinde - 1858
...SOPHOCLES. And yet this deathless trio — three such redoubted names as these, the grand old masters," the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of Time," to what a towering eminence have they culminated HOMER, not only the Poet, who, transcendently " triumphant...
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The Works of the Late Edgar Allan Poe: Poems and tales

Edgar Allan Poe - 1859
...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...Read from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from bis heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eyelids start ; Who through long...
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