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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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Essays and poems, selected from the literary remains of F. Hinde

Frederick Hinde - 1864 - 124 pages
...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...
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Echoes of many voices from many lands, by A.F.

Echoes, A F - 1865 - 216 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 the heart...
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Evenings in Arcadia

John Dennis - Pastoral poetry, English - 1865 - 321 pages
...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 Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1865 - 700 pages
...feeling, And hanish the thoughts of day. Not from the grand old masters, Not from the hards suhlime, Whose distant footsteps echo Through the corridors...Their mighty thoughts suggest Life's endless toil and endeavour ; And to-night I long for rest. Read from some humhler poet, Whose songs gushed from his...
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The Englishman's Magazine of Literature, Religion, Science, and Art, Volume 2

1865
...Each, if he cannot write great things with the ink of life, " Not like the grand old masters, Not like the bards sublime, Whose distant footsteps echo Through the corridors of time;" if he cannot do this, he can still write " some poem, Some simple and heartfelt lay," some life, that...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe, with a Selection of His ...

Edgar Allan Poe - 1866 - 280 pages
...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 Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1866 - 367 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...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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Poems descriptive and lyrical

Thomas Cox (Poet.) - 1866
...literary amusement after the day's turmoil is over, and who will condescend — " To read from some humble poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or as tears from the eyelids start; Who, through long days of labour, And nights devoid of ease, Still...
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Led to the Light: A Sequel to Opposite the Jail

Mary Andrews Denison - American fiction - 1867 - 346 pages
...fingers hurriedly, and touea Of melancholy beauty, died away Upon its strings of sweetness." " Whose song gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer, Or tears from the eye-lids start." a second mother, you might have added," said Lieutenant Weiss, who, for the last ten minutes had appeared...
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The Baptist Quarterly, Volume 1

Lucius Edwin Smith, Henry Griggs Weston - Baptists - 1867
...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. Head from some humbler poet, Whose songs gushed from his heart, As showers from the clouds of summer,...
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