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" MY fairest child, I have no song to give you; No lark could pipe to skies so dull and grey: Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever; Do noble things, not dream them, all day long: And... "
Sargent's School Monthly, for Home and School Use - Page 176
1859
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song: Selected from English and American ...

Charlotte Fiske Bates Rogé - American poetry - 1832 - 882 pages
...wait thee here. Oh, come to-day I CHARLES A FAREWELL. MY fairest child, I have no song to give you, Nn lark could pipe to skies so dull and gray ; Yet, ere...lesson I can leave you For every day : — Be good, my dear, and let who will, be clever; Do noble things, not dream them, all day long; And so make life,...
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The Juvenile missionary herald

Baptist missionary society - 1846 - 19 pages
...awaken their young hearts the greatness and beauty of Frank's one Missionary son, " BELIEVE IN JESUS." A FAREWELL. MY fairest child, I have no song to give you ; No lark could pipe to skies so dull and grey ; Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who...
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The New quarterly review, and digest of current literature, Volume 7

1858
...l.1.. My fairest child, I have no song to give you ; NC) lark could pipe to skies so dull and grey : Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every...day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever ; I 1n noble things, not dream then, all day lung ; And so mnke lil'e, death, and that vast for-ever...
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Townsend's monthly selection of Parisian costumes

...A single lady, though advanced in life, Is much more happy than an Ul-match'd wife. PARTING WOliDS. My fairest child, I have no song to give you, No lark could pipe to skies so dull and grey ; Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you, For every day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 69

Liberalism (Religion) - 1860
...is, but she is also tender and good ; and who will not echo Kingsley's counsel to his daughter, — " Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever ; Do noble deeds, not dream them all day long ; And so make life, death, and that vast forever One grand sweet...
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The Edinburgh Christian magazine, Volumes 9-10

1858
...wbo serve the right, The holy, true, and free. A FAREWELL. My fairest child, I have no song to gire you ;' No lark could pipe to skies so dull and gray...one lesson I can leave you For every day. Be good, eweet maid, and let who will be clever ; Do noble things, not dream them, all day long : And so make...
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The Train, Volume 5

1858
...pardoned for quoting one entire poem, on the score of its excellence, as well as brevity:— A FABEWELL. My fairest child, I have no song to give you; No lark could pipe to skies so dull and grey: Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who...
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Andromeda: And Other Poems

Charles Kingsley - English poetry - 1858 - 169 pages
...the weary haunt for me, All alone on Airly Beacon, With his baby on my knee ! A FAREWELL. i. ~]l TY fairest child, I have no song to give you ; No lark could pipe to skies so dull and grey ; Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. ii. Be good, sweet maid, and let...
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The Ohio Cultivator

S.D. Harris - 1858
...under it.—Atlantic Monthly. PARTING ADMONITION—BY CHAS. KINOSLKY. My fairest cbild, I have no aong to give you ; No lark could pipe to skies so dull and gray ; Tet, ere we part one lesson I can leave you For every day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will...
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Andromeda: And Other Poems

Charles Kingsley - English poetry - 1858 - 169 pages
..."|t /TY fairest child, I have no song to give you ; No lark could pipe to skies so dull and grey : Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. ii. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever ; Do noble things, not dream them, all day long...
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