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" How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood, When fond recollection presents them to view! The orchard, the meadow, the deep-tangled wild-wood, And every loved spot which my infancy knew! The wide-spreading pond, and the mill that stood by it,... "
Hill's Manual of Social and Business Forms: A Guide to Correct Writing ... - Page 288
by Thomas Edie Hill - 1876 - 298 pages
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The Opening of the American Mind: Canons, Culture, and History

Lawrence W. Levine - Education - 1997 - 212 pages
...politicians. Hart also found room for a number of popular songs and poems such as The Old Oaken Bucket: How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood....presents them to view; The orchard, the meadow, the deep tangled wild wood, And every loved spot which my infancy knew . . . The early twentieth-century...
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Pearls and Pebbles

Catharine Parr Traill - Fiction - 1999 - 211 pages
...the backwoods of Canada. "WESTOVE," LAKEFIELD, September 20, 1894. PLEASANT DAYS OF MY CHILDHOOD "How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood,...deep-tangled wildwood, And every loved spot which my infancy knew."1 THERE is something almost magical in the word May. It brings back to memory pictures of all...
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The Life of Charles Ives

Stuart Feder, Professor Stuart Feder - Biography & Autobiography - 1999 - 199 pages
...The Old Oaken Bucket, whose first words reveal the source of inspiration for Ives's own text, "How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood. When fond recollection presents them to view." Taps too is quoted, as well as Irving Berlin's Ouer There, one of Ives's rare citations of a twentieth-century...
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 pages
...became the hit song of 1 826 and remained popular for much of the nineteenth century. How dear to my heart are the scenes of my childhood, When fond recollection...presents them to view! The orchard, the meadow, the deep tangled wildwood, And every loved spot which my infancy knew, The wide-spreading pond and the...
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America's Musical Life: A History

Richard Crawford - Music - 2001 - 976 pages
...manner of Moore and Foster, the text of The Old Oaken Bucket recalls a past way of life: How dear to my heart are the scenes of my childhood, When fond recollection...infancy knew! The wide-spreading pond and the mill that stood by it, The bridge, and the rock where the cataract fell, The cot [cottage] of my father,...
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Mother's Favorite Verses: Good Old Days Remembers

Ken Tate, Janice Tate - Poetry - 2001 - 160 pages
...and wake not, Dearest sister, do not weep. The Old Oaken Bucket Bv Samuel Woodworth How dear to my heart are the scenes of my childhood. When fond recollection...infancy knew, The wide-spreading pond and the mill that stood by it. The bridge and the rock where the cataract fell; The cot of my father, the dairy...
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The Same Ax, Twice: Restoration and Renewal in a Throwaway Age

Howard Mansfield - History - 2001 - 304 pages
...is a "tear of regret" for the cool waters of his boyhood well back in Scituate, Massachusetts. How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood....And every loved spot which my infancy knew.... The old oaken bucket, the iron-bound bucket, The moss-covered bucket which hung in the well. That moss-covered...
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My ?ntonia

Willa Cather - Fiction - 1994 - 544 pages
...Woodworth, with music by George Kiallmark. It is used here with nice irony, as the first stanza reads: How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood, When fond recollection presents them to view! The wide-spreading pond and the mill that stood by it, The bridge and the rock where the cataract fell;...
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Cather Studies, Volume 3

Susan J. Rosowski - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 311 pages
...Shimerda's painful homesickness and Jim's own nostalgia, which is the driving force of his narrative: "How dear to this heart are the scenes of my childhood, / When fond recollection presents them to view!" (1.1-2.). By linking nostalgia with suicide, Gather implies that turning life into obsessive and falsified...
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Stories of Chicago

George Ade - Fiction - 2003 - 278 pages
...very pretty," said the book-agent, dodging the question addressed to him. "It's that " 'How dear to my heart are the scenes of my childhood, When fond recollection presents them to view.' ' "That is mighty purty," said the bicycle youth. "Let's sing it. I guess we all know it." "Nix! Nix!"...
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