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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 Book of Children's Hymns and Rhymes. Collected by the Daughter of a ...

Book - 1859 - 312 pages
...warmest praise For this condescending grace, And our hearts with love inflame For Thy birth at Bethlehem. 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 Christian guest, revised by N. Macleod

Norman Macleod - 1859
...have everything given to us that we want." A FAREWELL. Mr fairest child, I have no song to cive yon, No lark could pipe to skies so dull and gray; Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For everу day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever; Do noble things, not dream them, all day...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 17

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - United States - 1859
...virtue of (•elf-respect and the ability to work, we heartily respond to the lesson of the verse, " Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever, Do noble deeds, not dream them all day long, So shall thou make life, death, and the vast forever, One grand...
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Powell's domestic magazine

1860
...with choice Literary Scraps, selected with a view to amusement and mental and moral profit. — ED*] 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 will...
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Harvard Magazine, Volume 6

1860
...remember that verse of Kingsley's farewell to his daughter, so full of deep and earnest meaning ? " Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever, Do noble things, not dream thee all day long ; And so make life, death, and that vast forever One grand sweet song." To every...
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Poetry for School and Home, from the best authors. Edited by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...old London, a kiss for mamma, We're home for the holidays. Now, huzza ! ELIZA COOK. 193. A FAKEWELL. 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 Chapel of St. John: Or, a Life of Faith in the Nineteenth Century

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1861 - 387 pages
...subsequent life she sought to practise, saying to her in the words of our eloquent contemporary, " 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 for ever, One grand sweet...
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Illustrated Dublin Journal, Volume 1, Parts 1-37

1862
...Journal" will inform me of anything which can, in truth, be considered such. INCOG. THE SONG OF LIFE. 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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Christian verses for the children, selected by the compilers of 'Christian ...

Christian verses - 1862
...little mite, Every little measure, Helps to spread the light, Helps to swell the treasure. Edmetton. M. 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 Irish Temperance League Journal, Volumes 1-3

1863
...in his age's lateness, Like a vision enthroned, as a solemn mark Of the frailty of human greatness. 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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