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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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Literary News, Volume 3

American literature - 1882
...things ; They are sweet like the bee's fresh honey, Like the bees they have terrible slings." *z. " Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever Do noble deeds, not dream them, all day long : So making life, death, and that vast lorever, One grand, sweet...
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With the Poets: A Selection of English Poetry

Frederic William Farrar - English poetry - 1883 - 290 pages
...maiden's hair, Above the nets at sea ? Was never salmon yet that shone so fair Among the stakes on Dee." A FAREWELL. MY fairest child, I have no song to give...we part, one lesson I can leave you, For every day. I'll teach you how to sing a clearer carol Be good, sweet maid, and let who can be clever ; Do noble...
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With the poets: a selection of English poetry. [Ed.] by F.W. Farrar

Frederic William Farrar - English poetry - 1883 - 412 pages
...grave beside the sea : But still the boatmen hear her call the cattle home Across the sands o' Dee. A FAREWELL. MY fairest child, I have no song to give...we part, one lesson I can leave you, For every day. I 'll teach you how to sing a clearer carol Than lark's, who hails the dawn o'er breezy down, To earn...
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The girls' book of poetry, a selection from British and American poets

Girls - 1883
...As from her lord, her governor, her king. Shaksj>eare : " The Merchant of Venice." M A FAREWELL. Y 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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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and arranged by H. Morley

Cassell, ltd - 1883
...is wrung ; Know, by every want and blessing, That the world is young. A FAREWELL. My fairest ehild, I have no song to give you ; No lark could pipe to skies so dull and grey : Vet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. 13c good, sweet maid, and let who...
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A brave boy's trials, by E. Coxon. The quiet daughter, by M. Douglas. A ...

Ethel Coxon - 1883
...better. THE MOMENT OK PERIL. A BRAVE BOY'S TRIALS ; SAY WELL IS A GOOD WORD, BUT DO WELL IS A BETTER. ' 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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Wordsworth to Dobell

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1884
...grave beside the sea ; But still the boatmen hear her call the cattle home, Across the sands o' Dee. A FAREWELL. My fairest child, I have no song to give...sweet maid, and let who will be clever ; Do noble .nings, not dream them, all day long • And so make life, death, and that vast for-ever One grand,...
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The shorter Globe readers, compiled and ed. by A.F. Murison ..., Book 2

Alexander Falconer Murison - 1884
...mind, having the same opinion as to what should be done. con-struct, build. whim, fancy, humour. # 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. [brave lad] Be good, sweet maid,...
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The Speaker's Garland and Literary Bouquet: Combining 100 Choice ..., Volume 4

Recitations - 1884
...have done the work iu a proper manner. Don't you think so yourself? A FAREWELL.— CHARLES KIXGSLEY. 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 works of Charles Kingsley, Volume 17

Charles Kingsley - Bible - 1885
...Beacon, Airly Beacon ; Oh the weary haunt for me, All alone on Airly Beacon, With his baby on my knee ! 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 vou For every day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who...
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