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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 Works of Charles Kingsley ...: Yeast; Poems

Charles Kingsley - 1899
...Vikings' blood ; Bracing brain and sinew ; Blow, thou wind of God ! 1854. A Farewell A FAREWELL TO CEG MY fairest child, I have no song to give you ; No lark could pipe in skies so dull and gray; Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you, For every day. I '11 tell...
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An Introduction to the Study of Literature: For the Use of Secondary and ...

American literature - 1899 - 410 pages
...in our youth, are the eternal sunshine of my castles in Spain. ONE GRAND SWEET SONG CHARLES KINGSLEY My fairest child, I have no song to give you, No lark could sing 'neath skies so dull and gray, But, if you will, a quiet hint I'll give you For every day, for...
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A Modern English Grammar

Huber Gray Buehler - English language - 1900 - 300 pages
...Number. (4) Construction. (5) Case. EXERCISE 129. Parse the nouns in the following selections:— I. A FAREWELL. My fairest child, I have no song to give...gray; Yet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For eveuy' day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be clever; Do noble things, not dream them, all day...
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Thoughts

Ladies of Fabiola Hospital Association - Quotations - 1901 - 157 pages
...Let never day or night unhallowed pass, But still remember what the Lord hath done. — Shakespeare. Yet ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day . . . Be good . . . Do noble things, not dream them, all day long : And so make life, death, and that vast forever...
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The Victorian Anthology

Sir Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff - English poetry - 1902 - 570 pages
...unreturning spring, And whining for dead gods, who cannot save, The toothless systems shiver to their grave. 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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Florilegium latinum: Victorian poets

Francis St. John Thackeray, Edward Daniel Stone - English poetry - 1902
...And how the breast was sooth'd, and how the head, And all his hourly varied anodynes. M. Arnold. LXX 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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Holmes' Third Reader

George Frederick Holmes - Readers (Elementary) - 1903
...loveth best All things, both great and small ; For the dear God who loveth us, He made and loveth all. My fairest child, I have no song to give you ; No...we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. LESSON LX. Pronounce menagerie, menSzh'erf. The Wise Beast. 1. The elephant is the largest and strongest...
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Heath Readers: Primer [-sixth] Reader, Book 3

D.C. Heath and Company - Readers - 1903
...summer in the barn, autumn in the cellar, and spring in her heart. — Adapted from Edouard Laboulaye. A FAREWELL My fairest child, I have no song to give...you; No lark could pipe to skies so dull and gray; Vet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be...
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The World's Best Poetry, Volume 1

English poetry - 1904
...sits on the tree ; The bells cannot ring it, but long years, O, bring it! Such as I wish it to be. A FAREWELL. MY fairest child, I have no song to give...you; No lark could pipe to skies so dull and gray; Vet, ere we part, one lesson I can leave you For every day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who will be...
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The Lady with the Dagger: A Drama

Arthur Schnitzler - German drama - 1904 - 18 pages
...life.' Kingsley's lyrics will live as long as the language; we recall his graceful lines to his niece. 'My fairest child, I have no song to give you; No lark could pipe to skies so dull and gray; Yet, if you will, one quiet hint I'll leave you, For every day. Be good, sweet maid, and let who can be...
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