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" THERE is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. "
Sabrinae corolla in hortulis Regiae scholae salopiensis contexuerunt tres ... - Page 368
edited by - 1867 - 401 pages
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The pilgrim-travellers from the city of trouble to the land of peace, an ...

L. E. P. - 1847
...companions. She then read to them the following lines :— " THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS.* " There is a Reaper whose name is Death, And with his sickle keen He reaps the hearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. ' Shall I have nought that is fair ?'...
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The poetic prism or Original and reflected rays from modern verse ed. by R.N ...

Robert Northmore Greville - 1848 - 403 pages
...they who meet in glory never part. THE BEAPER AND THE FLOWERS. PROFESSOR LONGFELLOW. THERE is a Reaper whose name is Death, And with his sickle keen, He...again." He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kiss'd their drooping leaves ; It was for the Lord of Paradise He bound them in his sheaves. " My Lord...
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The poetic prism or Original and reflected rays from modern verse ed. by R.N ...

Robert Northmore Greville - 1848 - 403 pages
...they who meet in glory never part. THE EEAPEE AND THE FLOWEES. PROFESSOR LONGFELLOW. THERE is a Eeaper whose name is Death, And with his sickle keen, He...again." He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kiss'd their drooping leaves ; It was for the Lord of Paradise He bound them in his sheaves. " My Lord...
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Light on Little Graves

Bereavement - 1848 - 144 pages
...There is the infant's home ! FROM THE SACRED OFFERING. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. THERE is a Reaper whose name is Death, And with his sickle keen He reaps...to me, I will give them all back again." He gazed on the flowers with tearful eyes, He kissed their drooping leaves ; It was for the Lord of Paradise...
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Poems on slavery, early poems, additional poems, and ballads

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1848
...Voices of the Night" we may may make extract of " THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. " There is a reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He...And the flowers that grow between. " ' Shall I have naught that is fair?' saith he ; ' Have naught but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these flowers...
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The Hemans Reader for Female Schools: Containing Extracts in Prose and Poetry

Timothy Stone Pinneo - Readers - 1847 - 480 pages
...seemed defended even by its beauty ? HOWITT. LESSON XVI. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. THERE is a Reaper whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He...And the flowers that grow between. " Shall I have naught that is fair 1" saith he ; " Have naught but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these...
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Friends' Review: A Religious, Literary and Miscellaneous Journal, Volume 1

Enoch Lewis, Samuel Rhoads - Society of Friends - 1848
...THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. There is a reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, H reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers...grow between. "Shall I have nought that is fair"? said he, " Have nought but the bearded grain Т Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to me I...
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The Mothers' friend, ed. by Ann Jane, Volumes 8-12

Ann Jane - 1855
...the old man with his silver locks and the bright young maiden in her beauty, are aliki to him — " He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between." So it was in young Emily's home. There they num bered their treasures— -Jive young loving hearts....
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The Juvenile companion, and Sunday-school hive [afterw.] The ..., Volumes 7-8

1854
...through every fear, — Him trust. SELECTED POETRY. THE REAPER AXD THE FLOWERS. THERE is a reaper, whose name is Death, And with his sickle keen, He...And the flowers that grow between. " Shall I have naught that is fair ? " saith he, " Have naught but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these...
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Echoes of Infant Voices

M. A. H. - Children in literature - 1849 - 144 pages
...(Extract.). .. Charles Mackay 138 Resignation Longfellow 141 THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. THERE is a Reaper whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He...And the flowers that grow between. " Shall I have naught that is fair ? " saith he, — " Have naught but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these...
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