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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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Bertie, Or, Life in the Old Field: A Humorous Novel

George Higby Throop - Bertie County (N.C.) - 1851 - 242 pages
...existence he cut short " aequo pede," with the stride and ruthlessness of the grim reaper who cuts " The bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between." I suppose it must be motion that provokes this musical development; for your stage-coach driver is...
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Voices of the Night, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1852 - 228 pages
...achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labour and to wait. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. THERE is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He...is sweet to me, I will give them all back again." 0 f>. He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, ' He kissed their drooping leaves ; It was for the...
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Choice descriptive poetry, selected by a lady

Choice descriptive poetry - 1852
...moment, leaves The vast concerns of an eternal scene. YOUNG. THE REAPER AND THE ANGELS. THERE is a Reaper whose name is Death, And with his sickle keen, He...that grow between. " Shall I have nought that is fair ?" said he, " Have nought but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to me,...
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Garden Walks with the Poets

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - English poetry - 1852 - 340 pages
...the homely, despised thing, May not yield sweet fragrance there. sifo Longfellow. rTHERE 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 Mourner's Friend; Or, Sighs of Sympathy for Those who Sorrow

J. B. Syme - Death - 1852 - 180 pages
...ripple of its sparkling current. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. BY HENKY W. LONGFELLOW. 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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Thoughts on the Death of Little Children

Samuel Irenæus Prime - Children - 1852 - 154 pages
...life Receives immortal bloom in heaven. WD GALLAGHER. llcajier anlr tlje Jflotoers. THERE is a Reaper whose name is Death, And with his sickle keen He reaps...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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Uncle Tom's pictorial keepsake

Tom (uncle, pseud) - 1852
...my keen sickle ; never fear that I shall hurt thee with it ; the poet sings — " There is a reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain as a breath And the flowers that grow between." (To be continued..) ijmrl Cjjapto ra fitglwjj THE NORMAN...
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Poems, Volume 1

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1853
...achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labor and to wait. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. THERE is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He...is sweet to me, I will give them all back again." THE REAFEE AND THE FLOWEHS. 9 He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kissed their drooping leaves...
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Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1853
...achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labor and to wait* THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. THERE is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He...Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to me, He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kissed their drooping leaves ; It was for the Lord of...
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A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams

Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
...AROUND him ply the reapers' band, With lightsome heart and eager hand. Pringle. There is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And with his sickle keen, He...grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. Longfelloie. I love, I love to see Bright steel gleam through the land; 'Tis a goodly sight, but it...
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