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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 Guardian, Volume 4

Conduct of life - 1853
...feeling of the beautiful. — Eutha.na.sy. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. THKRE is a reaper, whose name ia Death, And with his sickle keen He reaps the bearded...breath, And the flowers that grow between. "Shall I have naught that is fair," snith he — "Have naught but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these...
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Hints for the Household; Or, Family Counsellor

William M. Thayer - Domestic relations - 1853 - 288 pages
...mankind a single family, and God the glorious Head. CHAPTER IX. FAMILY AFFLICTIONS. " There is a Reaper whose name is death, And, with his sickle keen, He...grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between." LONGFELLOW. "Hark ! they whisper — angels say, Sister spirit, come aw /." POPE. SAD arc the associations...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide, Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers (Elementary) - 1853 - 480 pages
...grow between. 2. " Shall I have naught that is fair? " saith he; " Have naught but the bearded grain 1 Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to me, I will give them all back again." 3. He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kiss'd their drooping leaves ; It was for the Lord...
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Sacred Poetry

Sacred poetry - 1854 - 236 pages
...earliest dew Thy dying sweets may prove. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. By 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 their sheaves. "My...
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The Three Days of Wensleydale: The Valley of the Yore

William Gideon Michael Jones Barker - Wensleydale (England) - 1854 - 296 pages
...occasions of sin which, in maturer years, cause our weakness so frequently to fall. " 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...
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Clouds and sunshine; or, Truth and error. Ed. by F.S. [or rather L.] Moysey

Mary Alicia Taylor - 1854
...group dispersed to join their mother and uncle in the dining-room. CHAPTER IX. " There is a reaper whose name is Death, And with his sickle keen He reaps...grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between." LADY HETHERINQTON had changed her intention of going, as she had proposed, that day to Summerfield,...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Poetry - 1854 - 430 pages
...arms of Hellvellyn and Catchedicam. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. — Longfellau. THERE is a reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He...reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers tudt grow between. " Shall I have nought that is fair ? " saith he ; " Have nought but th» bearded...
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The Sunday at Home, Volume 43

1896
...some's King Pippins, that's like little Lady Lilian, all so fine and rosy for dessert." CHAPTER II. " Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to me, I will give them all back again." SPRISG was coming round once again, and the little Mays had almost forgotten the Christmas that had...
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JANUARY AMF JUNE: BEING OUT-DOOR THINKINGS, AND FIRE-SIDE MUSINGS

BENJ .F. TAYLOR - 1854
...flowers does not charm him away. Indeed he loves flowers, for has not a dainty Singer declared that he reaps " The bearded grain at a breath, And the FLOWERS that grow between ?" There's a house down in the valley—you can see it from my window—where, when they numbered their...
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January and June: Being Out-door Thinkings and Fire-side Musings

Benjamin Franklin Taylor - 1854 - 281 pages
...flowers does not charm him away. Indeed he loves flowers, for has not a dainty Singer declared that he reaps " The bearded grain at a breath, And the FLOWERS that grow between f" There's a house down in the valley — you can see it from my window — where, when they numbered...
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