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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 Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1856 - 400 pages
...achieving, still pursuing, Learn to labour and to wait. 11 THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. THERE is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He...grain? Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to nie, I will give them all back again." He gazed at the flowers with tearful eyes, He kissed their drooping...
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Sketches of My School-mates

Helen P. Warner - Christian biography - 1856 - 114 pages
...songs, and music. At length some one proposed singing these words : "THE REAPER. " 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 way home [by M.F. Barbour].

Margaret Fraser Barbour - Children - 1856 - 301 pages
...kindred spirits, The choristry of heaven. Asox. rnib % Jflofotrs. (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 r saith he; " Have naught but the bearded grain ? Tho' the breath of these flowers...
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A Complete Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Comprising the Most Excellent ...

Sarah Josepha Buell Hale - Quotations, English - 1856 - 570 pages
...lightsome heart and eager hand. Fring,t There is a Reaper, whoso name is Death, And with his siekle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow betwetn. Longfellow s Poems 37 REASON. He. that is of reason's skill bereft, And wants the staff...
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...the enjoyment of every innocent pleasure." — Sturm. HOPE BEYOND THE GRAVE. 325 THERE is a Eeaper, whose name is Death, And, with his sickle keen, He reaps the hearded grain at a hreath, And the flowers that grow hetween. " Shall I have nought that is fair ?"...
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Second (-Fourth) reading book. Scriptural and miscellaneous ..., Volume 4

Reading book - 1856
...making melody in your hearts to the Lord." LESSON 18. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERS. THEBE ia a Eeaper, 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 Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1857 - 400 pages
...to labour and to wait. 11 THE REAPER AND THE FLOWKKS. THKRE is a Koa].'r, whose name is Dc.-ith, And, with his sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain...between. "Shall I have nought that is fair?" saith ho; " Have nought but the bearded grain ? Though the breath of these flowers is sweet to me, I will...
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The Early Called: a Gift for Bereaved Parents

Rev. William Henry Lewis - Suffering - 1857 - 84 pages
...the instruments of rendering their existence blessed. THE REAPER AND THE FLOWERa 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...
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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1857 - 448 pages
...the raging thunder. CXXVIII. — THE KEAPEB AND THE FLOWERS. FROM LONGFELLOW. 1. THERE is a Reaper, whose name is Death, And, with his ^sickle keen, He...grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. 2. " Shall I have naught that is fair? " saith he ; " Have naught but the bearded grain ? Though the...
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The Guardian, Volumes 8-9

Conduct of life - 1857
...can these lines of Longfellow be of any solace : THERE is a reaper whose name is Death, And, with a sickle keen, He reaps the bearded grain at a breath,...And the flowers that grow between. " Shall I have naught that is fair ?" saith he ; " Have naught but the bearded grain ? Tho' the breath of these flowers...
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