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" I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing at dawn on the alder bough ; I brought him home, in his nest, at even; He sings the song, but it pleases not now, For I did not bring home the river and sky; — He sang to my ear, — they sang to my... "
An Emerson Calendar - Page 53
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1905 - 117 pages
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Select Essays and Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
...life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. 10 All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone. I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...alder bough; I brought him home in his nest at even ; 15 He sings the song, but it pleases not now, For I did not bring home the river and sky ; — He...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1842 - 468 pages
...needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone. I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Dinging at dawn on the alder bough ; I brought him home in...not now, For I did not bring home the river and sky, Ho sane to my ear, these sang to my eye. The delicate shells lay on the shore — The bubbles of the...
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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1843 - 476 pages
...life to thy neighbour's creed hath lent, All are needed by each one ; Nothing is fair or good alone. I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...not bring home the river and sky, He sang to my ear, these sang to my eye. The delicate shells lay on the shore — The bubbles of the latest wave Fresh...
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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 476 pages
...needed by each one ; Nothing is fair or good alone. I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Sinking at dawn on the alder bough ; I brought him home in...not bring home the river and sky, He sang to my ear, these sang to my eye. The delicate shells lay on the shore— The bubbles of the latest wave Fresh...
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The Pioneer: Or, Leaves from an Editor's Portfolio

Henry Clapp - 1846 - 208 pages
...thy neighbor's creed has lent: All are needed by each one, Nothing is fair or good alone. I sought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing at dawn on...and sky ; He sang to my ear ; they sang to my eye. The delicate shells lay on the shore; The bubbles of the latest wave Fresh pearls to their enamel gave...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - 1846 - 254 pages
...Some deemed himc wondrous wise, and some believed hime mad.— Beattle. I thought the sparrow's note e from heaven, Singing at dawn on the alder bough ;...and sky, He sang to my ear, they sang to my eye.— BW Emerson. » Eule ix., Rem. 7. b In apposition with it. c This is an idiomatic use of the verb had....
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - 1846 - 254 pages
...deemed him« wondrous wise, and some believed hime mad. — Beattle. I thought the sparrow's note e from heaven, Singing at dawn on the alder bough ;...pleases not now, For I did not bring home the river nnd sky, He sang to my ear, they sang to my eye. — RW Emerson. a Rule is., Bem. 7. '' In apposition...
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A Practical Grammar of the English Language

Noble Butler - 1846 - 254 pages
...sighed, yet blessed the lad : Some deemed him0 wondrous wise, and some believed hime mad. — .HcAiitic,. I thought the sparrow's note « from heaven, Singing...alder bough ; I brought him home in his nest at even, — Tie sings the song, but it pleases not now, For I did not bring home the river and sky, .//is sang...
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1847 - 251 pages
...life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one ; Nothing is fair or good alone. I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...sky; — He sang to my ear, — they sang to my eye. The delicate shells lay on the shore ; The bubbles of the latest wave Fresh pearls to their enamel...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: To the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1852 - 550 pages
...life to thy neighbour's creed hath lent, All are needed by each one ; Nothing is fair or good alone. I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...now, for I did not bring home the river and sky, He san? to my ear, these sang to my eye. The delicate shells lay on the shore — The bubbles of the latest...
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