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" Piper, sit thee down and write In a book that all may read." So he vanished from my sight; And I plucked a hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs Every child may joy to hear. "
The Living Age ... - Page 4
1848
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects

Allan Cunningham - 1830
...again, While he wept with joy to hear. Piper, sit thee down and write In a book that all may read — So he vanished from my sight : And I plucked a hollow...wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to hear." Another song, called " The Chimney Sweeper," is rude enough truly, but yet not without pathos. " When...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters and Sculptors, Volume 2

Allan Cunningham - 1833
...again, While he wept with joy to hear. Piper, sit thee down and write In a book that all may read — So he vanished from my sight ; And I plucked a hollow...wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to hear." In a higher and better spirit he wrought with his pencil. But then he imagined himself under spiritual...
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The anniversary calendar, natal book, and universal mirror, Volume 2

Anniversary calendar - 1832
...thee clown and write ID a book that all may read — So he vanish'd from my sight : And I plnek'da hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And 1 wrote my happy songs Every child may joy to hear. arts. THESE two secular days were dedicated to...
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The Easy Reader, Or, Introduction to the National Preceptor: Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - 1833 - 144 pages
...and write In a book that all may read;" So he vanished from my sight, And I pluck'da hollow reed; 5. And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs Every child may join to hear. LESSON 15. '61-lowed, went after, walked behind. 'a-tient-ly, contentedly, to suffer...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volumes 66-67

...cheer 1" So I sang the same again, While he wept with joy to hear. " ' Piper, sit thee down and write " And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear,...wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to hear." A native of the jungle, leaping into the fine drawing-rooms of Cavendish bquare, would hardly create...
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The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance

1867
...While he wept with joy to hear. " ' Piper, sit thee down and write In a book, that all may read I' So he vanished from my sight, And I plucked a hollow reed, " And I made a rural pen, And I stained th« water clew, And I wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to hear." A native of the jungle,...
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The Churchman's companion

1882
...So he vanish" cl from my sight, And I pluck'da hollow reed, "And I made a rural pen, And I stain" d the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs Every child may joy to hear." Who is this child? Is this child nothing more than the mere fabrication of a wildly fanciful brain...
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The Illustrated Magazine, Volumes 23-24

1867
...While he wept with joy to hear. " ' Piper, sit thee down and write In a book, that all may read !' So he vanished from my sight, And I plucked a hollow...wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to hear." A native of the jungle, leaping into the fine drawing-room t of Cavendish Square, would hardly create...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters and Sculptors, Volume 2

Allan Cunningham - 1859
...again, While he wept with joy to hear. Piper, sit thee down and write In a book that all may read — So he vanished from my sight ; And I plucked a hollow...wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to hear." In a higher and better spirit he wrought with his pencil. But then he imagined himself under spiritual...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 11

1865
...read.' So he vanish'd from my sight, And I pluck'da hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stain'd the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs Every child may joy to hear. Blake was peculiar in his mode of publication. He engraved his poems, he surrounded each page with...
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