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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 cheers not now, For I did not bring home the river and sky; He sang to my ear, they sang to my eye. "
Select Essays and Poems - Page 77
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1808 - 120 pages
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Sanders' Rhetorical, Or, Union Sixth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1862 - 600 pages
...and lists with delight, Whilst his files sweep round yon Alpine bight, Nor knowest thou what argument All are needed by each one— Nothing is fair or good alone! I thougbt the sparrow's note from Heaven, Singing at dawn on the alder bough ; I brought him home, in...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1867 - 715 pages
...will receive the soul. Byron, DJ in. 120. I heard the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing at dawn from the alder bough ; I brought him home, in his nest, at even ; He sings the song, but it pleases not now, For I brought not home the river and sky ; — Ho sang...
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PHILADELPHIA AND ITS MANUFACUTRES; A HAND-BOOK OF THE GREAT MANUFACTURIES ...

EDWIN T. FREEDLEY - 1867
...to the aggregate product of their country's wealth, co-operate and lighten the original curse, for " All are needed by each one, Nothing is fair or good alone." 3. A third cause of eminence in Manufacturing, and essential to economical production, is an abundant...
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Philadelphia and Its Manufactures: A Hand-book of the Great Manufactories ...

Edwin Troxell Freedley - 1867 - 634 pages
...to the aggregate product of their country's wealth, co-operate and lighten the original curse, for " All are needed by each one, Nothing is fair or good alone." 3. A third cause of eminence in Manufacturing, and essential to economical production, is an abundant...
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Way, Truth, and Life: Sermons

Nahor Augustus Staples - 1870 - 264 pages
...around yon Alpine height; Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent ; All are needed by each one, Nothing is fair or good alone." IV. BINDING AND LOOSING. THERE is but one law at the centre of all things, and that law is the single...
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The Century, Volume 100

1920
...thought his mind was made up." Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one; Nothing is fair or good alone. — EMERSON. |T was the third day that the musician had roamed the woods in despair of meeting the...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

Asahel Clark Kendrick - 1871 - 449 pages
...sweep round yon Alpine height Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one — Nothing is fair or...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...
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Poems of the inner life, selected chiefly from modern authors [by R.C. Jones].

Poems - 1872
...round yon Alpine height ; Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbour's creed has lent. All are needed by each one ; Nothing is fair or good...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...
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New Cyclopaedia of Poetical Illustrations: Adapted to Christian Teaching ...

1872 - 696 pages
...round yon Alpine Nor knowest thou what argument [height ; Thy life to thy neighbor's creed lias lent. and benches fail. No : he was serious in a serious cause, RW Emerson. 1167. EXAMPLE, rosthunons. 1 see through the gathering darkness The spire of the village...
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The Sixth Reader

Lewis Baxter Monroe - 1872 - 408 pages
...round yon Alpine height; Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one ; Nothing is fair or good alone. n. For I did not bring home the river and sky ; — He sang to my ear, — they sang to my eye. The...
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