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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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A Practical Reader: With Exercises in Vocal Culture

Caroline Bigelow Le Row - 1882 - 224 pages
...round you 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. Each and All— RALPH WALDO EMERSON. SLIDE OF A THIRD. The Slide of a Third corresponds to the interval...
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...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...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...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...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...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...
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Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...round yon Alpine height ; Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbour's creed has lent. ustere, dedicated, believing in the iron links of...our heel to save our life : but a book or a.bust, ; He sings the song, but it cheers not now. For I did not bring home the river and sky ; — He sang...
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Complete Works, Volume 9

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...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...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...
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Poems of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883 - 316 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...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...
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Voices for the Speechless: Selections for Schools and Private Reading

1883 - 256 pages
...the side of some hoar hill, Through the high wood echoing shrill. JOHN MILTOS. THE SPARROW'S NOTE. I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...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...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1883 - 761 pages
...flying ball ; The date fails not on the palm-tree tall; 3468 Emerson • Woodnotes. Ft. ii. Line 265 I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...dawn on the alder bough ; I brought him home, in his iiest, at even ; He sings the song, but it cheers not now, For I did not bring home the river and sky...
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A comparison of all religions

James Freeman Clarke - 1883
...the world. The moral of our study is that of Mr. Emerson's beautiful poem, " Each and All " : — " All are needed by each one, Nothing is fair or good alone." CHAPTER III. ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF ALL RELIGIONS. § 1. Two ways in which religions begin : suddenly,...
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The English Novel and the Principle of Its Development

Sidney Lanier - 1883 - 293 pages
...sweep 'round 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." Nothing is fair or good alone : that is to say fairness or beauty, and goodness depend upon relations...
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