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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 Hand-book of English and American Literature: Historical and Critical ...

Esther J. Trimble Lippincott - 1884 - 518 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 pleases not now, For I did not bring home the river and sky;— He sang to...
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Favorite Poems: Selected from English and American Authors

Joseph H. Head - 1884 - 456 pages
...round yon Alpine height. Nor knowest thot: what argument Tin' life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one — Nothing is fair or...sparrow's note from heaven. Singing at dawn on the alder-bough ; I brought him home, in his nest, at even ; Ho sings the song, but it pleases not now...
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Papers of the Manchester Literary Club, Volume 10

Manchester Literary Club - 1884
...the text in " Nature," "Nothing is quite beautiful alone: nothing but is beautiful in the whole : " I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...alder bough ; I brought him home in his nest, at even ; I Ic sings the song, but it pleases not now, For I did not bring home the river and sky ; — He...
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The Function of a Public Library and Its Value to a Community: A Paper Read ...

Frederick Morgan Cruden - 1884 - 22 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. , 3 2044 072 033 814 Please return promptly ...
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Popular Educator, Volume 11

1893
...den, Gaes jinking through the thorn." ? TannahUl. 1. What did Emerson say of the sparrow's song? " I thought the sparrow's note from heaven Singing at dawn on the alder bough." 2. From which of Longfellow's poems is the following beautiful thought taken? '"Tie always morning...
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Echoes of Many Voices: Fragments of Song and Sentiment, Wit and Wisdom

1885 - 164 pages
...place there, The spent and maimed among, God grant you find a face there You loved when you were young ALL are needed by each one, Nothing is fair or good alone. RW Emerson. HE who has ceased to enjoy the superiority of his friend has ceased to love him ! Madame...
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Quiet Hour: A Collection of Poems

1886 - 182 pages
...and lists with delight, Nor knowest them what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. A!l are needed by each one ; Nothing is fair or good alone....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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Magazine Essays: Containing a Few Short Essays Written During Leisure Hours

Leigh Hadley Irvine - 1886 - 44 pages
...argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one ; Nothing is good or fair alone. I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...alder bough; I brought him home, in his nest, at even ; lie sings the song, but it pleases not now. For I did not bring borne the river and sky;— He sang...
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"New Every Morning": A Yearbook for Girls

Annie H. Ryder - 1886 - 196 pages
...beautiful whole. SUSAN COOLIDGE. 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. 27. Reverence the highest, have patience with the lowest. Let this day's performance of the...
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Helps by the Way

1886 - 197 pages
...his own. ROBERT COLLYER. Thou knowest not what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed hath lent; All are needed by each one ; Nothing is fair or good alone. EMERSON. 30. I pray not that thou shouldest take them out of the world, but that thou shouldest keep...
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