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" THE poetry of earth is never dead : When all the birds are faint with the hot sun, And hide in cooling trees, a voice will run From hedge to hedge about the new-mown mead ; That is the Grasshopper's — he takes the lead In summer luxury, — he has never... "
Elocution, Or, Mental and Vocal Philosophy: Involving the Principles of ... - Page 202
by C. P. Bronson - 1845 - 384 pages
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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868
...glowing hands O'er every hill that under heaven expands. 15 Ebenezer Elliot. cci THE POETRY OF EARTH The poetry of earth is never dead : When all the birds...; That is the grasshopper's — he takes the lead 5 In summer luxury, — he has never done With his delights, for when tired out with fun, He rests...
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S. Andrew's Church, Headington, Parish Magazine, Volume 12

St. Andrew's Church (Headington, Oxford, England) - 1881
...wide." — Spenser. And here and there the little musician of the grass gives forth his tricksy note. " The poetry of earth is never dead : When all the birds...will run From hedge to hedge about the new-mown mead; This is the grasshopper's." July is the ripening time for harvest plenty, — " Nature's great heart...
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Eccentricities of the Animal Creation

John Timbs - 1869 - 352 pages
...grass, and of the Cicada sleeping when the noonday quiet holds the hill. Keats sings more truly : — " When all the birds are faint with the hot sun, And...about the new-mown mead : That is the Grasshopper's." Then the Greek poets show us how intimately the song of the Cicada is associated with the hottest hours...
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A Household Book of English Poetry, Issue 160

1870 - 438 pages
...praise their little glowing hands O'er every hill that under heaven expands. 15 ccv THE POETRY OF EARTH. The poetry of earth is never dead :' When all the...hedge to hedge' about the new-mown mead ; That is the grasshopper's—he takes the lead 5 In summer luxury,—he has never done With his delights, for when...
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Chambers's miscellany of instructive & entertaining tracts, Volume 18

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1871
...Lets not even the feeblest fall. — From the Danish of OMenschlager. THE GRASSHOPPER AND CRICKET. THE poetry of earth is never dead : When all the birds...the lead In summer luxury ; he has never done With his delights ; for when tired out with fun, He rests at ease beneath some pleasant weed. The poetry...
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The Poetical Works of John Keats: With a Memoir

John Keats, James Russell Lowell - 1871 - 340 pages
...of an angel's tear That falls through the clear ether silently. XV. ON THE GRASSHOPPER AND CRICKET. THE poetry of earth is never dead : When all the birds...lead In summer luxury, — he has never done With his delights, for when tired out with fun, He rests at ease beneath some pleasant weed. The poetry...
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Chambers's Miscellany of Instructive & Entertaining Tracts, Volumes 17-18

William Chambers, Robert Chambers - 1871
...Lets not even the feeblest fall. — From the Danish of Odtlenschlager. THE GRASSHOPPER AND CRICKET. THE poetry of earth is never dead : When all the birds...the lead In summer luxury ; he has never done With his delights ; for when tired out with fun, He rests at ease beneath some pleasant weed. The poetry...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1871 - 789 pages
...endless rest. ANACRBON (Greek). Translation of ABRAHAM COWLBY. THE GRASSHOPPER AND CRICKET. Тнк len" William Cullen Bryant( his delights ; for, when tired out with fun, He rests at ease beneath some pleasant weed. The poetry...
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Chambers's supplementary reader, selected from Miscellany of ..., Issue 3

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1872
...Lets not even the feeblest fall. — From the Danish of OAlemchlager. THE GRASSHOPPER AND CRICKET. THE poetry of earth is never dead : When all the birds...the lead In summer luxury ; he has never done With his delights ; for when tired out with fun, He rests at ease beneath some pleasant weed. The poetry...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1872 - 789 pages
...of earth is never dead ; When all the birds arc faint with the hot sun And hide in cooling trees, n ine of a gentle Johuian, Whose hand is white, whose...Where is the old man laid ? Look dowr And construe on his delights ; for, when tired out with fun, He rests at case beneath some pleasant weed. The poetry...
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