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" I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. By thirty hills I hurry down, Or slip between the ridges, By twenty thorps, a little town, And half a hundred bridges. "
Littell's Living Age - Page 134
1855
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Folk Songs

John Williamson Palmer - 1861 - 540 pages
...Gin ye'd prove fause to me ! Dux 1.0 p. I SONG OF THE BROOK. I COME from haunts of coot ami hern ; I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. 431 By thirty hills I hurry down, Or slip between the ridges : By twenty thorps, a little town, And...
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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - 1861 - 550 pages
...there. LESSON Y. HYDRAULICS THE EXCURSION. SONG OF THE BROOK. 1. I OOME from haunts of coot1 and hern ;a I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker3 down a valley. 2. By thirty hilla I hurry down, Or slip between the ridges; By twenty thorps,*...
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The Children's Garland: From the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - 1862 - 372 pages
...love my Love, and my Love loves me.' 5. T. ColeridgeTHE BROOK I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern,...Philip's farm I flow To join the brimming river, For men may come, and men may go, But I go on forever. I chatter over stony ways, In little sharps and...
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The pronouncing reading book for children, with an intr., by W.L. Robinson

William L Robinson - 1862 - 232 pages
...field and fallow, And many a fairy foreland set With willow-weed and mallow. 130 I chatter, chatter, as I flow To join the brimming river, For men may come and men may go, But I go on for ever. I wind about, and in and out, With here a blossom sailing, And here and there a lusty trout, And here...
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Training school reader. [Ed.] by W.J. Unwin

William Jordan Unwin - 1862 - 372 pages
...angels sit in order serviceable. Milton. LESSON XCV. THE BROOK. I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. By thirty mills I hurry down, Or slip between the ridges ; By twenty thorps, a little town, And half a hundred...
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The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate, Etc: Two Volumes in One

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1862 - 698 pages
...rhyme, ' Whence come you ? ' and the brook, why not ? replies. I come from haunts of coot and herr, I make a sudden sally And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker do wn a valley. By thirty hills I hurry down, Or slip between the ridges, Till last by Philip's farm...
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The Fifth Reader of the School and Family Series

Marcius Willson - 1862 - 558 pages
...coot1 and hern ;2 I miiko a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker3 down a valley. 2. By thirty hills I hurry down, Or slip between the ridges ; By twenty thorp.-*,1 a little town, And half a hundred bridges ; 3. 1 chatter over stony ways In little sharps...
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The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader, Volume 5

James Stuart Laurie - 1863 - 264 pages
...still shorter date, and die sooner than we. THE BROOK. Cowper. I COME from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern,...may come, and men may go, But I go on for ever. I bubble into eddying bays, I babble on the peobles. I chatter over stony ways, In little sharps and...
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Poems: In Two Volumes, Volume 2

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1863 - 468 pages
...rhyme, " Whence come you ? " and the brook, why not ? replies. I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally And sparkle out among the fern,...Philip's farm I flow To join the brimming river, For men may come and men may go, But I go on for ever. ' Poor lad, he died at Florence, quite worn out,...
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The Children's Garland from the Best Poets

Coventry Patmore - 1863 - 390 pages
...I love my Love, and my Love loves me. ' ST Coleridge I THE BROOK COME from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern,...between the ridges, By twenty thorps, a little town, Till last by Philip's farm I flow To join the brimming river, For men may come, and men may go, But...
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