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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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The Popular lecturer [afterw.] Pitman's Popular lecturer (and ..., Volumes 7-9

Henry Pitman - 1863 - 780 pages
...Tennyson shall answer for thee : — I come from haunt of coot and heron, I make a sudden sally ; I sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley....the ridges ; By twenty thorps, a little town, And half-a-hundred bridges. Till last by Philip's farm I flow, To join the brimming river ; For men may...
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The Intermediate Reader: For the Use of Schools : with an Introductory ...

George Stillman Hillard - 1843 - 260 pages
...coot1 and hern,' I make a sudden sally,3 And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker4 down a valley. 2. By thirty hills I hurry down, Or slip between the...thorps," a little town, And half a hundred bridges. 3. Till last by Philip's farm I flow To join the brimming river, For men may come, and men may go,...
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The poetical reader for school and home use, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1863 - 178 pages
...field and fallow, And many a fairy foreland set With willow-weed and mallow. 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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Annis Warleigh's fortunes, by Holme Lee, Page 121, Volume 3

Harriet Parr - 1863 - 388 pages
...she began to sing with a ;r voice some stanzas of Tennysoi 1. I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. 2. I chatter over stony ways In little sharps and trebles, I bubble into eddying bays, I babble on...
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The advanced reader

Scottish school-book assoc - 1863 - 438 pages
...anon happy glimpses of old England, its scenery, and its life.] I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. Or slip between the ridges, By twenty thorps, a little town, By thirty hills I hurry down, And half...
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Watson's ... book of reading. [Another], Book 5

George Watson (publisher.) - 1864 - 238 pages
...waking, call me, call me early, mother dear. Tennyson. THE BKOOK. I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern,...thorps, a little town, And half a hundred bridges. I chatter over stony ways, In little sharps and trebles, I bubble into eddying bays, I babble on the...
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Pitman's Popular Lecturer and Reader, Volume 9

1864 - 402 pages
...Tennvson ?h ;.'.' answer for thee : — I come from hatmt of coot and heron, I make a sudden sally ; I sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley....the ridges ; By twenty thorps, a little town, And half-a-hundred bridges. Till last by Philip's farm I flow, To join the brimming river : For men may...
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The White Hills: Their Legends, Landscape, and Poetry

Thomas Starr King - 1864 - 422 pages
...to us that the brook did which Tennyson has thus translated ? 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 thirsty hills I hurry down, Or slip between the ridges, By twenty thorps, a little town, And half a...
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English composition in prose and verse, based on grammatical synthesis ...

Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1864 - 210 pages
...full of pleasaunce, Age is full of care." — Shakespeare. 19. " I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley." — Tennyson. 20. " Is this a fast, to keep Thy larder lean And clean From fat of meats and sheep ?"...
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The Children of the Great King: A Tale of the Crimean War

Matilda Horsburgh - 1865 - 228 pages
...joined by the voices of the others) the song of the Brook : — ' I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally ; And sparkle out among the...thorps, a little town, And half a hundred bridges.' The song described so exactly the little brook before them, that some of the youngsters thought Claude...
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