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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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Good Health ..., Volume 2

1871 - 602 pages
...surface, dancing along in the brook, " sparkling out amoijg the fern to bicker down a valley " : — " Till last by Philip's farm I flow To join the brimming river; For men may come, and men may go, But I go on for ever." Back to the parent ocean the everrunning river...
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Songs, etc, Issue 309

Alfred Tennyson (1st baron.) - 1872 - 186 pages
...tremble under her feet, And blossom in purple and red. THE BROOK. 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. n. I chatter over stony ways, In little sharps and...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

1872 - 900 pages
...a saviour tone of love. CHARLES .TENNYSON. SONG OF THE BROOK. I COME from haunts of coot and hern : t wing," That thus they all shall meet in future daj...In such society, yet still more dear ; While circ 1 flow To join the brimming river, For men may come and men may go, But I go on forever. I chatter...
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Child Life: A Collection of Poems

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1872 - 296 pages
...Companions of the spring. — John Logan. OUT OF DOORS. THE BROOK 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. 102 CHILD LIFE. Till last by Philip's farm I flow To join the brimming river ; For men may come, and...
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The School board readers. Standard i(iii-vi), ed. by a former H.M ..., Volume 6

School board readers - 1872 - 328 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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Golden Gorse; and Uncle Mark's Snow-balls. [With Plates.]

Florence Wilford - 1872 - 132 pages
...ladies at the " seminary " was learning ; and the verses — " I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. " I chatter over stony ways In little sharps and trebles, I bubble into eddying bays, I babble on the...
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The Sixth Reader

Lewis Baxter Monroe - 1872 - 438 pages
...can use it for his need. JOHN BROWN, MD I XXIV.— THE BROOK. i. COME from haunt* of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. II. By thirty hills I hurry down, Or slip between the ridges; By twenty thorps, a little town, And...
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Aesthetics; Or, the Science of Beauty. by John Bascom.

John Bascom - 1872 - 276 pages
...blood, And echo there, whatever is asked her, answers * Death.' " "I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley." "We parted: sweetly gleamed the stars, And sweet the vapor-braided blue, Low breezes fanned the belfry...
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John Heywood's complete series of home lesson books, Volume 4

Alfonzo Gardiner - 1872 - 104 pages
...Grammar. Learn and Write. Ex. 18. Parse as fully as you can. — I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. Ex. 19. Write the plurals of goose, body, wolf, sheaf, valley, brush, navy, hoof, moss. Lesson 80.—...
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Introductory Text-book of English Composition, Based on Grammatical Synthesis

Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1872 - 274 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 meals and...
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