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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. "
Essays and Poems of Emerson - Page 449
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1921 - 525 pages
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - 1880 - 1065 pages
...life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one ; Nothing is fair or good alone. 1 " he said, — " I knew ; 1 brought him home, in his nest, at even ; He sings the song, but it pleases not ПОЛУ, For I...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - 1881 - 1002 pages
...round yon Alpine height ; Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. k, and thn song, but it cheers not now, For I did not bring home the river and sky;He sang to my ear, —...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - 1881 - 715 pages
...receive the sou'. Byron, DJ In. 120. I heard the sparrow's note from heaven, ' Singing at dawn from the alder bough ; I brought him home, in his nest,...; He sings the song, but it pleases not now, For I brought not home the river and sky ; — He sang to my ear, — they sang to my eye. ^Emerson. NAVIGATION....
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1882 - 862 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...sparrow's note from heaven, Singing at dawn on the alder-bough ; I brought him home, in his nest, at even. For I did not bring home the river and sky...
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SONGS OF THREE CENTURIES

1883
...files sweep round yon Alpine 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...pleases not now, For I did not bring home the river and height; sky;— He sang to my ear,—they sang to my eye. The delicate shells lay on the shore; The...
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Voices for the Speechless: Selections for Schools and Private Reading

1883 - 256 pages
...the side of some hoar hill, Through the high wood echoing shrill. JOHN MILTOS. THE SPARROW'S NOTE. I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...and sky ; He sang to my ear, they sang to my eye. EW EMERSON. THE GLOW-WORM. Nor crush a worm, whose useful light Might serve, however small, To show...
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Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...round yon Alpine height ; Nor knowest thou what argument Thy life to thy neighbour's creed has lent. ustere, dedicated, believing in the iron links of...our heel to save our life : but a book or a.bust, cheers not now. For I did not bring home the river and sky ; — He sang to my ear, — they sang to...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...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...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...
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...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...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...
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Complete Works, Volume 9

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...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...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...
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