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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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Elements of Compositon and Rhetoric: With Copious Exercises in Both ...

Virginia Waddy - 1889 - 416 pages
...they whose meadows it murmurs through, Have named the stream from its own fair hue.— WCBryant. 4. I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...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...
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Elements of Composition and Rhetoric: With Copious Exercises in Both ...

Virginia Waddy - 1889 - 416 pages
...they whose meadows it murmurs through, Have named the stream from its own fair hue. — WC Bryant 4. I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...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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Elements of Composition and Rhetoric

Virginia Waddy - 1889 - 408 pages
...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. — Emerson. 5. If our faith in Thee was shaken, Pardon Thou our hearts mistaken, Our obedience re-awaken....
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Evolution of Expression: A Compilation of Selections Illustrating ..., Volume 4

Charles Wesley Emerson - 1890
...life to thy neighbor's creed has lent. All are needed by each one : Nothing is fair or good alone, II. I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...; — He sang to my ear, — they sang to my eye. III. The delicate shells lay on the shore ; The bubbles of the latest wave Fresh pe&rls to their enamel...
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The Normal Course in Reading: Fourth Reader : the Wonderful Things Around Us

Emma J. Todd, William Bramwell Powell - 1890 - 368 pages
...pebbles as on wings, As tbe swallow dips and sings?" different interesting thawing boulders EACH AND ALL. I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...sky : He sang to my ear, — they sang to my eye. MARINE (SEA) PEBBLES. Look at the picture above. Hark ! Can you not hear the noise and roar of the...
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The Normal Course in Reading, Volume 4

Emma J. Todd - 1890
...as on wings, As the swallow dips and sings ? " different interesting thawing boulders EACH AND ALL. I thought the sparrow's note from heaven, Singing...sky : He sang to my ear, — they sang to my eye. — KALPII WALDO EMERSON. MARINE (SEA) PEBBLES. Look at the picture above. Hark ! Can you not hear...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1890 - 352 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 good...sings the song, but it pleases not now, For I did not brmg home the river and sky;— He sang to my ear, — they sang to my eye. The delicate shells lay...
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Open Sesame!: Arranged for students over fourteen years old

Blanche Wilder Bellamy, Maud Wilder Goodwin - 1890
...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 ; He sings the song, but it pleases not now...
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Physical Culture of the Emerson College of Oratory, Boston

Charles Wesley Emerson - 1891 - 154 pages
...are unconsciously awakened in the mind while singing or listening to the melodies. The poet says : " All are needed by each one, Nothing is fair or good...sky; He sang to my ear, — they sang to my eye." After the poet has tested those manifestations in nature and human experience which give the highest...
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Physical Culture of the Emerson College of Oratory, Boston

Charles Wesley Emerson - 1891 - 154 pages
...are unconsciously awakened in the mind while singing or listening to the melodies. The poet says : "All are needed by each one, Nothing is fair or good...sky; He sang to my ear, — they sang to my eye." After the poet has tested those manifestations in nature and human experience which give the highest...
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