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" How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power.... "
New National Third Reader - Page 434
by Charles Joseph Barnes - 1884 - 240 pages
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The book of poetry [ed. by B.G. Johns].

Book - 1841 - 139 pages
...furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke : How jocund did they drive their team a-field ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour : The paths...
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An Essay on Elocution, Designed for the Use of Schools and Private Learners

Samuel Kirkham - 1842 - 357 pages
...useful toil', Their homely joys and destiny obscure'; Nor grandeur bear', with a disdainful smile', The short and simple annals of the poor'. The boast of heraldry', the pomp of power', And all that beauty', all that wealth' . . e'erJ gave', Await', alike', the inevitable hour';...
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The Christian Offering; Lyrical Poems and Prose Pieces, Sacred and Miscellaneous

George Benjamin SCOTT - 1842
...useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, The short and simple annals of the poor. " The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour, The paths of...
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The Poetical Works of Collins, Gray, and Beattie: With a Memoir of Each

William Collins - 1844 - 308 pages
...useful toil. Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry* the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour : — The paths...
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Obras poeticas de d. Leonor d'Almeida Portugal Lorena e Lencastre, marqueza ...

Leonor de Almeida Portugal Lorena e Lencastre Alorna (Marquesa de) - 1844
...their useful toil, Their homely joys and destiny obscure, Nor Grandeur hcar with a disdainful smile The short and simple annals of the poor, The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth, e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour: The paths...
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Studies in English poetry [an anthology] with biogr. sketches and notes by J ...

Joseph Payne - 1845
...agricultural lsbourers — the reapers, the ploughmen, &c. How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke !...smile The short and simple annals of the poor. [The thoughtless1 world to majesty may bow, Exalt the brave, and idolize success ; But more to innocence...
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The rhetorical reader, consisting of choice specimens of oratorical ...

John Hall Hindmarsh - 1845 - 80 pages
...Their furrow oft/ the stubborn glebe has br'oke : How jocund did they driv'e/ their team a-field ! How bowed the w'oods/ beneath their st'urdy stro'ke ! Let not ambiti'on/ mock their useful to'il, Their homely joy's/, and destiny obsc'ure ; Nor graAndeur h'ear (with a disdainful s'mile) The sho'rt...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - 1845 - 429 pages
...yield ; Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke; How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke. Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys and destiny obscure j Nor Grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, The short and simple...
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The Book of Poetry

Bennett George Johns - 1847 - 186 pages
...furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team a-field ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not ambition...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th' inevitable hour ; The paths...
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The Boy's Spring Book: Descriptive of the Season, Scenery, Rural Life, and ...

Thomas Miller - 1847 - 120 pages
...yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield ; How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke !...smile The short and simple annals of the poor." The world may never even hear of their names ; yet they have done their day's work, their duty to their...
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