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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 English Prosody: With Rules Deduced from the Genius of Our Language, and ...

Asa Humphrey - 1847 - 152 pages
...yield, Their harrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke; How jocund did they drive their team a-field ! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure f Nor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile, The short and simple...
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Knowles' Elocutionist: A First-class Rhetorical Reader and Recitation Book ...

James Sheridan Knowles - 1847 - 322 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, โ€” The paths...
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Reading lessons for the higher classes in classical, middle and diocesan schools

William Balmbro'. Flower - 1848 - 80 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 '....annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth ere gave, Await alike the inevitable hour : โ€” TBSLpaths...
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Exercises in Rhetorical Reading: With a Series of Introductory Lessons ...

Richard Green Parker - 1849 - 432 pages
...; Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team afield ! 30 How bowed 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...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - 1850 - 395 pages
...yield, Their harrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team a-field ! How bowed 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...
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The illustrated London reading book

1851 - 264 pages
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke : How jocund did they drive their team afield ! 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 โ€” The paths...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their team a-field ! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke !...short and simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry,5 the pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth ere gave, Await alike the inevitable...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - 1851
...yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; ยก How jocund did they drive their team a-field! Their homely joys, and destiny obscure f Nor Grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The short and simple...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - 1851 - 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; Nor Grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, The short and simple...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1851 - 223 pages
...furrow oft the .stubborn glebe has broke : How jocund did they drive their team afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy strOke . Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; .*i Var. V. 24. Or] Nor. Ms. W. V. 25. Sickle] Sickles. Ms....
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