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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 Class Book of Poetry

Class-book - 1852 - 144 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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A Step from the New World to the Old, and Back Again: With ..., Volume 1

Henry Philip Tappan - 1852
...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 Friend of youth, and child's magazine

1862
...yield ; Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broku . How jocund did Ihey drive their team a-field! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke. Let not ambition mock their nseful toil, Their homely joys anil destiny obscure ; Kor grandeur hear with a disdainful smile The...
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A System of Elocution: With Special Reference to Gesture, to the Treatment ...

Andrew Comstock - 1853 - 364 pages
...toil, | Their homely joys, and destiny obscure1 ; | 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 beau'ty, all that wealth1 , e'er gave,, | Await, alike, the inevitable hour,...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1853 - 223 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 mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; so Var. V. 24. Or] Nor. Ms. W. V. 25. Sickle] Sickles. Ms....
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An Elegy Written in a Country Churchyard

Thomas Gray - 1854 - 46 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. The paths of...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

1854 - 430 pages
...yield ; Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their teams afield ! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty,...
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The pleasures of hope, Gertrude of Wyoming, and other poems. To which are ...

Thomas Campbell - 1854
...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 of...
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The Boy's Second Help to Reading: A Selection of Choice Passages from ...

Theodore Alors W. Buckley - 1854 - 312 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 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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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...yield ; Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their teams afield ! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke ! Let not Ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely joys, and destiny obscure ; The boast of heraldry, the pomp of power, And all that beauty,...
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