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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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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

1855 - 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 Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - 1856 - 544 pages
...yield ; Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke ; How jocund did they drive their teams afield ! of every leaf, that can endure The winter's frown,...from his shrewd bite, Lire there, and prosper. Those power, And all that beauty, all that wealth, e'er gave, Await, alike, tho inevitable hour ; The paths...
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A collection of poems from various authors, fo young persons

Collection - 1856 - 102 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 power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike th'inevitable hour. The paths of...
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Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1848 - 776 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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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray

Thomas Gray - 1858 - 120 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 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 class book, for the use of schools

John Guy (schoolmaster.) - 1858
...climb his knees, the envied kiss to share. How jocund did they drive their teams 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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Œuvres, suivies des œuvres de M. J. de Chénier

Jean François Ducis - 1859
...Their harrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke : How jocund did they drive their leam afield ! How bow'd the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let not Ambition...simple annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, (he pomp of power, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Await alike the', inevitable hour,...
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A Compendium of English Literature: Chronologically Arranged, from Sir John ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1859 - 762 pages
...Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke j 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 boast of Heraldry,...
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Poets of England and America; being selections from the best authors of both ...

England - 1860 - 472 pages
...shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed. For them no more the blazing hearth shall burn, Or busy housewife ply...stroke ! Let not ambition mock their useful toil, Their homely j oys, and destiny obscure ; Nor Grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, The short and...
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Advanced Reading Book: Literary and Scientific

Advanced reading book - 1860 - 428 pages
...Their 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, i The paths...
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