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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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Pearls from the poets: specimens selected, with biogr. notes, by H.W. Dulcken

Henry William Dulcken - 1860
...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 ere gave, Await, alike, the inevitable hour ; — The paths...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1861 - 332 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...
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Aids to English Composition ...

Richard Green Parker - 1861
...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; Nar Grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, The short and simple...
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Poetical Works of Thomson and Gray

James Thomson - 1861 - 425 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 ere gave, Await alike the inevitable hour — The paths...
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Knowledge Is Power: The Diffusion of Information in Early America, 1700-1865

Richard D. Brown - 1991 - 372 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 disdainful smile The short and simple...
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The English Rural Community: Image and Analysis

Brian Short, School of Cultural and Community Studies Brian Short - 1992 - 239 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, Awaits alike th'inevitable hour. The paths of...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - 1992 - 210 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, Awaits alike th' inevitable hour: Nor you, ye...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 891 pages
...sickle yield, Their furrow oft the stubbom 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; 30 Nor Grandeur hear, with a disdainful smile, The short and...
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Memorial Tributes Delivered in Congress: John Cornelius Stennis, 1901-1995 ...

1996 - 141 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, Awaits alike the inevitable hour: The paths...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - 1998 - 360 pages
...yield, Their furrow oft the stubborn glebe has broke; How jocund did they drive their team af1eld! How bowed the woods beneath their sturdy stroke! Let...annals of the poor. The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow'r, And all that beauty, all that wealth e'er gave, Awaits alike th' inevitable hour. The paths...
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