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" Farewell, ye blooming fields ! ye cheerful plains ! Enough for me the churchyard's lonely mound, Where Melancholy with still Silence reigns, And the rank grass waves o'er the cheerless ground. "
The Mirror of literature, amusement, and instruction [ed. by T. Byerley ... - Page 363
edited by - 1823
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Historical Sketch of the Origin of the Secession Church

Andrew Thomson, Gavin Struthers - Presbyterian Church - 1848 - 333 pages
...the sashed window fringed with honeysuckle which his own hands had trained, or his own premonition of the ' Churchyard's lonely mound, Where melancholy...And the rank grass waves o'er the cheerless ground,' to make us return to the perusal of such verses again and again. Edmund Burke pronounced his Ode to...
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The Beauties of the British Poets: With a Few Introductory Observations...

George Croly - English poetry - 1849 - 395 pages
...sluggish streams that slowly creep below, Which mortals visit and return no more. Farewell, ye bloommg fields ! ye cheerful plains ! Enough for me the churchyard's...ground. There let me wander at the shut of eve, When s'eep sits dewy on the labourer's eyes ; The world and all its busy follies leave, And talk with Wisdom...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...sluggish streams that slowly creep below, Which mortals visit and return uo more. Farewell, ye bloommg fields ! ye cheerful plains ! Enough for me the churchyard's...ground. There let me wander at the shut of eve, When s'cep sits dewy on the labourer's eyes ; Thi- world and all its busy follies leave, And talk with Wisdom...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 2

Abraham Mills - English literature - 1851
...dreary shore, The sluggish streams that slowly creep below, Which mortals visit, and return no more. Farewell, ye blooming fields! ye cheerful plains !...let me wander at the shut of eve, When sleep sits dewy on the labourer's eyes: The world and all its busy follies leave, And talk with Wisdom where my...
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...The eluggish streams that slowly creep below, Which mortals visit, ani return no more. Farewell, ve thought« ; dull silence and quick dot Were tried in vain by those who served ; she g»T* ere. When sleep sits dewy on the labourer's eyes : The world and all its busy follies leave, And talk...
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Second collection of instructive extracts: no.vi of a new series of school-books

Scottish school-book assoc - 1852
...dreary shore, The sluggish streams that slowly creep below Which mortals visit, and return no more. Farewell, ye blooming fields ! ye cheerful plains...let me wander at the shut of eve, When sleep sits dewy on the labourer's eyes 5 The ,world and all its busy follies leave, And talk with Wisdom where...
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The Christian journal

1853
...stood in his father's garden, and forecasting the hour when his thin attenuated body would rest under "the churchyard's lonely mound," " Where melancholy...And the rank grass waves o'er the cheerless ground." It was not, however, in darkness that "the weary aching eyes" of the young poet were to close. He had...
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The book of celebrated poems

Book - 1854 - 448 pages
...dreary shore, The sluggish streams that slowly creep below, Which mortals visit, and return no more. Farewell, ye blooming fields ! ye cheerful plains...let me wander at the shut of eve. When sleep sits dewy on the labourer's eyes : The world and all its busy follies leave, And talk with wisdom where...
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Scotia's Bards

English poetry - 1854 - 563 pages
...streams that slowly sleep below, Which mortals visit, and return no more. Farewell, ye blooming fields I ye cheerful plains ! Enough for me the church-yard's...let me wander at the shut of eve, When sleep sits dewy on the laborer's eyes; The world and all its busy follies leave, And talk with Wisdom where my...
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Scotia's Bards

English poetry - 1854 - 563 pages
...streams that slowly sleep below, Which mortals visit, and return no more. Farewell, ye blooming fields 1 ye cheerful plains! Enough for me the church-yard's...There let me wander at the shut of eve, When sleep site dewy on the laborer's eyes; The world and all its busy follies leave, And talk with Wisdom where...
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