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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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Specimens, with memoirs, of the less-known British poets. With an ..., Volume 2

George Gilfillan - 1881
...dreary shore, The sluggish streams that slowly creep below, Which mortals visit, and return no more. 21 Farewell, ye blooming fields! ye cheerful plains!...And the rank grass waves o'er the cheerless ground. 22 There let me wander at the shut of eve, When sleep sits dewy on the labourer's eyes: The world and...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - American literature - 1881
...ye cheerful plains 1Enough for me the churchyard's lonely mound, Where melancholy with still'silence reig'ns. And the rank grass waves o'er the cheerless,...let me wander at the shut of eve, When sleep sits dewy on the labourer's eyea : The world and all its busy follies leave. And talk with Wisdom where...
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Robert Pocock: The Gravesend Historian, Naturalist, Antiquarian, and Printer

George Matthews Arnold - Printers - 1883 - 267 pages
...rural scenery which (student of nature as he was) he traversed so oft, and which he loved so well. Farewell, ye blooming fields ! ye cheerful plains...And the rank grass waves o'er the cheerless ground. MICHAEL BBUCE. FINIS. APPENDIX. THE following is a list of most of the works actually printed or published...
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The Original secession magazine, Volume 16

1884
...Elegy in Spring," he could not refrain from alluding to them. How touching his last reference : — "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 ils busy follies leave, And talk with Wisdom where my...
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The Feeling for Nature in Scottish Poetry, Volume 2

John Veitch - English poetry - 1887
..."Whose flight shall shortly count me with the dead, And lay me down in peace with those that rest. 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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The Leading Poets of Scotland: From Early Times

Walter Jenkinson Kaye - English poetry - 1891 - 314 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 labourers eyes : The world and all its busy follies leave, And talk with Wisdom where my...
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The Poetical Works of Michael Bruce with Life and Writings

Michael Bruce, William Stephen - English poetry - 1895 - 208 pages
...dreary shore, The sluggish streams that slowly creep below, Which mortals visit, and return no more. Farewell, ye blooming fields ! ye cheerful plains...the churchyard's lonely mound, Where Melancholy with sad Silence reigns, And the rank grass waves o'er the cheerless ground. There let me wander at the...
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Abbotsford Series of the Scottish Poets,

George Eyre-Todd - 1896
...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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Life of Michael Bruce: Poet of Loch Leven

James Mackenzie - Poets, Scottish - 1905 - 243 pages
...more he has noticed in his subsequent writings. Thus he sings again in his " Elegy to Spring ":— " There let me wander at the shut of eve, When sleep sits dewy on the labourers' eyes, The world and all its busy follies leave, And talk with wisdom where my...
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Scottish Men of Letters in the Eighteenth Century

Henry Grey Graham - Authors, Scottish - 1908 - 441 pages
...heart life's dying taper burns, And a^l the joys of life with health are gone. Farewell, ye blowing fields, ye cheerful plains ; Enough for me the churchyard's...And the rank grass waves o'er the cheerless ground. • -e••There let me sleep, forgotten in the clay, When death shall shut these weary, aching eyes,...
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