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" So I piped, he wept to hear. 'Drop thy pipe thy happy pipe, Sing thy songs of happy cheer.' So I sung the same again While he wept with joy to hear. 'Piper sit thee down and write In a book that all may read — ' So he vanish'd from my sight. "
Macmillan's Magazine - Page 29
1865
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Elson Grammar School Readers, Book 1

William Harris Elson, Christine M. Keck - Basal reading instruction - 1911
...Sing thy songs of happy cheer :" So I sang the same again, 4 "Piper, sit thee down and write In a book that all may read — " So he vanish'd from my sight;...pluck'da hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stain'd the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs Every child may joy to hear. HELPS TO STUDY Notes...
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The Vista of English Verse

English poetry - 1911 - 654 pages
...I sang the same again, While he wept with joy to hear. ' Piper, sit thee down and write In a book, that all may read.' So he vanish'd from my sight ; And I plucked a hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, p And I stain'd the water clear, And I wrote my happy...
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Lectures on the Harvard Classics

William Allan Neilson - Arts - 1914 - 490 pages
...So I sung the same again, While he wept with joy to hear. "Piper, sit thee down and write In a book that all may read." So he vanish'd from my sight;...pluck'da hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stain'd the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs Every child may joy to hear.1* The impulse to music...
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Lectures on the Harvard Classics

William Allan Neilson - Arts - 1914 - 466 pages
...wept with joy to hear. "Piper, sit thee down and write In a book that all may read." So he vanish 'd from my sight ; And I pluck'da hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stain'd the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs Every child may joy to hear." The impulse to music...
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The Poetical Works of WILLIAM BLAKE

1914
...hear. ' Piper, sit thee down and write In a book, that all may read.7 So he vanish'd from my sight, 15 And I pluck'da hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stain'd the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs Every child may joy to hear. 20 The Echoing Green...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry for Children

Kenneth Grahame - 1916
...So I sang the same again, While he wept with joy to hear. " Piper, sit thee down and write In a book that all may read." So he vanish'd from my sight,...pluck'da hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stain'd the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs Every child may joy to hear. WILLIAM BLAKE. The...
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A Magnificent Farce: And Other Diversions of a Book-collector

Alfred Edward Newton - Bibliomania - 1921 - 267 pages
...So I sung the same again, While he wept with joy to hear. "Piper, sit thee down and write In a book that all may read" — So he vanish'd from my sight...pluck'da hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stain'd the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs Every child may joy to hear. The story is told...
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Children's Literature: A Textbook of Sources for Teachers and ..., Part 1923

Charles Madison Curry, Erle Elsworth Clippinger - Children - 1921 - 693 pages
...So I sung the same again, While he wept with joy to hear. "Piper, sit thee down and write In a book that all may read." So he vanish'd from my sight;...pluck'da hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stain'd the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs Every child may joy to hear. 333 Eliza Cook (1818-1889)...
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The Way of Poetry: An Anthology for Younger Readers

John Drinkwater - Children's poetry - 1922 - 240 pages
...So I sang the same again, While he wept with joy to hear. "Piper, sit thee down and write In a book, that all may read." So he vanish'd from my sight,...pluck'da hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stain'd the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs Every child may joy to hear. WILLIAM BLAKE LITTLE...
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An English Anthology of Prose and Poetry, Shewing the Main Stream of English ...

Sir Henry John Newbolt - English literature - 1922 - 1011 pages
...I sang the same again, While he wept with joy to hear. " Piper, sit thee down and write In a book, that all may read." So he vanish'd from my sight, And I pluck'da hollow reed, INFANT JOY " I HAVE no name : I am but two days old." What shall I call thee * " I happy am, Joy is...
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