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" Thou wast not born for death, immortal Bird! No hungry generations tread thee down; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown: Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick... "
The Foster Brothers: Being a History of the School and College Life of Two ... - Page 148
by James Payn - 1859 - 423 pages
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Sketches of the Poetical Literature of the Past Half-century in Six Lectures

David Macbeth Moir - English poetry - 1851 - 330 pages
...down ; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown ; Perhaps the selfsame song, that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn ; The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludweg Beruhard Wolff - English poetry - 1852 - 399 pages
...down; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown : Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth , when , sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn ; The same that oft times hath Charm'd magic...
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Chambers's pocket miscellany, Volumes 4-6

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1852
...down ; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown : Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn ; The same that ofttimes hath Charmed magic casements,...
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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853
...down ; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown : Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn ; The same that ofttimes hath Charmed magic casements,...
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Select specimens of English prose [ed.] by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1853
...it."— Bacon. Ala, a wing ; as, aisle. Alienus, foreign ; us, alien, alienate, Inalienable. " Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when sick for home She stood in tears amid the alien corn." Keats. Allos (Gr.), ozher; as, allegory; lit....
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

Poets, American - 1853 - 472 pages
...down ; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown : Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn ; The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 1

Beautiful poetry - 1853
...ilown : The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown ; Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn ; The same that oft-times hath Charm'd magic...
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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...down ; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown : Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears timid the alien corn ; The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic...
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The rhyme and reason of country life, or, Selections from fields old and new

Country life - 1854 - 428 pages
...down ; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown : Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn : The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic...
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Pictorial Calendar of the Seasons, ...

Mary Botham Howitt - Country life - 1854 - 567 pages
...down ; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown ; Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn ; The same that ofttimes hath Chann'd magic casements,...
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