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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 [by J. Payn]. - Page 148
by James Payn - 1859
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A Norseman's Pilgrimage

Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen - 1875 - 301 pages
...had also found a line which for its association with Ruth had become infinitely dear to him : 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. To be sure he had never seen Ruth in tears,...
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Our Poetical Favorites, Second Series: A Selection from the Best ..., Volume 2

English poetry - 1876 - 543 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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A NEW LIBRARY OF POETRY AND SONG

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - 1876
...236 237 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 fo home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn ; The same that ofttimes hath Charmed magic casements...
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Studies in English Literature

John Dennis - English literature - 1876 - 444 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 ttars amid the alien corn ; The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1876
...down ; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown : Perhaps ranquil sea ! To brush the embers from the sun, The sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn ; The same that ofttimes hath Charmed magic casements,...
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Wine and walnuts

William Alexander Clouston - 1876
...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 casements...
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Poems of Places: England and Wales

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - English poetry - 1876
...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 ofttimes hath Charmed magic casements,...
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The Dublin university magazine, Volume 90

University magazine - 1877
...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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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1877
...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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Notes and Queries

Questions and answers - 1877
...and who was the author of this volume ? CUTHBERT BEDE. KEATS'S " ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE." — " 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 tame that ofU.im.ei hath Charmed magic casements,...
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