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" COME to me, O ye children ! For I hear you at your play, And the questions that perplexed me Have vanished quite away. Ye open the eastern windows, That look towards the sun, Where thoughts are singing swallows, And the brooks of morning run. "
The Courtship of Miles Standish, and Other Poems - Page 105
by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1859 - 119 pages
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The Illustrated London Almanack

1868 - 100 pages
...love, it is in the blank and helpless despair that follows the death-sleep of an angel little one. Come to me, O ye children, For I hear you at your...questions that perplexed me Have vanished quite away. For what are all our contri Tinge , And the wisdom of our books, When compared with your caresses And...
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The Church

1864 - 704 pages
...scholar. Well saya the philosopher "across the water " to his little ones at home — " Come to rae, O my children, For I hear you at your play, And the questions that perplexed me Have vanished quite away." But whither are these little pilgrims journeying, of whom the Saviour said, " Of euch are the kingdom...
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The English Presbyterian Messenger

1860 - 1246 pages
...Word. " By their fruits ye shall know them." CHILDREN. гном LONGFELLOW'S NEW vomits OF posies. COMB to me, O ye children ; For I hear you at your play,...quite away. Ye open the Eastern windows, That look toward the sun, Where thoughts are singing swallows, And the brooks of morning run. In your hearts...
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The Ohio Cultivator

S.D. Harris - 1858 - 400 pages
...over the grate. EMMA DR TCTTLE. Walnut Grove Farm, Oct., 1858. CHILDREN. BY III-.NUV W. LONGFELLOW. Come to me, O ye children ! For I hear you at your play, And the quest ons that perplexed me Have vanished quite away. Ye open the eastern windows, That look towards...
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The Courtship of Miles Standish, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1859 - 136 pages
...answers to the name, When the Sergeant saith, " Victor Galbraith ! " Under the walls of Monterey 'liy night a bugle is heard to play, Victor Galbraith !...questions that perplexed me Have vanished quite away. 106 Ye open the eastern windows, That look towards the sun, Where thoughts are singing swallows And...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. New complete ed., with ...

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1859 - 724 pages
...listen and yearn ; It is growing late and dark, And my boy does not return !" CHILDREN. COME to me, 0 ye children ! For I hear you at your play, And the...Where thoughts are singing swallows And the brooks ol morning run. In your hearts are the birds and the sunshine. In your thoughts the brooklets flow,...
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Aggesden vicarage, or, Bridget Storey's first charge, Volume 1; Volume 373

Bridget Storey (fict. name.) - 1859 - 306 pages
...the church-clock struck ten Bridget Storey was fast asleep. 17 CHAPTER II. REALITIES. Come to me, 0 ye children ! For I hear you at your play, And the...questions that perplexed me Have vanished quite away. Ah ! what would the world be to us, If the children wer& no more ? We should dread the desert behind...
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Dwight's Journal of Music, Volumes 13-14

1859 - 440 pages
...this eagerly expected volnmo wo are able to give our readers the following beautiful verses. CHILDREN. Come to me, O ye children ! For I hear you at your play, And tho questions that perplexed mo Have vanished quite away. Ye open the eastern windows, That look toward...
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A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861 - 438 pages
...his sauntering way along, Whistling the fragment of some village song ! HON. MRS. NORTON. COME to mo, O ye children ! "For I hear you at your play, And the questions that perplex'd mo Have vanish'd quite away. Ye open the eastern windows, That look towards the sun, Where...
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The Water-babies: A Fairy Tale for a Land-baby

Charles Kingsley - 1864 - 322 pages
...by-no-mortal-man-imagined things, which it is my duty to relate to you in the' next chapter. CHAPTER VIII. AND LAST. " COME to me, O ye children ! For I hear you at your...are singing swallows, And the brooks of morning run. ***** " For what are all our contrivings And the wisdom of our books, When compared with your caresses...
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