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" I saw him once before, As he passed by the door, And again The pavement stones resound, As he totters o'er the ground With his cane. They say that in his prime, Ere the... "
The Lover's Seat: Kathemérina; Or, Common Things in Relation to Beauty ... - Page 269
by Kenelm Henry Digby - 1856
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The Harbinger: A May-gift

Park Benjamin, Oliver Wendell Holmes, John Osborne Sargent - 1833 - 114 pages
...resound As he totters o'er the ground With his cane. They say that in his prime, Ere the pruning knife of Time Cut him down, Not a better man was found By the Crier on his round But now he walks the streets, And he looks at all he meets So forlorn As he shakes his feeble head...
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The Laurel: a Gift for All Seasons: Being a Collection of Poems

1836 - 268 pages
...resound As he totters o'er the ground With his cane. Chey say that in his prime, Ere the pruning knife of Time Cut him down, Not a better man was found By...he walks the streets, And he looks at all he meets So forlorn, And he shakes his feeble head That it seems as if he said, ' They are gone.' :The mossy...
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American Monthly Knickerbocker, Volume 7

1836 - 706 pages
...ground With bis саде. * They say that in his prime, Ere the pruning knife of Time Cut htm itm-, ii, Not a better man was found By the Crier on his round...he walks the streets, And he looks at all he meets So forlorn, And he shakes his feeble head That it seems as if ho said, 'They are gone." ' The mossy...
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The American Monthly Magazine, Volume 1; Volume 7

1836 - 694 pages
...his cane. " They say that in his prime. Ere the pruning knife of Time Cut him down, Not a better nun was found By the Crier on his round Through the town....he walks the streets, And he looks at all he meets So forlorn, And he shakes his feeble head That it seems as if he said, ' They are gone.' " The mossy...
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American Monthly Knickerbocker, Volume 7

1836 - 676 pages
...саце. ' They say that in his prime, Ere the рпшшц knifo of Tinto Cut aim down. Not a bettor man was found By the Crier on his round Through the town. ' Rut now ho walks the street!, And he looks at all he meets So forlorn, And he shakes h ¡я feeble...
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The Poets of America, Volume 1

John Keese - 1840 - 304 pages
...o'er the ground With his cane. THE LAST LEAF. 135 They say that in his prime, Ere the pruning knife of Time Cut him down, Not a better man was found By...he walks the streets, And he looks at all he meets So forlorn ; And he shakes his feeble head That it seems as if he said "They are gone," The mossy marbles...
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American Melodies: Containing a Single Selection from the Productions of Two ...

1841 - 376 pages
...resound As he totters o'er the ground With his cane. They say that in his prime, Ere the pruning knife of Time Cut him down, Not a better man was found By...he walks the streets, And he looks at all he meets So forlorn ; And he shakes his feeble head, That it seems as if he said " They are gone." The mossy...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: With an Historical Introduction

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1842 - 638 pages
...pass'd by the door, And again The pavement-stones resound As he totters o'er the ground With his cane. They say that in his prime, Ere the pruning-knife...he walks the streets, And he looks at all he meets So forlorn ; And he shakes his feeble head, That it seems as if he said, "They are gone." The mossy...
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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 538 pages
...resound As he totters o'er the ground With his cane. They say that in his prime, Ere the priming-knife of Time Cut him down, Not a better man was found By...But now he walks the streets, And he looks at all he mrcts So forlorn ; And he shakes his feeble head, That it seems as if he said, "They are gone." The...
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Gems of Poetry, from Forty-eight American Poets: Embracing the Most Popular ...

1848 - 276 pages
...resound As he totters o'er the ground With his , They say that in his prime, Ere the pruning knife of Time Cut him down, Not a better man was found By...he walks the streets, And he looks at all he meets So forlorn, And he shakes his feeble head That it seems as if he said, ' They are gone.' The mossy...
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