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" When but an idle boy I sought its grateful shade; In all their gushing joy Here, too, my sisters played. My mother kissed me here, My father pressed... "
The Delaware Register and Farmers' Magazine - Page 149
edited by - 1839
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The Deserted Bride: And Other Poems

George Pope Morris - 1838 - 106 pages
...sheltered me, And I'll protect it now. 'Twas my forefather's hand That placed it near his cot ; There, woodman, let it stand, Thy axe shall harm it not !...Oh, spare that aged oak, Now towering to the skies ! 39 When but an idle boy I sought its grateful shade ; In all their gushing joy Here too my sisters...
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Poems

George Pope Morris - 1838 - 96 pages
...sheltered me, And I'll protect it now. 'Twas my forefather's hand That placed it near his cot ; There, woodman, let it stand, Thy axe shall harm it not !...Oh, spare that aged oak, Now towering to the skies ! .19 When but an idle boy I sought its grateful shade ; In all their gushing joy Here too my sisters...
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Parley's Magazine, Volume 5

1837 - 400 pages
...sheltered me, And I'll protect it now. 'Twas my forefather's hand That placed it near his cot ; There, woodman, let it stand, Thy axe shall harm it not !...o'er land and sea, And would'st thou hack it down 1 Woodman, forbear thy stroke ; Cut not its earth-bound lief ; O, spare that aged oak, Now towering...
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The Common School Speaker: A New Collection of Original and Selected Pieces ...

William Bentley Fowle - 1844 - 302 pages
...sheltered me, And I'll protect it now. 'Twas my forefather's hand i That placed it near his cot ; There, woodman, let it stand ; Thy axe shall harm it not ! That old familiar tree, Whose glory and renown * Among the fables of antiquity, is one which says that Promethws made the first man and woman of clay,...
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Practical Elocution: Containing Illustrations of the Principles of Reading ...

Samuel Niles Sweet - 1846 - 372 pages
...father's har.d That placed it near h;s cot; Then, woodman, lev it stand, Thy axe shall harm it not 2. That old familiar tree, Whose glory and renown, Are...thy stroke* Cut not its earth-bound ties, Oh ! spare the aged oak Now towering to the skies. 3. When but an idle boy, I sought its grateful shade, In all...
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Practical Elocution

Samuel Niles Sweet - 1846 - 340 pages
...father's hand That placed it near his cot ; Then, woodman, let it stand, Thy axe shall harm it not. 2. That old familiar tree, Whose glory and renown, Are...stroke ! Cut not its earth-bound ties, Oh ! spare the aged oak Now towering to the skies. 3. When but an idle boy, My mother kissed me here — My father...
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Hansard's Parliamentary Debates

Great Britain. Parliament - 1846 - 738 pages
...least, I implore you, the liberty and the labour of a free, a faithful, and an industrious people. " That old familiar tree, Whose glory and renown Are spread o'er land and ecu, Say, would'st thou hack it down ? Woodman, forbear thy stroke ; Cut not its earth-born ties ;...
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The Social Choir: Designed for a Class Book, and the Social Circle... : the ...

George Kingsley - 1847 - 212 pages
...wood-man, let it stand, Thy axe shall harm it not. jff assSfe* * i • oz 3 136 ±& Concluded. 137 That old, familiar tree, Whose glory and renown Are spread o'er land and sea — And wouldst tliou hack it down? Woodman, forbear thy stroke ! Cut not its earth-bound ties: 0, spare that aged...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849 - 446 pages
...! In youth it shelter'd me, MORRIS. 'Twas my forefather's hand That placed it near his cot; There, woodman, let it stand, Thy axe shall harm it not!...hack it down ? Woodman, forbear thy stroke ! Cut not it's earth-bound ties; Oh, spare that aged oak, Now towering to the skies ! When but an idle boy I...
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Davidson's complete collection of the songs, scenas, &c. of Henry Russell

1850 - 98 pages
...shelter'd me, And I'll protect it now. 'Twas my forefather's hand That plac'd it near his cot ; — There, woodman, let it stand — Thy axe shall harm it not. That old familiar tree, Whose glory and renown Is spread o'er land and sea, — Ah ! wouldst thou hack it down? Woodman, forbear thy strokeCut not...
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