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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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Folk Songs

John Williamson Palmer - 1861 - 540 pages
...resound As he totters o'er the ground With his cane. 48 They say that in his prime, Ere the priming-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 National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - 1861 - 446 pages
...by the door, And again The pavement stones resound, As he totters o'er the ground Wife his cane. 2. They say that in his prime, Ere the pruning-knife...found By the Crier on his round Through the town. 3. But now he walks the streets, And he looks at all he meets Sad and wan,1 And he shakes his feeble...
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Selections from Various Sources

Lydia Howard Sigourney - 1863 - 254 pages
...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...town. " But now he walks the streets, And he looks on all he meets, So forlorn, And he shakes his feeble head, And it seems as if he said ' They arc gone.'...
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The National Fourth Reader: Containing a Course of Instruction in Elocution ...

Richard Green Parker, James Madison Watson - 1864 - 450 pages
...pnming-knife of Time Cut him down, Not a better man was found By the Crier on his round Through the town. 3. But now he walks the streets, And he looks at all he meets Sad and wan,1 And he shakes his feeble head. That it seems as if he said, " They are gone." 4. The mossy marbles...
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Select Readings from the Poets and Prose Writers of Every Country

James Fleming - 1866 - 382 pages
...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 pruning-knife of Time Cut him down, Not a better man was foVind By the Crier on his round Through, the town. And he shakes his feeble head, That it seems as...
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Mosaics of Human Life

Elizabeth A. Thurston - 1866 - 320 pages
...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 pruning-knife...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 Sad and wan, And he shakes his feeble head,...
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National Fourth Reader: Containing a Simple, Comprehensive and Practical ...

Richard Green Parker - 1870 - 444 pages
...by the door, And again The pavement stones resound, As he totters o'er the ground Wife his cane. 2. They say that in his prime, Ere the pruning-knife...found By the Crier on his round Through the town. 3. But now he walks the streets, And he looks at all he meets Sad and wan,2 And he shakes his feeble...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1871 - 968 pages
...passed by the door ; And again The pavement-stones resound As he totters o'er the ground With his cane. ruin, heedless of the dead, The shelter-seeking peasant...and owns his cottage with a smile. My soul, turn So forlorn ; And he shakes his feeble head, That it seems as if he said, " They are gone." The mossy...
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Literature of the English Language: Comprising Representative Selections ...

1872 - 660 pages
...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 pruning-knife of Time Cut hiiti down, Not a better man was found By the crier on his round Through the town. But now he walks...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - 1873 - 906 pages
...resound As he totters o'er the ground With his cane. They say that in his prime, Ere the priming-knife 6 So forlorn ; And he shakes his feeble head, That it seems as if he said, " They are gone." The mossy...
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