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" A little spring had lost its way amid the grass and fern, A passing stranger scooped a well, where weary men might turn ; He walled it in, and hung with care a ladle at the brink; He thought not of the deed he did, but judged that toil might drink. He... "
The Rhode Island Educational Magazine - Page 133
edited by - 1852
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The Imperial Highway: Essays on Business and Home Life, with Biographies of ...

Jerome Paine Bates - Conduct of life - 1886 - 811 pages
...hung with care A ladle at the brink, He thought not of the deed he did, But judged that Toil would drink. He passed again — and lo, the well, By summers...thousand parching tongues, And saved a life beside. A dreamer dropped a random thought ; 'Twas old, and yet 'twas new; A simple fancy of the hrain, But strong...
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The Theory of the School

Howard Sandison - Education, Primary - 1886 - 484 pages
...species. The same idea of the passing of life is given in the expression, " A nameless man, amid the crowd that thronged the daily mart, Let fall a word of hope and love unstudied from the heart. A whisper on the tumult thrown, a transitory breath. It raised a brother from the dust,...
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The American Library of Art, Literature and Song, Volume 6

Literature - 1886
...walled it in, and hung with care A ladle on the brink ; He thought not of the deed he did, But judged that toil might drink. He passed again, and, lo ! the well, By summers never dried, Mad cooled ten thousand parched tongues And saved a life beside." EGYPTIAN MYTHOLOGY. "pvTODORUS SICULUS,...
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Lincoln Literary Collection, Designed for School-room and Family Circle

John Piersol McCaskey - American literature - 1897 - 576 pages
...issue great ; a watch-fire on the hill, It sheds its radiance far adown, and cheers the valley still. A nameless man, amid a crowd that thronged the daily...mart, Let fall a word of hope and love, unstudied from the heart; A whisper on the tumult thrown, — a transitory breath, — It raised a brother from the...
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The Plan Book: Primary

Marian Minnie George - Education - 1898
...brink; He thought not of the deed he did, But judged that toil might drink. He passed again, andlo! the well, By summers never dried, Had cooled ten thousand parching tongues, \nd saved a life beside. —Selected. I GENERAL EXERCISES. THINGS FOR PUPILS TO FIND OUT. Where do...
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Choice Literature...for Intermediate Grades, Book 2

Readers - 1898
...walled it in, and hung with care A ladle at the brink ; He thought not of the deed he did, But judged Toil might drink. He passed again — and lo ! the...thousand parching tongues, And saved a life beside. A dreamer dropped a random thought ; 'Twas old — and yet 'twas new; A simple fancy of the brain, But...
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Choice Literature...for Intermediate Grades, Book 2

Readers - 1898
...at the brink ; He thought not of the deed he did, But judged Toil might drink. He passed again—and lo ! the well, By summers never dried, Had cooled...thousand parching tongues, And saved a life beside. A dreamer dropped a random thought; 'Twas old—-and yet 'twas new; A simple fancy of the brain, But...
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Werner's Readings and Recitations, Volume 17

Readers and speakers - 1898
...walled it in, and hung with care a ladle at the brink; He thought not of the deed he did, but judged that toil might drink. He passed again, and lo! the well, by summers never dried, Mad cooled ten thousand parching tongues, and saved a life beside. A dreamer dropped a random thought—'twas...
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Gems of Genius in Poetry and Art: From the Kings and Queens of Thought : and ...

Frederick Saunders, Minnie K. Davis - American poetry - 1899 - 743 pages
...walled it in, and hung with care A ladle at the brink ; He thought not of the deed he did, But judged that toil might drink ; He passed again, and lo! the...thousand parching tongues, And saved a life beside ! A dreamer dropped a random thought; 'Twas old, and yet 'twas new ; A simple fancy of the brain, Yet strong...
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Junior Topics Outlined

Ella N. Wood - 1899
...walled it in, and hung with care a ladle at the brink ; He thought not of the deed he did, but judged that toil might drink. He passed again, and lo ! the...thousand parching tongues, and saved a life beside. A dreamer dropped a random thought ; 't was old, and yet was new, A simple fancy of the brain, but strong...
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