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" Sweet was the sound, when oft at evening's close Up yonder hill the village murmur rose; There, as I passed with careless steps and slow, The mingling notes came softened from below; The swain responsive as the milkmaid sung, The sober herd that lowed... "
The American Class-reader: Containing a Series of Lessons in Reading; with ... - Page 252
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Analysis of the English Language: With a Complete Classification of ...

Stephen Watkins Clark - English language - 1851 - 168 pages
...glories shine." 6. " Does Beauty ever deign to dwell Where health and active use are strangers ?" 7. "Sweet was the sound, when oft at evening's close Up yonder hill the village murmur rose." AUXILIARY SENTENCES ADVERBIAL SECONDARY ADJUNCTS. 1. " He called so loud that all the hollow deep resounded."...
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Studies from the English poets

George Frederick Graham - English literature - 1852 - 519 pages
...way; no And all his prospects brightening to the last, His heaven commences ere the world be past. Sweet was the sound, when oft, at evening's close,...; There, as I passed with careless steps and slow, 115 The mingled notes came softened from below ; The swain responsive as the milkmaid sung, The sober...
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Oliver Goldsmith: The Critical Heritage

G. S. Rousseau - Reference - 1995 - 385 pages
...notes came soften'd from below; The swain responsive as the milk-maid sung, The sober herd that low'd to meet their young; The noisy geese that gabbled...The playful children just let loose from school; The watch dog's voice, that bay'd the whisp"ring wind, And the loud laugh, that spoke the vacant mind;...
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Verse in English from Eighteenth-century Ireland

Andrew Carpenter - Poetry - 1998 - 623 pages
...has made; But a bold peasantry, their country's pride, When once destroyed, can never be supplied.... Sweet was the sound when oft at evening's close, Up yonder hill the village murmur rose; There as I past with careless steps and slow, The mingling notes came softened from below; 60 The swain responsive...
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The Ireland Anthology

Sean Dunne, George O'Brien - Fiction - 1957 - 492 pages
...as one of the most fascinating and beautiful effusions of British genius'. Sweet was the sound . . . Sweet was the sound, when oft at evening's close Up...let loose from school, The watch-dog's voice that bayed the whispering wind, And the loud laugh that spoke the vacant mind — These all in sweet confusion...
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Tradition and the Individual Poem: An Inquiry Into Anthologies

Anne Ferry - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 289 pages
...(75). By its form, apostrophe pretends to ignore the reader. In contrast, the verse paragraph beginning "Sweet was the sound when oft at evening's close, /Up yonder hill the village murmur rose" (113-14) drops apostrophe and personification ("Sweet" is not an epithet here), the lines sound less...
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The Arts in Mind: Pioneering Texts of a Coterie of British Men of Letters

Ruth Katz, Ruth HaCohen - Philosophy - 2003 - 431 pages
...of "the melodies of mom," in the Minstrel, f or of the melodies of evening in the Deserted Village: Sweet was the sound, when oft at evening's close, Up yonder hill the village murmur rose. There as I past with careless steps and slow, The mingling notes came soften'd from below; The swain responsive...
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The Rough Guide to Ireland

Margaret Greenwood, Mark Connolly - Travel - 2003 - 904 pages
...Anglo-Irish society of which he was a part: 1 y- Sweet was the sound, when oft at evening's close g- Up yonder hill the village murmur rose; > There, as I passed with careless steps and slow, 5 The mingling notes came softened from below. O •jj But now the sounds of population fail, No cheerful...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...the way; All, all his prospects brightening to the last, His Heaven commences ere the world be past! Sweet was the sound when oft at evening's close Up...just let loose from school; The watchdog's voice that bayed the whisp'ring wind, And the loud laugh that spoke the vacant mind; These all in sweet confusion...
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