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" Week in, week out, from morn till night, You can hear his bellows blow ; You can hear him swing his heavy sledge, With measured beat and slow, Like a sexton ringing the village bell When the evening sun is low. And children coming home from school Look... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 419
1840
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The United States Magazine and Democratic Review, Volume 13

United States - 1843
...heavy sledge, With measured beat and slow, Like a sexton ringing the village bell, When the evening sun is low. And children coming home from school Look...He hears the parson pray and preach, He hears his daughter's voice, Singing in the village choir, And it makes his heart rejoice. It sounds to him like...
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The United States Democratic Review, Volume 13

United States - 1843
...heavy sledge, With measured beat and slow, Like a sexton ringing the village bell, When the evening sun is low. And children coming home from school Look...He hears the parson pray and preach, He hears his daughter's voice, Singing in the village choir, And it makes his heart rejoice. It sounds to him like...
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Voices of the Night

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1843 - 144 pages
...heavy sledge, With measured beat and slow, Like a sexton ringing the village bell, When the evening sun is low. And children coming home from school Look...catch the burning sparks that fly Like chaff from a threshing floor. He goes on Sunday to the church, And sits among his boys ; He hears the parson pray...
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Perennial Flowers

Children's poetry - 1843 - 172 pages
...his heavy sledge With measured beat and slow, Like the sexton ringing the bell, When the evening sun is low. And children, coming home from school, Look...catch the burning sparks that fly Like chaff from the threshing-floor. He goes on Sunday to the church, And sits among his boys ; He hears the parson...
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Gems from the American Poets: With Brief Biographical Notices

American poetry - 1844 - 120 pages
...sledge, With measured beat and slow, Like a sexton ringing the village bell When the evening sun ia low. And children coming home from school, Look in...catch the burning sparks that fly Like chaff from a thrashing-floor. He goes on Sunday to the church. And sits among his boys ; He hears the parson pray...
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THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE AMUSEMENT , AND INSTRUCTION : VOL V

The Mirror of Literature,Amusement,and Instruction.New Series.VOL.V - 1844
...beat, and slow, Like a sexton ringing the village bell, When the evening sun is low. 74 THE MIRROR. And children coming home from school Look in at the...catch the burning sparks that fly, Like chaff from a threshing floor. He goes on Sunday to the church, And sits among his boys; He hears the parson pray...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - American literature - 1845 - 484 pages
...heavy sledge, With measured beat and slow, Like a sexton ringing the village bell When the evening sun is low. And children, coming home from school, Look...He hears the parson pray and preach; He hears his daughter's voice Singing in the village choir, And it makes his heart rejoice. It sounds to him like...
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The District School Reader, Or, Exercises in Reading and Speaking: Designed ...

William Draper Swan - American literature - 1845 - 484 pages
...With measured beat and slow, Like a sexton ringing the village bell When the evening siin is low. M And children, coming home from school, Look in at...He hears the parson pray and preach ; He hears his daughter's voice Singing in the village choir, And it makes his heart, rejoice. It sounds to him like...
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Introduction to the American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Comprising ...

William Russell, John Goldsbury - Elocution - 1845 - 288 pages
...his heavy sledge With measured beat and slow, Like the sexton ringing the bell, When the evening sun is low. And children coming home from school, Look...among his boys ; He hears the parson pray and preach, And he hears his daughter's voice, Singing in the village choir, And it makes his heart rejoice. It...
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Introduction to the American Common-school Reader and Speaker: Comprising ...

William Russell, John Goldsbury - Elocution - 1845 - 288 pages
...his heavy sledge With measured beat and slow, Like the sexton ringing the bell, When the evening sun is low. And children coming home from school, Look...roar, And catch the burning sparks, that fly Like chaif from a threshing-floor. He goes on Sunday to the church, And sits among his boys ; He hears the...
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