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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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Report of the First Annual Exhibition of Ingenuity and Design: Held in the ...

Handicraft - 1857 - 27 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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Goodrich's Fifth School Reader

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Readers - 1857 - 384 pages
...with measured beat and slow, Like a sexton ringing the old kirk chimes when the evening sun is low. 4. And children, coming home from school, look in at...sparks that fly like chaff from a threshing-floor. 5. He goes on Sunday to the church, and sits among his boys; He hears the parson pray and preach ;...
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Selections from the Irish Quarterly Review: 2d ser. ...

1857
...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...roar, And catch the burning sparks that fly Like chaff ftom a threshing Hoor. He goes on Sunday to the church, And sits among his boys; He hears tiic parson...
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Life of James Montgomery

Helen Cross Knight - 1857 - 416 pages
...blow ; You ean hear him swing his heavy sledge, With measured beat, and slow .... And children eoming home from school, Look in at the open door ; They...catch the burning sparks that fly Like chaff from a threshing floor." And then the moral built upon the blacksmith's " something attempted — something...
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Life of James Montgomery

Helen Cross Knight - 1857 - 416 pages
...hear hia bellows blow ; You can hear him swing his heavy sledge, With measured beat, and slow .... And children coming home from school, Look in at the...the flaming forge, And hear the bellows roar, And cateh the burning sparks that fly Like chaff from a threshing floor." And then the moral built upon...
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Uncle Sam and His Country, Or, Sketches of America, in 1854-55-56

Alfred J. Pairpoint - Canada - 1857 - 346 pages
...towns, the land has produced 100 successive corn-crop* in as many years. VI.—SUNDAY IN WASHINGTON. He goes on Sunday to the church, And sits among his...He hears the parson pray and preach, He hears his daughter's voice Singing in the village choir, And it makes his heart rejoice. LONGFELLOW. THE streets...
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McGuffey's New Sixth Eclectic Reader: Exercises in Rhetorical Reading, with ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1857 - 448 pages
...measur'd beat and slow v , Like a sexton ringing the village bell, When the evening sun is low. 4. And children coming home from school Look in at the open door v ; They love to see the flaming forge', And hear the bellows roar v , And catch the burning sparks...
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The first (-third, fifth, sixth) reading book, by T. Crampton and ..., Volume 5

Thomas Crampton - 1858
...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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Hearty staves of heart-music (selected) by J.E. Clarke

Hearty staves, John Erskine Clarke - Hymns, English - 1858
...heavy sledge With measiired beat and slow, Like a sexton ringing the village bell When the evening sun is low. And children, coming home from school, Look...sparks that fly, Like chaff from a threshing-floor. And sits among the boys ; Ho hears the parson pray and preach, He goes on Sunday to the chureh, He...
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The book of popular songs, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1858 - 275 pages
...heavy sledge, With measured beat and slow, Like a sexton ringing the village bell When evening sun is low. And children coming home from school Look...flaming forge And hear the bellows roar, And catch the sparks that fly Like chaff from a threshing-floor. He goes on Sunday to the church, And sits amongst...
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