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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
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The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation

Diane Ravitch - Reference - 2000 - 656 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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Doctor Leeds' Selection of Popular Epic Recitations for Minstrel and Stage Use

Robert X. Leeds - Poetry - 1999 - 332 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...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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Mother's Favorite Verses: Good Old Days Remembers

Ken Tate, Janice Tate - Poetry - 2001 - 160 pages
...With measured beat and slow, Like a sexton ringing the village bell, When the evening sun is low. The children coming home from school Look in at the open...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 Cambridge Companion to Nineteenth-Century American Women's Writing

Dale M. Bauer, Philip Gould - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 336 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...sparks that fly Like chaff from a threshing-floor, (lines 13-24) Extolling the blacksmith's simple life and remarking the regular sound of his hammer,...
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The Children's Own Longfellow: Illustrated

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2001 - 96 pages
...Hesperus ii He wrapped her warm in his seaman's coat Against the stinging blast The Village Blacksmith 16 And children coming home from school Look in at the open door Evangeline 22 Homeward serenely she walked unth God's benediction upon her. IVhen she had passed, it...
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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

Geoffrey O'Brien, Billy Collins - Poetry - 2007 - 544 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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Inspired English: Raising Test Scores and Writing Effectiveness Through ...

Lorraine LaCroix - Education - 2005 - 140 pages
...sledge. With a 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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Moving Pictures: American Art and Early Film, 1880-1910

Nancy Mowll Mathews, Professor Nancy Mowll Mathews, Charles Musser, Marta Braun - Art - 2005 - 192 pages
...evoke, according to the press announcement, are, in fact, those described in the poem's fourth stanza: And children coming home from school Look in at the...catch the burning sparks that fly Like chaff from a threshing-floor.14' In renaming this film, the exhibitor associated it with a beloved local poet and...
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Auto Mechanics: Technology and Expertise in Twentieth-Century America

Kevin L. Borg - History - 2007 - 249 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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Building Fluency Through Practice & Performance: Grade 4: Grade 4

Timothy Rasinski, Lorraine Griffith - Education - 2008 - 128 pages
...Building Fluency Through Practice and Performance — Grade 4 Shell Education The Village Blacksmith And children coming home from school Look in at the...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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