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" May have broken the woof of my tent's thin roof, The stars peep behind her and peer; And I laugh to see them whirl and flee, Like a swarm of golden bees... "
The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader - Page 282
by James Stuart Laurie - 1863
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The modern reader and speaker

David Charles Bell - 1856
...beat of her unseen feet, Which only the angels hear. May have broken the woof of my tent's thin roof. The stars peep behind her and peer; And I laugh to...whirl and flee, Like a swarm of golden bees, When 1 widen the rent in my wind-built tent, Till the calm rivers, lakes, and seas, Like strips of the sky...
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Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight, Volume 2

Half hours - 1856
...beat of her unseen feet, Which only the angels hear, May have broken the woof of my tent's thin roof, The stars peep behind her and peer ; And I laugh to see them whirl and flee, lake a swarm of golden bees, When I widen the rent in my Trind-built tent, Till the calm rivers, lakes,...
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East and West

Daphne Smith Giles - American fiction - 1856 - 246 pages
...May have broken the w-iuf uf my tent's thin roof, The stars peep behind her and peer ; And I laughed to see them whirl and flee, Like a swarm of golden bees. When I widun the rent in my wind-built tent. Till the cairn rivers, lakes, and seas, Like strips of the sky...
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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1858
...beat of her unseen feet, Which only the angels hear, May have broken the woof of my tent's thin roof, The stars peep behind her and peer ; And I laugh to...widen the rent in my wind-built tent, Till the calm rivers, lakes, and seas, Like strips of the sky fallen through me on high, Are each paved with the...
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Select specimens of the English poets, ed. by A. De Vere

Aubrey Thomas De Vere - 1858
...beat of her unseen feet, Which only the angels hear, May have broken the woof of my tent's thin roof, The stars peep behind her and peer ; And I laugh to...widen the rent in my wind-built tent, Till the calm rivers, lakes, and seas, Like strips of the sky fallen through me on high, Are each paved with the...
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School-room poetry [ed. by S.R.].

Schoolroom poetry, S. R. - 1860
...beat of her unseen feet, Which only the angels hear, May have broken the woof of my tent's thin roof The stars peep behind her and peer ; And I laugh to see them whirl and flee Like a swarm of golden bjes, When I widen the rent in my wind-built tent, Till the calm rivers, lakes, and seas, Like strips...
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Poetry for School and Home, from the best authors. Edited by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...beat of her unseen feet, Which only the angels hear, May have broken the woof of my tent's thin roof, The stars peep behind her and peer ; And I laugh to...widen the rent in my wind-built tent, Till the calm rivers, lakes, and seas, Like strips of the sky fallen through me on high, Are each paved with the...
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The New Speaker. With an Essay on Elocution

John Connery - Elocution - 1861 - 395 pages
...beat of her unseen feet, Which only the angels hear, May have broken the woof of my tent's thin roof, The stars peep behind her and peer; And I laugh to...widen the rent in my wind-built tent, Till the calm rivers, lakes, and seas, Like strips of the sky fallen through me on high, Are each paved with the...
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Temple Bar, Volume 2

English periodicals - 1861
...beat of her unseen feet, Which only the angels hear, May have broken the woof of my tent's thin roof, The stars peep behind her and peer ; And I laugh to...widen the rent in my wind-built tent, Till the calm rivers, lakes, and seas, Like strips of the sky fallen through me on high, Are each paved with the...
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The Progressive English reading books, Volume 3

Nelson Thomas and sons, ltd - 1862
...beat of her unseen feet, Which only the angels hear, May have broken the woof of my tent's thin roof, The stars peep behind her and peer ! And I laugh to...widen the rent in my wind-built tent, Till the calm rivers, lakes, and seas, Like strips of the sky fallen through me on high, Are each paved with the...
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