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" For the tender beech and the sapling oak, That grow by the shadowy rill, You may cut down both at a single stroke, You may cut down which you will. But this you must know, that as long as they grow, Whatever change may be, You can never teach either oak... "
The Literary World - Page 107
1892
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Maid Marian

Thomas Love Peacock - Robin Hood (Legendary character) - 1822 - 262 pages
...the greenwood canopy. They are twin plants of the forest, and are identified with its growth. *' For the slender beech and the sapling oak, That grow by the shadowy rill, Ton may cut down both at a single stroke, You may cut down which you will. But this you must know,...
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Maid Marian, and Crotchet Castle

Thomas Love Peacock - Maid Marian (Legendary character) - 1856 - 228 pages
...of the greenwood canopy. They are twin plants of the forest, and are identified with its growth. For the slender beech and the sapling oak, That grow by...know, that as long as they grow, Whatever change may he, You never can teach either oak or beech To be aught but a greenwood tree." CHAPTER III. Inflamed...
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Secular annotations on Scripture texts

Francis Jacox - 1871
...matters not. Ad mores natura recurrit Damnatos, fixa et mutari nescia. It has been said, or sung, of the slender beech and the sapling oak, that grow by...shadowy rill, you may cut down both at a single stroke, or cut down which you will : " But this you must know, that as long as they grow, Whatever change may...
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Methodist Magazine, Volume 31

Religion - 1890
...relations between my daughter and me, or the notion of making us other than we are. They run — ' For the slender beech and the sapling oak That grow by the shadowy rill. You may cut down both at ft single stroke, You may cut down which you will ; But this you must know, that, as long as they grow,...
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A Book of Famous Verse

American poetry - 1892 - 244 pages
...deep, And there lies gude Sir Patrick Spens, Wi' the Scots lords at his feet. SONG» FOB the tender beech and the sapling oak, That grow by the shadowy...stroke, You may cut down which you will. But this you mast know, that as long as they grow, Whatever change may be, You can never teach either oak or beech...
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Maid Marian

Thomas Love Peacock - Robin Hood (Legendary character) - 1892 - 172 pages
...feeling, which attains especial intensity of expression when condensed into lyrics such as these : — The slender beech and the sapling oak That grow by the shadowy till, You may cut down both at a single stroke, You may cut down which you will. But this you must...
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The American Word Book: Graded Lessons in Spelling, Defining, Punctuation ...

Calvin Patterson - Publishers' bindings - 1897 - 192 pages
...which know stroke change teach ei'ther , aught whatev'er sin' gle shad' ow y green' wood For the tender beech and the sapling oak, That grow by the shadowy...as long as they grow, Whatever change may be, You can never teach either oak or beech To be aught but a greenwood tree. 76 133. Punctuation. Separate...
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The American Word Book: Graded Lessons in Spelling, Defining, Punctuation ...

Calvin Patterson - Spellers - 1897 - 192 pages
...shad' ow y green' wood For the tender beech and the sapling oak, That grow by the shadowy rill, Yon may cut down both at a single stroke, You may cut...as long as they grow, Whatever change may be, You can never teach either oak or beech To be aught but a greenwood tree. 76 133. Punctuation. Separate...
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The Listening Child: A Selection from the Stories of English Verse

Children's poetry - 1899 - 408 pages
...wisely be said. SONG —FOR THE TENDER BEECH AND THE SAPLING OAK THOMAS LOVE PEACOCK fOR the tender beech and the sapling oak, That grow by the shadowy...as long as they grow, Whatever change may be, You can never teach either oak or beech To be aught but a greenwood tree. '95 A WET SHEET AND A FLOWING...
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The Listening Child: A Selection from the Stores of English Verse Made for ...

Children's poetry - 1917 - 408 pages
...wisely be said. SONG — FOR THE TENDER BEECH AND THE SAPLING OAK THOMAS LOVE PEACOCK fOR the tender beech and the sapling oak, That grow by the shadowy...as long as they grow, Whatever change may be, You can never teach either oak or beech To be aught but a greenwood tree. A WET SHEET AND A FLOWING SEA...
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