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" The primrose by the river's brim A yellow primrose is to him, And it is nothing more. "
How to make a home and feed a family - Page 101
by How - 1857
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 11

Literary Criticism - 1822
...over the treasures in the cells of memory or of affection, while to the true prosaic man, — — " a primrose by a river's brim, A yellow primrose is to him, And it is nothing more." Undoubtedly Pope is the greatest of all those of our writers of verse, who owe scarce any part of their...
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The North American Review, Volume 79

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1854
...than the same work on flimsy paper and in shabby sheep, — is certainly true. " A primrose by the river's brim A yellow primrose is to him, And it is nothing more." The author of these very lines was a notable example of this class. Every reader will recollect the...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 11

1822
...command over the treasures in the cells of memory or of affection, while to the true prosaic man, — - " a primrose by a river's brim, A yellow primrose is to him, And it is nothing more," the Seasons, does not contain a single new image of external nature, and scarcely presents a familiar...
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Knight's Quarterly Magazine, Volume 1

Charles Knight - Literary Criticism - 1823
...customs ; what is the leaf, and the rivulet, and the green herb to him ? ' The primrose on the rivers brim, A yellow primrose is to him, And it is nothing more ;' *' Do I ensry him his tastes or his feelings, bis bow or his badinage ? For his fashionable costume...
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The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany, Volume 95

English literature - 1825
...these, " though they toil not, neither do they spin." There may be those of whom the poet could say, " A. primrose by a river's brim, A yellow primrose is to him, And it is nothing more ;" but assuredly the Botanist is not of their number ; for from that which ranks among the most fleeting...
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The Congregational magazine [formerly The London Christian instructor].

1843
...; they nerer are, and they are least so now. Of the fool, it may be said — " The primrose by the river's brim, A yellow primrose is to him, And it is nothing more;" but to the philosopher it is something more. And this is always the distinction between the fool and...
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Time's Telescope

Almanacs, English - 1828
...the not less vulgar mammon-worshipper, what charms have natural objects for him ? A primrose by the river's brim, A yellow primrose is to him, And it is nothing more. •How is the ethereal spark of mind tainted, or absorbed by the earthiness of our nature ! How recklessly...
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The Athenaeum and Literary Chronicle, Volume 1, Issues 63-92

1829
...him which does not belong in a much greater degree to that of Murray — ' A primrose on the Danube's brim, A yellow primrose is to him, And it is nothing more. It may be thought that there are some disadvantages in this calm, unenthusiastic spirit. A'little exaggeration,...
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A Lecture on the Education of Females: Delivered Before the American ...

George Barrell Emerson - Women - 1831 - 27 pages
...thrown over what is most beautiful and exciting in the physical and the moral world. A primrose by the river's brim, A yellow primrose is to him, And it is nothing more. No one, who has lived with an inquisitis'e child, will say that a small amount of knowledge and little...
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