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" mid men my needless head, And my fruit is dreams, as theirs is bread: The goodly men and the sun-hazed sleeper Time shall reap, but after the reaper The world shall glean of me, me the sleeper. Love, love! your flower of withered dream In leaved rhyme... "
Poems - Page 77
by Francis Joseph Thompson - 1893
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A Daughter of Music

Gertrude Colmore - 1894 - 369 pages
...crossed the room, and with the words: "I hear Sally in the kitchen," left him alone. CHAPTER XX. I hang 'mid men my needless head, And my fruit is dreams, as theirs is bread. FKAKCIS THOMPSON. ALL through the time of old Wichelow's illness Tony had been much alone. Paul had...
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1901 - 1084 pages
...with bread : The goodly grain and the sun-flush'd sleeper The reaper reaps, and Time the reaper. I hang 'mid men my needless head, And my fruit is dreams,...reaper The world shall glean of me, me the sleeper I Love ! love ! your flower of wither'd dream In leaved rhyme lies safe, I deem, Shelter'd and shut...
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The Oxford book of English verse, 1250-1900

Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch - Poetry - 1902 - 1084 pages
...with bread : The goodly grain and the sun-flush'd sleeper The reaper reaps, and Time the reaper. I hang 'mid men my needless head, And my fruit is dreams,...me, me the sleeper ! Love ! love ! your flower of wither'd dream In leaved rhyme lies safe, I deem, Shelter'd and shut in a nook of rhyme, From the reaper...
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Selected poems of Francis Thompson

Francis Thompson - Poetry - 1908 - 142 pages
...reported self from me; A fair fit gift is this, meseems, You give this withering flower of dreams. " O frankly fickle, and fickly true, Do you know what...sleeper! Love, love ! your flower of withered dream In leaved rhyme lies safe, I deem, Sheltered and shut in a nook of rhyme, From the reaper man, and his...
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Scribner's Magazine, Volume 49

Edward Livermore Burlingame - 1911
...Honor itself is profit. As for luck, the moral is a modernized Virgilian one: Ask the other fellow! " [ hang mid men my needless head, And my fruit is dreams, as theirs is bread." Had I a family to keep, my literary autobiography, my Napoleonic path strewn with the slain, might...
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The Meaning of God in Human Experience: A Philosophic Study of Religion

William Ernest Hocking - God - 1912 - 586 pages
..." of Horace ; and of Shakespeare, " Yet do thy worst, old Time." And this of Francis Thompson, " I hang 'mid men my needless head, And my fruit is dreams,...reaper The world shall glean of me, me the sleeper ! " The more visible modes of prophecy, however, appear in those regions of experience where human...
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The Meaning of God in Human Experience: A Philosophic Study of Religion

William Ernest Hocking - God - 1912 - 586 pages
...Horace ; and of Shakespeare, " Yet do thy worst, old Time." And this of Francis Thompson, " I bang 'mid men my needless head, And my fruit is dreams,...reaper The world shall glean of me, me the sleeper 1 " The more visible modes of prophecy, however, appear in those regions of experience where human...
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The Meaning of God in Human Experience: A Philosophic Study of Religion

William Ernest Hocking - God - 1912 - 586 pages
...Shakespeare, " Yet do thy worst, old Time." And this of Francis Thompson, " I hang 'mid men my needless bead, And my fruit is dreams, as theirs is bread : The goodly men and the sun-hazed sleeper Time shall reap ; hut after the reaper The world shall glean of me, me the sleeper t " The more visible modes of prophecy,...
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The Psychoanalytic Review, Volume 5

Psychoanalysis - 1918
...written had he not wasted those twenty years, and then tried to express his withered, withered dreams. I hang 'mid men my needless head, And my fruit is dreams,...but after the reaper The world shall glean of me, the sleeper. Of me, the sleeper! how pitiable this line rings when the image of the poet rises up to...
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Catholic World, Volume 99

Religion - 1914
...one poet of his period who is placed, unreservedly, in company with the masters of English poetry. I hang 'mid men my needless head, And my fruit is dreams,...reaper The world shall glean of me, me the sleeper. In these lines Thompson proclaims the future success of his *The Works of Francis Thompson. New York:...
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