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" His words were simple words enough, And yet he used them so, That what in other mouths was rough In his seemed musical and low. "
Christian Examiner - Page 176
1844
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Poems

James Russell Lowell - 1844 - 279 pages
...a sweet half-sleep, Three times his1 kingly beard he smoothed, And made him viceroy o'er his sheep. His words were simple words enough And yet he used...other mouths was rough In his seemed musical and low. Men called him but a shiftless youth, In whom no good they saw ; And yet, unwittingly, in truth, They...
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Poems

James Russell Lowell - 1844 - 279 pages
...a sweet half-sleep, Three times his kingly beard he smoothed, And made him viceroy o'er his sheep. His words were simple words enough And yet he used...other mouths was rough In his seemed musical and low. Men called him but a shiftless youth, In whom no good they saw ; And yet, unwittingly, in truth, They...
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The Age of Fable: Or, Stories of Gods and Heroes

Thomas Bulfinch - Mythology - 1855 - 485 pages
...In whom no good they saw, And yet unwittingly, in truth, They made his careless words their law. " And day by day more holy grew Each spot where he had trod, Till after-poets only knew Their first-born brother was a god." ANTIGONE. A large proportion, both of the...
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The lover's seat. Kathemérina; or, Common things in relation to beauty ...

Kenelm Henry Digby - 1856
...even the sweetest and most significant words you can devise. So a poet says of an ideal character : " His words were simple words enough, And yet he used...other mouths was rough, In his seemed musical and low ; They called him but a shiftless youth, In whom no good they saw ; And yet, unwittingly, in truth,...
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Titan

Titan - 1856
...can devise. So a poet says of an ideal character — ' His words were simple words enough, And vet he used them so, That what in other mouths was rough. In hie seem'd mueical and low. They call'd Mm but a shiftless youth. In whom no good they saw; And yet,...
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Miscellaneous poems. Memorial verses. Sonnets. I-XXVII. L'Envoi. Vision of ...

James Russell Lowell - American poetry - 1857
...a sweet half-sleep, Three times his kingly beard he smoothed, And made him viceroy o'er his sheep. His words were simple words enough, And yet he used...other mouths was rough In his seemed musical and low. Men called him but a shiftless youth, In whom no good they saw ; And yet, unwittingly, in truth, They...
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The poetical works of James R. Lowell

James Russell Lowell - 1858
...seemed more sweet to live upon, More full of love, because of him. Yet after he was dead and gone, And day by day more holy grew Each spot where he had trod, Till after-poets only knew Their first-born brother as a god. 1842. THE TOKEN. IT is a mere wild rosebud,...
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The Poetical Works of James R. Lowell

James R. Lowell - 1863
...kingly beard he smoothed, And made him viceroy o'er his sheep. Aita so, well-pleased with being soothed His words were simple words enough, And yet he used...other mouths was rough In his seemed musical and low. Men called him but a shiftless youth, In whom no good they saw ; And yet, unwittingly, in truth, They...
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Poetry of the age of fable

English poetry - 1863 - 251 pages
...youth, In whom no good they saw, And yet unwittingly, in truth, They made his careless words their law. And day by day more holy grew Each spot where he had trod, Till after-poets only knew Their first-born brother was a god. ' DIANA. THE graceful goddess was arrayed...
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The poetical works of James Russell Lowell. Complete ed

James Russell Lowell - 1873
...a sweet half.sleep, Three times his kingly beard he smoothed, And made him viceroy o'er his sheep. His words were simple words enough, And yet he used them so, That what in other mouths was rough In hie seemed musicahind low. Men called him but a shiftless youth, In whom no good they saw ; And yet,...
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