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" The wall must be crumbled, the stone decayed, To pleasure his dainty whim: And the mouldering dust that years have made Is a merry meal for him. Creeping where no life is seen, A rare old plant is the Ivy green. "
The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club - Page 47
by Charles Dickens - 1838 - 388 pages
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Standard Supplementary Readers, Book 4

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - Readers - 1880
...The walls must be crumbled, the stones decayed, To pleasure his dainty whim; And the mouldering dust that years have made Is a merry meal for him. Creeping...no life is seen, A rare old plant is the ivy green. l Ween, think. Fast he stealeth on, though he wears no wings, And a stanch old heart has he; How closely...
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The Excelsior poetry book for the young, selected and ed. by Vita

Excelsior poetry book - 1880
...To pleasure his dainty whim, And the mouldering dust that years have made Is a merry meal for him : Fast he stealeth on, though he wears no wings, And...staunch old heart has he ; How closely he twineth, how close he clings To his friend the huge oak-tree ! And slily he traineth along the ground, And his leaves...
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Blackie's graded readers, ed. by M. Paterson

Maurice Paterson - 1880
...whim; And the mould'ring dust that years have made Is a merry meal for him. POISONED BY AN ARROW. 2. Fast he stealeth on, though he wears no wings, And a staunch old heart has he ! How closely he frwineth, how tight he clings To his friend, the huge oak tree 1 And slyly he traileth along the ground,...
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The Fireside Encyclopaedia of Poetry: Comprising the Best Poems of the Most ...

Henry Troth Coates - American poetry - 1881 - 1002 pages
...ween, In his cell so lone and cold. The walls must be crumbled, the stones And the mouldering dust darkness thin, And to slyly he traileth along the ground, And his leaves he gently waves, And he joyously twines and hugs...
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Poetry for Home and School

Anna Callender Brackett, Ida M. Eliot - American poetry - 1881 - 320 pages
...The walls must be crumbled, the stones decayed, To pleasure his dainty whim ; And the mouldering dust that years have made Is a merry meal for him. Creeping...twineth, how tight he clings To his friend the huge oak-tree ! And sly he traileth along the ground, And his leaves he gently waves, And he joyously twines...
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The Gardener's Monthly and Horticulturist, Volume 23

Thomas Meehan - Gardening - 1881
...portions of the Creeping where no life is seen, A rare old plant is the ivy green. Fast he atealeth on, though he wears no wings, And a staunch old heart...twineth, how tight he clings To his friend, the huge oak-tree ! And slyly he traileth along the ground, And his leaves he gently waves, A rare old plant...
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A Manual of Composition and Rhetoric

John Seely Hart - 1881
...crumbled, the stones decayed; To pleasure his dainty whim; And the mould'ring dust that years have made la a merry meal for him. Creeping where no life is seen, A rare old plant is the ivy green. DicTcens. CHAPTER VII. POETRY. Defective Definitions. Most of the definitions of Poetry which...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - American poetry - 1882 - 862 pages
...The walls must be crumbled, the stones decayed, To pleasure his dainty whim ; And the mouldering dust that years have made Is a merry meal for him. Creeping...twineth, how tight he clings, To his friend the huge oak-tree ! And slyly he traileth along the ground, And his leaves he gently waves, And he joyously...
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The Cambridge Book of Poetry and Song

Charlotte Fiske Bates - American poetry - 1882 - 882 pages
...The walls must be crumbled, the stones decayed, To pleasure his dainty whim; And the mouldering dust that years have made Is a merry meal for him. Creeping...he! How closely he twineth, how tight he clings To liis friend, the huge oak tree! slyly he traileth along the ground, And liis leaves he gently waves,...
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A Pictorial Handbook to the Valley of the Ribble

Thomas Johnson, Charles Haworth - Ribble River Valley (England) - 1882 - 160 pages
...The walls must be crumbled, the stones decay'd, To pleasure his dainty whim ; And the mould'ring dust that years have made Is a merry meal for him. Creeping...no life is seen, A rare old plant is the Ivy green. Whole ages have fled and their works decay'd, And nations scatter'd been ; But the stout old Ivy shall...
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