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" Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learned to stray ; Along the cool sequestered vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. "
The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in Connection with the ... - Page 144
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The happy family; or, Selfishness and self-denial, by the author of 'Simple ...

Happy family - 1851
...in Gray's Elegy have always had a charm for me ' Far from the busy world's ignoble strife, His sober wishes never learned to stray ; Along the cool sequestered vale of life, He kept the noiseless tenor of his way." Such I hoped might be my lot ; but when the letter from Mr....
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Vallis Eboracensis: Comprising the History and Antiquities of Easingwold and ...

Thomas Gill - Easingwold (England) - 1852 - 456 pages
...of Selbourne would have said, what the author of the Elegy would have sung, "Far from the madd'ning crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learned...vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way." Living under a continuous succession of good landlords, the dauntless breast of no village Hampden...
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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - History - 1853
...heap the shrine of luxury and pride With incense kindled at the muse's flame. Par from the maddening crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learned...vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Yet ev'n these bones, from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh, With uncouth...
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Poets of England and America: being selections from the best authors of both ...

Biography & Autobiography - 1853 - 472 pages
...heap the shrine of Luxury and Pride With incense kindled at the Muse's flame. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learned...vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. 378 ELEGY. Yet e'en these bones from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still erected nigh,...
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Select specimens of English prose [ed.] by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1853
...Boldier'a wpwfcfcre." Campbell. Sequestro, / separate from ; as, sequestrate. " Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife. Their sober wishes never learned...vale of life, They kept the noiseless tenor of their way." Cray. Sequor, / follow ; secutus, followed ; as consequent, persecute, execute. Seraglio,...
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HISTORICAL AND DESCRIPTIVE SKETCHES OF NORFOLK AND VICINITY

WILLIAM S. FORBEST - 1853
...repose, and the winds sighing through their branches, sing their only requiem ! 'Far from the madd'ning crowd's ignoble strife Their sober wishes never learned...vale of life, They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.' " Not a family in this section but has a relative or friend resting here. The great, the proud,...
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The Baptist children's magazine (ed. by J.F. Winks).

Joseph Foulkes Winks - 1853
...that the rod of empire might have swayed, Or waked to ecstacy the living lyre. Far from the maddening crowd's ignoble strife Their sober wishes never learned...vale of life They kept the noiseless tenor of their way." " And I remember," said Annie, " a remark I heard some time since, which, perhaps, is appropriate...
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Historical and descriptive sketches of Norfolk and vicinity: including ...

William S. Forrest - Norfolk (Va.) - 1853 - 496 pages
...repose, and the winds sighing through their branches, sing their only requiem ! ' Far from the madd'ning crowd's ignoble strife Their sober wishes never learned...vale of life, They kept the noiseless tenor of their way.' " Not a family in this section but has a relative or friend resting here. The great, the proud,...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Rhetorical Guide, Or, Fifth Reader of the Eclectic ...

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1853 - 480 pages
...conscious truth to hide ; 19. Far from the madding crowd's ignoble strife, Their sober wishes never learn'd to stray : Along the cool, + sequestered vale of life, They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. 20. Yet e'en these bones, from insult to protect, Some frail memorial still, erected nigh, With...
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City and Country Life: Or, Moderate Better Than Rapid Gains

Mary Ide Torrey - American fiction - 1853 - 318 pages
...looking out. How contentedly they lived, the reader shall now see. CHAPTER II. THE EDWARDS FAMILY. Along the cool, sequestered vale of life, They kept the noiseless tenor of their way. Gray's Elegy. THE stern discipline of early poverty had given to Mrs. Edwards's naturally...
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