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" Graved on the stone beneath yon aged thorn." ["There scattered oft, the earliest of the year, By hands unseen, are showers of violets found ; The redbreast loves to build and warble there, And little footsteps lightly print the ground. "
The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life - Page 109
by George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1833
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Studies in Poetry: Embracing Notices of the Lives and Writings of the Best ...

George Barrell Cheever - American poetry - 1830 - 480 pages
...from place. The lines, however are, in themselves, exquisitely fine, and demand preservation. There scatter'd oft, the earliest of the year, By hands unseen are showers of violets found ; study, and with no other book than an English Testament, such as children carry to the school ; when...
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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History ..., Volumes 3-4

Robert Carruthers - English language - 1830
...setting sua. found ; s . t In early editions this fine stanza preceded the epitaph : There scattered mmer in thy glooms allayed, Thy evening breezes, aud thy noonday shade fouu The redbreast loves to build and warble there, And little footsteps lightly print the ground....
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Letters and journals of lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1831
...excellent things) hut the former are more elegant. The present, at this season, reminds one of G my 's stanza, omitted from his elegy : ' Here scatter'd...By hands unseen, are showers of violets found ; The red-hreasts loves to huild and warhle here. And little footsteps lightly print the ground.' As fine...
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The Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 17

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - Poets, English - 1833
...a mine, — The sea-coal fires, the " earliest of the year;"(') (1) f." Gray's omitted stanza — ' Here scatter'd oft, the earliest of the year, By hands...here, And little footsteps lightly print the ground.' is as fine as any in the Elegy. I wonder that he could have the beart to omit it"— B. Diary, Feb....
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The prediction [by I. Steward].

Isabella Steward - 1834
...sunk into the Ligurian republic, where the Nun and the Maniac were never more heard of. CHAPTER VII. Here scatter'd oft, the earliest of the year By hands...And little footsteps lightly print the ground.— Git AY. Two years after these events, Doctor Ehvin was sent for to the sick bed of the smuggler, Cornelius...
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Works, Volume 2

Thomas Gray - 1835
...the woodlark pip'd her farewell song, With wistful eyes pursue the setting sun : — " And, " There scatter'd oft, the earliest of the year, By hands...violets found : The redbreast loves to build, and warble there, And little footsteps lightly print the ground ! — " though almost unobjectionable* in themselves,...
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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 5

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1835
...the month of February. Both excellent things ; but the former are more 1821. LIFE OF LORD BYRON. 109 elegant. The present, at this season, reminds one...showers of violets found ; The red-breast loves to huild and warble here, And little footsteps lightly print the ground.' As fine a stanza as any in his...
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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His ..., Volume 17

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
...a mine, — The sea-coal fires, the " earliest of the year;"(') (1) t" Gray's omitted stanza — * Here scatter'd oft, the earliest of the year, By hands...here, And little footsteps lightly print the ground* is as fine as any in the Elegy. I wonder that he could have the heart ta prait it"— B. Diary, Feb....
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chaoelle ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1836
...portrays it, is one of the most painful in our literary annals. Genius was to him * " Here scattered oft, the earliest of the year, " By hands unseen,..." And little footsteps lightly print the ground." " I wonder that Gray could have the heart to omit it," ayf Lord Byron in his Diary, February 27. 1821....
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The Violet

Eliza Leslie - Gift books - 1837
...too-fastidious taste expunged from the immortal " Elegy in the Country Church-yard," says, " There scattered oft, the earliest of the year, By hands unseen, are...violets found ; The red-breast loves to build and warble there, And little footsteps lightly print the ground." IDA. — " Showers of violets ;" how beautifully...
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