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" THE DANDELION. DEAR common flower, that grow'st beside the way, Fringing the dusty road with harmless gold, First pledge of blithesome May, Which children pluck, and, full of pride, uphold, High-hearted buccaneers, o'erjoyed that they An Eldorado in the... "
The North American Review - Page 442
edited by - 1848
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The Family Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best ...

William Cullen Bryant - 1880 - 1128 pages
...beside the way, 'ringing the dusty road with harmless gold, First pledge of blithesome May, I'hich children pluck, and, full of pride, uphold, High-hearted buccaneers, o'erjoyed that they .n El Dorado in the grass have found, Which not the rich earth's ample round [ay match iu wealth —...
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Pepacton

John Burroughs - 1881 - 268 pages
...dandelion. The last, 1 think, is the most pleasing of these poems : — " Dear common flower, that growest beside the way, Fringing the dusty road with harmless gold, First pledge of blithesome May." The dandelion is indeed, in our latitude, the pledge of May. It comes when the grass is short, and...
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The School Journal, Volume 79

1911
...school or for home use. A postal will bring it to you. AMERICAN BOOK COMPANY NEW YORK CINCINNATI CHICAGO first pledge of blithesome may, Which children pluck, and full of pride, Dixon's Manual Training Pencils. Fine quality, hexagon shape, bronze green finish. In dozen packages,...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - 1882 - 906 pages
...freed From life, you then are prized ; thus prized ar» poets too. WALTER SJTVAOK LAN DOB. So tljc Dandelion. DEAR common flower, that grow'st beside...o'erjoyed that they An Eldorado in the grass have found, tiold mich as thine ne'er drew the Spanish prow Through the primeval hush of Imlian ««is; Nor. wrinkled...
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The girls' book of poetry, a selection from British and American poets

Girls - 1883
...bravery ! Thy songs were made for the pure and free, They shall never sound in slavery ! ' ' Moore. TO THE DANDELION. DEAR common flower, that grow'st...High-hearted buccaneers, o'erjoyed that they An Eldorado on the grass have found, Which not the rich earth's ample round May match in wealth ; thou art more...
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The Civil service year book and official calendar

1884
...Write oat in your own words the full meaning of the following :— Dear common flower, that growest beside the way, Fringing the dusty road with harmless...o'erjoyed that they An Eldorado in the grass have found. 3. Say what is meant by the words noun, adjective, verb'( What kinds are there of each ? Write sentences...
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A Year of Sunshine: Cheerful Extracts for Every Day in the Year

Kate Sanborn - 1884 - 396 pages
...Mary.' " Second Swell. — " Clevaw ideaw, bah Jove ! Make awystaws good to June, you know ! " Exchange. TO THE DANDELION. DEAR common flower, that grow'st...with harmless gold, First pledge of blithesome May, Thou teachest me to deem More sacredly of every human heart, Since each reflects in joy its scanty...
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Pepacton [essays]. Author's ed

John Burroughs - 1884
...dandelion. The last, I think, is the most pleasing of these poems : — " Dear common flower, that growest beside the way, Fringing the dusty road with harmless gold, First pledge of blithesome May." The dandelion ia indeed, in our latitude, the pledge of May. It comes when the grass is short, and...
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The Poetical Works

James Russell Lowell - 1885 - 518 pages
...duty man with listless spirit stands, Ere long the Great Avenger takes the work from out his hands. TO THE DANDELION. DEAR common flower, that grow'st...the rich earth's ample round May match in wealth, — tliou art more dear to me Than all the prouder summerblooms may be. Gold such as thine ne'er drew...
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Poets of America

Edmund Clarence Stedman - 1885 - 556 pages
...ranks with the selectest of Wordsworth and Keats, to whom imaginative diction came intuitively, — " Dear common flower, that grow'st beside the way, Fringing the dusty road with harmless gold," and both thought and language are felicitous throughout : — " Thou art my tropics and mine Italy...
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