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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 Complete Poetical Works of James Russell Lowell

James Russell Lowell - 1896 - 528 pages
...duty man with listless spirit stands, Erelong the Great Avenger takes the work from out his hands. TO THE DANDELION DEAR common flower, that grow'st...blithesome May, Which children pluck, and, full of pride nphold, High-hearted buccaneers, o'erjoyed that they An Eldorado in the grass have found, Which not...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - 1896 - 676 pages
...DANDELION. DEAR common flower, that growest beside the way, [gold, "•ringing the dusty road with harmless First pledge of blithesome May, Which children pluck, and, full of pride, ui hold, [they High-hearted buccaneers, o'erjoyed that An Eldorado in the grass have found, Which not...
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Introduction to American Literature: Including Illustrative Selections, with ...

Franklin Verzelius Newton Painter - 1897 - 554 pages
...love 1 see." 9. Lowell was fond of the dandelion, which gives name to one of his finest poems : — " Dear common flower, that grow'st beside the way, Fringing the dusty road with harmless gold." IO. Not unlike the musing organist, the poet has been letting his fingers wander as they list. But...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...DANDELION. DEAR, common flower, that growest beside the way, [gold, Fringing the dusty road with harmless First pledge of blithesome May, Which children pluck, and, full of pride, uphold, [they High-hearted buccaneers, o'erjoyed that An Eldorado in the grass have found, Which not the rich...
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The Public-school Journal: Devoted to the Theory and Art of ..., Volume 17

1898
...that do often lie too deep for tears." — Wordswarui. DANDELION. "Dear common flower, that growest beside the way, £, Fringing the dusty road with harmless...First pledge of blithesome May, Which children pluck, aad, full of pride, uphold, High-hearted buccaneers, o'er joyed that they An Eldorado In the grass...
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The New Century Fourth Reader: Selected and Adapted from the World's ...

1899 - 312 pages
...settle. pSr' pfin dlę' tt lar, a vertical line. tile, cover. TO THE DANDELION. JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL. Dear common flower, that grow'st beside the way, Fringing...uphold, High-hearted buccaneers, o'erjoyed that they An El Dorado in the grass have found, Which not the rich earth's ample round May match in wealth, thou...
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The New Century First [-- ] Reader, Book 4

1899
...settle. pSr' pen dIę' fl lar, a vertical line. tIle, cover. TO THE DANDELION. JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL. Dear common flower, that grow'st beside the way, Fringing...uphold, High-hearted buccaneers, o'erjoyed that they An El Dorado in the grass have found, Which not the rich earth's ample round May match in wealth, thou...
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An Introduction to the Study of Literature: For the Use of Secondary and ...

Edwin Herbert Lewis - 1899 - 410 pages
...admired by Edgar Poe, whose ear for music in poetry was very true. TO THE DANDELION JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL Dear common flower, that grow'st beside the way, Fringing...uphold, High-hearted buccaneers, o'erjoyed that they 5 An Eldorado in the grass have found, Which not the rich earth's ample round May match in wealth,...
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Nature Pictures by American Poets

1899 - 260 pages
...sea." Lowell revealed a frank, unquestioning pleasure in outdoor life ; he rejoiced in the bobolink and the dandelion : — " Dear common flower, that grow'st...with harmless gold, First pledge of blithesome May." With the same simple, childlike pleasure, coupled with an artist's expression, he describes the roistering...
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Landscape Art of James Russell Lowell

Estelle Hayden - 1899 - 252 pages
...difficult to conceive of a better idealization of a common subject than the first three lines of this poem, "Dear, common flower, that grow'st beside the way, Fringing the dusty road with harmless gold that it is not easy to tell which is his favorite. Is it the dandelion? He is partial to all field...
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