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" The royal feast was done; the King Sought some new sport to banish care, And to his jester cried: "Sir Fool, Kneel now, and make for us a prayer!" The jester doffed his cap and bells, And stood the mocking court before; , They could not see the bitter... "
Poems - Page 62
by Edward Rowland Sill - 1887 - 112 pages
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Poems

Edward Rowland Sill - 1887 - 112 pages
...striving, Thy quest is found : Be still and listen ; Be still and drink the quiet Of all around. o' Not for thy crying, Not for thy loud beseeching, Will...voice arose : " O Lord, Be merciful to me, a fool ! " No pity, Lord, could change the heart From red with wrong to white as wool ; The rod must heal...
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Iliff's Select Readings for Public and Private Entertainment: Containing ...

John W. Iliff - 1893 - 519 pages
...more the kiss of Florence Thrilled the lips of little Paul ! BAYARD TAYLOR. THE FOOL'S PRAYER. The royal feast was done ; the king Sought some new sport...pleading voice arose: " O Lord, Be merciful to me, a fool ! " No pity, Lo.d, could change the heart From red with wrong to white as wool : The rod must heal...
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More Borrowings: A Compilation of Healthful Thoughts from Great Authors

1893 - 95 pages
...day needs, that shall thou ask, Each day will set its proper task. —Gottiir. THE FOOL'S PRAYER. The royal feast was done ; the King Sought some new sport...pleading voice arose: "O Lord, Be merciful to me, a fool ! "No pity, Lord, could change the heart From red with wrong to white as wool ; The rod must heal the...
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The Dayspring from on High

Emma Forbes Cary - 1893 - 279 pages
...; the king Sought some new sport to banish care, And to his jester cried : " Sir Fool, Kneel down, and make for us a prayer ! " The jester doffed his...monarch's silken stool ; His pleading voice arose : " 0 Lord, Be merciful to me, a fool ! " Our faults no tenderness should ask, The chastening stripes...
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Everybody's Book of Short Poems: Selected from Out-of-the-way Sources

Eli Lemon Sheldon - 1895 - 319 pages
...new sport to banish care, And to his jester cried : " Sir Fool, Kneel now, and make for us a prayer!" They could not see the bitter smile Behind the painted...voice arose : " O Lord, Be merciful to me, a fool ! H No pity, Lord, could change the heart From red with wrong to white as wuol, The rod must heal the...
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The Treasury of American Sacred Song: With Notes Explanatory and Biographical

William Garrett Horder - 1896 - 387 pages
...of a Father's hand we follow — His love alone is there, No curse, no care. THE FOOL'S PRAYER THE royal feast was done; the King Sought some new sport...voice arose : ' O Lord, Be merciful to me, a fool ! ' No pity, Lord, could change the heart From red with wrong to white as wool ; The rod must heal...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 34

Charles Dudley Warner - 1896
...Infinite love will lead thee home. T THE FOOL'S PRAYER HE royal feast was done; the King Sought out some new sport to banish care. And to his jester cried...voice arose: — *O Lord, Be merciful to me, a fool! * No pity, Lord, could change the heart From red with wrong to white as wool : The rod must heal the...
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The Magazine of Poetry and Literary Review, Volume 6

Charles Wells Moulton - 1894
...new sport to banish care, And to his jester cried: " Sir Fool, Kneel now, and make for us a prayer! " He bowed his head and bent his knee Upon the monarch's...pleading voice arose: "O Lord, Be merciful to me, a fool! " No pity. Lord, could change the heart From red with wrong to white as wool; The rod must heal the...
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The Golden Treasury of American Songs and Lyrics

Frederic Lawrence Knowles - 1897 - 319 pages
...and storm, — Wait, till I come to thee ! HP SPOFFORD. BOOK THIRD. THE FOOL'S PRAYER. $oof g '"THE royal feast was done; the King Sought some new sport...voice arose : " O Lord, Be merciful to me, a fool ! " No pity, Lord, could change the heart From red with wrong to white as wool ; The rod must heal...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: A-Z

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - 1897
...Infinite love will lead thee home. T THE FOOL'S PRAYER HE royal feast was done ; the King Sought out some new sport to banish care, And to his jester cried:...voice arose : — " O Lord, Be merciful to me, a fool ! "No pity, Lord, could change the heart From red with wrong to white as wool: The rod must heal the...
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