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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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One Hundred and One Famous Poems: With a Prose Supplement

1920 - 186 pages
...before; They could not see the hitter smile Behind the painted grin he wore. He howed his head, and hent his knee Upon the monarch's silken stool; His 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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Story, Essay, and Verse: Modern Prose and Poetry Selected from the Atlantic ...

Charles Swain Thomas, Harry Gilbert Paul - 1921 - 394 pages
...the day." But* ere they knelt, he threw the. grapes aw,ay. THE FOOL'S PRAYER EDWARD ROWLAND SILL 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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A Book of British and American Verse

Henry Van Dyke, Hardin Craig, Asa Don Dickinson - 1922 - 1908 pages
...O'Shanter's mare. za 1791. Robtrt fl:. M ••. SHORT STORIES IN VERSE • • • THE FOOL'S PRAYER i 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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Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring ...

Elbert Hubbard - 1923 - 228 pages
...though we had never spoken to him and he, perhaps, had barely heard our names — we always wrote 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 World's Great Religious Poetry

Caroline Miles Hill - 1923 - 836 pages
...thro' the wide universe, Well-being's breath distills. THE FOOL'S PRAYER l EDWARD ROWLAND SILL 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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American Poetry

Alban Bertram De Mille - 1923 - 350 pages
...new sport to banish care, And to his jester cried: "Sir Fool, Kneel now, and make for us a prayer!" w The jester doffed his cap and bells, And stood the...pleading voice arose: "O Lord, Be merciful to me, a fool! 5 "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 World's Great Religious Poetry

Caroline Miles Hill - 1923 - 836 pages
...king Sought some new sport to banish care, And to his jester cried: "Sir Fool, Kneel now, and make a prayer!" " The jester doffed his cap and bells,...silken stool; His pleading voice arose : "O Lord, Be merci f ul to me, a fool ! "No pity, Lord, could change the heart From red with wrong, to white as...
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Editorial English

Arnold Levitas - 1924 - 320 pages
...whcthcr actually quoted or not, should begin with a capital letter. Then Elijah said, Thou art the man. His pleading voice arose: "O Lord, be merciful to me, a fool! " b. A fragmentary quotation needs no capital. The "carriage," so called, was really a wagon. The writer's...
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The Mines Magazine, Volumes 3-4

1913
...most costly item in an expense account. THE FOOL'S PRAYER. The royal feast was done; the king Brought some new sport to banish care, And to his jester cried:...monarch's silken stool; His pleading voice arose: "Oh Lord, Be merciful to me, a fool!" "No pity, Lord, could change the heart From red with wrong to...
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Education Manual, Issue 131, Part 1

United States Armed Forces Institute - 1942
...heroic day. THE FOOLS PRAYER The royal feast was done; the King Sought some new sport to banish care, The jester doffed his cap and bells, And stood the...pleading voice arose: "O Lord, Be merciful to me, a fool! " 'Tis not by guilt the onward sweep Of truth and right, O Lord, we stay; 'Tis by our follies that...
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