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" Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, The emptiness of ages in his face, And on his back the burden of the world. "
Medical Herald - Page 41
1914
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An American Anthology, 1787-1900: Selections Illustrating the Editor's ...

Edmund Clarence Stedman - 1900 - 878 pages
...he leans Upon his hoc and gazes on the ground, The emptiness of uges iu his faee, And on liis hack the burden of the world. Who made him dead to rapture and despair, A thing that grieves not and that ucvvr hopes, Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox ? Who loosened and let down this brutal jaw ?...
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A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year, Volume 3

Edwin Emerson - 1900
...late in the century, wrote his celebrated lines : Bowed by the weight of centuries he loans "The Man Upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, The emptiness of ages in his face, And on his back tha burden of the world. Who made him dead to rapture and despair, A thing that grieves not and that...
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Locomotive Firemen's Magazine, Volume 27

1899
...interprets its meaning: "God made man In His own image, in the Image of God made He him."— Genesis. OWED by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, The emptiness cf ages In his face, And on his back the burden of the world. Who made him dead to rapture and despair,...
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Biennial Report of the Board of State Commissioners of Public Charities of ...

Illinois. Board of State Commissioners of Public Charities - 1900
...on their backs; it would be blind stupidity to deny that; but what I would dispute is that they are "dead to rapture and despair, a thing that grieves not and that never hopes, stolid and stunned, as brother to the ox, to whom the swing of the Pleiades, the peaks of song, the rift of dawn, the reddening...
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The Overland Monthly

1900
...responsibility to them; the responsibility Is fate's, heredity's, nature's, God's, and the Hoe-Man's own. This " thing that grieves not and that never hopes, Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox," stands there in the open of the world, alone, victim of inexorable forces that are beyond human control;...
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Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 57

1900
...remarkable poem founded on Millet's "Man with the Hoe," urges this very searching interrogatory : — " Who made him dead to rapture and despair? A thing that grieves not, and never hopes? Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox ? " Certainly, not America, where no such peasant...
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The Times and Young Men

Josiah Strong - 1901 - 247 pages
...power of thought are well-nigh dead within him. Here is the poet's picture of the typical peasant : " The emptiness of ages in his face, And on his back...never hopes, Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox ? " Muscular toil, prolonged to exhaustion, has robbed the peasant's brain and nerves of that vital...
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Proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction, at the ...

National Conference of Charities and Correction (U.S.). Session - 1901
...which in some measure fulfils Edwin Markham's vision of " The Man with the Hoe" : — " Bowed with the weight of centuries, he leans Upon his hoe, and...his face, And on his back the burden of the world." Work alone can never be enough. There must be some result and progress to redeem life from utter barrenness....
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A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year, Volume 3

Edwin Emerson - 1902
...Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans "The MD Upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, with tbe The emptiness of ages in his face, And on his back...made him dead to rapture and despair, A thing that grievea not and that never hopes, Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox? Who loosened and let down...
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The Anglo-American Magazine, Volume 6

1901
...hopeless sort which, operating through ages of oppression, defeats the ends of evolution, and makes " A thing that grieves not and that never hopes. Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox." Witness the strong charge Markham makes in the following lines, when reflecting on this misshapen image...
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