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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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Biennial report of the State Commission in Lunacy [California]. v ..., Volume 2

1901
...staring eyes meet one's gaze on every hand. Helpless and immedicable they suggest some gruesome shape, dead to rapture and despair, A thing that grieves not and that never hopes." Add to these the tubercular and criminal cases, and the hapless picture is complete. And, constructed...
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Annual Report of the Wisconsin State Horticultural Society, Volume 31

Wisconsin State Horticultural Society - 1901
...Culture must go hand in hand with manual labor. "The man with the hoe," as depicted by Markham, "with the emptiness of ages in his face and on his back the burdens of the world," will soon be — God speed the time — a lost and unknown quantity. To all...
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Annual Report, Volume 56

Ohio State Board of Agriculture - 1902
...Man With the Hoe" in America. Edwin Markham describes him after inspecting Millet's painting of him : "Bowed by the weight of centuries, he leans Upon his...rapture and despair? A thing that grieves not and never hopes, Stolid and stunned, a brother of the ox? Who loosened and let down that brutal jaw? Wbose...
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Labor and Capital: A Discussion of the Relations of Employer and Employed

John Punnett Peters - 1902 - 463 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 energy...
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Oregon Literature

John B. Horner - 1902 - 253 pages
...more than to cause the world to pause and consider these four linea written of the servile laborer: Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...his face, And on his back the burden of the world. People of all nationalities clearly see in these words the man with a hoe as painted by Millet and...
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Sketches of Great Painters for Young People

Mrs. Colonna Murray Dallin - 1902 - 293 pages
...Man with a Hoe, Edwin Markham wrote his remarkable poem with the same title, beginning thus : — " Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...his face, And on his back the burden of the world." The Q-leaners is most beautiful in tone and in harmony of color. Three poor women, in the heat of the...
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Markland Or Nova Scotia: Its History, Natural Resources and Native Beauties

Robert Randall McLeod - 1903 - 603 pages
...moved to immortal verse the muse of Markham, in which he called the world to note this figure as " Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...his face, And on his back the burden of the world." The poet with the license of his craft overdrew the wretchedness of the class, here and there, but...
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Unfrequented Paths: Songs of Nature, Labor and Men

George Edwin McNeill - 1903 - 115 pages
...il : X АЧЭ TI -rN t . : л ': S BL "OVER POLISHED, ROCKY WAYS." — Page 2I. THE RISEN LABORER " Bowed by the weight of centuries, he leans Upon his...on the ground, The emptiness of ages in his face." — MARKHAM. MEN of brief authority and power, Is this the picture you would have us paint ? A man...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - 1904
...low to kill the foe, But too low to touch the spoil. ERNEST CHARLES JONES. THE MAN WITH THE HOE. ' Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...ground, The emptiness of ages in his face, And on his hack the burden of the world." — K. MARKHAM. f-'rt'm an ttching by Kracquemond, after tht painting...
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The World's Best Poetry: Of fancy, of sentiment; [introductory essay] The ...

1904
...WORLD-FAMOUS PAINTING. '• God made man in His own image, In the image of God made He him." — GEN7ESIS. BOWED by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...gazes on the ground, The emptiness of ages in his f;iee, And on his back the burden of the world. Who made him dead to rapture and despair, A thing that...
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