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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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American Poems, 1776-1900: With Notes and Biographies

Augustus White Long - 1905 - 368 pages
...THE PAINTING BY MILLET God made man in His own image, in the image of God made He him. — GENESIS. BOWED by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...the world. Who made him dead to rapture and despair, j A thing that grieves not and that never hopes, Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox ? Who loosened...
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Charlotte Wood Slocum Lectures

1905
...civilization has loosened the jaw of his high purpose, and blown out the divine light in his brain. " Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, " The Man with the Hoe " 3 The emptiness of ages in his face, And on his back the burden of the world. Who...
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The Craftsman, Volume 8

Gustav Stickley - 1905
...despair." It may be putting it strongly, yet we all have seen men who not inaptly could be described as : "A thing that grieves not, and that never hopes, Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox." On the other hand, when men love their work, how agreeable life is ; how smoothly everything seems...
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The Park Review, Volume 6

1905
...indifference characterizes the race. "Bowed by the weight of centuries, • ••••• The emptiness of ages in his face, And on his back the burden of the world. ***•* Sso have l seen on Shafta's top, a pine Stand silent on a cliff, Strlpt of Its glory...
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The Case of Russia: A Composite View

Alfred Rambaud, Vladimir Gregorievitch Simkhovitch, Peter Roberts, Isaac Aaronovich Hourwich - 1905 - 387 pages
...of Europe have been silent and emperors taken council. But the Slav peasant; " A thing that groans not and that never hopes, Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox ? " what of him? Mr. NT Bacon has said (Yale Review, May, 1904, p. 53) : "From our standpoint the Russian...
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Days and Deeds: A Book of Verse for Children's Reading and Speaking

1906 - 399 pages
...world-famous painting) "God made man in His own image, in the image of God made He him."- — Genesis. Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...never hopes, Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox ? Whose was the hand that slanted back this brow ? Whose breath blew out the light within this brain...
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The Christ of English Poetry: Being the Hulsean Lectures Delivered Before ...

Charles William Stubbs - 1906 - 216 pages
...Some of you, perhaps, may know the fine interpretation of that picture by a modern Californian poet. " Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...that grieves not and that never hopes, Stolid and stunn'd, a brother to the ox ? Who loosened and let down this brutal jaw ? Whose was the hand that...
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The Christ of English Poetry: Being the Hulsean Lectures

Charles William Stubbs - 1906 - 216 pages
...Some of you, perhaps, may know the fine interpretation of that picture by a modern Californian poet. " Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...that grieves not and that never hopes, Stolid and stunn'd, a brother to the ox ? Who loosened and let down this brutal jaw ? Whose was the hand that...
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1861-1906

Edwin Emerson - 1906
...subject Edwin Markham, later, wrote his celebrated lines, beginning: "Bowed by the weight of centuries ho leans Upon his hoe and gazes on the ground, The emptiness...his face, And on his back the burden of the world." In Spain, as soon as the force of the victory of the counter-revolution was felt at Madrid, Loma took...
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Golden Poems by British and American Authors

Francis Fisher Browne - 1906 - 526 pages
...the dead already, — And hurrah for the next that dies ! BARTHOLOMEW BOWLING. THE MAN WITH THE HOE BOWED by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his hoe and gazes oil the ground, The emptiness of ages in his face, And on his back the burden of the world. Who made...
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