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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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Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ...

1906 - 763 pages
...man's hobby-horse is as tender a part as he has about him, STERNE, Tristram Shandy, II, xii Hoe, — Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his hoe and ga2es on the ground, The emptiness of ages in his face, And on his back the burden of the world, EDWIN...
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New Forces in Old China: An Inevitable Awakening

Arthur Judson Brown - 1907 - 382 pages
...abject fear of evil spirits, I felt that in China is seen in literal truth " The Man with the Hoe." " Bowed by the weight of centuries, he leans Upon his...his face, And on his back the burden of the world. " What gulfs between him and the seraphim, Slave of the wheel of labour, what to him Are Plato and...
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National Idealism and a State Church: A Constructive Essay in Religion

Stanton Coit - 1907 - 386 pages
...and redemptive power with the greatest hymns of the Church — with, let us say, the Magnificat : — Bowed by the weight of centuries, he leans Upon his...hoe and gazes on the ground, The emptiness of ages on his face, And on his back the burden of the world. Who made him dead to rapture and despair, A thing...
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Annual Report, Volume 62

Ohio State Board of Agriculture - 1908
...wonder that generations of such a process prove deadening to the spirit and that a man becomes at last "A thing that grieves not and that never hopes, Stolid and stunned; a brother to the ox." Farm life, in some ways, is a hard life; but the training is invaluable. The boy on the farm cannot...
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The Nineteenth Century and After

Edwin Emerson, Jr. - 1910
...sold to San Francisco. On this subject Edwin Markham, later, wrote his celebrated lines, beginning: "Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...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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The American Magazine, Volume 71

1911
...Markham's poem " The Man with the Hoe," based on Millet's famous picture: — Bowed by the weight oí centuries he leans Upon his hoe and gazes on the ground,...and despair, A thing that grieves not and that never hope?, Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox ? It is a world-old story — this trembling heart,...
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Socialism and the Ethics of Jesus

Henry Clay Vedder - 1912 - 527 pages
...given a true, if terrible, picture of incarnate materialism in his poem, "The Man with the Hoe" : — Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...never hopes, Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox ? ******* Is this the Thing the Lord God made and gave To have dominion over sea and land ; To trace...
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The Nineteenth Century and After: A History Year by Year from A.D ..., Volume 3

Edwin Emerson - 1912 - 1382 pages
...sold to San Francisco. On this subject Edwin Markham, later, wrote his celebrated lines, beginning: "Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...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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Exercises for Parsing and Analysis

Augusta Choate, Gertrude Hartman - 1912 - 157 pages
...daughter. 34 49. Let music swell the breeze, And ring from all the trees Sweet Freedom's song. 50. Bowed by the weight of centuries, he leans Upon his...his face, And on his back the burden of the world. 5.1. Behold her single in the field. Yon solitary Highland lass. 52. Three weeks we westward bore....
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Woman's Share in Social Culture

Anna Garlin Spencer - 1912 - 331 pages
...peculiar province." Markham pictures the man-drudge— " Bowed with the weight of centuries he lean* Upon his hoe, and gazes on the ground; The emptiness...his face And on his back the burden of the world." 4 Otis T. Maaon, Woman's Share in Primitive Cuttmrt. But long before the centuries were counted, or...
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