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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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The Centennial History of Oregon, 1811-1912, Volume 1

Joseph Gaston - 1912
...Berkeley. His most remarkable poem is "The Man with a Hoe" — a part of which are the following lines : Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his hoe and gazes at the ground The emptiness of ages in his face, And on his back the burden of the world. Who made...
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The Little Book of Modern Verse: A Selection from the Work of ...

Jessie Belle Rittenhouse - 1913 - 211 pages
...To-day! Helen Gray Cone. THE MAN WITH THE HOE (Written after seeing Millet's world-famous painting) BOWED by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...despair, A thing that grieves not and that never hopes, THE MAN WITH THE HOE 117 Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox? Who loosened and let down this brutal...
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The Bible Magazine, Volume 1

1913
...for their 'services,' and at the end little is left for his own family. As he stands near the furrow, The emptiness of ages in his face, And on his back the burden of the world, he is the symbol of India in her helplessness and despair. Mute in his anguish, half-unconscious of...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett, Nathan Haskell Dole - 1914 - 1454 pages
...EDWIN MARKHAM. 1852The crest and crowning of all good, Life's final star, is Brotherhood. Brotherhood. Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...his face, And on his back the burden of the world. HENRY VAN DYKE. 1852Men have dulled their eyes with sin, And dimmed the light of heaven with doubt,...
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Asia at the Door: A Study of the Japanese Question in Continental United ...

Kiyoshi Karl Kawakami - 1914 - 263 pages
...spirit of freedom upon which the great Republic is founded. He has begun to realize that he is no longer "A thing that grieves not and that never hopes, Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox.'.' Here, in the islands of Hawaii, the East has met the West, and the aggressive, restless, nervous Occident...
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Asia at the Door: A Study of the Japanese Question in Continental United ...

Kiyoshi Karl Kawakami - 1914 - 263 pages
...spirit of freedom upon which the great Republic is founded. He has begun to realize that he is no longer "A thing that grieves not and that never hopes, Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox.V Here, in the islands of Hawaii, the East has met the West, and the aggressive, restless, nervous...
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Rising Churches in Non-Christian Lands: Lectures Delivered on the College of ...

Arthur Judson Brown - 1915 - 236 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." "In certain occupations in China men are literally killing themselves by their exertions. The term...
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Sketches of Great Painters

Edwin Watts Chubb - 1915 - 263 pages
...ago." From this one can readily see that Millet did not think of his toiler as described by Markham: Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...his face, And on his back the burden of the world. When in 1850 " The Sower," now in the Metropolitan Art Museum, was first exhibited in the Salon, Theophile...
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Agriculture and Life: A Text-book for Normal Schools and Teachers' Reading ...

Arthur Dayton Cromwell - 1915 - 369 pages
...this connection I wish that the teacher would read Markham's " Man with the Hoe," and ask herself: Who made him dead to rapture and despair, A thing...never hopes, Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox? If there be such among us. or if wo develop a country peasantry as low and degraded as that of Europe,...
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Great Spiritual Writers of America

George Hamlin Fitch - 1916 - 163 pages
...fourth, merely to give an idea of the quality of the verse and its large number of unforgetable lines : Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...never hopes, Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox? I Who loosened and let down that brutal jaw? Whose was the hand that slanted back this brow? Whose...
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