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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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Poverty and Riches: A Study of the Industrial Régime, Volume 25

Scott Nearing - 1916 - 261 pages
...user into man the machine tender. Markham's "Man with the Hoe" was master of his tool. "Bowed with the weight of centuries, he leans upon his hoe and gazes on the ground." Yet, when his contemplation was over, he could shoulder the hoe and take it home. He could wield it,...
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Museum Ideals of Purpose and Method

Benjamin Ives Gilman, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 1918 - 434 pages
...Millet's picture of the "Man with the Hoe" he has eloquently set forth in the poem bearing that title: "Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...his face, And on his back the burden of the world. "Slave of the wheel of labor, what to him Are Plato and the swing of Pleiades? What the long reaches...
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Human Conduct: A Textbook in General Philosophy and Applied Psychology for ...

Charles Clinton Peters - 1918 - 430 pages
...gazes on the ground, The emptiness of ages on his face And on his back the burden of the world. 352 Who made him dead to rapture and despair, A thing...stunned, a brother to the ox? Who loosened and let down his brutal jaw ? Whose was the hand that slanted back his brow? Whose breath blew out the light within...
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Human Traits and Their Social Significance

Irwin Edman - 1919
...status of the agricultural laborer with the stirring momentum of Edwin Markham's The Man With the Hoe': Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...the ox? Who loosened and let down this brutal jaw? 1• Maaefield: Sm-Faer. Whose was the hand that slanted back this brow? Whose breath blew out the...
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Christian Ethics in the Protestant Tradition

Waldo Beach - 1988 - 149 pages
...emancipated us from the weight of drudgery, the dull and menial tasks of Edwin Markham's '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. The machine has freed human labor from drudgery in the field, in the kitchen, in building roads and...
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Good and Evil: Interpreting a Human Condition

Edward Farley - 1991 - 320 pages
...cultural resources of beauty and meaning. This is the victim described by Edwin Markham as " . . . . dead to rapture and despair, a thing that grieves not and that never hopes. . . "3 We should not, however, assume that these negative symbols have no positive content. Positive...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pages
...lonesome place against the sky. (1. 53-56) GN; MoAmPo; OHFP; OHIP; PAH; TrGrPo The Man with the Hoe 5 ase .h . P . (1. 1-4) 6 Who loosened and let down this brutal jaw? (1. 8) 7 Slave of the wheel of labor, what to...
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The Columbia Dictionary of Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1993 - 1092 pages
...743-1 826), US president. Leiter. 28 Ос!. 1 785, 10 politician (later president) James Madison. 1 1 , EDWIN MARKHAM (1852-1940). US poet. The Man with ihe Hoe. 12 No one hates his job so heartily as a...
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Notebooks: Selections from the A.M. Klein Papers

Abraham Moses Klein - 1994 - 260 pages
...for him. The rhetoric, moreover, is conventional - out of the ancient text-books. First exposition: Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...his face, And on his back the burden of the world. Then interrogation: Who made him dead to rapture and despair, A thing that grieves not and that never...
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Economic Thought of Gandhi and Nehru: A Comparative Analysis

O. P. Misra - 1995 - 180 pages
...entitled 'The Man with the Hoe' he saw the tragedy of his own people. He was to quote the poem often: Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...his face And on his back the burden of the world. Nehru's incessant efforts for building a free, fearless and perfect society can be traced, besides...
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