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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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Memorial Tributes Delivered in Congress: John Cornelius Stennis, 1901-1995 ...

1996 - 141 pages
...THE HOE," EDWIN MARKHAM 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 ox? Who loosened and let down this brutal jaw? There is no shape more terrible than this — More tongued with censure of the world's blind greed...
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"De fattige i ňnden--": essays om kultur, normalitet og ufornuft : en ...

Edith Mandrup R°nn - 1996 - 432 pages
...folkloremaler. Inspirerei af dette kendte maleri: "The Man With The Hoe" (1863) skrev Edvin Markham: "Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans/ Upon his hoe and gazes at the ground/ And on his back the burden of the world..." Den omtalte HH Goddard analyserede i 1919...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - 1997 - 625 pages
...273-4, The Parish Register (1807). Repr. in Poetical Works, eds. AJ and RM Carlyle (1908, rev. 1924). Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...his face, And on his back the burden of the world. EDWIN MARKHAM, (1852-1940) US poet. "The Man with the Hoe," st. 1 , The Man with the Hoe and Other...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 pages
...you know is background, what you feel is opinlon. MARKHAM Edwin 1852-1940 6986 'The Man with the Hoe' his immortal day. 10704 'Prometheus Unbound' Familiar...dips His pencil in the gloom of earthquake and eclip MARKS Johnny 1909-1985 6987 'Rudolph, the Red- Nosed Reindeer1 Rudolph, the Red-Nosed Reindeer Had...
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Measuring Minds: Henry Herbert Goddard and the Origins of American ...

Leila Zenderland - 2001 - 466 pages
...study for a popular magazine; Goddard now tried his hand at interpreting Markham's most famous poem. "Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans / upon his hoe and gazes on the ground," this poem began. And while many others had seen in this peasant's stooping posture and uncomprehending...
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Jean-Franšois Millet: Drawn Into the Light

Alexandra R. Murphy, Jean-Franšois Millet, Richard Rand, Brian T. Allen, James A. Ganz, Frick Art & Historical Center, Alexis Goodin - 1999 - 137 pages
...the socialist poet Edwin Markham that was memorized by three generations of American schoolchildren: Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...emptiness of ages in his face And on his back the burdens of the world. How will it be with kingdoms and with kings With those who shaped him to the...
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Osler's "a Way of Life" and Other Addresses, with Commentary and Annotations

Sir William Osler - 2001 - 378 pages
...of you may remember Edwin Markham's poem, "The Man with the Hoe," based on Millet's famous picture. Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...never hopes, Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox? 13 It is a world-old tale, this of the trembling heart, the failing eyes, the desponding mind of the...
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The New Anthology of American Poetry: Traditions and Revolutions, Beginnings ...

Steven Gould Axelrod, Camille Roman, Thomas J. Travisano - 2003 - 768 pages
...American National Biography, vol. 14. New York: Oxford University Press, 1999. The Man with the Hoe Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...world. Who made him dead to rapture and despair, A tiling that grieves not and that never hopes. Stolid and stunned, a brother to the ox? Who loosened...
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Der rothe Doktor von Chicago: ein deutsch-amerikanisches ...

Axel W.-O. Schmidt - 2003 - 602 pages
...Painting by Edwin Markham 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 hoe And ganzes on the ground, The emptiness of ages in his face, And on his back, the burden of the world....
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Labor Rights are Civil Rights: Mexican American Workers in Twentieth-century ...

Zaragosa Vargas, William R Kenan Distinguished Professor of Latino Studies Zaragosa Vargas, Julian Zelizer, Linda Gordon, William Chafe - 2005 - 375 pages
...We Are the Salt of the Earth: Conditions among Mexican Workers in the Early Great Depression Years Bowed by the weight of centuries he leans Upon his...his face, And on his back, the burden of the world. — EDWIN MARKHAM, The Man with a Hoe If there were two less Mexicans in our country the same number...
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