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" I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. By thirty hills I hurry down, Or slip between the ridges, By twenty thorps, a little town, And half a hundred bridges. "
Favorite Poems - Page 90
by Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1877 - 96 pages
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Simple English poems, ed. by H.C. Bowen

Herbert Courthope Bowen - 1879 - 318 pages
...sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. By thirty hills I hurry down, 5 Or slip between the ridges, By twenty thorps, a little...by Philip's farm I flow To join the brimming river, 10 For men may come and men may go, But I go on for ever. I chatter over stony ways, In little sharps...
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The Complete Works of Alfred Tennyson

1879 - 524 pages
...l make a sndden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down . . valley. By thirty hills l hurry down, Or slip between the ridges, By twenty...half a hundred bridges. Till last by Philip's farm l flow To join the brimming river, For men may come and men may go But l go on fo&ever. "Poor lad,...
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Education

Education - 1915 - 728 pages
...the pupil's general knowledge, not his knowledge of the contents of any one text book. MATEBIAL. A. I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden...thorps, a little town, And half a hundred bridges. — The Brook. B. The question with me is not whether you have a right to render your people miserable,...
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Literary Studies from the Great British Authors

Horace Hills Morgan - English literature - 1880 - 474 pages
...of coot and hern, I make a sudden salty, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. s By thirty hills I hurry down, Or slip between the...hundred bridges. Till last by Philip's farm I flow 10 To join the brimming river, For men may come and men may go, But I go on forever. I chatter over...
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Literary Studies from the Great British Authors

Horace Hills Morgan - English literature - 1880 - 476 pages
...a tear must o'er her fall; .He giveth His beloved, sleep." ALFRED TENNYSON. THE BROOK. (An Idyl.) I come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden...sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley. 5 By thirty hills I hurry down, Or slip between the ridges, By twenty thorps, a little town, And half...
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National Repository, Volumes 7-8

American literature - 1880 - 1178 pages
...haunts of coot anil hern, I innke n sudden sally, And sparkle out among the fern To bicker down the valley. By thirty hills I hurry down, Or slip between...ridges, By twenty thorps, a little town, And half n hundred bridges; Till last by Philip's fariii 1 flow, To join the brimming river; For men may come...
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Book of Tales, Being School Readings, Imaginative and Emotional in Prose and ...

William Swinton, George Rhett Cathcart - Readers - 1880 - 294 pages
...I had had more time. THE BOOK OF TALES. 41. -THE BROOK. i. I COME from haunts of coot and hern, 2. By thirty hills I hurry down, Or slip between the ridges, By twenty thorps,ia little town, And half a hundred bridges. 3. Till last by Philip's farm I flow To join the...
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Rhymes and Recollections of a Hand-loom Weaver

William Thom - 1880 - 294 pages
...pretty poem of " The Brook," beginning : — " I come from haunts of coot and hem, I make a sadden sally, And sparkle out among the fern, To bicker down a valley." — that he had singing in his ears the very same measure adopted by Burns to clothe almost the same...
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The works of Alfred Tennyson. With 25 illustr

Alfred Tennyson (1st baron.) - 1881 - 742 pages
...'O babbling brook,' says Edmund in his rhyme, 'Whence come you?' and the brook, why not? replies. 1 come from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden...hundred bridges. Till last by Philip's farm I flow To loin the brimming river. For men may come and men may go, But I go on for ever. ' Poor lad, he died...
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Advanced Readings and Recitations

Austin Barclay Fletcher - Elocution - 1881 - 454 pages
...less than cherubim and seraphim in their loftiest flights and holiest songs. NEWMAN HALL. THE BROOK. I COME from haunts of coot and hern, I make a sudden...thorps, a little town, And half a hundred bridges. I chatter over stony ways, In little sharps and trebles, I bubble into eddying bays, I babble on the...
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