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" And we are put on earth a little space, That we may learn to bear the beams of love; And these black bodies and this sunburnt face... "
Stories from My Attic - Page 15
by Horace Elisha Scudder - 1896 - 269 pages
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The Monthly magazine

Monthly literary register - 1839
...souls have learn'd the heat to bear, The clouds will vanish, we shall hear His voice, Saying, ' Come from the grove, my love and care, And round my golden...me ; And thus I say to little English boy, — When 1 from black, and he from white cloud free, And round the tent of God like lambs we joy, I'1l shade...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

Anna Cabot Lowell - 1846
...souls have learnt the heat to bear, The clouds will vanish, we shall hear his voice, Saying, ' Come from the grove, my love and care, And round my golden..." Thus did my mother say, and kissed me ; And thus say I to little English boy, — When I frovi black, and he from white cloud free, And round the tent...
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

1854 - 430 pages
...souls have learnt the heat to bear, The clouds will vanish, we shall hear his voice, Saying, ' Come from the grove, my love and care, And round my golden..." Thus did my mother say, and kissed me ; And thus say I to little English boy — When I from black and he from white cloud free, And round the tent...
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Gleanings from the Poets for Home and School

1855
...souls have learnt the heat to bear, The clouds will vanish, we shall hear his voice, Saying, ' Come from the grove, my love and care. And round my golden..." Thus did my mother say, and kissed me ; And thus say I to little English boy — When I from black and he from white cloud free, And round the tent...
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Gleanings from the Poets, for Home and School

1855 - 430 pages
...souls have learnt the heat to hear. The clouds will vanish, we shall hear his voice, Saying, ' Come from the grove, my love and care, And round my golden..." Thus did my mother say, and kissed me ; And thus say I to little English boy — When I from black and he from white cloud free, And round the tent...
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The British and Foreign Evangelical Review and Quarterly Record of Christian ...

1868
...grove. " ' For when our souli have learnt the heat to bear, The cloud will vanish, we shall hear liia voice Saying, Come out from the grove, my love and...did my mother say, and kissed me ; And thus I say to litlle English boy : When I from black and he from white cloud free, And round the tent of Qod like...
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Scribners Monthly, Volume 20

1880
...that flawless poem, the " Little Black Boy," with its tender pity so unsurpassably expressed : — " And we are put on earth a little space, That we may...will vanish, we shall hear His voice. Saying, 'Come from the grove, my love and care, And round my golden tent like lambs rejoice : ' " the sobbing of...
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Hours at Home, Volume 11

1870
...bodies and this sunburnt face Are but a cloud, and like a shady grove. ' For when our souls have leam'd the heat to bear, The cloud will vanish ; we shall hear His Toice, Saying, " Come out from the grave, my love and care, And round my golden tent like lambs rejoice.'"...
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The School Board Readers: Standard III : Adapted to the Requirements of the ...

1872 - 160 pages
...bodies and this sunburnt face Are but a cloud, and like a shady grove. " For when our souls have learned the heat to bear, The cloud will vanish, we shall...English boy : When I from black, and he from white clond free, And round the tent of God like lambs we joy, I'll shade him from the heat till he can bear...
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Favorite Authors in Prose and Poetry

James Thomas Fields - 1884
...bodies and this sunburnt face Are but a cloud, and like a shady grove. " For when our souls have learned the heat to bear, The cloud will vanish, we shall...rejoice.' " Thus did my mother say, and kissed me, And thua I say to little English boy : When I from black, and he from white cloud free, And round the tent...
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