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" Piper, sit thee down and write In a book that all may read." So he vanished from my sight; And I plucked a hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs Every child may joy to hear. "
The Ladies' Cabinet of Fashion, Music & Romance - Page 20
1867
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 62

1847
...from my sight ; And I plucked a hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to hear." Such was the form under which the muse may be said to have visited and inspired Andersen. He ought...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects

Allan Cunningham - 1830
...from my sight : And I plucked a hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to hear." Another song, called " The Chimney Sweeper," is rude enough truly, but yet not without pathos. " When...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters and Sculptors, Volume 2

Allan Cunningham - 1833
...from my sight ; And I plucked a hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to hear." In a higher and better spirit he wrought with his pencil. But then he imagined himself under spiritual...
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The New Monthly Belle Assemblée, Volumes 66-67

...to hear. " ' Piper, sit thee down and write " And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to...jungle, leaping into the fine drawing-rooms of Cavendish bquare, would hardly create more commotion than such a poem as "The Tiger," charging in among Epistles...
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The Churchman's companion

1882
...from my sight, And I pluck'da hollow reed, "And I made a rural pen, And I stain" d the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs Every child may joy to hear." Who is this child? Is this child nothing more than the mere fabrication of a wildly fanciful brain...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 62

1847
...from my sight ; And I plucked a hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to hear." Such was the form under which the muse may be said to have visited and inspired Andersen. He ought...
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The Illustrated Magazine, Volumes 23-24

1867
...from my sight, And I plucked a hollow reed, ^ " And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to...hear." A native of the jungle, leaping into the fine drawing-room t of Cavendish Square, would hardly create more commotion than such a poem as "The Tiger,"...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters and Sculptors, Volume 2

Allan Cunningham - 1859
...from my sight ; And I plucked a hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stained the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to hear." In a higher and better spirit he wrought with his pencil. But then he imagined himself under spiritual...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 11

1865
...vanish'd from my sight, And I pluck'da hollow reed, And I made a rural pen, And I stain'd the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs Every child may joy to hear. Blake was peculiar in his mode of publication. He engraved his poems, he surrounded each page with...
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Poetry for School and Home, from the best authors. Edited by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...vanish'd from my sight, And I pluck'da hollow reed. And I made a rural pen, And I stain'd the water clear, And I wrote my happy songs, Every child may joy to hear. BLAKE. 2. THE LAMB. LITTLE lamb, who made thee ? Dost thou know who made thee 1 Gave thee life, and...
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