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" MINE be a cot beside the hill, A bee-hive's hum shall soothe my ear ; A willowy brook, that turns a mill, With many a fall, shall linger near. The swallow, oft, beneath my thatch Shall twitter from her clay-built nest ; Oft shall the pilgrim lift the... "
The Poetical Works of Rogers, Campbell, J. Montgomery, Lamb, and Kirke White ... - Page 96
by Samuel Rogers - 1829 - 497 pages
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The Rhyme and Reason of Country Life, Or, Selections from Fields Old and New

Susan Fenimore Cooper - 1855 - 428 pages
...passions and the cares that wither life, And waste its little hour. WILLIAM C. HETANT. XXI. A WISH. MIXE be a cot beside the hill, A bee-hive's hum shall soothe...fall shall linger near. The swallow oft. beneath my thateh, Shall twitter from her clay-built nest ; Oft shall the pilgrim lift the lateh, And share my...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - 1856 - 554 pages
...the smile of Heaven shall lie. ROGERS'S "RURAL RETREAT." MINE be a cot beside the hill ; A bee-hivo's hum shall soothe my ear ; A willowy brook, that turns...latch, And share my meal, a welcome guest. Around my ivied porch shall spring Each fragrant flower that drinks the dew ; And Lucy, at her wheel, shall sing,...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - 1856 - 544 pages
...sky, On all the peaeeful world the smile of Heaven shall lie. EOGEES'S "ECEAL EETEEAT." MINE be a eot t night. Wild beasts of nature in his woods abound...to hardship, and to hemely fare. Nor venerable age thateh, Shall twitter from her elay-bnilt nest ; Oft shall the pilgrim lift the latoh, And share my...
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A Collection of Familiar Quotations: With Complete Indices of Authors and ...

John Bartlett - 1856 - 358 pages
...sees no more, Loved and still loves, — not dead, but gone before, He gathers round him. A Wish. Mine be a cot beside the hill; A beehive's hum shall soothe...turns a mill, With many a fall, shall linger near. To a Tear. That very law which moulds a tear And bids it trickle from its source, That law preserves...
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Salad for the Social

Frederick Saunders - 1856 - 401 pages
...The cock's shrill clarion, or the echoing horn, No more shall rouse them from their lowly bed ;" " The swallow oft beneath my thatch Shall twitter from...lift the latch, And share my meal, a welcome guest." Goldsmith's well-known lines: "Man wants but little here below, Nor wants that little long," were evidently...
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Salad for the social: by the author of 'Salad for the solitary'.

Frederick Saunders - 1856 - 358 pages
...their lowly bed ;" for in his pleasing little poem, " The Wish," he presents us with the following : " The swallow oft beneath my thatch Shall twitter from...lift the latch, And share my meal, a welcome guest." Goldsmith's well-known lines : "Man wants but little here below, Nor wants that little long," were...
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Salad for the Social

1856
...their lowly bed ;" for in his pleasing little poem, " The Wish" he presents us with the following: " The swallow oft beneath my thatch Shall twitter from...lift the latch, And share my meal, a welcome guest." Goldsmith's well-known lines: "Man wants but little here below, Nor wants that little long," — were...
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Salad for the Social

Frederick Saunders - 1856 - 401 pages
...us with the following: " The swallow oft beneath my thatch Shall twitter from her clay-built uest j Oft shall the pilgrim lift the latch, And share my meal, a welcome guest." Goldsmith's well-known lines: " Man wants but little here below, Nor wants that little long,"— were...
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Rhymes and Roundelayes in Praise of a Country Life: Adorned with Many Pictures

1857 - 189 pages
...Vanish into the flood, then, far off, rise again :— Such were their joys ! 94 Howiit. A WISH. iNE be a cot beside the hill ; A bee-hive's hum shall...latch, And share my meal, a welcome guest. Around my ivied porch shall spring Each fragrant flower that drinks the dew And Lucy at her wheel shall sing,...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1857 - 785 pages
...When a. spring-lock, t':at lay in ambush there, Fasten'd her down for ever ! 593 A WISH. Mine be ft cot beside the hill ; A beehive's hum shall soothe...swallow oft beneath my thatch Shall twitter from her clny-built nest; Oft shall the pilgrim lift the latch, And share my meal, a welcome guest. Around my...
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