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" His hair is crisp, and black, and long, His face is like the tan; His brow is wet with honest sweat, He earns whate'er he can, And looks the whole world in the face, For he owes not any man. "
The American Reader: Words That Moved a Nation - Seite 120
von Diane Ravitch - 2000 - 656 Seiten
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 Seiten
...bearded grain at a breath, And the flowers that grow between. "The Reaper and the Flowers" st. 1 (1839) 7 A Dictionary of the English Language preface (1755)...and without any patronage of the great; * inconve "The Village Blacksmith" st. I (1839) 8 His brow is wet with honest sweat, He earns whate'er he can,...
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Miles Apart: As I Remember My Irish Childhood... from There to Here

Agnes B. Cagney - 2006 - 163 Seiten
...exciting place to watch the large bellows send the sparks from the coal fire flying in all directions. Under a spreading chestnut tree The village smithy...the muscles of his brawny arms Are strong as iron hands. -"The Village Blacksmith," by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow The sound of the bellows and the swish...
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Leading Lives That Matter: What We Should Do and Who We Should Be

Mark R. Schwen, Dorothy C. Bass - 2006 - 545 Seiten
...What "lesson" has the blacksmith taught? What can we learn from him? Under a spreading chestnut-tree The village smithy stands; The smith, a mighty man...muscles of his brawny arms Are strong as iron bands. From The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin...
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Why Did the Chicken Cross the Road?

Larry Murdock - 2008 - 216 Seiten
...with the above first lines on the village smithy - which, by the way, inspired a wonderful painting: "The smith a mighty man is he, With large and sinewy...muscles of his brawny arms Are strong as iron bands." You get the idea. A mighty man? Iron bands? Longfellow's versifying immediately goes down in a heap,...
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