The Sylvan Cabin

A Centenary Ode on the Birth of Lincoln and Other Verse

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Published: 1911
Language: English
Wordcount: 10,876 / 40 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 65.1
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 318
Added to site: 2008.07.12
mnybks.net#: 21490
Origin: gutenberg.org
Genre: Poetry
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old earth,
For her coffers filled with their countless worth,
For the flocks which feed on a thousand hills,
For the rippling streams which turn the mills,
For the lowing herds in the lovely vale,
For the songs of gladness on the gale,--
From the Gulf and the Lakes to the Oceans' banks,--
Lord God of Hosts, we give Thee thanks!

For the farmer reaping his whitened fields,
For the bounty which the rich soil yields,
For the cooling dews and refreshing rains,
For the sun which ripens the golden grains,
For the beaded wheat and the fattened swine,
For the stallèd ox and the fruitful vine,
For the tubers large and cotton white,
For the kid and the lambkin frisk and blithe,
For the swan which floats near the river-banks,--
Lord God of Hosts, we give Thee thanks!

For the pumpkin sweet and the yellow yam,
For the corn and beans and the sugared ham,
For the plum and the peach and the apple red,
For the dear old press where

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