|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (18071882)|
|QUOTATION:||There is a reaper whose name is Death, 1 |
And with his sickle keen
He reaps the bearded grain at a breath,
And the flowers that grow between.
|ATTRIBUTION:||The Reaper and the Flowers.|
There is a Reaper whose name is death.Arnim and Brentano. Erntelied. (From Des Knaben Wunderhorn, ed. 1857, vol. i. p. 59.) [back]