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" Where I may sit and rightly spell Of every star that heaven doth shew, And every herb that sips the dew ; Till old experience do attain To something like prophetic strain. "
Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ... - Page 21
by John Aikin - 1843 - 807 pages
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Gleanings from the Poets: For Home and School

Anna Cabot Lowell - American poetry - 1855 - 452 pages
...high, and anthems clear, As may with sweetness, through mine ear, Dissolve me into ecstasies, Arid bring all heaven before mine eyes. And may at last...sit and rightly spell Of every star that heaven doth show, And every herb that sips the dew ; Till old experience do attain To something like prophetic...
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Marmion, by sir W. Scott. With all his intrs., and the editor's notes ...

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1855 - 418 pages
...the Tempest brings, i And may at last my weary ago Find out the peaceful hermitagp, The hairy gmvn and mossy cell, Where I may sit and rightly spell...experience do attain To something like prophetic strain. II Pemeroso. 'Twere sweet, ere yet his terrors rave, To sit upon the Wizard's grave ; That Wizard Priest's,...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - English poetry - 1856 - 574 pages
...service high, and anthems clear, As may with sweetness through mine ear Dissolve me into ecstasies, him who doles the day's thoo will choose to live. " LYCIDAS." In this monody the author bewails a learned friend, unfortunately...
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The Rural Poetry of the English Language: Illustrating the Seasons and ...

Joseph William Jenks - English poetry - 1856 - 578 pages
...with sweetness through mine ear Dissolve me into ecstasies, And bring al! heaven before mine eyea. s oboose to live. " LYCIDAS." In this monody the author bewails a learned friend, unfortunately drowned...
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Black's Guide to the English Lakes

Adam and Charles Black (Firm) - Cumbria (England) - 1856 - 166 pages
...for, and emblematic of, a recluse. Upon the table in the centre these lines are painted : — • " And may at last my weary age Find out the peaceful...experience do attain To something like prophetic strain." The family of Brougham (or Burgham, as it was formerly spelt,) is ancient und respectable. The manor,...
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Great Truths by Great Authors: A Dictionary of Aids to Reflection ...

Aphorisms and apothegms - 1856 - 570 pages
...Confusion sought the Shade, And fill'd each pause the Nightingale had made. Retirement —MUton. A ND may at last my weary Age Find out the peaceful Hermitage,...Experience do attain To something like prophetic strain. Retirement. — Spenser. THE Fields did laugh, the Floures did freshly spring, The Trees did bud, and...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1857 - 334 pages
...service high and anthems clear, As may with sweetness, through mine ear Dissolve me into ecstasies, And bring all Heaven before mine eyes. And may at...Melancholy, give, And I with thee will choose to live. MILTON. 168 ODE ON THE NATIVITY. THIS is the month, and this the happy morn, Wherein the Son of Heaven's...
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Poets and statesmen: their homes and haunts in the neighbourhood of Eton and ...

William Dowling - Literary landmarks - 1857 - 412 pages
...windows richly dight, Casting a dim religious light. There let the pealing organ blow, To the full-voiced quire below, In service high, and anthems clear, As...Where I may sit, and rightly spell Of every star that Heav'n doth shew, And every herb that sips the dew ; Till old experience do attain To something like...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton

John Milton - 1857 - 664 pages
...age Find out the peaceful hermitage, The hairy gown and mossy cell, Where I may sit and rightly sp^ll Of every star that Heaven doth shew, And every herb...Melancholy, give, And I with thee will choose to live. XV. [Part of an entertainment presented to the Countess Dowager of Derby, at Harefield,3 by some noble...
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Hutchings' Illustrated California Magazine, Volume 2

California - 1858 - 614 pages
...longs to be again with Nature. " And may at last my weary age Find out the peaceful hermitage, Th•' hairy gown and mossy cell, "Where I may sit and rightly...experience do attain To something like prophetic strain." Had Milton only written these two short poems, I should have been disposed to look upon him not only...
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