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" Ye stars ! which are the poetry of heaven ! If in your bright leaves we would read the fate Of men and empires, — 'tis to be forgiven, That in our aspirations to be great, Our destinies o'erleap their mortal state, And claim a kindred with you ; for... "
Beauties of the Country: Or, Descriptions of Rural Customs, Objects, Scenery ... - Page 283
by Thomas Miller - 1837 - 425 pages
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The works of the rt. hon. lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1824
...fate Of men and empires,— 'tis to he forgiven, That in our aspirations to he great, Our destinics o'erleap their mortal state, And claim a kindred with you ; for ye are A heauty and a mystery, and ereate In us such love and reverenee from afar, That fortune, fame, power,...
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The North American Review, Volume 21

North American review and miscellaneous journal - 1825
...extravagant. Ye stars ! that are the poetry of heaven ! If in your bright leaves we would read the fate Of men and empires, — 'tis to be forgiven, That in our...fortune, fame, power, life, have named themselves a star. No one, whose mind was really elevated and purified by the solemn grandeur of a midnight sky, would...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of lord Byron

George Clinton (biographer of Byron.) - 1825
...Ye stare ! which are the poetry of heaven ! If in your bright leaves we would read the fate Of men and empires — 'tis to be forgiven, That, in our...fortune, fame, power, life, have named themselves a ylar. All heaven and earth are slill — though not in sleep, But breathless, as we grow when feeling...
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The complete works of lord Byron with a biogr. and critical ..., Volumes 1-2

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1825
...are the poetry of heaven! If in your bright leaves we would read the fate Of men and empires,—'t is to be forgiven, That in our aspirations to be great,...fortune, fame, power, life, have named themselves a star. LXXXIX. All heaven and earth are still—though not in sleep, But breathless, as we grow when feeling...
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A Review of the Character and Writings of Lord Byron

Andrews Norton, Willard Phillips - 1826 - 158 pages
...extravagant. Ye stars ! that are the poetry of heaven 1 If in your bright leaves we would read the fat* Of men and empires, — 'tis to be forgiven, That in our...fortune, fame, power, life, have named themselves a star. • - ,'. ' I' No one, whose mind was really elevated and purified by the solemn grandeur of a midnight...
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The Works of Lord Byron: Complete in One Volume

George Gordon NoŽl Byron - 1826 - 776 pages
...into Nature's breast the spirit of her hues. Of men and empires, — 'tis to be forgiven, That in onr aspirations to be great, Our destinies o'erleap their...have named themselves a star. All heaven and earth arc still — though not in sleep, But breathless, as we grow when feeling most ; And silcnt,as we...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1826
...of her hue*. LXXXVIII. Ye stars! which are the poetry of heaven ! If in your bright leaves we could read the fate Of man and empires : — 'tis to be...and create In us such love and reverence from afar, [a star. That fortune, fame, power, life have named themselves LXXXIX. All heaven and earth are still...
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A Letter to a Political Economist: Occasioned by an Article in the ...

Samuel Bailey - Value - 1826 - 101 pages
...confusion seems to have ensued. These luminaries of Heaven are (to borrow the language of a noble poet) " A beauty and a mystery, and create In us such love...fame, power, life, have named themselves a star." A most triumphant proof of the harmlessness of calling two things by the same name. I would beseech...
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The works of lord Byron

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1826
...aspirations to be great, Our destinies n'crleap their mortal state. And claim a kindred with yon ; for ye are A beauty and a mystery, and create In us...afar, That fortune, fame, power, life, have named themeehee a Mur. All heaven and earth are still— though not in sleep, Bat breathleee, ae we grow...
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The Boston Lyceum, Volumes 1-2

1827
...astrology." Ye stars ! that are the poetry of heaven ! If in your bright leaves we would read the fate Of men and empires, — 'tis to be forgiven, That in our...fortune, fame, power, life, have named themselves a star. This is poetry ! beautiful poetry ! indeed the Reviewer does not deny it ; but the sentiment is " artificial...
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