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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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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 2

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...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 p'erleap their mortal state, And claim a kindred with you ; for ye are A beauty and a mystery, and...
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Childe Harold's pilgrimage, a romaunt

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1841
...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...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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The Rose of Sharon: A Religious Souvenir

Gift books - 1841
...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,...fame, power, life, have named themselves a star." But look up again, and, with the astronomer, mark out the distances of the stars, and also their revolutions...
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The Complete Works of Lord Byron: Reprinted from the Last London Edition ...

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1841 - 935 pages
...Ye stars ! which are the poetry of heaven ! If in your bright leaves we would read the fate Of men and venerable pile; So old, it seemed only not to...uses vile! Where Superstition once had made her den fürtune, fame, power, life, have named themselves a star. LXXXIX. All heaven and earth are still —...
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Sir Henry Delmé, by a bushman

sir Henry Delmé (fict.name.) - 1841
...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,...their mortal state, And claim a kindred with you." THE night came on with its crescent moon and its myriads of stars: just such a night as might have...
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The works of lord Byron, with notes by T. Moore [and others].

George Gordon N. Byron (6th baron.) - 1842
...the poetry of heaven ! If in your bright leaves we would read the fate Of men and empires, — 't is O Oa7 *8/J o'crlcap their mortal state, And claim a kindred with you ; for ye are A beauty and a mystery, and...
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The Works of Lord Byron, Volume 1

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1843
...stars ! which are the, popfry "fh?yivmij If in your bright leaves we would read the fate > f Of men and empires, — 'tis to be forgiven, That in our...great, * Our destinies o'erleap their mortal state, And claun a kindred with you ; for ye are A beauty and a mystery, and create In us such love and reverence...
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Lives of Celebrated American Indians

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians - 1844 - 315 pages
...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. The sky is changed! and such a change! Oh night, And storm and darkness, ye are wond'rous strong, Yet...
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Famous Men of Modern Times, Volume 1

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Biography - 1844 - 315 pages
...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. The sky is changed! and such a change! Oh night, And storm and darkness, ye are wond'rous strong, Yet...
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The New Parley Library ..., Volumes 1-2

1844
...empires, 'tis to he forgiven 'I'll, it, in our aspirations to be great, Our destinies o erleap this mortal state, And claim a kindred with you ; for ye...reverence from afar, That fortune, fame, power, life, have nam'd themselves a star." When we cast our eyes on the heavens we behold a vast hemi-phere expanding...
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