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" Thou wast not born for death, immortal Bird! No hungry generations tread thee down; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown: Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick... "
The Oral Study of Literature - Page 312
by Algernon de Vivier Tassin - 1923 - 431 pages
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Poets of England and America; being selections from the best authors of both ...

England - English poetry - 1860 - 472 pages
...Still wouldst thou sing, and I have ears in vain — To thy high requiem become« sod. vn. Thou was not born for death, immortal Bird! No hungry generations...amid the alien corn ; The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic casements opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn. vm. Forlorn !...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN KEATS

1863
...upon the midnight with no pain, While thou art pouring forth thy soul abroad In such an ecstasy ! Thou wast not born for death, immortal Bird ! No hungry...Forlorn ! the very word is like a bell To toll me back ffom thee to my sole self! Adieu ! the fancy cannot cheat so well As she is famed to do, deceiving...
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Under Green Leaves

Richard Henry Studdard - 1865
...child, Darkling I listen ; and for many a time I have been half in love with easeful Death, Called him soft names in many a mused rhyme, To take .into...amid the alien corn : The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic casements opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in fairy lands forlorn. Forlorn ! the...
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Evenings in Arcadia

John Dennis - Pastoral poetry, English - 1865 - 321 pages
...contains one stanza of pre-eminent beauty : — " Thou wast not born for death, immortal Bird ! Ho hungry generations tread thee down ; The voice I hear...amid the alien corn ; The same that oft-times hath Chann'd magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn." But this exquisite...
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Beauties of Modern British Poetry: Systematically Arranged ...

David Grant - English poetry - 1865 - 416 pages
...for death, immortal bird ! No hungry generations tread thee down; The voice I hear this passing njght was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown : Perhaps...amid the alien corn ; The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in fairy lands forlorn. Forlorn ! the...
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Evenings in Arcadia

John Dennis - Pastoral poetry, English - 1865 - 321 pages
...tread thee down ; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and down : Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through...hath Charm'd magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn." But this exquisite ode is not a rural poem ; and it would be...
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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - English poetry - 1866
...summer eves. Darkling I listen ; and for many a time I have been half in love with easeful Death, Called him soft names in many a mused rhyme, To take into...amid the alien corn ; The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn. Forlorn ! the...
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The Standard poetry book, selected from the best authors

Standard poetry book - 1866 - 274 pages
...immortal bird! No hungry generations tread thee down; The voice I hear this passing night was iftard In ancient days by emperor and clown; Perhaps the...hath Charm'd magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn. VIII. Forlorn! the very word is like a bell Adieu! the fancy...
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Gems of English poetry from Chaucer to the present times, selected and ...

Mary Anne Marzials - English poetry - 1867 - 295 pages
...coming musk-rose, full of dewy wine, The murmurous haunt of flies on summer eves. * * * » Thou wert not born for death, immortal bird ! No hungry generations...amid the alien corn ; The same that oft-times hath Oharm'd magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn. Forlorn ! the...
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Gems of English poetry from Chaucer to the present times, selected and ...

Mary Anne Marzials - English poetry - 1867 - 295 pages
...thee down ; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown : r Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through...amid the alien corn ; The same that oft-times hath Oharm'd magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn. Forlorn! the...
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