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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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The Playground and the Parlour: A Handbook of Boys' Games, Sports, and ...

Alfred Elliott - Amusements - 1868 - 354 pages
...melodious plot Of beechen green, and shadows numberless, Singest of summer in full-throated ease. "Thou wast not born for death, immortal bird ! No hungry...amid the alien corn ; The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn." The Nightingale...
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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 pages
...eves. ] )arkling 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 Poetical Works of John Keats

John Keats, James Russell Lowell - Authors, English - 1871 - 349 pages
...grass, the thicket, and the fruit-tree wild ; White hawthorn, and the pastoral eglantine ; Fast-fading violets cover'd up in leaves ; And mid-May's eldest...hath Charm'd magic casements, opening on the foam i Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn. Forlorn ! the very word is like a bell To toll me back...
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The beauties of modern British poetry, systematically arranged by ..., Issue 240

David Grant (of Aberdeen) - 1871
...quiet breath ; Now more than ever seems it rich to die, To cease upon the midnight with no pain, Whilst thou art pouring forth thy soul abroad In such an...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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A Hand-book of English Literature Intended for the Use of High Schools, as ...

Francis Henry Underwood - 1871 - 608 pages
...art pouring forth thy soul abroad In such an ecstasy! 411 412 HAND-BOOK OF ENGLISH LITERATURE. Thou wast not born for death, immortal Bird ! No hungry...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 POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN KEATS.

JAMES RUSSELL LOWELL - 1871
...hungry generations treadlfiSe down ; The voice I hear this passing night was heaj-d In ancienTdays by emperor and clown : Perhaps the self-same song...hath Charm'd magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlor^/ FoHornL the very wordlFlike a ^eljL To toll me back from thee...
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The English elocutionist, a collection of the finest passages of poetry and ...

Charles Hartley - 1872
...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 ofttimes hath Charmed magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn. Forlorn ! the...
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Golden leaves from the works of poets and painters, ed. by R. Bell

Robert Bell - 1872
...take into the air my quiet breath; Now more than ever seems it rich to die, OUE TO A NIGHTINGALE. To cease upon the midnight with no pain, While thou art...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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Within-doors: a book of games

Alfred Elliott - 1872
...melodious plot Of beechen green, and shadows numberless, Singest of summer in full-throated ease. "Thou wast not born for death, Immortal bird ! No hungry...amid the alien corn ; The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn." The Nightingale...
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The casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed ..., Volumes 1-2

Casket - 1873
...art pouring forth thy soul abroad In such an ecstasy ! Still would'st thou sing, and I have earsin as companions in idleness, and even looked upon Wolf...master's going so often astray. True it is. in all points perilous seas, in fairy lands forloru. Forlorn ! the very word is like a bell To toll me back from...
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