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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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Chambers's Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers, Robert Carruthers - English literature - 1876
...Still wouldst thou sing, and I have ears in vain— To thy high requiem become a sod. Thou wast not bom erely astonished at its manifestations, for it is...inspiration ; the mirrors of the gigantic shadows whicli Charmed magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn. Forlorn ! the...
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A NEW LIBRARY OF POETRY AND SONG

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - 1876
...ecstasy ! Still wouldst thou sing, and I have ears in vain, — To thy high requiem become a sod. 236 237 The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient...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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A New Library of Poetry and Song, Volume 1

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1877 - 950 pages
...die, To cease upon the midnight, with no pain, While thou art pouring forth thy soul abroad In euch an ecstasy ! Still wouldst thou sing, and I have ears...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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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

1877
...idea here is a trifle complex 1 , but the music is exquisite. Keats has the same perfection :— Thou wast not born for death, immortal Bird ! No hungry...stood in tears amid the alien corn ; The same that oft times hath Charmed magic casements, opening en the foam Of perilous seas, in fairy lands forlorn....
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The Dublin university magazine

University magazine - 1877
...the music is exquisite. Keats has the same perfection : — Thou wast not born for death, iramortal Bird ! No hungry generations tread thee down ; The...stood in tears amid the alien corn ; The same that oft times hath Charmed magic casements, opening en the foam Of perilous seas, in fairy laude forlorn....
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The Elements of Rhetoric

James De Mille - English language - 1878 - 564 pages
...slumber on." ode being full of ecstatic joy, and that of Keats evincing sadness and gloom : " Thou wast not born for death, immortal bird ! No hungry...tears amid the alien corn; The same that ofttimes hath Charmed magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn." From Hyperion...
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A Poetry-book of Modern Poets

Amelia B. Edwards - American poetry - 1878 - 334 pages
...ecstasy! Still wouldst thou sing, and I have ears in vain — To thy high requiem become a sod. 7Thou 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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A Poetry-book of Modern Poets

Amelia B. Edwards - American poetry - 1878 - 334 pages
...sod. 7Thou wast not born for death, immortal birdl No hungry generations tread thee down; The voice 1 hear this passing night was heard In ancient days...amid the alien corn; The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn. 8. Forlorn!...
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Choice poems and lyrics, for study and delight, ed. by J.T. Ashby

Choice poems - English poetry - 1879
...White hawthorn, and the pastoral eglantine ; Fast-fading violets covered up in leaves ; And mid- May's eldest child, The coming musk-rose, full of dewy wine,...hath Charm'd magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn. 1 fays — fairies. See line 5, p. So. K Forlorn ! the very...
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Poems of Places Oceana 1 V.; England 4; Scotland 3 V: Iceland ..., Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1876
...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...tears amid the alien corn; The same that ofttimes hath Charmed magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in fairy-lands forlorn. Forlorn! the...
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