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" O joy! that in our embers Is something that doth live, That nature yet remembers What was so fugitive! The thought of our past years in me doth breed Perpetual benediction: not indeed For that which is most worthy to be blest — Delight and liberty,... "
Twelve Centuries of English Poetry and Prose - Page 426
edited by - 1910 - 756 pages
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A Text-book on Rhetoric: Supplementing the Development of the Science with ...

Brainerd Kellogg - English language - 1880 - 276 pages
...his way attended. At length the man perceives it die away, And fade into the light of common day. Oh joy ! that in our embers Is something that doth live,...be blest, — Delight and liberty, the simple creed Ot childhood, whether busy or at rest, With new-fledged hope still fluttering. in his breast: Not for...
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English Odes

English poetry - 1881 - 259 pages
...earthly freight, And custom lie upon thee with a weight, Heavy as frost, and deep almost as life ! IX. O joy ! that in our embers Is something that doth...fluttering in his breast : — Not for these I raise The song of thanks and praise ; But for those obstinate questionings Of sense and outward things, Fallings...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 4

M. Arnold - English poetry - 1881
...earthly freight, = And custom lie upon thee with a weight, Heavy as frost, and deep almost as life 1 O joy! that in our embers Is something that doth live,...still fluttering in his breast : Not for these I raise The song of thanks and praise ; But for those obstinate questionings Of sense and outward things, Fallings...
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English odes, selected by E.W. Gosse

sir Edmund William Gosse - 1881
...freight, And custom lie upon thee with a weight, Heavy as frost, and deep almost as life ! IX. O joy I that in our embers Is something that doth live, That...still fluttering in his breast ; Not for these I raise The song of thanks and praise ; But for those obstinate questionings Of sense and outward things, Fallings...
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Poetry for Home and School

Anna Callender Brackett - American poetry - 1881 - 320 pages
...her earthly freight, And custom lie upon thee with a weight Heavy as frost, and deep almost as life ! O joy ! that in our embers Is something that doth...indeed For that which is most worthy to be blest, Djlight and liberty, the simple creed Of childhood, whether busy or at rest, With new-fledged hope...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1882 - 548 pages
...l Jjhat in our embers Is something that doth live, That nature yet remembers What was so fugitivej The thought of our past years in me doth breed Perpetual...fluttering in his breast :— Not for these I raise The song of thanks and praise ; But for those obstinate questionings Of sense and outward things, Fallings...
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742 Heart Warming Poems

1982 - 333 pages
...his way attended: At length the man perceives it die away, And fade into the light of common day . Oh joy! that in our embers Is something that doth live,...fluttering in his breast, -- Not for these I raise The song of thanks and praise; But for those obstinate questionings Of sense and outward things , Falling...
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Words and The Word: Language, Poetics and Biblical Interpretation

Stephen Prickett - Literary Criticism - 1988 - 305 pages
...retrospect as leading to growth; but rather experiences of isolation, doubt, loss, guilt and failure: The thought of our past years in me doth breed Perpetual...still fluttering in his breast Not for these I raise The song of thanks and praise; But for those obstinate questionings Of sense and outward things, Fallings...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...inevitable yoke, (1. 121—124) 79 O joy! that in our embers Is something that doth live, (1. 129-130) 80 Utopia, — subterranean Fields,— Or — (1. 133-138) 81 Those shadowy recollections, Which, be they what they may, Are yet the fountain...
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Selected Poems

William Wordsworth - Fiction - 1994 - 587 pages
...earthly freight, And custom lie upon thee with a weight, Heavy as frost, and deep almost as life! DC 130 O joy! that in our embers Is something that doth...With new-fledged hope still fluttering in his breast: 140 Not for these I raise The song of thanks and praise; But for those obstinate questionings Of sense...
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