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" What thou art we know not ; What is most like thee ? From rainbow clouds there flow not Drops so bright to see, As from thy presence showers a rain of melody. Like a poet hidden In the light of thought, Singing hymns unbidden, Till the world is wrought... "
A Household Book of English Poetry - Page 283
1870 - 438 pages
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The Metropolitan, Volume 53

English literature - 1848
...words were put into his mouth, — of the poet, who tells his tale as a messenger from heaven, who sits hidden — " In the light of thought Singing hymns...wrought To sympathy with hopes and fears it heeded not, — they never dreamt. A well-known truism was the utmost at which they aimed. The poet stands before...
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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1849
...clouds there flow not Drops so bright to see, Ae from thy presence showers a rain of melody. VIII. Like a poet hidden In the light of thought, Singing...wrought To sympathy with hopes and fears it heeded not : IX. Like a highborn maiden In a palace tower, Soothing her love-laden Soul in secret hour With music...
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Spring flowers gathered for young florists, by S.P.

Spring flowers, S. P. - 1849 - 32 pages
...rainbow clouds there flow not Drops so bright to see, As from thy presence showers a rait) of melody, Like a poet hidden In the light of thought. Singing...wrought To sympathy with hopes and fears it heeded not. Like a glow-worm golden, In a dell of dew, Scattering uubeholden Its ;rricl hue Among the flowers and...
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The Winter-bloom

Henry D. Moore - Gift books - 1850 - 240 pages
...wert, That from heaven, or near it, Poorest thy full heart In profuse strains of unpremeditated art. Like a poet, hidden In the light of thought, Singing...wrought To sympathy with hopes and fears, it heeded not. Teach me half the gladness That thy heart must know, Such harmonious madness From my lips would flow,...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
...rainbow clouds there flow not Drops so bright to see, As from thy presence showers a rain of melody. Like a poet hidden In the light of thought, Singing...wrought To sympathy with hopes and fears it heeded not: Like a high-born maiden In a palace tower, Soothing her love-laden Soul in secret hour With music sweet...
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Select English poetry, with notes by E. Hughes

Edward Hughes - 1851
...one lonely cloud The moon rains out her beams, and heaven is overflowed. What thou art, we know not ; What is most like thee ? From rainbow clouds there...see, As from thy presence showers a rain of melody. Like a poet hidden In the light of thought, Singing hymns unbidden, Till the world is wrought To sympathy...
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LITERATURE AND ART

S. MARGARET FULLER - 1852
...rainbow clouds there flow not Drops so bright to see, As from thy presence showers a rain of melody. Like a poet hidden In the light of thought, Singing...wrought To sympathy with hopes and fears it heeded not. Like a high-born maiden In a palace tower, Soothing her love-laden Soul in secret hour, With music...
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Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine)., Volume 1

Biography - 1852
...one lonely cloud, The moon rains out her beams, and heaven is overflowed. What thou art we know not ; What is most like thee ? From rainbow clouds there...see, As from thy presence showers a rain of melody . Like a poet hidden In the light of thought, Singing hymns unbidden, Till the world is wrought To...
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Sketches of English Literature from the Fourteenth to the Present Century

Clara Lucas Balfour - English literature - 1852 - 404 pages
...one lonely cloud The moon rains out her beams, and heaven is overflow'd. " What thou art we know not. What is most like thee ? From rainbow clouds there...see, As from thy presence showers a rain of melody. " Like a poet hidden In the light of thought, Singing hymns unbidden, Till the world is wrought To...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - English poetry - 1852 - 399 pages
...one lonely cloud The moon rains out her beams, and heaven is overflowed. What thou art we know not; What is most like thee? From rainbow clouds there...see, As from thy presence showers a rain of melody. Like a poet hidden In the light of thought, Singing hymns unbidden, Till the world is wrought To sympathy...
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