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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 Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1861 - 332 pages
...there. All the earth and air With thy voice is loud, As, when night is bare, 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 Till the world is wrought To sympathy with hopes and fears it heeded not: In the...
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The Poetry of Nature

English poetry - 1861 - 111 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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A manual of English literature

Thomas Arnold - 1862
...into play higher faculties than the mere intellectual reproduction of the impressions of sense : — " 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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A manual of English literature and of the history of the English language ...

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1862 - 536 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 highborn maiden In a palace tower, Soothing her love-laden Soul in secret hour With music...
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Pleasant Spots and Famous Places

John Alfred Langford - England - 1862 - 288 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 bower, Soothing her love-laden Soul in secret hour, With music...
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A Manual of English Literature, and of the History of the English Language ...

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1863 - 536 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 highborn maiden In a palace tower, Soothing her love-laden Soul in secret hour With music...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1863 - 405 pages
...overflow'd. What thou art we know not ; What is most like thee ? From rainbow clouds there flow not 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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Our feathered families, Volume 1

Henry Gardiner Adams - 1863
...a flood of sweet melody ; to hear the little brown Lark, high up in the sunshine, a mere speck — Like a poet hidden In the light of thought, Singing...wrought To sympathy with hopes and fears it heeded not One would indeed imagine, with Jeremy Taylor, that it had ' learned music and motion of an angel.'...
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The poetical reader for school and home use, ed. by J.C. Curtis

John Charles Curtis - 1863
...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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Favourite English Poems: Thomson to Tennyson, 1700-1860

English poetry - 1863
...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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