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" Oft of one wide expanse had I been told, That deep-brow'd Homer ruled as his demesne : Yet did I never breathe its pure serene Till I heard Chapman speak out loud and bold : Then felt I like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken... "
Old and new London: a narrative of its history, its people and its places ... - Page 341
by George Walter Thornbury, Edward Walford - 1880
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 201

1905
...may feel 1 ... like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken ; Or like stout Cortez when with eagle eyes He stared at the Pacific — and all his men Look'd at each other with a mild surmise — Silent, upon a peak in Darien.' AKT. IX.— TYPHOONS AND CYCLONES ZVie Cyclones of...
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 6

Christianity - 1843
...wide expanse had I been told That deep-brow d Homer ruled as his demesne: Yet did I never breathe iU pure serene Till I heard Chapman speak out loud and...Pacific— and all his men Look'd at each other with a wild surprise — Silent, upon a peak in Darien." The following, though unfinished, and though one " cannot...
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Retrospective Review: And Historical and Antiquarian Magazine, Volume 7

Henry Southern, Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas - 1823
...Mr. Keats, and was written on the subject of his first reading Chapman's Homer. It is as follows: " Much have I travell'd in the realms of gold, And many...all his men Look'd at each other with a wild surmise — Silent, upon a peak in Darien." There still remain to be noticed two poems of Shakespeare : the...
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1823
...Mr. Keats, and was written on the subject of his first reading Chapman's Homer. It is as follows : " Much have I travell'd in the realms of gold, And many...all his men Look'd at each other with a wild surmise — Silent, upon a peak in Darien." There still remain to be noticed two poems of Shakespeare : the...
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The Retrospective Review

Books - 1823
...Mr. Keats, and was written on the subject of his first reading Chapman's Homer. It is as follows : " Much have I travell'd in the realms of gold, And many...all his men Look'd at each other with a wild surmise — Silent, upon a peak in Darien." There still remain to be noticed two poems of Shakespeare : the...
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Lord Byron and Some of His Contemporaries: With Recollections of ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - Authors - 1828 - 513 pages
...the skies, When a new plantt stems into his ken, Or like stout Cortez, when with eagle eyes He star'd at the Pacific — and all his men Look'd at each other with a wild surmise, Silent, upon a peak in Darien. Modern criticism has made the public well acquainted with the merits...
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Specimens of English sonnets

Sonnets, English - 1833 - 224 pages
...skies, When a new planet swims into his ken ; Or like stout Cortez, when with eagle eyes He star'd at the Pacific — and all his men Look'd at each other with a wild surmise — Silent, upon a peak in Darien. EDWARD LORD THURLOW. TO A BIRD, THAT HAUNTED THE WATERS OF LAKEN,...
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An Historical Account of the Circumnavigation of the Globe: And of the ...

Discoveries in geography - 1837 - 350 pages
...— " Then felt I like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken, Or like stout Cortez, when with eagle eyes He stared at the Pacific, and all his men Looked at each other with a wild surmise, Silent, upon a peak in Darien." cliffs of New Albion,...
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The poetical works of Howitt, Milman, and Keats: complete in one volume

Mary Botham Howitt, Henry Hart Milman, John Keats - Literary Criticism - 1840 - 522 pages
...skies When a new planet swims into his ken ; Or like stout Cortez when with eagle eyes He stared nt the Pacific — and all his men Look'd at each other with a wild i Silent, upon a peak in Danen. ON LEAYING SOME FRIENDS AT AN EARLY HOC« GIYE me a golden pen, and...
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The poetical works of John Keats

John Keats - 1841
...true joys, — ere the great Voice From its fair face shall bid our spirits fly. November 18, 1816. ON FIRST LOOKING INTO CHAPMAN'S HOMER. MUCH have I...— and all his men Look'd at each other with a wild surmiseSilent, upon a peak in Darien. ON LEAVING SOME FRIENDS AT AN EARLY HOUR. GIVE me a golden pen,...
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