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" What first inspired a bard of old to sing Narcissus pining o'er the untainted spring? In some delicious ramble, he had found A little space, with boughs all woven round; And in the midst of all, a clearer pool Than e'er reflected in its pleasant cool,... "
The Narcissus, Its History and Culture with Descriptions of All Known ... - Page 7
by Frederick William Burbidge - 1875
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Atheneum, Or, Spirit of the English Magazines, Volume 2

Technology & Engineering - 1818
...'After having painted a few "places of nestling green, for poets made," thus Mr. Keats: " What fir-i inspired a bard of old to sing Narcissus pining o'er the untainted spring i In some delicious ramble be had found A little space, with boughs all woven round, And in the midst...
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Flora Domestica: Or, The Portable Flower-garden : with Directions for the ...

Elizabeth Kent, Leigh Hunt - Flower gardening - 1823 - 396 pages
...whereof a yellow flower was found, With tufts of white about the button crown'd." SANDYS'S OVID. " What first inspired a bard of old to sing Narcissus...space, with boughs all woven round ; And in the midst thereof a clearer pool Than e'er reflected in its pleasant cool The blue sky here and there serenely...
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Flora Domestica: Or, The Portable Flower-garden : with Directions for the ...

Elizabeth Kent - Floriculture - 1825 - 464 pages
...Instead whereof a yellow flower was found, With tufts of white about the button crown'd." SANDYS'S OVID. In some delicious ramble he had found A little space, with boughs all woven round ; And in the midst thereof a clearer pool Than e'er reflected in its pleasant cool The blue sky here and there serenely...
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Flora historica: or, The three seasons of the British parterre historically ...

Henry Phillips - Floriculture - 1829
...with the blue waters, but will have their beauties reflected in the stream. Keats observes — MTiat first inspired a bard of old to sing Narcissus pining o'er the untainted spring ? In some delicious ram'ole he had found A little space, with boughs all woven round : And in the midst thereof a clearer...
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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
...sighing of the wind Along the reedy stream; a half-heard stmin, Full of sweet desolation— balmy pain. What first inspired a bard of old to sing Narcissus...pining o'er the untainted spring ? In some delicious mmble, he had found A little space, with boughs all woven round : And in the midst of all, a clearer...
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The Poetical Works of John Keats: In Two Parts

John Keats - English poetry - 1846
...sighing of the wind Along the reedy stream ! a half-heard strain Full of sweet desolation — balmy pain. What first inspired a bard of old to sing Narcissus...found A little space, with boughs all woven round ; MISCELLANEOUS POEMS. S3 And in the midst of all, a clearer pool Than e'er reflected in its pleasant...
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The Poetical Works of Howitt, Milman, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Mary Botham Howitt, Henry Hart Milman, John Keats - English poetry - 1847 - 221 pages
...sighing of fhe wind Along Ihe reedy stream; a half-heard strain, Full of sweet desolation — balmy pain. What first inspired a bard of old to sing .Narcissus pining o'er the untainted spring Î In some delicious nimble, he had found A liltle space, with boughs all woven round: And in the midst...
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Flowers from the Holy Land; an account of the chief plants named in Scripture

Robert Tyas - 1851
...claims upon their muse. Thus Keats describes a lovely spot wherein a solitary Jonquil grew : — • " In some delicious ramble he had found A little space, with boughs all woven round ; And in the midst thereof a clearer pool Then e'er reflected in its pleasant cool The blue sky here and there, serenely...
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The Mercersburg Review, Volume 2

Theology - 1850
...fate, how the tale was suggested first to some musing bard, is best narrated in the words of Keats. " What first inspired a bard of old to sing Narcissus...round ; And in the midst of all a clearer pool Than ere reflected in its pleasant cool The blus sky, here and there serenely peeping, Through tendril wreaths...
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Flowers from foreign lands ; their history and botany, with concise ...

Robert Tyas - Floriculture - 1853 - 198 pages
...inspired by the story and the flower to indite verses of great elegance. Thus writes Keats : — ' What first inspired a bard of old to sing Narcissus...midst of all a clearer pool Than e'er reflected in its present cool The blue sky, here and there serenely peeping, Through tendril wreaths fantastically creeping....
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