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" While yet a boy I sought for ghosts, and sped Through many a listening chamber, cave and ruin, And starlight wood, with fearful steps pursuing Hopes of high talk with the departed dead. I called on poisonous names with which our youth is fed; I was not... "
The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in One Volume - Page 209
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1829 - 575 pages
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Literary Criticism - 1831 - 607 pages
...darkness to a dying ñame ! Depart not as thy shadow came ;* Depart not, lest the grave should be, CLOPS. I gulp'd him down with very greet delight ULYSSES. This is a God who never injures men. CYCLOPS. calTd on poisonous names with which our youth is fed : I was not heard : 1 saw them not When musing...
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The Hobart Town Magazine, Volume 2

Tasmania - 1834
...of the same opinion. The amiable and talented Shelley owns also that such are his sentiments : — " While yet a boy I sought for Ghosts, and sped Through...pursuing Hopes of high talk with the departed dead." This age is incredulous ; a powerful scepticism prevails, and people will not be convinced of the existence...
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The American Quarterly Review, Volume 19

Robert Walsh - Technology & Engineering - 1836
...borne on by the great faculty of his nature, and pursuing all the fancies it created and nurtured. "While yet a boy, I sought for ghosts, and sped Through...pursuing Hopes of high talk with the departed dead. "When musing deeply on the lot of life, at that sweet time when winds are wooing All vital things that...
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Rural sketches

Thomas Miller - 1839
...upon the tip of his nose, and, spreading out his four fingers, remained silent. ; THE HAUNTED HOUSE. While yet a boy, I sought for ghosts, and sped Through...pursuing Hopes of high talk with the departed dead : I called on poisonous names, with which our youth is fed. I was not heard : I saw them not. SHELLEY....
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The National: A Library for the People

1839
...Depart not, lest the grave should be, Like life and fear, a dark reality. While yet a boy, I sought lor ghosts, and sped Through many a listening chamber,...pursuing Hopes of high talk with the departed dead : I cull'd on puisonous names with which our youth is fed: I was not heard ; I saw them not. When mubing...
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The Bengalle, Or Sketches of Society in the East, Volume 1

Henry Barkley Henderson - India - 1843
...darkness to a dying flame ! Depart not as thy shadow came Depart not, — lest the grave should be, Like life and fear a dark reality. While yet a boy...pursuing Hopes of high talk •with the departed dead. 1 called on poisonous names •with which our youth is fed ; I was not heard, I saw them not ; —...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 500 pages
...Like darkness to a dying flame ! Depart not as thy shadow came : Depart not, less the grave should be, Like life and fear, a dark reality. While yet a boy...pursuing Hopes of high talk with the departed dead, [fed : I call'd on poisonous names with which our youth is I was not heard : I saw them not : When...
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The life of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume 1

Thomas Medwin - 1847 - 752 pages
...with eyes as fair As star-beams among twilight trees'; and again in the Hymn to Intellectual Beauty : While yet a boy I sought for ghosts, and sped Through...pursuing Hopes of high talk with the departed dead, I called on poisonous names with which our youth is fed— I was not heard — I saw them not. After...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1848
...as fair As star-beams among twilight trees ;' And again, in the Hymn to Intellectual Beauty, — ' While yet a boy I sought for ghosts, and sped Through...pursuing Hopes of high talk with the departed dead ; I called on poisonous names with which our youth is fed : I was not heard — I saw them not." ' After...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 23; Volume 87

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Thomas Price, Josiah Conder, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - Literary Criticism - 1848
...as fair As star-beams among twilight trees ;' And again, in the Hymn to Intellectual Beauty, — ' While yet a boy I sought for ghosts, and sped Through...pursuing Hopes of high talk with the departed dead ; I called on poisonous names with which our youth is fed : I was not heard — I saw them not." 'After...
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