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" ONE word is too often profaned For me to profane it, One feeling too falsely disdained For thee to disdain it; One hope is too like despair For prudence to smother, And pity from thee more dear Than that from another. I can give not what men call love,... "
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英美名詩一百首

American poetry - 1993 - 395 pages
...too often profaned For me to profane it, One feeling too falsely disdain'd For thee to disdain it; One hope is too like despair For prudence to smother,...devotion to something afar From the sphere of our sorrow? P 寸叮Byadle 扛le 几ey 波西, 比希, 雪萊 有一個破人經常褻瀆的字, 我無心再來褻瀆;...
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Selected Poems

Percy Bysshe Shelley - Poetry - 1993 - 123 pages
Presents a collection of thirty-seven well-know and representative poems by the Romantic poet, including "To a Skylark," "Adonais," "Ozymandias," and "Hymn to Intellectual Beauty."
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The Selected Poetry and Prose of Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley - Fiction - 1994 - 540 pages
...too often profaned For me to profane it, One feeling too falsely disdained For thee to disdain it. One hope is too like despair For prudence to smother,...give not what men call love, But wilt thou accept not 10 The worship the heart lifts above And the Heavens reject not, The desire of the moth for the star...
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New Testament, Early Christianity, and Magic, Volume 130

Morton Smith, Shaye J. D. Cohen - Architecture - 1996 - 292 pages
...realm, the realm of the gods. I suppose this is their raison d'etre. They express, as Shelley said, The desire of the moth for the star, Of the night for...to something afar, From the sphere of our sorrow. 23 3. Importance and extent of the belief in Jesus' time: Palestine By Jesus' time Palestine was, and...
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Classical Chinese Literature: From antiquity to the Tang dynasty

John Minford, Joseph S. M. Lau - History - 2002 - 1248 pages
...throwing itself against the screen. This image of the moth reminds one of Shelley's well-known lines: The worship the heart lifts above And the Heavens...devotion to something afar From the sphere of our sorrow. Thus, the whole poem may be regarded as a symbol of a kind of romantic désir de l'impossible, of universal...
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A Love Treasury

David Baird - Poetry - 2002 - 256 pages
...is too like despair For prudence to smother. And pity from thee more dear Than that from another. l can give not what men call love. But wilt thou accept...heavens reJect not. — The desire of the moth for the Of the mght for the morrow. The devotion to something afar From the sphere of our sorrow? PERCY BYSSHE...
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Shelley Among Others: The Play of the Intertext and the Idea of Language

Stuart Peterfreund - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 406 pages
...desire that motivates the poem by insisting that it is more than the usual erotic itch. I can not give what men call love, But wilt thou accept not The worship...Heavens reject not, — The desire of the moth for the star, Or the night for the morrow, The devotion to something afar From the sphere of our sorrow? (11....
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Glimpsing the Face of God: The Search for Meaning in the Universe

Alister E. McGrath - Natural theology - 2002 - 124 pages
...yet to discover. Shelley put it like this in his 1824 poem To - One Word is Too Often Profaned': The desire of the moth for the star, of the night for...devotion to something afar from the sphere of our sorrow. We listen as a distinguished astronomer lectures on the remarkable ordering of the cosmos and wonder...
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The Art of Seduction

Melanie George - Fiction - 2002 - 352 pages
...coach rumble away from the curb, Parris's pale face haunting him long after she was gone. (^fifteen The desire of the moth for the star, Of the night for...to something afar, From the sphere of our sorrow. — Percy Bysshe Shelley Parris was glad for the cover of darkness that cloaked her, that hid her shame...
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Contemporary Caribbean Women's Poetry: Making Style

Denise DeCaires Narain - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 260 pages
...intentional or something the postcolonial reader inserts to 'explain' an uncomfortable cultural misfit? I can give not what men call love, But wilt thou accept...not, The desire of the moth for the star of the night tor the morrow, The devotion to something alar From the sphere of our sorrow? (The Moth, p. 1) Does...
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