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" But eagles golden-feathered, who do tower Above us in their beauty, and must reign In right thereof; for 'tis the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might: Yea, by that law, another race may drive Our conquerors to mourn as we do now. "
John Keats: A Literary Biography - Page 179
by Albert Elmer Hancock - 1908 - 234 pages
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The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 3

Alfred Henry Miles - English poetry - 1905
...acknowledged in the speech of one of the assembled Titans, who reminds his fellows that — ..." 'tis the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might." As they, the primeval gods, are an advance on the old blind forces of Chaos whom they dispossessed,...
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The Torch: Eight Lectures on Race Power in Literature Delivered Before the ...

George Edward Woodberry - English poetry - 1905 - 215 pages
...then, that the new principle of being, in whose advent lay the ruin of the old world, is beauty. "'Tis the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might." [95] This is, as you know, Keats's distinctive mark — the perception and adoration of beauty. What...
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Main currents in nineteenth century literature ...

Georg Morris Cohen Brandes, Diana White, Mary Morison - 1905
...golden-feather'd, who do tower Above us in their beauty, and must reign In right thereof; for 'tis the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might : Ye by that law, another race may drive Our conquerors to mourn as we do now. Have ye beheld the young...
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The Endless Life

Samuel McChord Crothers - Immortality - 1906 - 79 pages
...prophecy of the day of its fulfilment. The beauty now seen afar marks the coming of a new power. For 'tis the eternal law That first In beauty should be first in might. Love is to him no sad mourner weeping unavailing tears, — it is a great world-power. What 'he recognizes...
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Wordsworth-Tennyson

William Stebbing - English poetry - 1907
...poets in general the one inspiring motto is : A thing of beauty is a joy for ever ; 2 for the universe, the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might;' and for himself : Beauty is truth, truth beauty—that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to...
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Ancient myths in modern poets

Helen Archibald Clarke - Mythology, Classical - 1910 - 358 pages
...eagles golden-feather'd, who do tower Above us in their beauty, and must reign In right thereof; for 't is the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might : Yea, by that law, another race may drive Our conquerors to mourn as we do now. Have ye beheld the...
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Browning and his century

Helen Archibald Clarke - 1912 - 374 pages
...that old darkness: nor are we Thereby more conquered than by us the rule Of shapeless chaos. For 'tis the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might. Yea, by that law, another race may drive Our conquerors to mourn as we do now." There is in the attitude...
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In the Heart of the Vosges and Other Sketches by a "devious Traveller"

Matilda Betham-Edwards - France - 1912 - 327 pages
...truth in a line — " Ici-bas, le joli c'est le ne*cessaire ! " And our own Keats also — " For 'tis the eternal law, That first in beauty should be first in might." X MY PYRENEAN VALLEY AT LAST N 2 MY PYRENEAN VALLEY AT LAST OSSK, la bien aimee Toi, du vallon Le choix,...
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Introductions to the Poets

Willingham Franklin Rawnsley - English poetry - 1912 - 313 pages
...culminates in the fall of Hyperion, the flaming Sun god, before Apollo the God of light and song,1 for 'Tis the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might. The poem has many superb passages, and falls off occasionally to the old weak manner which betrays...
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