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" BRIGHT star ! would I were steadfast as thou art— Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night. And watching, with eternal lids apart. Like Nature's patient sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's human... "
John Keats: A Literary Biography - Page 205
by Albert Elmer Hancock - 1908 - 234 pages
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The English Poets: Wordsworth to Dobell

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1880
...breath! vin. KEATS'S LAST SONNET. Bright star ! would I were steadfast as thou artNot in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors. — No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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John Keats: A Study

Frances Mary Owen - English poetry - 1880 - 183 pages
...wonderful parting thought of it. Bright star ! would I were steadfast as thou art. Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night And watching, with eternal lids apart Like Nature's patient sleepless eremite, A STUDY. 175 The moving waters at thfir priest-like task Of pure ablution rounJ cariffs human shores,...
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Work and Leisure, the Englishwoman's Advertiser, Reporter and Gazette: Being ...

Louisa M. Hubbard - Women employees
...ceases ; it is like the tides, and may, in its constant efforts to remove impurities, be likened to ' The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round Earth's human shores.' If hospital work is done in this spirit Sunday will not be less sacred, but each day will be equally...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions by ..., Volume 4

M. Arnold - English poetry - 1881
...breath ! v1n. KEATS'S LAST SONNET. Bright star ! would I were steadfast as thou artNot in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors. — No -yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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Harper's Cyclopædia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1881 - 958 pages
...KEATS'S LAST SONNET. Bright star! would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendor hnug the passions and scenes of that rapturons time When...all now forsaken, forgotten, foregone ! And I, a soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors — No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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The science of beauty

Avary William Holmes Forbes - 1881
...the seas it looks down upon, lapping the coasts, are like priests washing the feet of pilgrims — " The moving waters at their priest-like task of pure ablution round earth's human shores." To Wolfe, in his " Ode on Sir John Moore's Burial," the moon struggles to send her light down to earth,...
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English Language and Literary Criticism: English poetry

James Baldwin - English language - 1882
...Soul-animating strains—alas, too few! [Keate's Last Sonnet.'] Bright star! would I were steadfast as thou art— Not in lone splendor hung aloft the...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new sofi fallen mask, No—yet still steadfast, still unchangeable, • Pillowed upon-my fair love's ripening...
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The poetical works of John Keats

John Keats - 1882
...1819. KEATS'S LAST SONNET. BRIGHT star! would I were steadfast as thou art— Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors — No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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English sonnets by poets of the past, ed. by S. Waddington

Samuel Waddington - 1882
...soul. KEATS'S LAST SONNET. BRIGHT star ! would I were steadfast as thou art— Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors. — No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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Sonnets of Three Centuries: A Selection Including Many Examples Hitherto ...

Sir Hall Caine - Sonnets, English - 1882 - 331 pages
...Death is Life's high meed. RIGHT star ! would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors — No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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