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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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A Voice from the Nile: And Other Poems

James Thomson, Bertram Dobell - 1884 - 263 pages
...trance divine : The Rose for Life's feast and the festal array, The Lily for Death's shrine. II. . " The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores." — KEATS. The earth lay breathless in a fever-swoon Beneath the burning noon, Sun-stricken, dazed...
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Red-letter Poems by English Men and Women

English poetry - 1885 - 648 pages
...gone; up bubbles all his amorous breath ! KEATS' '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 soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors. — No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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Red-letter Poems by English Men and Women

English poetry - 1885 - 648 pages
...'.S LAST SOЛ'Л'E Т. BRIGHT star ! would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendor bung aloft the night. And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like Nature's patient sleepless Lremite. The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's butiian shores,...
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Sonnets Of This Century With A Critical Introduction On The Sonnet

William Sharp - 1886
...fast and pray. CXX. BRIGHT STAR! 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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Sonnets of this Century

William Sharp - Sonnets - 1886 - 333 pages
...pray. CXIX. BRIGHT STAR I 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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Essays on Poetry and Poets

Roden Noel - English poetry - 1886 - 356 pages
...sea, and one containing a strange — to me, very fascinating — image concerning the sea : — /\ " The moving waters at their priest-like task | Of pure ablution round earth's human shores." Of " La Belle Dame sans merci " Mr. Watts has well spoken ; to it Mr. G. Rossetti is largely indebted....
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Keats

Sir Sidney Colvin, John Morley - 1887 - 233 pages
...his thought and feeling :— "Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art, Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night And watching, with eternal lids...Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of cold ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains...
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Sea-music: An Anthology of Poems and Passages Descriptive of the Sea

Elizabeth Amelia Sharp - English poetry - 1887 - 315 pages
...the sea, which is so infinitely beyond any prose saying : such lines, for instance, as Keats' — " The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round Earth's human shores." Or the same poet's — " It keeps eternal whisperings around Desolate shores, and with its mighty swell...
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ENGLISH SONNETS BY POETS OF THE PAST

SAMUEL WADDINGTON - 1888
...soul. KEATS'S LAST SONNET. r 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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English Sonnets by Poets of the Past

Samuel Waddington - Sonnets, English - 1888 - 238 pages
...soul. KEATS'S LAST SONNET. w RIGHT star ! would I were steadfast as thou art— Not in lone splendour hung aloft, the night, And watching, with eternal...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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