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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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How to Travel with a Salmon & Other Essays

Umberto Eco - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 256 pages
In these “impishly witty and ingeniously irreverent” essays (Atlantic Monthly), “the Andy Rooney of academia” (Los Angeles Times) takes on computer jargon, librarians ...
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How to Travel with a Salmon & Other Essays

Umberto Eco - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 256 pages
In these “impishly witty and ingeniously irreverent” essays (Atlantic Monthly), “the Andy Rooney of academia” (Los Angeles Times) takes on computer jargon, librarians ...
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Making Your Own Days: The Pleasures of Reading and Writing Poetry

Kenneth Koch - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1999 - 317 pages
...reader goes on with the poem. Bright star! would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night And watching, with eternal lids...priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores — As soon as Keats says "not," the situation becomes more complicated: he wants to be like the star...
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Rules for the Dance: A Handbook for Writing and Reading Metrical Verse

Mary Oliver - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 194 pages
...following lines is an example: 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. . . . ("Bright star, would I were stedfast . . .") In order for the allusion to work, the reader naturally...
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On Love/Psychological Exercises: With Some Aphorisms & Other Essays

A. R. Orage - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1998 - 121 pages
...— 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 eartns human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mass Of snow upon the mountains and the moors:...
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A Century of Sonnets : The Romantic-Era Revival 1750-1850: The Romantic-Era ...

Paula R. Feldman Professor of English University of South Carolina, Daniel Robinson Assistant Professor of English Widener University - History - 1999 - 304 pages
...you. (1837) 522. 'Bright star! would I were steadfast as thou art' 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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Acquainted with the Night: Insomnia Poems

Lisa Russ Spaar - Poetry - 1999 - 183 pages
...through his blinding reign, And only wake with you! JOHN KEATS Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendor hung aloft the...night And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like natures patient, sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round...
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The Unfolding Universe: A Stellar Journey

Lloyd Motz, Jefferson Hane Weaver - Science - 2003 - 408 pages
...CHAPTER 10 Heat, Radiation, and the Temperatures of Stars Bright star, would I were steadfast as ihou Not in lone splendor hung aloft the night And watching,...task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores. —JOHN KEATS, Bright Star We have reached a stage in our study of stars at which we can begin to deduce...
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Astronomically Speaking: A Dictionary of Quotations on Astronomy and Physics

C.C. Gaither, Alma E Cavazos-Gaither - Science - 2003 - 545 pages
...Canst thou guide Arcturus with his sons? The Bible Keats, John Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendor hung aloft the...eternal lids apart, Like Nature's patient, sleepless Ermite, The moving waters at their priest-like task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores. The...
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The Stars of Heaven

Clifford A. Pickover - Nature - 2001 - 256 pages
...like miniature supernovae. Some Science Behind the Science Fiction 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 . . . — Jobn Keats (1795-1821), "Bright...
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