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" MILTON ! thou shouldst be living at this hour : England hath need of thee : she is a fen Of stagnant waters : altar, sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are... "
Specimens of English Sonnets - Page 201
by Alexander Dyce - 1833 - 224 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 11

Sydney Smith, Lord Francis Jeffrey Jeffrey, Macvey Napier, William Empson, Sir George Cornewall Lewis, Henry Reeve, Arthur Ralph Douglas Elliot (Hon.), Harold Cox - 1808
...bower, Hnve forfeited thfir ancient Englifl) dower Of inward happinefs. We are felfifh men ; Oh ! raife us up, return to us again ( And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy foul was like a ftar, and dwelt apart : „ Thou i.ji.1'. a voice wltnfe found was like the fea ; Pure...
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Poems,: In Two Volumes,

William Wordsworth - 1807 - 170 pages
...is a fen Of stagnant waters : altar, sword and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward...free, So didst thou travel on life's common way, In chearful godliness; and yet thy heart The lowliest duties on itself did lay. 140 Great Men have been...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1872 - 196 pages
...rich jewel hanging in an Ethiop's ear. So, too, when Wordsworth apostrophizes Milton, — " Thy soul was like a Star, and dwelt apart ; Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea " ; — here we have two similes. But when he says, — " Unruffled doth the blue lake lie, The mountains...
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Philosophical Essays: To which are Subjoined, Copious Notes, Critical and ...

James Ogilvie - Philosophy - 1816 - 279 pages
...up, O come to us again! And gire us, knowledge, freedom, virtue, power' Thy soul was like a star mid dwelt apart! Thou had'st a voice, whose sound was like the sea' So did'st thou travel o'er life's eommon road In cheerful godliness: and yet thy heart, The lowliest...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 76

1854
...is a fen Of stagnant waters ; altar, sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward...men : Oh ! raise us up, return to us again, And give ui manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart ; Thou hadst a voice...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 26

1829
...a fen Of stagnant waters: altar, sword, and pen, Fireside — the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness — We are selfish men." Simplicity, and goodness, and comfort, are ebbing away from our shores — on the one hand we find...
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Specimens of sacred and serious poetry, from Chaucer to the present day ...

John Johnstone - 1827
...Or as the pearls of morning's dew, Ne'er to be found again. MILTON. units 160S—DIED 1674. Thy'soul was like a star, and dwelt apart; Thou hadst a voice...naked heavens, majestic, free, So didst thou travel, in life's common way In cheerful tnxlllness. WORDSWORTH JOHN MILTON, who is pre-eminently the divine...
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The Quarterly Christian Spectator

Theology - 1836
...she is a fen Of stagnant waters: altar, sword and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward...Oh ! raise us up, return to us again ; And give us mii1iners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart; Thou had'st a voice whose...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...is a fen Of stagnant waters : altar, sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward...sound was like the sea ; Pure as the naked heavens, majestie, free, So didst thou travel on life's common way, In cheerful godliness ; and yet thy heart...
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Poetry for Schools: Designed for Reading and Recitation. The Whole Selected ...

Eliza Robbins - English poetry - 1828 - 383 pages
...conduct.' " " Thy soul was like a star and dwelt apart : Thou hads.1 a voice whose sound was like the sc»; Pure as the naked heavens, majestic, free, So didst...way, In cheerful godliness ; and yet thy heart The lewliest duties on herself did lay." — Wordsworth. Milton, who is rightly classed among the most...
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