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" UPON the eyes, the lips, the feet, On all the passages of sense, The atoning oil is spread with sweet Renewal of lost innocence. The feet, that lately ran so fast To meet desire, are soothly sealed ; The eyes, that were so often cast On vanity, are touched... "
The Double Dealer - Page 59
1921
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Contemporary Portraits: Second Series

Frank Harris - Authors - 1919 - 345 pages
...a Catholic as every artist must. Have you heard this? — " 'Upon the eyes, the lips, the feet, On all the passages of sense, The atoning oil is spread with sweet Renewal of lost innocence.' " With a gasp of surprise I recognized that he had become a master of his instrument; the mounting...
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Aestheticism and the Canadian Modernists: Aspects of a Poetic Influence

Brian Trehearne - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 370 pages
...but consider similar recitations from the nineteenth century: Upon the eyes, the lips, the feet, On all the passages of sense, The atoning oil is spread with sweet Renewal of lost innocence. (Dowson, PW, 77) Thus Ernest Dowson, in his "Extreme Unction," prefigured the ritualistic motions of...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...TrGrPo; WGRP E1L; ELP; GBL; NAEL-1; OBSC; PoEL-2 ERNEST CHRISTOPHER DOWSON (1867-1900) Extreme Unction 1 NoP; OBWP; PeHV; PoE; TAP; WaaP ll'/ifii / Heard...of the day how my name had been receiv'd with pla (1. 9-12) 2 Yet, when the walls of flesh grow weak. In such an hour it may well be, Through mist and...
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A Baptism Sourcebook

J. Robert Baker, Larry J. Nyberg, Victoria M. Tufano - Religion - 1993 - 224 pages
...Mine — long as Ages steal! Emily Dickinson Nineteenth century UPON the eyes, the lips, the feet, On all the passages of sense, The atoning oil is spread...one retrace his life, or see, Through shadows, the trge face of death? Vials of mercy! Sacring oils! I know not where nor when I come, Nor through what...
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Madder Music, Stronger Wine: The Life of Ernest Dowson, Poet and Decadent

Jad Adams - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 232 pages
...which was finished later this year, was to some extent inspired by this visit. The poem begins, On all the passages of sense, The atoning oil is spread with sweet Renewal oflost innocence, The atmosphere of death translated itself in Dowson's heart into an unbearably poignant...
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The Unmasking of Oscar Wilde

Joseph Pearce - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 412 pages
...who had reached the same moment of truth a few months earlier. Upon the eyes, the lips, the feet, On all the passages of sense, The atoning oil is spread...sounds set free; In such a twilight hour of breath, "Hart-Davis, Letters of Oscar Wilde, p. 857. Shall one retrace his life, or see, Through shadows, the...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 80

1914
..."Extreme Unction" no impassioned gleam of immortality, only light and rest, through a veil of shadows, "In such a twilight hour of breath. Shall one retrace...life or see Through shadows, the true face of death ?" Of childhood he writes fancifully, and with probably no personal knowledge, now a plaintive lullaby,...
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