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" I behold A rainbow in the sky : So was it when my life began, So is it now I am a man, So be it when I shall grow old Or let me die ! The Child is father of the Man : And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety. W. Wordsworth "
The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language - Page 297
1867 - 332 pages
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Poems in 2 vols., reprinted original ed. of 1807 ed. with note on ..., Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1807
...ending; Of serious faith, and inward glee; That was the Song, the Song for me ! 4. My heart leaps up when I behold A Rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life...old, Or let me die! The Child is Father of the Man ; And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety. 6. WRITTEN IN MARCH, While resting...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1818 - 331 pages
...world, like the music of one's native tongue heard in some far-off country. " My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began, So is it now I am a man, So shall it be when I grow old and die. The child's the father of the man, And I would have my years to...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - 1818 - 331 pages
...world, like the music of one's native tongue heard in some far-off country. " My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky : So was it when my life began, So is it now 1 am a man, So shall it be when I grow old and die. The child's the father of tlie man, And I would...
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The Miscellaneous Poems of William Wordsworth: In Four Volumes, Volume 1

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1820 - 328 pages
...Pastoral Poem - - 1800 POEMS REFEERING TO CHILDHOOD AND EARLY YOUTH. VOL. I. MY heart leaps up when I behold A Rainbow in the sky : So was it when my...old, Or let me die! The child is Father of the Man; And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety. B 2 n. TO A BUTTERFLY. STAY near...
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The Indicator, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - 1820
...they peopled the place with robbers and serpents, we were peopling it with sylvans and fairies. " So was it when my life began ; So is it now I am a man ; So be it when 1 shall grow old, Or let me die ! The child is father to the man ; And I could wish my days to be Bound...
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The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review, Volume 3

Charles Kitchell Gardner - 1821
...bright in the sun ; the rainbow still lifts its head above the storm to the eye of infancy or age— So was it when my life began ; So is it now I am a man, So shall it be till I grow old and die ; but Lord Byron does not understand this, for he does not understand...
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The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review, Volume 3

Charles Kitchell Gardner - 1821
...bright in the sun ; the rainbow still lifts its head above the storm to the eye of infancy or ageSo was it when my life began ; So is it now I am a man, So shall it be till I grow old and die ; Hymns its good God. and carols sweet of love. There is this great...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth, Volume 1

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1827
...line 2. for " bless" r. hail. POEMS REFERRING TO THE PERIOD OF CHILDHOOD. I. MY heart leaps up when I behold A Rainbow in the sky : So was it when my...old, Or let me die! The Child is Father of the Man ; And I could wish my days to be n. TO A BUTTERFLY. STAY near me — do not take thy flight! A little...
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The Offering, for 1829

Gift books - 1829 - 252 pages
...to blast—thy love to blessI ask no more,—I brook no less! A RETROSPECT. My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky. So was it when my life...am a man ; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let mo die! The child is father of the man; And I could wish my days to bo Bound each to each by natural...
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Selections from the works of Taylor, Hooker, Barrow [and others] by B. Montagu

Jeremy Taylor (bp. of Down and Connor.) - 1829
...his poem on the Imagination, saya— Nor ever yet So, too, Wordsworth says— My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky : So was it when my...it now I am a man ; So be it when I shall grow old, &c. Of the miseries attendant upon acting on imaginations, as if they were realities, life abounds...
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