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Page 201 - then, in a moment, the verse runs into breadth, smoothness, and vastness ; for Bedivere comes to the shore and sees the great water : — " ' And on a sudden, lo! the level lake And the long glories of the winter moon,' in which the vowel o in its changes is used as the vowel a has been used before
Page 136 - passion for a maid, Not only to keep down the base in man, But teach high thought, and amiable words And courtliness, and the desire of fame, And love of truth, and all that makes a man. 4
Page 157 - go forth companionless, And the days darken round me, and the years, Among new men, strange faces, other minds.' And slowly answer'd Arthur from the barge : ' The old order changeth, yielding place to new, And God fulfils himself
Page 204 - Why do they prate of the blessings of Peace ? we have made them a curse, Pickpockets, each hand lusting for all that is not its own ; And lust of gain, in the spirit of Cain, is it better or worse Than the heart of the citizen hissing in war on his own hearthstone
Page 190 - Do not forever with thy vailed lids Seek for thy noble father in the dust." Avail occurs in Malory (v. 12) : "Then the King availed his visor, with a meek and lowly countenance," etc. 216. A swarthy one. Originally, " a swarthy dame.
Page 153 - And flashing round and round, and whirl'd in an arch, Shot like a streamer of the northern morn, Seen where the moving isles of winter shock By night, with noises of the Northern Sea. So flash'd and fell the brand Excalibur ; 3
Page 191 - For thou dost fear the soft and tender fork Of a poor worm." It is in a similar sense that Venus (Venus and Adonis, 933) calls Death " grim-grinning ghost, earth's worm.
Page 135 - honor'd, happy, dead before thy shame ? Well is it that no child is born of thee. The children born of thee are sword and fire, Red ruin, and the breaking up of laws, The craft of kindred and the godless hosts Of heathen swarming o'er the Northern Sea;