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The Literary and Scientific Repository, and Critical Review - Page 418
by Charles Kitchell Gardner - 1821
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Biographia Literaria; Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1817 - 309 pages
...plainer words. Lute, harp, and lyre, muse, muses, and inspirations, Pegasus, Parnassus, and Hipocrene, were all an abomination to him. In fancy I can almost...you mean ! Muse, boy, Muse ? your Nurse's daughter, youmean! Pierian spring? Oh 'aye! the cloister-pump, I suppose!" Nay certain introductions, similies,...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 2

England - 1818
...the loftiest and wildest odes, hod a logic of its own as severe as that of science. • • • * * Lute, harp, and lyre ; muse, muses, and inspirations...can almost hear him now exclaiming, • Harp .* Harp 9 Lyrct Pen and Ink ! Boy you mean ! Mute ! bay ! Mute ! your Nurte't daughter you mean t B Pierian...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 2

England - 1818
...that of the loftiest and wildest odes, had a logic of its own as severe as that of science. * * * * * Lute, harp, and lyre ; muse, muses, and inspirations...* Harp ? Lyre ? Pen and Ink ! Boy you mean ! Muse ! lx)yf Muse ! your Nurse's daughter you mean ! B Pierian Spring ! O Aye ! the cloister Pump /'••••...
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The Imperial magazine; or, Compendium of religious, moral, & philosophical ...

1834
...sense, or where the same sense might have been conveyed with equal force and dignity in plainer words. Lute, harp, and lyre, muse, muses. and inspirations....you mean ! Muse, boy, muse? Your nurse's daughter, you mean ! Pierian spring ! Oh, ay ! the cloister pump, I suppose." " There was one custom of our master's,...
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The History of Christ's Hospital: From Its Foundation by King Edward the ...

John Iliff Wilson - 1821 - 308 pages
...sense, or where the same sense might have been conveyed with equal force and dignity in plainer words. Lute, harp, and lyre, muse, muses, and inspirations,...almost hear him now exclaiming, — Harp ? Harp ? Lyre 9 Pen and ink, boy, you mean! Muse, boy, Muse! yournurse's daughter, you mean ! Pierian spring 9 Oh...
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Repository of Arts, Literature, Fashions &c

Rudolph Ackermann, Frederic Shoberl - Fashion - 1820
...might have been conveyed with equal force and dignity in plainer 172 THF, EARLY LIFK OK A POUT. words. Lute, harp, and lyre, muse, muses, and inspirations,...Parnassus, and Hippocrene, were all an abomination to him. Infancy I can almost hear him now exclaiming, " Harp ? harp ? lyre ? Pen and ink, hoy, you mean! Muse,boy,...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1829 - 575 pages
...— Pegasus, I'uruassus and Hippocrene, were all an abomination to him. In fancy, 1 can almost bear k& ?lـ p/ ! jour nurse's daughter, you mean ! Pierian spring ! О ay! the cloister pump, I suppose. In his...
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The New Monthly Magazine, Volume 26

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth - 1829
...and ' Pierian spring,' in his verses." " What was that?" " Why the pedagogue used to stop him thus, ' Harp, harp, lyre ? pen and ink, boy, you mean! — Muse, boy, muse? Your Muse's daughter, you mean ! — Pierian spring ? oh, ay ! the cloister pump, I suppose !" " An excellent...
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The Poetical Works of Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1831 - 607 pages
...sense, or where the same sense might have been conveyed with equal force and dignity in plainer words. eridge you mean ! Pierian spring ! О ay ! the cloister pump, I eup]K>so.' " In his " Literary Life," Coleridge...
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The New monthly magazine and universal register. [Continued as] The New ...

1834
...sense, or where the same sense might have been conveyed with equal force and dignity in plainer words. Lute, harp, and lyre — muse, muses, and inspirations...you mean. Muse, boy, muse ! your nurse's daughter, you mean ! Pierian spring ! О ay, the cloister pump, I suppose!' Nay, certain introductions, similes,...
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