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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 2
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Abbotsford admiration Alfred Tennyson amid beautiful born called Campbell castle character Charles ANthon charm church Coleridge Corn-Law cottage Crabbe death delight Ebenezer Elliott Edinburgh Elliott England Ettrick eyes fame father feeling garden genius hand happy heard heart Hemans hills Hogg honor human imagination James Hogg Joanna Baillie lady lake land Landor Lasswade Leigh Hunt literary lived London look Lord Byron miles mind Miss Montgomery mountains nature never noble o'er once pleasure poems poet poetic poetry poor published Quantock hills residence romance round says scene scenery seemed Sheep extra side Sir Walter Sir Walter Scott Skiddaw Southey spirit stands stone thee thing thou thought tion town trees truth valley verse village volume walk Walter Savage Landor Walter Scott whole wild window wonder wood Wordsworth writings wrote young youth
Page 520 - Howe'er it be, it seems to me, 'Tis only noble to be good. Kind hearts are more than coronets, And simple faith than Norman blood.
Page 519 - Lady Clara Vere de Vere, Some meeker pupil you must find, For were you queen of all that is, I could not stoop to such a mind. You sought to prove how I could love, And my disdain is my reply. The lion on your old stone gates Is not more cold to you than I.
Page 5 - Fast by the oracle of God; I thence Invoke thy aid to my adventurous song, That with no middle flight intends to soar Above the Aonian mount, while it pursues Things unattempted yet in prose or rhyme. And chiefly Thou, O Spirit, that dost prefer Before all temples th...
Page 4 - OF man's first disobedience, and the fruit Of that forbidden tree, whose mortal taste Brought death into the world, and all our woe, With loss of Eden, till one greater Man Restore us, and regain the blissful seat, Sing, heavenly Muse...
Page 521 - Love took up the harp of Life, and smote on all the chords with might; Smote the chord of Self, that, trembling, pass'd in music out of sight.
Page 524 - Fool, again the dream, the fancy ! but I know my words are wild, But I count the gray barbarian lower than the Christian child. I, to herd with narrow foreheads, vacant of our glorious gains, Like a beast with lower pleasures, like a beast with lower pains...
Page 337 - But from that hour forgot the smart, And Peace bound up my broken heart. In prison I saw Him next, condemned To meet a traitor's doom at morn ; The tide of lying tongues I...
Page 512 - A still salt pool, lock'd in with bars of sand, Left on the shore ; that hears all night The plunging seas draw backward from the land Their moon-led waters white.