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" The Ancient of Days forever is young, Forever the scheme of Nature thrives; I know a wind in purpose strong— It spins against the way it drives. What if the gulfs their slimed foundations bare? So deep must the stones be hurled Whereon the throes of... "
John Marr and Other Poems - Page 130
by Herman Melville - 1922 - 205 pages
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Battle-Pieces and Aspects of the War

Herman Melville - Reconstruction - 1866 - 272 pages
...warm, but heaven with age is cold. (Ho ho, ho ho, The cloistered doubt Of olden times Is blurted out !) The Ancient of Days forever is young, Forever the...ages rear The final empire and the happier world. (The poor old Past, The Future's slave, She drudged through pain and crime To bring about the blissful...
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In the American Grain: Essays

William Carlos Williams - Fiction - 1956 - 234 pages
...poverty, our despair and hopefulness, and it is something that Herman Melville saw before him ns he wrote: The Ancient of Days forever is young, Forever the...Nature thrives; I know a wind in purpose strong— If spins against the way it drives. What if the gulfs their slimed foundations bare? So deep must stones...
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Selected Poems of Herman Melville

Herman Melville - Literary Criticism - 1991 - 259 pages
...warm, but heaven with age is cold. (Ho ho, ho ho, The cloistered doubt Of olden times Is blurted out!) The Ancient of Days forever is young, Forever the scheme of Nature thrives; I know a wind in purpose strongIt spins against the way it drives. What if the gulfs their slimed foundations bare? So deep...
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The Columbia Book of Civil War Poetry

Richard Marius - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 543 pages
...warm, but heaven with age is cold. (Ho ho, ho ho, The cloistered doubt Of olden times Is blurted out!) The Ancient of Days forever is young, Forever the...ages rear The final empire and the happier world. (The poor old Past, The Future's slave, She drudged through pain and crime To bring about the blissful...
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Young America: The Flowering of Democracy in New York City

Edward L. Widmer - History - 1998 - 300 pages
...paradox of an intense nationalism subverted by nagging doubts about the validity of the experiment: "I know a wind in purpose strong— / It spins against the way it drives." That remains, perhaps, the most fitting eulogy for hydra-headed Young America, spinning against itself,...
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The Poems of Herman Melville

Herman Melville, Kent State University Press - Poetry - 2000 - 349 pages
...warm, but heaven with age is cold. (Ho ho, ho ho, The cloistered doubt Of olden times Is blurted out!) The Ancient of Days forever is young, Forever the...of Nature thrives; I know a wind in purpose strong — — - The Future's slave, 77if Poems She drudged through pain and crime of Herman To bring about...
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Democratic Voices and Vistas: American Literature from Emerson to Lanier

Darrel Abel - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 540 pages
...THE SKY; WISDOM IS VAIN, AND PROPHESY. Apparently Melville thought the historic process melioristic: The Ancient of Days forever is young, Forever the scheme of Nature thrives; What if the gulfs their slimed foundations bare? So deep must the stones be hurled Whereon the throes...
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Exiled Royalties : Melville and the Life We Imagine: Melville and the Life ...

Department of English Washington University Robert Milder Professor, St Louis - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 310 pages
...Moby-Dick, the idealist would look deep down and believe, even against the testimony of experience: "What if the gulfs their slimed foundations bare?...ages rear / The final empire and the happier world." There is irony even in the idealist's hope, for "empire" — a new imperial America supplanting the...
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