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" MY heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk, > Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk : 'Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thine happiness,... "
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by William Hone - 1837
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Merriam-Webster's Manual for Writers and Editors

Merriam-Webster, Inc - Reference - 1998 - 424 pages
...of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk: 'Tis not through envy of thy happy lot....being too happy in thine happiness, — That thou, light winged Dryad of the trees, In some melodious plot Of beechen green, and shadows numberless, Singest...
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England in 1819: The Politics of Literary Culture and the Case of Romantic ...

James Chandler - History - 1999 - 606 pages
...with the crucial syntactical confusion of the speaker and the nightingale in Keats's next great Ode ("Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, / But being too happy in thine happiness, / That thon . . . "), the indicators of reference here are hard to make out. "Fluttering," for example, itself...
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Geschichte und Vorgeschichte der modernen Subjektivität, Volume 1

Roland Hagenbüchle, Peter Schulz - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 1372 pages
...798/799), man darf wohl hinzufügen: reicher, weil „more self-destroying".19 Es beginnt mit Empathie („Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, / But being too happy in thine happiness"), doch zielt auf Auflösung des Subjekts: Fade far away, dissolve, and quite forget What thou among the...
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The Celestial Twins: Poetry and Music Through the Ages

Henry Tompkins Kirby-Smith - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 328 pages
...drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk: * "Pis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy...happiness,— That thou, light-winged Dryad of the trees, 2. In some melodious plot Of beechen green, and shadows numberless, * Singest of summer in full-throated...
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No-thing is Left to Tell: Zen/Chaos Theory in the Dramatic Art of Samuel Beckett

John L. Kundert-Gibbs - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 236 pages
...green" — from Keats's "Ode to a Nightingale,"16 the full line of which is: That thou, light- winged Dryad of the trees, In some melodious plot Of beechen green, and shadows numberless, Singest of summer in full-throated ease.17 The allusion itself is telling, as the poem is a romantic confrontation of...
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The Masks of Keats: The Endeavour of a Poet

Thomas McFarland - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 244 pages
...of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk: Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thy happiness, — That thou, light-winged Dryad of the trees, In some melodious plot Of beechen green,...
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Orphic song with Daedal harmony: die "Musik" in Texten der englischen und ...

Pia-Elisabeth Leuschner - Comparative literature - 2000 - 246 pages
...623ff. 6?] Keats: „Darkling I listen [...]" („Ode to the Nightingale" (Anm. 667) v. 5l). Ebd.. „Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, / But being too happy in thine happyness [...]" Ebd.: „The weariness, the fever and the fret / Here, where men sit and groan / Where...
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The Discovery of Poetry: A Field Guide to Reading and Writing Poems

Frances Mayes - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 494 pages
...of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards' had sunk: Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thy happiness, — That thou, light winged Dryad2 of the trees, ' Lethe-wards: towards Lethe, river...
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Return from Berlin: The Eye of a Navigator

Robert Grilley - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 183 pages
...hut, I dug out Keats, and flipped it open to "Nightingale." It didn't need a bookmark there anymore. 'Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being...beechen green, and shadows numberless, Singest of summer in full-throated ease. Awfully good when you've had a few. The next day de Jonckheere dropped by our...
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A Week in Winter: A Novel

Marcia Willett - Fiction - 2002 - 352 pages
...and now, today, they haunted her again; pointing a bitter-sweet contrast, between herself and Posy. ' Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too...happiness, That thou, light-winged Dryad of the trees . . . Singest of summer in full-throated ease . . . Tasting of Flora and the country-green, Dance,...
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