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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,... "
The every-day book and table-book; or, Everlasting calendar of popular ... - Page 49
by William Hone - 1837
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Keats: Selected Poems and Letters

John Keats, Robert Gittings - English letters - 1995 - 301 pages
...I had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk: 5 Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too...melodious plot Of beechen green, and shadows numberless, 10 Singest of summer in full-throated ease. 2 O, for a draught of vintage! that hath been Cool'da long...
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Poetic Designs: An Introduction to Meters, Verse Forms, and Figures of Speech

Stephen Adams - Poetry - 1997 - 256 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,...beechen green, and shadows numberless, Singest of summer in full-throated ease. This nonce stanza, repeated eight times in the poem, seems descended from the...
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Rules for the Dance: A Handbook for Writing and Reading Metrical Verse

Mary Oliver - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 194 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...beechen green, and shadows numberless, Singest of summer in full-throated ease. II O, for a draught of vintage! that hath been Cool'da long age in the deep-delved...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 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 thine happiness,— That thou, light- winged Dryad of the trees, In some melodious plot Of beechen green, and shadows numberless,...
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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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