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" But eagles golden-feathered, who do tower Above us in their beauty, and must reign In right thereof; for 'tis the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might: Yea, by that law, another race may drive Our conquerors to mourn as we do now. "
John Keats: A Literary Biography - Page 179
by Albert Elmer Hancock - 1908 - 234 pages
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Ode on a Grecian Urn, The Eve of St. Agnes: And Other Poems with ...

John Keats - Literary Collections - 1901 - 120 pages
...eagles golden-feather'd, who do tower Above us in their beauty, and must reign In right thereof ; for 't is the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might : 230 Yea, by that law. another race may drive Our conquerors to mourn as we do now. Have ye beheld...
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English Literature

Thomas Ernest Rankin, Wilford Merton Aikin - English literature - 1917 - 427 pages
...the struggle is very modern, purely symbolistic of the subduing of the universe by beauty, for 'tis the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might. From Hyperion Keats turned aside, beginning in January, 1819, to write a small group of poems, and...
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Poems of Keats: Endymion, the Volume of 1820, and Other Poems

John Keats - 1917 - 330 pages
...golden-feather'd, who do tower "Above us in their beauty, and must reign "In right thereof; for 'tis the eternal law "That first in beauty should be first in might : "Yea, by that law, another race may drive 230 "Our conquerors to mourn as we do now. "Have ye beheld...
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The torch, and other lectures and addresses

George Edward Woodberry - Literature - 1920 - 367 pages
...then, that the new principle of being, in whose advent lay the ruin of the old world, is beauty. " T is the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might." This is, as you know, Keats's distinctive mark — the perception and adoration of beauty. What love...
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The Theosophical Quarterly, Volume 19

Theosophy - 1921
...in beauty, born of us And fated to excel us, as we pass , In glory that old Darkness. . . . For 'tis the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might. It is the God of the Sea who thus reasons philosophically with Saturn — and reasons from experience....
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The Overland Monthly

1889
...lost, severity of speech, the dual severity which admits no flaw, which is perfection — for 'tis the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might. Such is a meager outline of the poet's equipment. In a word, for this working from the inside to the...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 207

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1907
...beauty, born of us And fated to excel us, as we pass In glory that old Darkness. . . . . . . For 'tis the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might.' This is true mysticism, the mysticism Keats shares with Burke and Carlyle, the passionate belief in...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 2

Nineteenth century - 1877
...beauty, born of us And fated to excel us, as we pass In glory that old darkness .... . . . . for 'tis the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might : Yea, by that law another race may drive Our conquerors to mourn as we do now. Meanwhile, in Wordsworth's...
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Aesthetics and the Theory of Criticism: Selected Essays of Arnold Isenberg

Arnold Isenberg - Philosophy - 1988 - 362 pages
...Darkness: nor are we Thereby more conquer'd, than by us the rule Of shapeless Chaos . . . . . . for 'tis the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might. I should think it a fair paraphrase to say that this asserts a constant and unending progress from lower...
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John Keats

Walter Jackson Bate - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 780 pages
...branches shelter? Like the forest trees, the Titans have "bred forth . . . eagles goldenfeather'd": 'tis the eternal law That first in beauty should be first in might: Yea, by that law, another race may drive Our conquerors to mourn as we do know. Oceanus himself has...
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