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" Oh, cease ! must hate and death return ? Cease ! must men kill and die ? Cease ! drain not to its dregs the urn Of bitter prophecy. The world is weary of the past, Oh, might it die or rest at last! "
The Brunt of the War, and where it Fell - Page 294
by Emily Hobhouse - 1902 - 356 pages
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The Collected Poetry of Robinson Jeffers: Textual evidence and commentary

Robinson Jeffers, Tim Hunt - Poetry - 1988 - 1152 pages
...Shelley's Hellas" as an epigraph — a line from the last stanza of "The World s Great Age Begins Anew": Oh, cease! must hate and death return? Cease! must...weary of the past, Oh, might it die or rest at last! And he originally had "September, 1935" as a postscript. In 526.11 the list was originally "Sappho,...
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Shelley's Process: Radical Transference and the Development of His Major Works

Jerrold E. Hogle - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 432 pages
...revision of thought that will leave our worst moral choices behind us: O cease! must death and hate return? Cease! must men kill and die? Cease! drain...the urn Of bitter prophecy. The world is weary of [this] past, O might it die or rest at last! (Hellas, ll. 1096-1101) Notes INTRODUCTION: THE LOGIC...
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Literature and Nationalism

Vincent Newey, Ann Thompson - Fiction - 1991 - 286 pages
...anew' ends with foreboding, almost the assumption that the whirligig of time will bring about disaster: Oh, cease! must hate and death return? Cease! must men kill and die? Cease! drain not to the dregs the urn Of bitter prophecy. (11. 1096-99) Only in the 'Ode to the West Wind' does Shelley...
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Selected Poems

Percy Bysshe Shelley - Poetry - 1993 - 123 pages
...Than many unsubdued: Not gold, not blood, their altar dowers, But votive tears and symbol flowers. Oh, cease! must hate and death return? Cease! must...kill and die? Cease! drain not to its dregs the urn Lines: 'When the Lamp Is Shattered' I When the lamp is shattered The light in the dust lies dead—...
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Selected Poems

Percy Bysshe Shelley - Poetry - 1993 - 123 pages
...Than many unsubdued: Not gold, not blood, their altar dowers, But votive tears and symbol flowers. Oh, cease! must hate and death return? Cease! must...men kill and die? Cease! drain not to its dregs the um Lines: 'When the Lamp Is Shattered' I When the lamp is shattered The light in the dust lies dead—...
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Virginal Sexuality and Textuality in Victorian Literature: Essays in ...

Lloyd Davis - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 257 pages
...concludes the play, ends with the lines, "Cease! drain not to its dregs the urn of bitter prophesy. / The world is weary of the past, / Oh, might it die or rest at last." In one mood Romantic writers try for optimism. The young Keats, in his poetic May time, plays with...
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Majestic Indolence: English Romantic Poetry and the Work of Art

Willard Spiegelman - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 240 pages
...proclaims an end to history by treating it as a Gordian knot that requires an Alexander to undo it: O cease! must hate and death return? Cease! must men...Of bitter prophecy. The world is weary of the past, O might it die or rest at last! The oppressiveness of the past may potentially repeat itself in the...
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Two Poets of the Oxford Movement: John Keble and John Henry Newman

Rodney Stenning Edgecombe - Poetry - 1996 - 296 pages
...whereas the Radical recoils from the carnage and turmoil so central to eschatological visions—"O cease! must hate and death return? / Cease! must men kill and die" 43 —the High Churchman welcomes them as an assurance of the Second Coming: "And through that last...
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The Romantic Reformation: Religious Politics in English Literature, 1789-1824

Robert M. Ryan - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 292 pages
...Than many unsubdued; Not gold, not blood their altar dowers But votive tears and symbol flowers. O cease! must hate and death return? Cease! must men...Of bitter prophecy. The world is weary of the past, O might it die or rest at last! The last stanza has caused consternation among some critics because...
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Closet Performances: Political Exhibition and Prohibition in the Dramas of ...

Michael Simpson - Poetry - 1998 - 469 pages
...Love," before both of these verses are effectively interrupted by another effort at rewriting them: Oh, cease! must hate and death return? Cease! must...drain not to its dregs the urn Of bitter prophecy. (1096-99) What this series of discriminations among versions of "Hellas" might be read to rehearse...
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