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" BRIGHT star ! would I were steadfast as thou art— Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night. And watching, with eternal lids apart. Like Nature's patient sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's human... "
John Keats: A Literary Biography - Page 205
by Albert Elmer Hancock - 1908 - 234 pages
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English Sonnets by Poets of the Past

Samuel Waddington - Sonnets, English - 1888 - 238 pages
...SONNET. FRIGHT star ! would I were steadfast as thou art— Not in lone splendour hung aloft the nigh!, And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like Nature's...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors. — No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 166

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, Sir William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero Baron Ernle - English literature - 1888
...known of his sonnets : ' Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art, Not in lone splendour hnng aloft the night And watching, with eternal lids apart,...Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of cold ablution round earth's human shores,. Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

1890 - 266 pages
...the Channel ; the bright wards.' beauty of the day and the scene [Life and Letters of John Keuts.] And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like nature's...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors : — No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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Dante and His Ideal

Herbert Baynes - 1891 - 108 pages
...on to the Purgatorio, we see for the first time the Star of Hope gleaming on the trembling waters. " Watching, with eternal lids apart, Like Nature's patient,...task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores." Gross darkness is left behind, the dew E is on the lotus, a rainbow smiles upon the shining sea, that...
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The Life and Letters of Joseph Severn

William Sharp - Letters - 1892 - 308 pages
...and handed the book over to his companion. It is in this sonnet that these fine lines occur : — ' And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like Nature's...task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores.' APPENDIX. 303 " DaviJ Vedder has a curiously similar thought : — ' The ocean heaves resistlessly,...
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Love Songs of the English Poets 1500-1800, with Notes

Ralph H. Caine (ed) - 1892
...Complaint' BRIGHT star ! would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, The moving waters at their priest-like task Of pure...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors. — No— yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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The English Poets, Volume 4

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1893
...! v1II. KEATS'S LAST SONNET. Bright star ! would I were steadfast as thou artNot in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors.— No— yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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Folklore of Scottish Lochs and Springs

James Murray Mackinlay - Folklore - 1893 - 364 pages
...beliefs, and were not simply the outcome of a poetic imagination. Keats, in one of his Sonnets, speaks of "The moving waters at their priest-like task Of pure ablution round Earth's human shore." Here he gives us the poetical and not the actual interpretation of a natural phenomenon. We...
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Choice English Lyrics

English poetry - 1894 - 368 pages
...hates me, yet is loth to lose me. — JOHN DONNE. LAST SONNET. BRIGHT star ! would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendor hung aloft the...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors. — No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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Byron

John Nichol - 1894 - 216 pages
...his thought and feeling :— "Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art, Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night And watching, with eternal lids...Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of cold ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains...
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