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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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A handbook of English literature

William Hall Griffin - Authors, English - 1897 - 384 pages
...author :— ' Bright Star ! would I were steadfast as thou art— Not in lone splendour hung aloft tho night, And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like...priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's human shorc^ Or gazing on the new soft f alien mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors :— * No—...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1897 - 381 pages
...artNot in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like .Natiire's patient sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their...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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A Handbook of English Literature

William Hall Griffin - Authors, English - 1897 - 384 pages
...word' of its author : — • Bright Star I would I were steadfast as then art— Not In lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids...patient sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their prlestliko task Of pnro ablation round earth's hnnmn shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask...
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A Study of the Night in the Poetry of Byron, Keats, and Shelley

Elsey Lois Bristol - 1897 - 226 pages
...my lyre, And make its silvery splendor pant with "bliss. " (5) "Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art! Not in lone splendor hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids apart, 2 Like Nature's patient sleepless Eremite." In discussing Shelley's descriptions of the stars we will...
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The complete poetical works of Keats

John Keats - Poetry - 1899 - 473 pages
...September or October, 1820. BRIGHT star, would I were steadfast as thou art ! Not 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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The Complete Poetical Works and Letters of John Keats

John Keats - Poets, English - 1899 - 473 pages
...September or October, 1820. BRIGHT star, would I were steadfast as thou art ! Not 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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Transactions of the Royal Society of Literature of the United Kingdom

Royal Society of Literature (Great Britain) - Literature - 1899
...Crowther wrote as follows : " Bright Star ! would I were steadfast as thou art — Not 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, yet unchangeable,...
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The Study of Arts in a Modern University

Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh - Education, Higher - 1899 - 20 pages
...best cleansers. We embark on the sea and watch the great tides of human life, of action and passion, 'The moving waters at their priest-like task Of pure ablution round Earth's human shores.' And yet we may claim a part in the greatest of these movements. Some have found an enlarging and purifying...
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The Complete Poetical Works of John Keats

John Keats - Literary Criticism - 1900 - 473 pages
...is immense ! THE LAST SONNET BRIGHT star, would I were steadfast as thou art ! Not 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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A Year Book of Famous Lyrics: Selections from the British and American Poets ...

Frederic Lawrence Knowles - American poetry - 1901 - 392 pages
...WERE STEADFAST AS THOU ART Bright Star! would I were steadfast as thou art — Not 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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