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" Tis not too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and, sitting well in order, smite The sounding furrows; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths Of all the western stars, until I die. It may be that the gulfs will wash us down:... "
The Ship-dwellers: A Story of a Happy Cruise - Page 31
by Albert Bigelow Paine - 1910 - 393 pages
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and ..., Volumes 46-47

1855
...not often surpassed by ttte poets of this world : " My purpose hold* To sail beyond the (unset, and the baths Of all the western stars, until I die. It may bo that the gulf will wash us down, It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles...
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The Haileybury observer, Volume 8

East India college - 1856
...among their greatest productions. Observe the simplicity with which Tennyson touches on these " for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the...Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew." There is a simple pathos in that expression It is a sort of prophetic feeling in his own heart...
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Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1856 - 379 pages
...too late to seek a newer world. Push off, and sitting well in order smite The sounding furrows ; for my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the...Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew. Tho' much is taken, much abides; and tho' We are not now that strength which in old days Moved earth...
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Poets. French revolutionists. Novelists

George Gilfillan - 1856
...the old, much-enduring Mariner King is again panting for untried dangers and undiscovered lands: "My purpose holds, To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths Of all the western stars, until I die." Tennyson, with his fine artistic instinct, saw that the idea of Ulysses at rest was an incongruous...
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Galleries of literary portraits, Volume 1

George Gilfillan - 1856
...thought, and has chosen rather to picture him journeying ever onwards toward infinity or death " It may be, that the gulfs will wash us down It may be, we shall reach the happy isles. And see the great Achilles, whom we knew ." And with breathless interest, and...
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Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 35

1856
...and indomitable mariner-king panted for untried dangers and undiscovered lands. His purpose was " to sail beyond the sunset, and the baths of all the western stars, until he died." Thus actuated, man is lifted to a higher platform of observation, whence he may read the...
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Hunt's Merchants' Magazine and Commercial Review, Volume 35

Freeman Hunt - 1856
...and indomitable mariner-king panted for untried dangers and undiscovered lands. His purpose was " to sail beyond the sunset, and the baths of all the western stars, until he died." Thus actuated, man is lifted to a higher platform of observation, whence he may read the...
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Westward Empire: Or, The Great Drama of Human Progress

Elias Lyman Magoon - 1856 - 445 pages
...and indomitable mariner-king panted for untried dangers and undiscovered lands. His purpose was " to sail beyond the sunset, and the baths of all the western stars, until he died." Thus actuated, man is lifted to a higher platform of observation whence he may read the book...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 91

1903
...unknown. That was the impulse which stirred old Ulysses to set forth once more upon his travels. " For my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the...stars, until I die. It may be that the gulfs will wash as down. It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew." "It may...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 26

1870
...port has this destination, and will bear you thither if you will. " It may be that the gulfs shall wash us down : It may be we shall touch the Happy Isles, And see the great Achilles, whom we knew," absently murmured Lucy, looking on this beautiful apparition. " But I can't help thinking of Ulysses's...
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