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" SWEET Day, so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky, The dew shall weep thy fall to-night ; For thou must die. Sweet Rose, whose hue angry and brave Bids the rash gazer wipe his eye, Thy root is ever in its grave, And thou must die.... "
The Christian Remembrancer: A Quarterly Review - Page 304
1822
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 6

1860
...his eyes bent down, I heard him murmuring that delicious verse of George Herbert's, " Sweet day! so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky ! The dew shall weep thy fall to-uight, For thou must die ! " " ' For thou must die,' so sad ! And yet the thought itself of...
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Our Christian classics: readings from the best divines, with ..., Volumes 3-4

Christian classics - 1858
...Before we do our wares unfold : So we freeze on, Until the grave increase our cold. Uirtue. Sweet day ! so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky, The dew shall weep thy fall to-night; For thou must die. Sweet rose ! whose hne, angry and brave', Bids the rash gazer wipe his...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines with ..., Volume 3

James Hamilton - 1858
...Before we do our wares unfold : So we freeze on, Until the grave increase our cold. FitttW, Sweet day ! so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky, The dew shall weep thy fall to-night; For thou must die. Sweet rose ! whoso hue, angry and brave, Bids the rash gazer wipe his...
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Our Christian Classics: Readings from the Best Divines, Volume 3

James Hamilton - 1858
...Before we do our wares unfold : So we freeze on, Until the grave increase onr cold. Uirtue. Sweet day ! so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky, The dew shall weep thy fall to-night ; For thou must die. Sweet rose ! whose hue, angry and brave, Bids the rash gazer wipe his...
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The Literature and the Literary Men of Great Britain and Ireland, Volume 1

Abraham Mills - 1858
...lines on ' Virtue' already alluded to, to which we shall "Id a much more elaborate poem on Sunday. VIRTUE. Sweet day ! so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky ; The dews shall weep thy fall to-night, For thou must die. Sweet rose ! whose hue, angry and brave, Bids...
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A guide to the coasts of Devon & Cornwall

Mackenzie Edward C. Walcott - 1859
...the pale shadowy sail on the horizon alone marks the meeting of the ocean with the sky. " Sweet day, so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky, The dew shall weep thy fall to-uight ; For thou must die." On Nov. 5, 1 688, William of Orange cast anchor in the bay. In Sept.,...
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The Country Parson ; The Temple

George Herbert - 1981 - 354 pages
...ev'ry man may revel at his door,219 Not in his parlor; banqueting the poor, And among those his soul. VIRTUE Sweet day, so cool, so calm, so bright, The...of the earth and sky: The dew shall weep thy fall tonight; For thou must die. Sweet rose, whose hue angry and brave220 3 Bids the rash gazer wipe his...
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Marginalia: Camden to Hutton

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1969 - 1207 pages
...in the world of the mere Sight as the Text (p. 50) Il.al "This verse marks that?"2 9A i 80 | Virtue Sweet day, so cool, so calm, so bright, The...The dew shall weep thy fall to night; For thou must dye. Sweet Rose, whose hue angry and brave Bids the rash gazer wipe his eye: Thy root is ever in its...
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Poetic Rhythm: An Introduction

Derek Attridge - 1995 - 274 pages
...rhythmic units while contradicting their message. Here are the first and last stanzas: (14) Sweet day, so cool, so calm, so bright. The bridal of the earth and sky: The dew shall weep thy fall tonight, For thou must die. 4 Only a sweet and virtuous soul, Like seasoned timber, never gives; But...
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George Herbert: The Critical Heritage

C. A. Patrides - 1995 - 390 pages
...disappointment in the reader to find a poem on 'Virtue' opening with the perfect stanza: Sweet day, so cool, so calm, so bright, The bridal of the earth and sky, The dew shall weep they fall to-night; For thou must die; and concluding with this: Only a sweet and virtuous soul, Like...
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