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" MILTON ! thou should'st be living at this hour : England hath need of thee : she is a fen Of stagnant waters : altar, sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are... "
Select Poems of Coleridge, Wordsworth, Campbell Longfellow - Page xxxvi
by Frederick Henry Sykes - 1895 - 360 pages
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The Monthly Christian spectator, Volume 9

1859
...wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are sinful men; Oh raise us up! return to us again; And give...Thou hadst a voice, whose sound was like the sea, Pure as the naked heavens, majestic, free ; So didst thou travel on life's common way In cheerful godliness;...
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The Monthly Christian spectator, Volume 1

1851
...would break the stillness, let us exclaim— ' Milton ! thou shouldst be living at this hour. • * * Oh raise us up, return to us again, And give us manners,...apart., Thou hadst a voice whose sound Was like the sea ; Pure as the naked heavens, Majestic, free !' * This sublime and affecting production was but lately...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 30

1851
...This contrast Wordsworth has finely depicted : — " Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like tlie sea, Pure as the naked heavens, majestic, free ; So didst...thy heart The lowliest duties on herself did lay." In combination with the vastest native powers it is surprising to find industry that could quell all...
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THE PARADISE LOST

JOHN MILTON - 1851
...are selfish men. O, raise us up ! Return to us again. " Thy soul was like a star ; and dwelt apart ; Pure as the naked heavens, majestic, free. So didst...godliness ; and yet thy heart The lowliest duties on itself did lay." GlLFJLLAN. STRICTURES UPON DR. JOHNSON'S CRITICISM. Johnson's criticism, inserted...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Late Poet Laureate

William Wordsworth - 1851 - 727 pages
...and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall nnd bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower aze, Or cloud approaching to divert the rays, Which even in deepest winter tes ; Note. t See Note. And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power Thy soul was like a Star, and dwelt...
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Paradise Lost

John Milton - 1851 - 415 pages
...Of inward happiness. We are selfish men ; O, raise as up ! return to us again ; And give us mauners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart : Thou hadst a voiee, whose sound was like the sea : Pore as the naked heavens, majestie, free ; So didst thou travel...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - 1852 - 399 pages
...bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men: Oh ; raise ns up, return to us again ! And give us manners, virtue,...; Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea: Pure as the naked heavens — majestic, free, So didst'thou travel on life's common way In cheerful...
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LITERATURE AND ART

S. MARGARET FULLER - 1852
...best and a sufficient advertisement of each reprint : " Milton ! thou shouldst be living at this hour. Return to us again, And give us manners, virtue, freedom,...apart; Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the Sea : Pure as the naked Heavens, majestic, free: So didst thou travel on life's common way In cheerful...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism

James Robert Boyd - 1852 - 352 pages
...and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men , Oh ! raise...virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart ; Thau hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea , Pure as the naked heavens — majestic,...
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The training school reader. [Ed.] by W.J. Unwin. 2nd book, division 1

William Jordan Unwin - 1853
...and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and Dower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. — We are selfish men ; Oh,...: Thou hadst a voice, whose sound was like the sea ; Pure as the naked heavens, — majestic, free ; So didst thou travel on life's common way In cheerful...
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