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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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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1853 - 785 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...; 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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The Lives of the Poets-laureate: With an Introductory Essay on the Title and ...

Wiltshire Stanton Austin, John Ralph - 1853 - 428 pages
...himself— " Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart, Thou hadst a voice, whose sound was like the sea, Pure as the naked heavens, majestic, free; So didst...thy heart The lowliest duties on herself did lay." THE END. LONDON: Printed by Schukeand Co., 13, Poland Street. THIS BOOK IS DUE ON THE LAST DATE STAMPED...
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The Lives of the Poets-laureate

Wiltshire Stanton Austin - 1853 - 428 pages
...address him in language spoken by him of another, but perhaps more applicable to himself — " Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart, Thou hadst a voice, whose sound was like the sea, Pure as the naked heavens, majestie, free ; So didst thou travel on life's common way In cheerful godliness...
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Deacon Giles's Distillery: And Other Miscellanies

George Barrell Cheever - 1853 - 383 pages
...feelings, as they come and go in the current of every day's existence, we have nothing. " Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt 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." We hear the...
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Lives of the illustrious. The Biographical magazine [ed. by J.P. Edwards].

Biographical magazine - 1853
..." his conversation was in heaven." Truly does Wordsworth say, in his " Sonnet to Milton," Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart : Thou hadst a voice whose sound was as the seaPure as the naked heavens, majestic, free. Even when he was most popular, his ontemporaries...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 76

1854
...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...; Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea ; Pure as the naked heavens, majestic, free. So didst thou travel on lile's common way In cheerful...
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Flowers for all seasons [stories, essays and poems].

John Bolton Rogerson - 1854 - 312 pages
...sword, 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...apart : Thou had'st a voice whose sound was like the se» : Pure as the naked heaven, majestic, free, So did' at thou travel on life's common way, In cheerful...
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Christian Examiner, Volume 22; Volume 57

1854
...champion of light and freedom, and virtue and faith, — " Milton! them shouldst be living at this hour. Return to us again, And give us manners, virtue, freedom,...: 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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Literary Englands: Versions of 'Englishness' in Modern Writing

David Gervais, Gervais David - 1993 - 280 pages
...Leavis dismissed them as being, they hardly succeed in creating a real sense of Milton himself: Thy soul was like a Star, and dwelt apart ; Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea This lofty apartness is what really stirs the poet of solitude, not the prospect of national consensus....
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Selected Poems

William Wordsworth - 1994 - 587 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...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 godliness;...
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