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" Oh could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to live, what blessedness to die! Methinks their very names shine still and bright ; Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray; or seen — like... "
Bentley's Miscellany - Page 258
by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1840
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the quarterly review

John Murray - 1823
...these good men Dropped from an angel's wing. With moistened eye ; We read of faith and purest chanty In statesman, priest and humble citizen. Oh, could...lonely tapers shooting far a light That guides and cheers,--or seen, like stars on high, Satellites turning in a lucid ring Around meek Walton's heavenly...
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The sonnets of William Wordsworth

1899
...With moistened eye We read of faith and purest charity In Statesman, Priest, and humble Citizen : O could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to...shine still and bright ; Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night ; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen — like stars...
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Specimens of English Sonnets

Alexander Dyce - Sonnets, English - 1833 - 224 pages
...With moisten'd eye We read of Faith and purest Charity In Statesman, Priest, and humble Citizen : O could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to...names shine still and bright ; Apart, like glow-worms on a summer night ; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen, like stars on...
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Lives of Sacred Poets, Volume 1

Robert Aris Willmott - Poets, English - 1834 - 363 pages
...With moistened cyo We read of faith and purest charity, In statesman, pnest, and humble citizen. Oh I could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to live, what happiness to die ! Methinks their very names, shine still and bright, Satellites turning in a lucid...
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The book of sonnets, ed by A.M. Woodford

A Montagu Woodford - 1841
...With moistened eye We read of Faith and purest Charity In Statesman, Priest, and humble Citizen : O could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to...names shine still and bright; Apart, like glow-worms on a summer night; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray; or seen, like stars on...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 41

1857
...; with moisten'd eye We read of faith and purest charity In statesman, priest, and humble citizen. Methinks their very names shine still and bright; Apart like glow-worms in a summer-night, Or seen, like stars on high, Satellites burning in a lucid ring, Around meek Walton's...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth, D.C.L., Poet Laureate, Etc. Etc

1845 - 619 pages
...With moistened eye We read of faith and purest charity In Statesman, Priest, and humble Citizen : О could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to...shine still and bright ; Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night ; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen — like stars...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth ...

Authors' presentation copies - 1845 - 619 pages
...With moistened eye We read of faith and purest charity In Statesman, Priest, and humble Citizen : О could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to live, what blessedness to die ! Metliiuks their very names shine still and bright ; Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night ;...
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A New and old evangelical magazine

...single-hearted. - And from their mountain-tops glory to the nations. XVI. THE BAN-DE-LA-ROCHE.— No. 2. Oh ! could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy...shine still and bright, Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night. Wordsworth. It has been observed, that a period of little more than twelve months,...
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Literary Studies: A Collection of Miscellaneous Essays, Volumes 1-2

William Alfred Jones - English literature - 1847
...With moistened eye We read of Faith and purest Charity In Statesman, Priest, and humble citizen : 0 could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to...names shine still and bright ; Apart, like glow-worms on a summer night, Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen, like stars on...
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