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... And find his way to me Under the branches of. * See Paradise Lost, Book XL,
where Adam points out to Eve the ominous sign of the Eagle chasing " two Birds
of gayest plume," and the gentle Hart and Hind pursued by their enemy. K 3 ...
Himself he propped, his body, limbs, and face, Upon a long grey Staff of shaven
wood : And, still as I drew near with gentle pace, Upon the margin of that moorish
flood Motionless as a Cloud the Old Man stood ; That heareth not the loud winds
... who of gentle mood Had watched all gentle motions, and to these Had fitted
their own thoughts, schemers more mild, And in the region of their peaceful
selves ; — Now was it that both found, the Meek and Lofty Did both find helpers to
The godly book was in his hand — And, on the page more black than coal,
Appeared, set forth in strange array, A word — which to his dying day Perplexed
the good man's gentle soul. The ghostly word, which thus was framed, Did never
His nerves, his sinews seemed to melt ; Through all his iron frame was felt A
gentle, a relaxing power ! Each fibre of his frame was weak ; Weak all the animal
within ; But, in its helplessness, grew mild And gentle as an infant child, An infant
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the kitten of the filling leaves bp[y willam words worth
My favorite is "Solitary Reaper". When I first read it, I fell in love with the poem. It's like Wordsworth wrote it for me only.
I always feel understood and totally embraced everytime I read this poem and walk away with a full heart.