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... and interlards His speech with uncouth terms of art, Accomplished in the
Showman's part ; And then, as from a sudden check, Cries out — " 'Tis there, the
Quarter-deck On which brave Admiral Nelson stood — A sight that would have
'Tis worse than any funeral bell ; As sure as I've the gift of sight We shall be
meeting Ghosts to-night !" — Said Benjamin, " This whip shall lay A thousand if
they cross our way. I know that Wanton's noisy station, I know him and his
... the pensive solitude, Her unsuspecting eye, perchance, With the rude
Shepherd's favoured glance, Beholds the Faeries in array, Whose party-coloured
garments gay The silent company betray ; Red, green, and blue ; a moment's
Who fancied what a pretty sight This Rock would be if edged around With living
Snowdrops ? circlet bright ! How glorious to this Orchard-ground ! Who loved the
little Rock, and set Upon its Head this Coronet ? Was it the humour of a Child ?
Far into silent regions blue and pale ; — And visibly engirding Mona's Isle That,
as we left the Plain, before our sight Stood like a lofty Mount, uplifting slowly, (
Above the convex of the watery globe) Into clear view the cultured fields that
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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.