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" Bright Star! would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like Nature's patient, sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's... "
A Book of English Sonnets - Page 51
1906 - 167 pages
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The Poetical Works of John Keats: With a Life

John Keats - 1859 - 438 pages
...blind ! 1819. LAST SONNET. BRIGHT star, would I were steadfast as thou art! Not in lone splendor hang aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like Nature's patient sleepless Eremite, The moTing waters at their priestlike task Of pore ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1861 - 332 pages
...sighs, To lift their silken lashes. T. Campbell Bright Star ! would I were steadfast as thou art— Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching,...lids apart, Like nature's patient sleepless Eremite, No—yet still steadfast, still unchangeable, Pillow'd upon my fair Love's ripening breast To feel...
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Nugae Criticae: Occasional Papers Written at the Seaside

Sir John Skelton - Essays - 1862 - 492 pages
...down with the waters of the river to the sea. Bright star ! would I were stedfast as thou art — Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors, — No, — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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The Book of Rubies: A Collection of the Most Notable Love-poems in the ...

English poetry - 1866 - 384 pages
...lol)n Heats. [BORN 1795. DIED i8ai.] SONNET. RIGHT star! would I were steadfast as thou ' art— Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching,...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors: No—yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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The Book of the Sonnet, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt, Samuel Adams Lee - Sonnets, American - 1867
...VOL. i. l8 HIS LAST SONNET. BRIGHT STAR ! would I were steadfast as thou art ! Not in lone splendor hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors : No ! yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1867 - 332 pages
...; Nor love's own kiss shall wake those eyes To lift their silken lashes. T. Camplull CXCVIII Bright Star ! would I were steadfast as thou artNot in lone...lids apart, Like nature's patient sleepless Eremite, Pillow'd upon my fair Love's ripening breast To feel for ever its soft fall and swell, Awake for ever...
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English sonnets, a selection ed. by J. Dennis

John Dennis - 1873
...Turn the key deftly in the oiled wards, And seal the hushed casket of my soul. JOHN CEATS. KEATS'S LAST SONNET. BRIGHT star ! would I were steadfast...patient sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their priestly task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of...
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The student's treasury of English song, selections from the poets of the ...

English song - 1873
...the " Miscellaneous Poems. "] LAST WORDS. J1RIGHT Star! would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching,...The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablutions round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains...
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The Civil Service Handbook of English Literature: For the Use of Candidates ...

Austin Dobson - Authors, English - 1874 - 296 pages
...of its author : — ' Bright Star! wonld I were steadfast as thou art— Not in lone splendour hnng aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids apart,...Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pare ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1875 - 332 pages
...ashes ; Nor love's own kiss shall wake those eyes To lift their silken lashes. T Campbell Bright Star I would I were steadfast as thou artNot in lone splendour...lids apart, Like nature's patient sleepless Eremite, No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable, Pillow'd upon my fair Love's ripening breast To feel...
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