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" Oh, our manhood's prime vigour ! no spirit feels waste, Not a muscle is stopped in its playing, nor sinew unbraced. Oh, the wild joys of living ! the leaping from rock up to rock — The strong rending of boughs from the fir-tree, — the cool silver... "
Quarterly Review: A Journal of University Perspectives - Page 134
1943
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An Introduction to the Study of Robert Browning's Poetry

Robert Browning - 1830 - 367 pages
...prime vigor ! No spirit feels waste, Not a muscle is stopped in its playing nor sinew unbraced. 7a Oh, the wild joys of living ! the leaping from rock...strong rending of boughs from the fir-tree, the cool silvei shock Of the plunge in a pool's living water, the hunt of the bear, And the sultriness showing...
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Poems: A blot in the 'scutcheon

Robert Browning - 1850
...vigour ! — No spirit feels waste, No muscle is stopped in its playing, No sinew unbraced ; — And the wild joys of living ! The leaping From rock up to rock — The rending their boughs from the palm-trees, — The cool silver shock Of a plunge in the pool's living...
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Men and Women

Robert Browning - 1856 - 351 pages
...manhood's prime vigour ! no spirit feels waste, Not a muscle is stopped in its playing, nor sinew unbraced. Oh, the wild joys of living ! the leaping from rock...dates — yellowed over with gold dust divine, And the locust's-flesh steeped in the pitcher ; the full draught of wine, And the sleep in the dried river-channel...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 39

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1856
...of that rich picturesque genre which marks some of the poet's happiest earlier works ; for example : Oh, the wild joys of living ! the leaping from rock...dates— yellowed over with gold dust divine, And the locust's-flesh steeped in the pitcher ; the full draught of wine, And the sleep in the dried river-channel...
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 39

Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - Literature - 1856
...of that rich picturesque genre which marks some of the poet's happiest earlier works ; for example : Oh, the wild joys of living ! the leaping from rock...dates— yellowed over with gold dust divine, And the locust's-flesh steeped in the pitcher ; the full draught of wine, And the sleep in the dried river-chaniiel...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 2; Volume 49

William Makepeace Thackeray - England - 1884
...victim was at home in his bed. Whenever I think of Calverly I think of fun and good fellowship ; of the ' wild joys of living ; the leaping from rock up to rock ; the cool silver shock of the plunge in the pool's li ving water ; ' of health and youth and strength. Alas,...
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Selections from the Poetical Works of Robert Browning

Robert Browning - 1863 - 411 pages
...manhood's prime vigour! no spirit feels waste, Not a muscle is stopped in its playing, nor sinew unbraced. Oh, the wild joys of living ! the leaping from rock...dates yellowed over with. gold dust divine, And the locust's-flesh steeped in the pitcher ! the full draught of wine, And the sleep in the dried river-channel...
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The English Woman's Journal, Volume 6

Women
...friends, troubles, and annoyances for a time, and give themselves up to the pure enjoyment of living. "The wild joys of living! The leaping From rock up to rock — The rending their boughs from the palm-trees, The cool silver shock Of a plunge in the pool's living water....
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Poems, Volume 2

Robert Browning - 1864
...Oh, our manhood's prime vigour ! — No spirit feels waste, No muscle is stopped in its playing, And the wild joys of living ! The leaping From rock up to rock — The rending their boughs from the palm-trees, — The cool silver shock Of a plunge in the pool's living...
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A Campaigner at Home

Sir John Skelton - 1865 - 367 pages
...do so ; but Mr. Browning's intense enjoyment is peculiar, and very characteristic of the man : — Oh, the wild joys of living ! the leaping from rock...sultriness showing the lion is couched in his lair. How good is man's life, the mere living ! how fit to employ All the heart and the soul and the senses,...
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