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" I looked to heaven, and tried to pray; But or ever a prayer had gusht, A wicked whisper came, and made My heart as dry as dust. I closed my lids, and kept them close, And the balls like pulses beat; For the sky and the sea, and the sea and the sky. "
Half-hours with the best authors, selected by C. Knight - Page 57
by Half hours - 1856
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Lyrical Ballads: With a Few Other Poems

William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge - English poetry - 1798 - 210 pages
...And there the dead. men lay. I look'd to Heaven, and try'd to pray ;, But or ever a prayer had gusht, A wicked whisper came and made My heart as dry as dust. I clos'd my lids and kept them close, Till the balls like pulses beat ; For the sky and the sea, and...
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The Naval Chronicle, Volume 2

James Stanier Clarke, Stephen Jones, John Jones - Naval art and science - 1799
...Ajid there the Dead Men lay ! I look'd to Heaven, and try'd to pray j But or ever a pray'r had gusht, A wicked whisper came and made My heart as dry as dust. I clos'd my lids and kept them close, Till the balls like pulses beat, For the Sky, and the Sea, and...
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Lyrical Ballads,: With Other Poems. In Two Volumes, Volume 1

William Wordsworth - 1800
...And there the dead men lay. I look'd to Heaven, and try'd to pray ; But or ever a prayer had gnsht, A wicked whisper came and made My heart as dry as dust. I clos'd my lids and kept them close, Til) the balls like pulses beat ; For the sky and the sea, and...
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Lyrical Ballads: With Pastoral and Other Poems

William Wordsworth - 1802 - 234 pages
...And there the dead men lay. I look'd to Heaven, and try'd to pray ; But or ever a prayer had gusht, A wicked whisper came and made My heart as dry as dust. I clos'd my lids and kept them close, Till the balls like pulses beat ; For the sky and the sea, and...
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Lyrical ballads, with other poems [including some by S.T. Coleridge]. From ...

William Wordsworth - 1802
...there the dead men lay. * I look'd to Heaven, and try'd to pray; ' But or ever a prayer had gusht, ' A wicked whisper came and made ' My heart as dry as dust. ' I clos'd my lids and kept them close, ' Till the balls like pulses beat; , * For the sky and the sea,...
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Lyrical Ballads,: With Pastoral and Other Poems. In Two Volumes, Volume 1

William Wordsworth - 1805
...3 The many men so beautiful, ' And they all dead did lie ! And a million million slimy things Lived on — and so did I. I looked upon the rotting Sea, And drew my eyes away ; I looked upon the ghastly deck, And there the dead men lay. I looked to Heaven, and tried to pray ; But or ever a prayer...
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Lyrical Ballads, with Pastoral and Other Poems ...

William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge - English poetry - 1805 - 248 pages
...agony. 2 The many men so beautiful, And they all dead did lie ! And a million million slimy things Lived on — and so did I. I looked upon the rotting Sea, And drew my eyes away ; I looked upon the ghastly deck, And there the dead men lay. I looked to Heaven, and tried to pray ; But or ever a prayer...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 36

England - 1834
...The many men so beautiful ! And they all dead did lie : And a thousand thousand slimy things Lived on ; and so did I. " I looked upon the rotting sea,...heaven, and tried to pray ; But or ever a prayer had gush'd, A wickt'd whisper came, and made My heart as dry as dust. " 1 closed my lids, and kept them...
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The cabinet; or The selected beauties of literature [ed. by J ..., Volume 1

Cabinet - Literature - 1824 - 420 pages
...And there the dead men lay. I look'd to Heaven, and tried to pray ; But or ever a prayer had gusht, A wicked whisper came, and made My heart as dry as...lids, and kept them close, And the balls like pulses heat ; For the sky and the sea, and the sea and the sky Lay, like a cloud, on my weary eye, And the...
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The Poetical Works of S.T. Coleridge: Including the Dramas of Wallenstein ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1828
...rotting sea, that they ATI should live, And drew my eyes away ; and so many - * , , , , , lie dead. I looked upon the rotting deck, And there the dead...Heaven, and tried to pray ; But or ever a prayer had gusht, A wicked whisper came, and made My heart as dry as dust. I closed my lids, and kept them close,...
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