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" The end of man's existence I discerned, Who from ignoble games and revelry Could draw, when we had parted, vain delight, While tears were thy best pastime, day and night ; "And while my youthful peers before my eyes (Each hero following his peculiar bent)... "
Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ...: With ... - Page 132
by George Lillie Craik - 1845
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Poems by William Wordsworth:: Including Lyrical Ballads, and the ...

William Wordsworth, Dorothy Wordsworth - 1815 - 527 pages
...Note. — For this feature in the character of ProtesIIaus, see the Iphigenia in Aulis of Euripides. Could draw, when we had parted, vain delight While...his peculiar bent) Prepared themselves for glorious enterprize By martial sports,— or, seated in the tent, Chieftains and kings in council were detained...
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Poems, Volume 1

William Wordsworth - 1815
...feature in the character of Protesilaus, sec the I phigenia in Aulis of Euripides. Could draw, when \ve had parted, vain delight While tears were thy best...his peculiar bent) Prepared themselves for glorious enterprize By martial sports,— or, seated in the tent, Chieftains and kings in council were detained...
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The Miscellaneous Poems of William Wordsworth, Volume 1

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1820
...enter which hath earned That privilege by virtue. — " 111," said he, " The end of man's existence I discerned, Who from ignoble games and revelry * Could...his peculiar bent) Prepared themselves for glorious enterprize By martial sports, — or, seated in the tent, * Note. — For this feature in the character...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1827
...enter which hath earned That privilege by virtue. — " 111," said he, " The end of man's existence I discerned, Who from ignoble games and revelry Could...his peculiar bent) Prepared themselves for glorious enterprize By martial sports, — or, seated in the tent, Chieftains and kings in council were detained...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth: Complete in One Volume

William Wordsworth - Fore-edge painting - 1828 - 340 pages
...which bath earned That privilege by virtue. — 111,* said he, <• The end of man's existence I discerned, Who from ignoble games and revelry Could...tent. Chieftains and kings in council were detained ; Yu< <i time the fleet at Auli- lay enchained. The wished-for wind was given :— 1 then rerolred...
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The British poets of the nineteenth century, including the select works of ...

British poets - 1828
...said he — kiss The end of man's existence I discerned, Who from ignoble games and revelry CUM !il draw, when we had parted, vain delight While tears...pastime, — day and night: And while my youthful peers,bcfore my eyes, (Each Hero following his peculiar bent) Prepared themselves for glorious enterprise...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1827
...enter which hath earned That privilege by virtue.—" 1ll," said he, " The end of man's existence I discerned, Who from ignoble games and revelry Could...Prepared themselves for glorious enterprise By martial sports,—or, seated in the tent, Chieftains and kings in council were detained: O f What time the...
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Select pieces from the poems of William Wordsworth

William [poetical works Wordsworth (selections]) - 1843 - 233 pages
...shall enter which hath earned That privilege by virtue. " 111," said he, " The end of man's existence I discerned, Who from ignoble games and revelry Could...detained ; What time the fleet at Aulis lay enchained ; FA The wished-for wind was given : I then revolved The oracle, upon the silent sea ; And, if no worthier...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1849 - 619 pages
...The end of man's existence I discerned, Who from ignoble games and revelry Could draw, when we liad parted, vain delight, While tears were thy best pastime,...his peculiar bent) Prepared themselves for glorious enteq>rise By martial sports, — or, seated in the tent, Chieftains and kings in council were detained...
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The complete poetical works of William Wordsworth, late poet laureate

William Wordsworth - 1851 - 727 pages
...enter which hath earned That privilege by virtue. — "III," said he, "The end of man's existence I sealed in the tent, Chieftains and kings in council were detained ; What time the fleet at Aulis lay...
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