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" FAR in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well: Remote from man, with God he pass'd the days Prayer all his business, all his... "
Select lessons in prose and verse, from various authors, to which are added ... - Page 19
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Connectives of English Speech: The Correct Usage of Prepositions ...

James Champlin Fernald - English language - 1904 - 324 pages
...From morn to noon he fell, from noon to dewy eve, A summer's day. MILTON Paradise Lost bk. i, l. 748. Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew. PARNELL The Hermit l. 1And so we lay from ebb-tide, till the flow Rose high enough...
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A History of English Poetry, Volume 5

William John Courthope - English poetry - 1905
...Hermit : — Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew. The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well : Remote from man, with God he passed the days, Prayer all his business, all his pleasure...
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A HISTORY OF ENGLISH POETRY

W. J. COURTHOPE - 1905
...familiar elegance of Parnell's style. The first is the opening of his most popular poem, The Hermit:— Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew. The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the...
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A record of ancient histories, entituled in Latine, Gesta Romanorum

Romani - 1905
...That the reader may compare the two stories the more readily, it is inserted here : — THE HERMIT. " FAR in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew, The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the...
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Scott's Ivanhoe: A Romance

Walter Scott - Great Britain - 1906 - 536 pages
...SIXTEENTH. Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well ; Remote from man, with God he pass'd his days, Prayer all his business — all his pleasure...
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The Book of Days: A Miscellany of Popular Antiquities in ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - Anecdotes - 1864
...inquired for ' The Old Hermit.' Yet ho is no recluse, no ascetic. It cannot be said of him : ' The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell ; His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well' e lives among the haunts of men, in a comfortable cottage ; he can enjoy a good dinner,...
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Scott's Ivanhoe: A Romance

Walter Scott - Great Britain - 1906 - 536 pages
...aspire) hastened to receive the orders of the future sovereign. Hotted : removed. 168 CHAPTER SIXTEENTH. Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew ; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...unfolding wide, Clap the glad wing, and tow'r away, And mingle with the blaze of day. 90 THE HERMIT Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a rev'rend hermit grew; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well: Remote from...
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English Poems: The restoration and the eighteenth century (1660-1800)

Walter Cochrane Bronson - English poetry - 1908
...unfolding wide, Clap the glad wing, and tow'r away, . And mingle with the blaze of day. go THE HERMIT Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a rev'rend hermit grew; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well : Remote from...
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The Oriental Tale in England in the Eighteenth Century, Volume 7

Martha Pike Conant - English fiction - 1908 - 312 pages
...: — " Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew ; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell ; His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well : Remote from man, with God he pass'd the days, Prayer all his business, all his pleasure...
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