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" SOMETIMES hold it half a sin To put in words the grief I feel; For words, like Nature, half reveal And half conceal the Soul within. "
The Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature - Page 211
by John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1850
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A Practical English Grammar: With Lessons in Composition and Letter-writing

Judson Perry Welsh - English language - 1889 - 272 pages
...catch some reflex of it in the little mirror of himself. — THOS. CARLYLE: Jean Paul Richter. 16. I sometimes hold it half a sin To put in words the...Nature, half reveal And half conceal the soul within. — TENNYSON : In Memoriam. 17. I am always very well pleased with a country Sunday, and think, if...
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Seeing and Being: Or, Perception and Character

Henry Clay Trumbull - Character - 1889 - 204 pages
...they cannot give it such expression in formal words as will make it plain to the unsympathetic ear: " For words, like nature, half reveal And half conceal the soul within." The wealth of affection and the depth of tenderness in their warm hearts can never be recognized except...
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Studies in Literature and Style

Theodore Whitefield Hunt - Literary style - 1890 - 297 pages
...for the sake of final wholeness. In this respect, humor carries out the Tennysonian principle — " For words, like Nature, half reveal And half conceal the Soul within." To this extent, at least, Talleyrand's half-truth, " that language is the art of concealing thought...
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A Stem Dictionary of the English Language: For Use in Elementary Schools

John Kennedy - English language - 1890 - 282 pages
...rays of feeling and life must depart, Ere the bloom of that valley shall fade from my heart.— Moore. For words, like nature, half reveal And half conceal the soul within.— Teanyton. Yes, Ellen, when disguised I stray In life's more low but happier way, Tis under name which...
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Echoes of Life: Or, Beautiful Gems of Poetry and Song

Grace Townsend - English poetry - 1891 - 556 pages
...— Robert Burnt POEMS OF L1FE—SORKOW A\D DEATH. Selections From "In Memonam." GRIEF UNSPEAKABLE. I SOMETIMES hold it half a sin To put in words the...lies; The sad mechanic exercise. Like dull narcotics, Dumbing pain. In words, like weeds, I'll wrap me o'er. Like coarsest clothes against the cold; But...
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English Versification for the Use of Students

James Challis Parsons - English language - 1891 - 162 pages
...that shine through a fountain? Or, the first may rhyme with the fourth, and the second with the third: I sometimes hold it half a sin, To put in words the...nature, half reveal And half conceal the soul within. — Tennyson. The whole of "In Memoriam" is written in this form, and it is also found in Ben Jonson,...
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Sunshine in Life: Poems for the King's Daughters

1891 - 405 pages
...creature, whom I found so fair. I trust he lives in Thee, and there I find him worthier to be loved, I sometimes hold it half a sin To put in words the...Nature, half reveal And half conceal the soul within. The path by which we twain did go, Which led by tracts that pleased us well, Thro' four sweet years...
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Illustrations of Tennyson

John Churton Collins - LITERARY CRITICISM - 1891 - 186 pages
...ag have no experience of the joys of the years). But perhaps ' gaudia annorum ' mean only flowers. A use in measured language lies ; The sad mechanic exercise, Like dull narcotics, numbing pain (v.) : Cf. Donne, Triple Fool : — I thought if I could draw my pains Through rhyme's vexation I should...
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Wisdom of the Wise: Pithy and Pointed Sayings of the Best Authors

Caroline Louisa Hunt - Quotations - 1891 - 95 pages
...A lighter thing than vanity. Good words make friends ; bad words make enemies. SIR MATTHEW HALE. " For words like nature — half reveal And half conceal the soul within." " Thought is deeper than all speech ; Feeling deeper than all thought." Give not thy tongue too great...
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The Choice of Books

Frederic Harrison - Books and reading - 1891 - 127 pages
...is our habit in an age of utterly chaotic education. We read, as the bereaved poet made rhymes — " For the unquiet heart and brain, A use in measured language lies; This sad mechanic exercise, Like dull narcotics, numbing pain." We, to whom steam and electricity have...
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