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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... "
Specimens of the British Poets ... - Page 223
by British poets - 1809
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The Lady of the Manor: Being a Series of Conversations on the ..., Volume 2

Mary Martha Sherwood - Conduct of life - 1831
...call him the Hermit of the Dale, and not seldom applied to him the words of the poet — ' Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew.' But while we thought that my father was unreasonably ennobling a poor peasant by comparing him to the...
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The Saturday Magazine ...

1840
...tormenting temptations, and comforted under all his afflictions. TF PARNELL'S POEM OF THE HERMIT. FAR in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew ; The moss his bud, the cave his humble coll, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well : Remote from men, with...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Parnell

Thomas Parnell - 1833 - 185 pages
...vain extremes ; And find a life of equal bliss, Or own the next begun in this. THE HERMIT. FAR in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a...crystal well: Remote from man, with God he pass'd the days, Prayer all his business, all his pleasure praise. A life so sacred, such serene repose, Seem'd...
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The Hermit of Eskdaleside, with Other Poems

I. A. Merryweather - English poetry - 1833 - 136 pages
...1833. THE HERMIT OF ESKDALESIDE. Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age, a rev't end Hermit grew; The moss his bed, the cave his humble...from man, with God he pass'd his days, Prayer all his business—all his pleasure praise. A little lowly Hermitage it was, Down in a dale hard by a forest...
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Stories of the Study, Volume 1

John Galt - English fiction - 1833 - 328 pages
...and penitence, he was not surpassed by any thing in the legends of the saints. " The moss his bed, a cave his humble cell, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well ; Remote from man, with God he passed his days, Prayer all his business, all his pleasure praise." In the mean time Father Dominick...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Parnell

Thomas Parnell - 1833 - 185 pages
...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 praise. A life so sacred, such serene repose, Seem'd heaven itself, till one suggestion rose ; That vice should triumph, virtue vice obey, This sprung...
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The Library of Choice Literature and Encyclopędia of Universal Authorship ...

Ainsworth Rand Spofford, Charles Gibbon - Literature - 1893
...great. Who, while on earth in fame they live, Are senseless of the fame they give. THE HERMIT. Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a...the fruits, his drink the crystal well ; Remote from men, with Ood he passed his days, Prayer all his business, all his pleasure praise. A life so sacred,...
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Ivanhoe: Complete, with Notes and Glossary

Walter Scott - 1893 - 536 pages
...hastened to receive the orders of the future sovereign. Doffed : removed. CHAPTER SIXTEENTH. Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a...cell, His food the fruits, his drink the crystal well ; Hemote from man, with God he pass'd his days, Prayer all his business — all his pleasure praise....
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The Waverley Novels, Volume 9

Sir Walter Scott - 1893
...the wily Norman aspire, hastened to receive the orders of the future sovereign. CHAPTER XVI Far in a wild, unknown to public view, From youth to age a...moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, His food the finite, his drink the crystal well ; Remote from man, with God he pass'd his days, Prayer all his business,...
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Ivanhoe: A Romance, Volume 1

Walter Scott - Great Britain - 1893 - 449 pages
...hastened to receive the orders of the future sovereign. CHAPTEE XVI. . Far in a wild, unknown to pnblic view, From youth to age a reverend hermit grew ; The moss his bed, the cave his humble cell, HU food the fruits, his drink the crystal well ; Remote from man, with God he pass'd his days, Prayer...
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