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" Bright Star! would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like Nature's patient, sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's... "
A Book of English Sonnets - Page 51
1906 - 167 pages
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Harper's Cyclopaedia of British and American Poetry

Epes Sargent - American poetry - 1882 - 958 pages
...thou art — Not in lono splendor hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids apart, Liko argent humau shores, — Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors —...
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Poetical Works and Other Writings, Volume 2

John Keats - 1883
...Shakespeare's Poems, facing A LOVERS COMPLAINT. JbJ RlGHT star, would I were stedfast as thou art— Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night And watching,...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors— Lord Houghton records that, after Keats...
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A Voice from the Nile: And Other Poems

James Thomson, Bertram Dobell - English poetry - 1884 - 263 pages
...trance divine : The Rose for Life's feast and the festal array, The Lily for Death's shrine. II. . " The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores." — KEATS. The earth lay breathless in a fever-swoon Beneath the burning noon, Sun-stricken, dazed...
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Red-letter Poems by English Men and Women

Thomas Young Crowell - English poetry - 1885 - 648 pages
...'.S LAST SOЛ'Л'E Т. BRIGHT star ! would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendor bung aloft the night. And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like Nature's patient sleepless Lremite. The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's butiian shores,...
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Essays on Poetry and Poets

Roden Noel - English poetry - 1886 - 356 pages
...sea, and one containing a strange — to me, very fascinating — image concerning the sea : — /\ " The moving waters at their priest-like task | Of pure ablution round earth's human shores." Of " La Belle Dame sans merci " Mr. Watts has well spoken ; to it Mr. G. Rossetti is largely indebted....
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Life of John Keats

William Michael Rossetti, John Parker Anderson - Biografia - 1887 - 217 pages
...Shakespeare's Poems, facing " A Lover's Complaint" 1 Bright star, would I were steadfast as them art ; Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors : — "No, yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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Three Hundred English Sonnets

David M. Main - Sonnets, English - 1886 - 320 pages
...his amorous breath ! KEATS' S LAST SONNET. RIGHT star ! would I were steadfast as thou art, — Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching,...ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors : — No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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Keats

Sir Sidney Colvin - 1887 - 233 pages
...interesting traces of his thought and feeling :— "Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art, Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night And watching,...Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of cold ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains...
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Sea-music: An Anthology of Poems and Passages Descriptive of the Sea

Elizabeth Amelia Sharp - English poetry - 1887 - 315 pages
...the sea, which is so infinitely beyond any prose saying : such lines, for instance, as Keats' — " The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round Earth's human shores." Or the same poet's — " It keeps eternal whisperings around Desolate shores, and with its mighty swell...
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Sea-music: An Anthology of Poems and Passages Descriptive of the Sea

Canadian poetry - 1887 - 315 pages
...froth before me, while there yet remain'd Hale strength, nor from my bones all marrow drain'! KEATS. THE moving waters at their priest-like task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores. KEATS. THE surgy murmurs of the lonely sŤa. KEATS. THE rocks were silent, the wide sea did weave An...
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