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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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English Men of Letters: Byron, by John Nichol, 1894; Shelley, by John ...

1894
...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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English Poetry from Blake to Browning

William Macneile Dixon - English poetry - 1894 - 204 pages
...speaks in his most mature tone, it is the accent of Sophocles, not the accent of Spenser, we hear ' The moving waters at their priest-like task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores. ' ' Like anxious men Who on wide plains gather in panting troops, When earthquakes jar their battlements...
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Belgravia: A London Magazine, Volume 87

1895
...initiated from birth into the secrets of nature. " 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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Poet Lore, Volume 7

Literature - 1895
...hardly a matter of clear consciousness, and the threads are wellnigh inextricable, as in Keats : — " The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores." One of the simplest and at the same time most magnificent examples of what I mean is the line from...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 21

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1896
...FACING 'A LOVER'S COMPLAINT ' BRIGHT star, .would I were steadfast as thou art: Not in lone splendor hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids...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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Poems

John Keats - Poetry - 1896 - 302 pages
...nothingness do sink. XVL " Bright Star !" BRIGHT star! would I were steadfast as thou art»«» Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching,...Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task 5 Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors — No — yet still...
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Poems

John Keats - Poetry - 1896 - 302 pages
...nothingness do sink. XVI. " Bright Star t" BRIGHT star ! would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching,...Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task 5 Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors — No — yet still...
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The Revival of English Poetry in the Nineteenth Century: Selections from ...

Elinor Mead Buckingham - English poetry - 1897 - 257 pages
...wither'd from the lake, And no birds sing. SONNET,1 Bright 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 — No — yet gtill stedfast, still unchangeable,...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: A-Z

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - Literature - 1897
...FACING 'A LOVER'S COMPLAINT ' BRK;HT star, would I were steadfast as thou art: Not in lone splendor hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids...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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A Handbook of English Literature

William Hall Griffin - Authors, English - 1897 - 384 pages
...author :— ' Bright Star ! would I were steadfast as thou art— Not in lone splendour hung aloft tho night, And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like...priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's human shorc^ Or gazing on the new soft f alien mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors :— * No—...
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