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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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A Handbook of English Literature

William Hall Griffin - Authors, English - 1897 - 384 pages
...being the 'last word' of its author : — • Bright Star I would I were steadfast as then art— Not In lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching,...patient sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their prlestliko task Of pnro ablation round earth's hnnmn shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrics in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1897 - 295 pages
...as ashes ; Nor love's own kiss shall wake those eyes To lift their silken lashes. T. Campbell Bright Star ! would I were steadfast as thou artNot in lone...night, And watching, with eternal lids apart, Like .Natiire's patient sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round...
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Cambridge Compositions: Greek and Latin

Richard Dacre Archer-Hind, Robert Drew Hicks - English literature - 1899 - 496 pages
...colentem 'ros dominum comitabit unus. cw M. "D RIGHT 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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Standard English Poems: Spenser to Tennyson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English poetry - 1899 - 749 pages
...Facing "A Lover's Complaint ") (Written 1820) Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night And watching,...lids apart, Like nature's patient, sleepless Eremite, 5 The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing...
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The Study of Arts in a Modern University

Sir Walter Alexander Raleigh - Education, Higher - 1899 - 20 pages
...best cleansers. We embark on the sea and watch the great tides of human life, of action and passion, 'The moving waters at their priest-like task Of pure ablution round Earth's human shores.' And yet we may claim a part in the greatest of these movements. Some have found an enlarging and purifying...
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1901 - 1084 pages
...the hushed casket of my soul. 6 37. 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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Palgrave's Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics ...

Francis Turner Palgrave, William Bell, John Henry Fowler - 1901
...silken lashes. T. Campbell. XXXV. CCXLII. 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 Of pure ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask Of snow upon the...
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1902 - 1084 pages
...the key deftly in the oiled wards, And seal the hushed casket of my soul. 637. Last Sonnet D RIGHT Star, would I were steadfast as thou artNot in lone...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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The English poets: selections with critical introductions, Volume 4

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1902
...Dead-heavy ; arms and shoulders gleam awhile : He's gone; up bubbles all his amorous breath! viII. KEATS'S LAST SONNET. Bright star! would I were steadfast as...lids apart, Like Nature's patient sleepless Eremite, Ehe moving waters at their priestlike task \ f pure ablution round earth's human shores! Or gazing...
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Composition and Rhetoric for Schools, Volume 1

Robert Herrick, Lindsay Todd Damon - English language - 1902 - 435 pages
...personification, by which life and the characteristics of animate objects are given to inanimate objects, eg : And watching, with eternal lids apart Like Nature's...task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores. — KEATS. And gentle Dulness ever loves a joke. — POPE. Personification when not used to excess...
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