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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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Stories of Authors' Loves, Volume 2

Clara Elizabeth Laughlin - Authors - 1902
...was his last poetic effort : " Bright star, would I were stedfast as thou art, Not in lone splendor hung aloft the night And watching, with eternal lids...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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Literature in the Century

Alban Bertram De Mille - Literature, Modern - 1902 - 548 pages
...sonnet written on the voyage : Bright star ! would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendor hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids...patient sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their pricstlike task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft fallen mask...
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Byron

John Nichol - Poets, English - 1902 - 223 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,...lids apart, Like nature's patient, sleepless Eremite, Tho moving waters at their priestlike task Of cold ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on...
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From the age of Johnson to the age of Tennyson

Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1903
...Was never said in rhyme. KEATS' LAST SONNET. Bright 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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Chambers's Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A History Critical ..., Volume 3

Robert Chambers - Authors, English - 1903
...melancholy storm. Afiil 1819. Keats's Last Sonnet. Bright star ! would I were steadfast as thou art— Not od's early life is to be found io his Littrary RemimsceHces,...n the chief source of information about his later soft-fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains and the moors — No — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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English Literature: From the age of Johnson to the age of Tennyson, by ...

Richard Garnett, Edmund Gosse - English literature - 1903
...never said in rhyme. KEATS' LAST SONNET. Bright star ! would I were steadfast as thoti 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 moorsNo — yet still steadfast, still unchangeable,...
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English & American Literature, Studies in Literary Criticism ..., Volume 5

Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1903
...gives it a touching interest. Bright Star, would I were steadfast as thou art. Not in lone splendor hung aloft the night, And watching, with eternal lids...The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablutions round earth's human shore, Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask Of snow upon the mountains...
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Manual

1903
...following. Name the poet and indicate how far the extract is characteristic of his thought or style : a. And watching with eternal lids apart, Like Nature's...Eremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pui-e ablution round earth's human shores. b. True to the kindred points of Heaven and Home. c. Fleet...
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Anthology of English Poetry: Beowulf to Kipling

Robert Naylor Whiteford - English poetry - 1903 - 432 pages
...Shakespeare's Poems, Facing " A Lover's Complaint." Bright star 1 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 priest-like task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing...
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A Listener in Babel: Being a Series of Imaginary Conversations Held at the ...

Vida Dutton Scudder - Cultural pluralism - 1903 - 322 pages
...from it as fast as I could from sheer terror, — trying to lose the fearful sound in my ears." " ' The moving waters at their priest-like task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores,' " — quoted Dorothy reproachfully. " I can't help it, — I see another aspect. Great, hungry, sorrowing...
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