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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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The Papers of Pastor Felix

Arthur John Lockhart - English essays - 1903 - 386 pages
...indolence." And I have watched, in trance, with him, and with that "lone splendor hung aloft the night," "The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores." From the time when he sang whose soul is deep and strong and resonant as Ocean, full of its own melody—"the...
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Ideas of Good and Evil

William Butler Yeats - English essays - 1903 - 341 pages
...Keats's ' magic casements opening on the foam of perilous seas in faery lands forlorn ' ; in his ' moving waters at their priest-like task of pure ablution round earth's human shore ' ; in Shakespeare's ' floor of heaven,' ' inlaid with patens of bright gold ' ; and in his Dido...
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The Flower of the Mind: A Choice Among the Best Poems

Alice Meynell - English poetry - 1904 - 347 pages
...woodland rivulet ; a poet's death. 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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English Literature An Illustrated record in Eight Volumes Volume IV-Part 1 ...

Edmund Gosse - 1904
...Was never said in rhvme. 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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Irish literature

Justin McCarthy, Maurice Francis Egan, Charles Welsh, Douglas Hyde, Lady Gregory, James Jeffrey Roche - English literature - 1904
...Keats' " magic casements opening on the foam of perilous seas in fairy lands forlorn ; " and his " moving waters at their priestlike task of pure ablution round earth's human shore;" in Shakespeare's " floor of heaven," " inlaid with patens of bright gold ; " and in his Dido...
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A Book of English Love Poems: Chosen Out of Poets from Wyatt to Arnold

Edward Hutton - English poetry - 1905 - 230 pages
...fame to nothingness do sink. JOHN KEATS SONNET1 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 still stedfast, still...
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The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 3

Alfred Henry Miles - English poetry - 1905
...melancholy storm. XIV.-KEATS' LAST SONNET. T) RIGHT star, would I were stedfast asthou art— LJ 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 stedfast, still unchangeable,...
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A Book of English Love Poems: Chosen Out of Poets from Wyatt to Arnold

English poetry - 1905 - 230 pages
...fame to nothingness do sink. JOHN KEATS SONNET1 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, 1 Written on a Blank Page in Shakespeare's Poems, facing "A Lover's Complaint". The moving waters at...
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Masterpieces of the World's Best Literature, Volume 5

Jeannette Leonard Gilder - Literature - 1905
...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...Like nature's patient, sleepless eremite, The moving aters at their priestless task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft-fallen...
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Pro Sexto Roscio Amerino oratio

Marcus Tullius Cicero - 1905 - 150 pages
...Euripides Iphig. in Tauris 1193 ва\<чтаа «Xtffei тгаvтa rave pi¿тгwi> кaка. Cf. Keats ' ' The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores." 26. vile] almost synonymous with vulgäre, ' common,' ' free to al1.' 29. fluctuantibus] ' the floating,'...
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