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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 Poetical Works of John Keats

John Keats - English poetry - 1906 - 349 pages
...Sfakespeare's Poems, facing "A Lover's Complaint." 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 unchangeable,...
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Travellers Joy

English literature - 1906 - 319 pages
...facing "A Lover's Complaint") "D RIGHT star, would I were stedfast as thou artNot in lore spendour 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 stedfast, still unchangeable,...
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Matthew Arnold

James Main Dixon - 1906 - 165 pages
...in one of his finest sonnets: Bright star! would I were steadfast as thou art. Not in lone splendor hung aloft the night, And watching with eternal lids...task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores. Oddly enough, in one of his Essays — that on Maurice de Guerin — Arnold, quoting from this sonnet...
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LITERARY BY-PATHS IN OLD ENGLAND

HENRY C.SHELLEY - 1909
...their love with their latest singing breath. " Bright star ! would I were steadfast as thou art — Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night, And watching,...eternal lids apart, Like Nature's patient sleepless Kremite, The moving waters at their priestlike task Of pure ablution round earth's human shores, Or...
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Love Affairs of Literary Men

Myrtle Reed - Authors - 1907 - 204 pages
...Shakespeare which his fiiend Reynolds had given him. ' 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 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 (1170-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English poetry - 1907 - 580 pages
...fame to nothingness do sink. 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 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 Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...OBNC; OBNV; PoE; PoEL-4; PoLF; TEP; TrGrPo; WeW Bright Star, Would I Were Steadfast as Thou Art! 3 han by self-offenses weighing. Shame to him whose cruel striking Kills for faults of hi (1. 5—6) BLPL; EnLoPo; GBL; GTBS; GTBS-P; HAP; InPK; InPS; LiTB; NAEL-2; NAWM-2; NIP; OAEL-2; PoE;...
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Book of the Heart: The Poetics, Letters, and Life of John Keats

Andres Rodriguez, Andrés Rodríguez - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 240 pages
...most marvellous short poem in our language": 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, 12. William Sharp, The Life and Letters of Joseph Severn {New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1892),...
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The Works of John Keats: With an Introduction and Bibliography

John Keats - Poetry - 1994 - 491 pages
...Shakespeare's Poems, facing 'A Lover's Complaint' Bright star, would I were steadfast as thou art Not in lone splendour hung aloft the night And watching,...patient, sleepless Eremite, The moving waters at their priesdike task Of pure ablution1 round earth's human shores, Or gazing on the new soft-fallen mask...
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Enlightened Cherishing: An Essay on Aesthetic Education

Harry S. Broudy - Philosophy - 1994 - 120 pages
...a sleep," or Shelley's "Bright reason will mock thee / Like the sun from a wintry sky," or Keats's "The moving waters at their priestlike task / Of pure ablution round earth's human shores." Again we must not forget that metaphors are found in all artistic media and are not confined to the...
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