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" Oh could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to live, what blessedness to die! Methinks their very names shine still and bright ; Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray; or seen — like... "
Bentley's Miscellany - Page 258
by Charles Dickens, William Harrison Ainsworth, Albert Smith - 1840
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Collections Historical and Archaeological Relating to ..., Volume 7

Montgomeryshire (Wales) - 1874
...whence the pen * Was shaped, that traced the lives of these good men, Dropt from an angel's wing .... O, could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to live, what blessedness to die." So high was the opinion of the great Lord Bacon of the attainments of George Herbert, that he submitted...
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On the Principles of Grammar

Edward Thring - English language - 1868 - 368 pages
...1o. We may . . . mark at leisure Features that else had vanished like a dream. p. 283. No. 1. 11. O could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to live, what blessedness to die ! p. 284. Dependent Sentence. 12. That England may rebel Against her ancient virtue. p. 285. Conditional...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

1869 - 704 pages
...With moistened eye We read of faith and purest charity In Statesman, Priest, and humble Citizen: 0 could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to...Methinks their very names shine still and bright; Apart—like glow-worms on a summer night; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray;...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth. New and complete ..., Volume 4

1870
...With moistened eye We read of faith and purest charity In Statesman, Priest, and humble Citizen : O could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to...shine still and bright ; Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night ; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen — like stars...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature, and British and ..., Volume 3

Samuel Austin Allibone - 1871
...With moistened eye We read of faith and purest charity In statesman, priest, and humble citizen. 01 could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to...like glow-worms in the woods of spring, Or lonely tai>ers shooting far a light That guides and cheers — or seen, like stars on high, Satellites burning...
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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature: And British and ..., Volume 3

Samuel Austin Allibone - American literature - 1871
...charity In statesman, priest, and humide citizen. O! conld we copy their mild virtues, then What j"V to live, what blessedness to die ! Methinks their...Or lonely tapers shooting far a light That guides anil chrers — or seen, like etare on high, Satellites burning in a lucid ring Around meek Walton's...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 5

William Wordsworth - 1871 - 568 pages
...With moistened eye We read of faith and purest charity In Statesman, Priest, and humble Citizen: О could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to...names shine still and bright; Apart— like glow-worms on a summer night ; Or lonely tapers v.hen from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen— like stars...
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The Poetical Works of George Herbert: With a Memoir

George Herbert - English poetry - 1871 - 308 pages
...sleeps ; Herbert delights to set anthems to his lute ; and Wotton bequeaths , his viol to a friend. " 0 could we copy their mild virtues ! then What joy to...shine still and bright; Apart, — like glow-worms on a summer night: Or lonely tapers, when from far they fling A guiding ray; or seen, like stars on...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth, ed. with a critical memoir by W.M ...

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1871
...With moistened eye We read of faith and purest charity In Statesman, Priest, and humhle Citizen: O could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to live, what hlessedness to die ! Methinks their very names shine still and hright; Apart — like glow.worms on...
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The poetical works of Wordsworth. Repr. of the 1827 ed., with memoir, notes &c

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1872
...read of faith and purest charity In statesman, priest, and humble citizen. Oh, could we copy ftieir mild virtues, then What joy to live, what blessedness...names shine still and bright ; Apart, like glow-worms on a summer night ; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen, like stars on...
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