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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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The Chronicle of the "Compleat Angler" of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton ...

Thomas Westwood - Fishing - 1883 - 86 pages
...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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The Chronicle of the "Compleat Angler" of Izaak Walton and Charles Cotton ...

Thomas Westwood - Fishing - 1883 - 86 pages
...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...Methinks their very names shine still and bright; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen—like stars on high, Satellites...
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Walton's Lives of Dr. John Donne, Sir Henry Wotton, Mr. Richard Hooker, Mr ...

Izaak Walton - Great Britain - 1884 - 424 pages
...fair as these : the feather whence the pen Was shaped, that traced the lives of these good men, Dropt from an angel's wing : with moistened eye, We read...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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The poetical works of William Wordsworth, ed. by W. Knight

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1885
...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 ; l or seen — like stars...
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Landmarks of English Literature

Henry James Nicoll - English literature - 1886 - 460 pages
...With moistened eye We read of faith and purest charity, In statesman, priest, and humble citizen. Oh t could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to...what blessedness to die ! Methinks their very names sbiue still and bright, Apart— like glow-worms on a summer night ; Or lonely tapers when from far...
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Selections from Wordsworth

William Wordsworth, William Angus Knight - 1888 - 309 pages
...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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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1889 - 928 pages
...his soul — "that he may sŤ and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight " WALTON'S BOOK OF LIVES THERE are no colours in the fairest sky So fair as...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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Landmarks of English Literature

Henry James Nicoll - English literature - 1889 - 460 pages
...affectionate, and truth-telling. In a fine sonnet Wordsworth has celebrated their excellence:— " There are no colours in the fairest sky So fair as...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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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1889 - 928 pages
...whence the pen Was shaped that traced the lives of these good men, Dropped from an Angel's wing. \Vith moistened eye We read of faith and purest charity...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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Poems by William Wordsworth: Selected and prepared for use in schools and ...

William Wordsworth, Henry Norman Hudson - 1889 - 251 pages
...read of faith and purest charity In Statesman, Priest, and humble Citizen: 0, could we copy tlicir mild virtues, then What joy to live, what blessedness...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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