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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 Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1890 - 928 pages
...his soul — "that he may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight " WALTON'S BOOK OF LIVES >l n ڹ 1 Methinks their very names shine still and bright ; Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night ;...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1892 - 951 pages
...may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight." V. WALTON'S BOOK OF LIVES. THERE are no colors in the fairest sky So fair as these. The feather,...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 Life of George Herbert of Bemerton

John Jeremiah Daniell - Poets, English - 1893 - 328 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 live, what happiness to die ! Methinks their very names shine still and bright Apart — like glow-worms on a...
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The Life of George Herbert of Bemerton

1893 - 328 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 live, what happiness to die ! Methinks their very names shine still and bright Apart — like glow-worms on a...
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Henry William Crosskey, LL.D., F.G.S: His Life and Work

Richard Acland Armstrong - Unitarian churches - 1895 - 448 pages
...Herbert, and Sanderson,' and we shall learn how beautiful has been the fair blossom of English piety. " There are no colours in the fairest sky so fair as...virtues, then, what joy to live, what blessedness to die ! " Why then did he and others find themselves compelled to stand aloof ? " Why should we not be content...
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Musa Piscatrix

John Buchan - English poetry - 1896 - 107 pages
...hears it said that Wordsworth disliked angling. He has another admirable sonnet on Waltotfs Lives. " There are no colours in the fairest sky So fair as...virtues, then What joy to live ; what blessedness to die l Methinks their very names shine still and bright, Apart — like glow-worms in the woods of spring,...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 7

William Wordsworth - 1896
...With moistened eye We read of faith and purest charity 5 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 ; 10 Or lonely tapers when from far they fling * Compare Paradise Lost, book iii....
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English Sonnets

Arthur Quiller-Couch - Sonnets, English - 1897 - 223 pages
...faith's transcendent dower, We feel that we are greater than we know. wise, WALTON'S BOOK OF LIYES 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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Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - Literature - 1897 - 294 pages
...mother's love with maiden purity, Of high with low, celestial with terrene ! WALTON'S BOOK OF LIVES HERE are no colours in the fairest sky So fair as these....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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Selections

William Wordsworth - 1897 - 294 pages
...these good men, Dropped from an angel's wing. With moistened eye We read of faith and purest chanty In statesman, priest, and humble citizen Oh, could...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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