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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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Sonnets

William Wordsworth - 1899 - 285 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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A Critical Dictionary of English Literature and British and ..., Volume 3

Samuel Austin Allibone - American literature - 1899 - 3140 pages
...humble citlxen. 0! could we copy their mild Tirtnes, then What joy to live, what blessedness to die 1 Methinks their very names shine still and bright Apart...Or lonely tapers shooting far a light That guides aud cheers — or seen, like stars on high, Satellites burning in a lucid ring Around meek Walton's...
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The Life and Letters of John Donne: Dean of St. Paul's, Volume 2

Edmund Gosse - 1899
...chastity So fair ai these. The feather, whence the pen In Statesman, Priest, and humble Citizen. O, could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to...die! Methinks their very Names shine still and bright Apart—like glow-worms in the woods of spring, Or lonely tapers shooting far a light That guides and...
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The life and letters of John Donne: dean of St. Paul's, Volume 2

Edmund Gosse - 1899
...With moistened eye We read of faith and purest chastity In Statesman, Priest, and humble Citizen. O, could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to live, what blessedness to die ! M rthinks their very Names shine still and bright Apart — like glow-worms in the woods of spring,...
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The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors: 1639-1729

Charles Wells Moulton - American literature - 1901
...them in our memories. — ZOUCH, THOMAS, 17S6, Some Account of the Life and Writings of Izaak Walton. 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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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Part 1

William Wordsworth - 1904 - 937 pages
...tell Of things invisible to mortal sight." WALTON'S BOOK OF LIVES 1821. 1822 THERE are no colours hi the fairest sky So fair as these. The feather, whence...virtues, then What joy to live, what blessedness to die I Methinks their very names shine- still and bright; Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night; Or...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1908
...that he may see and tell Of things invisible to mortal sight.' WALTON 8 BOOK OF LIVES THERE are 110 colours in the fairest sky So fair as these. The feather,...shine still and bright; Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night ; i Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen — like stars...
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1639-1729

Charles Wells Moulton - English literature - 1910
...Was shaped that traced the lives of these good men, Dropped from an Angel's wing. With moist' ened eye We read of faith and purest charity In Statesman,...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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Biographical and Literary Studies

Albert Henry Currier - Christian biography - 1915 - 314 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...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 from the Poems of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1921 - 203 pages
...these good men, Dropped from an Angel's wing. With moistened eye We read of faith and purest charity 5 In Statesman, Priest, and humble Citizen : Oh could...shine still and bright ; Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night; 10 Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen — like stars...
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