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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 Praise of Books: As Said and Sung by English Authors

John Alfred Langford - Books - 1880 - 165 pages
...offering Beneath their feet — detested and defiled. (Ecclesiastical Sketchet.) WALTON'S BOOK OF LIVES. 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 lovely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen, like stars on...
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The poetical works of Wordsworth, with memoir, notes etc

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1880
...sky So fair as these. The feather whence the pen [good men Was shaped that traced the lives of these Dropped from an angel's wing. With moistened eye We...Methinks their very names shine still and bright ; Apart, hkeglow-wormsonasummer night; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen, like...
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A Treasury of English Sonnets

David M. Main - Sonnets, English - 1880 - 470 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 Treasury of English Sonnets

David M. Main - Sonnets, English - 1880 - 470 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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Text-book of Poetry: From Wordsworth, Coleridge, Burns, Beattie, Goldsmith ...

Henry Norman Hudson - English poetry - 1880 - 694 pages
...good men, Dropp'd from an Angel's wing. | With moisten'd eye We read of faith and purest charity O, could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to live, what blessedness to die! Mcthinks their very names shine still and bright; Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night; Or lonely...
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The Poetical Works of Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1881 - 707 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 mght ; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray ; or seen — like stars...
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Treasury of English Sonnets. Ed. from the Original Sources with Notes and ...

David M. Main (ed) - 1881
...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; Apart—like glow-worms on a summer night; Or lonely tapers when from far they fling A guiding ray...
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Text-book of Poetry: From Wordsworth, Coleridge, Burns, Beattie, Goldsmith ...

Henry Norman Hudson - English poetry - 1882 - 694 pages
...Dropp'd from an Angel's wing. With moisten'd eye We read of faith and purest charity ECCLESIASTICAL 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...
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Holy thoughts on holy things, selected and arranged by E. Davies

Holy thoughts - 1882
...of, tat with whom we shall be acquainted in a future stale.— LEWIS. Saints. — The Virtues of the Oh could we copy their mild virtues, then What joy to live, what blessedness to die ! Mtlhinks their very names shine still ami brijbt, Apart — like glow-worms on a summer night; Or...
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A Grammar of the English Language

Henry Elliot Shepherd - English language - 1883 - 144 pages
...hast finish'd joy and moan : All lovers young all lovers must Consign to thee, and come to dust. XV. 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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