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" In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched On the soft grass through half a summer's day, With music lulled his indolent repose : And, in some fit of weariness, if he, When his own breath was silent, chanced to hear A distant strain, far sweeter... "
The Classic Myths in English Literature - Page 15
edited by - 1893 - 540 pages
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The Penny Cyclopaedia of the Society for the Diffussion of Useful ..., Volume 16

1840
...mythology. ' In that fair clime, the lonely Herdsman, stretched On the soft grans through half a summer'! day. With music lulled his indolent repose ; And, in some fit of weariness, if he, When hU own breath was silent, chanced to hear A distant slraiu, far sweeter than the sounds Which his poor...
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Introductions to the study of the Greek classic poets

Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1834 - 80 pages
...clime, the lonely herdsman, stretch'd On the soft grass through half a summer's day, With music lull'd his indolent repose : And, in some fit of weariness,...sounds Which his poor skill could make, his fancy fetch'd, Even from the blazing chariot of the sun, A beardless youth, who touch'da golden lute, And...
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Biblical Repository and Classical Review

Religion - 1835
...wonderfully combined in his description, historical accuracy with poetic beauty, and philosophical spirit. In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched...indolent repose : And, in some fit of weariness, if be, When his own breath was silent, chanced to hear A distant strain, far sweeter than the sound! Which...
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The Church of England Quarterly Review, Volume 7

1840
...exquisite passage in the " Excursion" of Wordsworth, it will lose none of its charms — WORDSWORTH. In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman stretched...soft grass, through half a summer's day, With music lull'd his iudolent repose : And in some fit of weariness, if he, When his own breath was silent, chanced...
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The Church of England quarterly review, Volume 7

1840
...exquisite passage in the " Excursion" of Wordsworth, it will lose none of its charms — WORDSWORTH. In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman stretched On the soft grass, through halt' a summer's day, With music lull'd his indolent repose : And in some fit of weariness, if he,...
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Discourses; to which is prefixed a memoir, and select remains, Volume 1

John Brown Patterson - 1837
...neighbourhood of Torryburn, Fifeshire, in a state of comparative seclusion even from books, which, how* " In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched On the soft grass," &c. &c. The Excursion, pp. 179,180. •f- Mr Patterson revised this essay in the course of the following...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1838 - 732 pages
...clime, the lonely herdsman, stretch'd On the soft grass tbrough half a summer's day, With music lull'd a moment's fair regard, What maks the mighty fetch'd, 'en from the blazing chariot of the sun A heardless youth, who touch'da golden lute, And...
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The Young Man's Book of Elegant Poetry: Comprising Selections from the Works ...

American poetry - 1838 - 320 pages
...clune, the lonely herdsman, stretch'd On the soft grass i hrough hall a summer's day, With music lull'd his indolent repose: And, in some fit of weariness,...When his own breath was silent, chanced to hear A disiant strain, fur sweeter than the sounds U'tiich his poor skill could make, his fancy fetch'd, r,ven...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Falconer ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1838 - 732 pages
...clime, the lonely herdsman, stretch'd On the soft grass through half a summer's day, With music lull'd us Л distant strain, far sweeter than the sounds Which his poor skill could make, his fancy fetch 'd,...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 6

1841
...shell' to the 'choral song' of the whole universe breathing in the ear of Faith : or, as he draws — ' the lonely herdsman, stretched On the soft grass through half a summer's day,' then I realize the ardor of his admirers. and can call him from my soul — a poet ! Many of his odes...
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