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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
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1892 - 951 pages
...thoughts The face which rural solitude might wear To the unenlightened swains of pagan Greece. — In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched...When his own breath was silent, chanced to hear A distantstrain,farsweeterthan thesounds Which his poor skill could make, his fancy fetched, Even from...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1892 - 951 pages
...thoughts The face which rural solitude might wear To the unenlightened swains of pagan Greece. — In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched...With music lulled his indolent repose : And, in some tit of weariness, if he, When his own breath was silent, chanced to hear Adistantstrain,farswefterthan...
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The Leading Ideas of the Gospels

William Alexander - Bible - 1892 - 330 pages
...variable, Could find commodious place for every god. In that fair clime the lonely herdsman stretch'd On the soft grass through half a summer's day With music lulled his indolent repose. A distant strain — If he chanced to hear, Even from the blazing sun his fancy fetch'd A beardless...
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The Classic Myths in English Literature: Based Chiefly on Bulfinch's "Age of ...

Charles Mills Gayley - English literature - 1893 - 540 pages
...Lobeck, Aglaophamus : On thi Causes of Greet Mvthology. Cited by Lang. ORIGIN AND ELEMENTS OF MYTH. IS It is of course probable that occasionally the questionable...strain far sweeter than the sounds Which his poor skill coukl make, his fancy fetched Even from the blazing chariot of the Sun A beardless youth who touched...
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The Classic Myths in English Literature: Based Chiefly on Bulfinch's "Age of ...

Charles Mills Gayley - English literature - 1893 - 540 pages
...lively, peopled all nature with such invisible inhabitants and powers. In Greece, says Wordsworth : l — "In that fair clime the lonely herdsman, stretched On the soft grass through half a summer's clay, With music lulled his indolent repose; And, in some fit of weariness, if he, When his own breath...
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The English Poets: Wordsworth to Dobell

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1894
...thoughts The (ace which rural solitude might wear To the unenlightened swains of pagan Greece. — In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched...Even from the blazing chariot of the sun, A beardless Ycu'th, who touched a golden lute, And filled the illumined groves with ravishment The nightly hunter,...
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The English Poets, Volume 4

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1894
...thoughts The lace which rural solitude might wear To the unenlightened swains of pagan Greece. — In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched...Even from the blazing chariot of the sun, A beardless Yonth, who touched a golden lute, And filled the illumined groves with ravishment. The nightly hunter,...
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The Louisiana Book: Selections from the Literature of the State

Thomas M'Caleb - American literature - 1894 - 576 pages
...mythologist who has described more truly or beautifully the birth of Myth than Wordsworth in the Excursion : "In that fair clime the lonely herdsman, stretched...sweeter than the sounds Which his poor skill could mukc, his fancy fetched, Even from the blazing chariot of the sun, A beardless youth who touched a...
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The English Poets: Selections with Critical Introductions

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1894
...our thoughts The lace which rural solitude might wear To the unenlightened swains of pagan Greece. —In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched...chanced to hear A distant strain, far sweeter than tlie sounds Which his poor skill could make, his fancy fetched, Even from the blazing chariot of the...
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Sacred and Legendary Art: Containing the patron saints, the martyrs, the ...

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Christian art and symbolism - 1895
...the lonely herdsman, stretch'd On the soft grass through half a summer's ilay. With music lull'd iiis indolent repose: And, in some fit of weariness, if...sounds Which his poor skill could make, his Fancy fctch'd, Even from the blazing chariot of the sun, A beardless youth, who touched a golden lute, And...
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