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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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Sacred and Legendary Art, Volume 2

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Christian art and symbolism - 1895
...clime the lonely herdsman, stretch'd On the soft grass throngh half a summer's day, With music lull'd his indolent repose : And, in some fit of weariness,...if he, When his own breath was silent, chanced to he»r A distant strain, far sweeter than the sounds Which his poor skill could make, his Fancy fetch'd,...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Poetry

Charles Mackay - English poetry - 1896 - 633 pages
...earth, sea, air, with light, With pomp, with glory, with magnificence 1 NATURE WORSHIPPED BY THE GREEKS. —In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched On the soft grass, through half a summer's With music lulled his Indolent repose : And, in some fit of weariness, if he, When bis own breath was...
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A thousand and one gems of English poetry, selected and arranged by C. Mackay

Charles Mackay - 1897
...sea, air, with light, With pomp, with glory, with magnificence ! NATURE WORSHIPPED BY THE GREEKS. — IN that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched...strain, far sweeter than the sounds Which his poor 4 ill could make, his fancy fetched, Even from the blazing chariot of the sun, A beardless youth, who...
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Poems

William Wordsworth - 1897 - 522 pages
...the unenlightened swains of pagan Greece. — In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched 5 On the soft grass through half a summer's day, With...hear A distant strain, far sweeter than the sounds 10 Which his poor skill could make, his fancy fetched, Even from the blazing chariot of the sun, A...
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Poems

William Wordsworth - 1897 - 522 pages
...the unenlightened swains of pagan Greece. — In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched 5 On the soft grass through half a summer's day, With...hear A distant strain, far sweeter than the sounds I0 Which his poor skill could make, his fancy fetched, Even from the blazing chariot of the sun, A...
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The Life and Works of the Sisters Brontë: Gaskell, E. C. S. The life of ...

Charlotte Brontë, Clement King Shorter - 1900
...the circumstances, it is no peculiarity. It has been common to all, from the Chaldean shepherds — ' the lonely herdsman stretched on the soft grass through half a summer's day' — the solitary monk — to all whose impressions from without have had time to grow and vivify in...
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Beiträge zur geschichte des einflusses der neueren deutschen litteratur auf ...

Karl Julius Theodor Zeiger - English literature - 1901 - 71 pages
...den Urnen lieblicher Najaden Helios in stiller Majestät. Sprang der Ströme Silberschaum." „. . . his fancy fetched Even from the blazing chariot of the sun A beardless youth, . . . . . . The traveller slaked His thirst from rill or gushing fount, and thanked The Naiad. Sunbeams,...
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Studien zur vergleichenden literaturgeschichte, Volume 1

Max Koch - Comparative literature - 1901
...Aus den Urnen lieblicher Najaden Helios in stiller Majestät. Sprang der Ströme Silberschaum." "... his fancy fetched Even from the blazing chariot of the sun A beardless youth, . . . . . . The traveller slaked His thirst from rill or gushing fount, and thanked The Naiad. Sunbeams,...
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: The Round table. Characters of ...

William Hazlitt - English essays - 1902
...passage, describing the religion of ancient Greece : ' In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretch'd On the soft grass through half a summer's day, With...sounds Which his poor skill could make, his fancy fetch 'd, Even from the bla2ing chariot of the sun, A beardless youth, who touched a golden lute, And...
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The excursion: being a portion of The recluse

William Wordsworth - Literary Criticism - 1904 - 350 pages
...thoughts The face which rural solitude might wear 849 To the unenlightened swains of pagan Greece. — In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched...sounds Which his poor skill could make, his fancy The fetched, Greek Even from the blazing chariot of the sun, swain A beardless Youth, who touched a...
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