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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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Chambers's readings in English poetry

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1865
...More dear, both for themselves and for thy sake. THE GREEK MYTHOLOGY. From The Excursion. Book iv. In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched...Even from the blazing chariot of the sun, A beardless youth,1 who touched a golden lute, And filled the illumined groves with ravishment. The nightly hunter,...
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London society, Volume 8

1865
...fully trusted. Who is ignorant of those deathless lines : — • In thai fair clime the lonely herdman stretched On the soft grass through half a summer's...hear A distant strain far sweeter than the sounds \Vbich his poor skill coald make, his fancy fetched E'en from the blazing chariot of the sun A beardless...
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London Society, Volume 8

English literature - 1865
...lonely herdman stretched Oa the soft grass through half a summer's day. With music lulled hie indoleut repose: And in some fit of weariness if he, When his...Which his poor skill could make, his fancy fetched t'en from the blazing chariot of the sun A beardless youth who touched a golden lyir. And filled the...
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The progressive English grammar. [With] Key

Walter Scott Dalgleish - 1866
...Several of them, in the act of striking at the enemy. fell down from mere weakness. — Macaulay. 12. In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched...summer's day, With music lulled his indolent repose. — Wordsworth. 1. The Conjunction. 83. Conjunctions are of two classes : I. Subordinative. II. Co-ordinalive....
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Essays of the Supernatural Origin of Christianity, with Special Reference to ...

George P. Fisher - 1867
...They may have been—fre1 The reader will perhaps be reminded of the beautiful lines of Wordsworth: "In that fair clime the lonely herdsman, stretched...soft grass, through half a summer's day With music lulPd his indolent repose; And, in some fit of weariness, if he, When his own breath was silent, chanced...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...rural solitude might wear To the unenlightened swains of pagan Greece. In that fair clime the lowly herdsman stretched On the soft grass through 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,...
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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - English literature - 1869 - 477 pages
...WILLIAM WORDSWORTH. 1770-1850. (Manual, pp. 420-424.) FROM "THE EXCURSION." 294, THE GREEK MYTHOLOGY. In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched...the blazing chariot of the sun, A beardless youth, 1 who touched a golden lute, And filled th' illumined groves with ravishment. The nightly hunter, lifting...
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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869
...Wordsworth. 1770-1850. (History, pp. 235-238.) 206. From ' THE EXCURSION.' THE GREEK MYTHOLOGY. — In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched...Even from the blazing chariot of the sun, A beardless youth,1 who touched a golden lute, And filled the illumined groves with ravishment. The nightly hunter,...
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The round table [essays] by W. Hazlitt [including A day by the fire, by J.H ...

William Hazlitt - 1869
...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 blazing chariot of the sun, A beardless youth, who touched a golden lute, And...
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In spirit and in truth, an essay on the ritual of the New Testament [by T.E ...

Thomas Edward Bridgett - Ritualism - 1869 - 344 pages
...the Grecian herdsman who " 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 fill'd...
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