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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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Choice Specimens of English Literature: Selected from the Chief English ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, William Smith - English literature - 1850 - 477 pages
...WILLIAM WORDSWORTH. 1770-1850. (Manual, pp. 420-424.) FROM "THE EXCURSION." 204. 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 th' illumined groves with ravishment. The nightly hunter,...
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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1870 - 597 pages
...sea, air, with light, With pomp, with glory, with magnificence ! NATURE WORSHIPPED BY THE GREEKS. — 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 poetical works of William Wordsworth. New and complete ..., Volume 6

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1870
...thoughts The face 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 Touth, who touched a golden lute, And filled the illumined groves with ravishment. The nightly hunter,...
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Essays on the Supernatural Origin of Christianity: With Special Reference to ...

George Park Fisher - Apologetics - 1870 - 620 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 touched a golden lute, And...
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Sacred and Legendary Art, Volume 1

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Christian art and symbolism - 1870
...clime the lonely herdsman, strrtch'd On the soft grass through half a summer's day, With music loll'd his indolent repose: And, in some fit of weariness, if he, When his own breath was silent, chanecd to hear A distant strain, far swecter than the sounds Which his pour skill could make, his...
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The Round Table. Northcote's Conversations. Characteristics

William Carew Hazlitt - Characters and characteristics - 1871 - 568 pages
...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 fetoh'd, Kven from the blazing chariot of the sun, A beardless youth, who touched a golden lute, And...
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The Round Table. Northcote's Conversations. Characteristics

William Carew Hazlitt - Characters and characteristics - 1871 - 568 pages
...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 blazing chariot of the sun, A beardless youth, who touched a golden lute, And...
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Essays on the Supernatural Origin of Christianity: With Special Reference to ...

George Park Fisher - Apologetics - 1871 - 627 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 touched a golden lute, And...
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The Rudiments of English Grammar and Analysis

Ernest Adams - English language - 1871 - 114 pages
...He went by steamer from Liverpool to New York. (b) Truth, simple truth, was written in his face. (c) In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched...summer's day With music lulled his indolent repose. (d) At this instant a knight urging his horse to speed appeared on the plain, advancing towards the...
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The Advanced Book of Reading Lessons: Forming a Supplement to the Fourth and ...

Ontario. Council of Public Instruction - English language - 1871 - 483 pages
...denial hourly urged Beautiful region, o'er thy towns and farms, Statues and temples, and memorial tombs. In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched...summer's day, With music lulled his indolent repose ; When his own breath was silent, chanced to hear And in some fit of weariness, if he, A distant strain,...
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