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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 poetical works of William Wordsworth, ed. with a critical memoir by W.M ...

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1871
...clime, the lonely herdsmm, stretehed On the soft grass through halfa summer's day, With music lulied his indolent repose ; And, in some fit of weariness, if he When his own hreath was silent, chanced to hear A distant strain, far sweeter than the sounds Which lus poor skill...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Great Britain - 1871
...fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched On the soll grase through half a summer's day, With muaic lulled his indolent repose : And, in some fit of weariness, if he \Vhen his own breath was silent , chanced to hear A distant strain, fur sweeter than the sounds Which...
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A history of Greece

Frederick Arnold - Greece - 1871 - 500 pages
...as philosophically true as it is beautiful : "In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched Oi1 the soft grass through half a summer's day, With music...Which his poor skill could make, his fancy fetched, E'en from the hlazing chariot of the sun, A beardless youth, who touched a golden lute. And filled...
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The poetical works of Wordsworth. Repr. of the 1827 ed., with ..., Issue 476

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1872
...our thoughts The face which rural solitude might wear To the unenlightened swains of pagan Greece. In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched...weariness, if he, When his own breath was silent, chimced to hear A distant strain, far sweeter than the sounds Which his poor skill could make, his...
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Characteristics of Eminent Men

Celebrities - 1872 - 90 pages
...divinity. Wordsworth, in his Excursion, has beautifully developed this view of Grecian Mythology : — " In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman, stretched...grass through half a summer's day, With music lulled in indolent repose; And in a fit of weariness, if he, "When his own breath was silent, chanced to hear...
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Traditions, Superstitions, and Folklore, (chiefly Lancashire and the North ...

Charles Hardwick - Folklore - 1872 - 306 pages
...mythology of the Greeks is eloquently expressed by Wordsworth, in his poem, " The Excursion" : — In that fair clime, the lonely Herdsman, stretched On the soft grass through half a summer day, With music lulled his indolent repose ; And, in some fit of weariness, if he, When his...
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Traditions, Superstitions, and Folklore, (chiefly Lancashire and the North ...

Charles Hardwick - Folklore - 1872 - 306 pages
...mythology of the Greeks is eloquently expressed by Wordsworth, in his poem, "The Excursion" : — In_that fair clime, the lonely Herdsman, stretched On the soft grass through half a summer day, With music lulled his indolent repose ; And, in some fit of weariness, if he, When his...
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Anthologia Anglica, a new selection from the English poets from Spenser to ...

Anthologia Anglica - 1873
...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, E'en from the blazing chariot of the sun, A beardless youth, who touch'da golden lute, And...
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A school manual of English grammar. By W. Smith and T.D. Hall. [With] Key

sir William Smith - 1873
...generations curst : For close designs and crooked counsels fit, Sagacious, bold, and turbulent of wit. 10. In that fair clime, the lonely herdsman stretched...summer's day, With music lulled his indolent repose. EXERCISE 77. § 174. (1.) Make ten sentences with down, near, since, through, beyond, round, by, along,...
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Life and Works of Charlotte Brontė and Her Sisters: The life of Charlotte ...

Charlotte Brontė - 1873
...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...
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