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" ULYSSES. IT little profits that an idle king, By this still hearth, among these barren crags, Match'd with an aged wife, I mete and dole Unequal laws unto a savage race, That hoard, and sleep, and feed, and know not me. "
Poetry of the Age of Fable - Page 155
by Thomas Bulfinch - 1863 - 251 pages
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The Teaching of Tennyson

John Oates - Didactic poetry, English - 1898 - 349 pages
...strife and action ; but now he feels his strength is being sapped by an indolent, self-indulgent life. " It little profits that an idle king, By this still hearth, among these barren crags, Match'd with an aged wife, I mete and dole Unequal laws unto a savage race." Caged like some bird with...
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The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1898 - 887 pages
...an idle king, By this still hearth, among these barren crags, Match'd with an aged wife, I mete aiid dole Unequal laws unto a savage race, That hoard, and sleep, and feud, and know not me. I cannot rest from travel; I will drink Life to the lees. All tiiurs I have...
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A Choice of Poets: An Anthology of Poets from Wordsworth to the Present Day

Ronald Proctor Hewett - English Poetry - 1987 - 318 pages
...Doctor, a knaws naw moor nor a floy; Git ma my yaale I tell tha, an' gin I mun doy I mun doy. Ulysses It little profits that an idle king, By this still hearth, among these barren crags, Match'd with an aged wife, I mete and dole Unequal laws unto a savage race, That hoard, and sleep,...
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Introduction to the MTS File Editor

File organization (Computer science) - 1986 - 318 pages
...we enter either a null line or an end of file signal. Our session might look like this: : INSERT 10O ?It little profits that an idle king ?By this still...wife, I mete and dole ?Unequal laws unto a savage race ?<EOF> All of the lines would be inserted between line 100, if it exists, and the next line in the...
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Travelers to an Antique Land: The History and Literature of Travel to Greece

Robert Eisner - Literary Criticism - 1993 - 304 pages
...Tennyson, following Dante's lead, has Ulysses belittle Ithaca and Penelope before leaving them again. Matched with an aged wife, I mete and dole Unequal...cannot rest from travel: I will drink Life to the lees . . . . my purpose holds To sail beyond the sunset, and the baths Of all the western stars, until I...
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The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art, Based Originally on ...

Charles Mills Gayley - Art - 1991 - 597 pages
...be happy, — growing tired of inaction and resolving to set forth again in quest of new adventures. It little profits that an idle king, By this still hearth, among these barren crags, Match'd with an aged wife, I mete and dole Unequal laws unto a savage race. That hoard, and sleep,...
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Open Fields: Science in Cultural Encounter

Gillian Beer, King Edward VII Professor and President of Clare Hall Gillian Beer - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 341 pages
...he is no longer known, since the meaning of his life has been in his adventures elsewhere: It litrle profits that an idle king, By this still hearth, among...and feed, and know not me. I cannot rest from travel . . . (36z) 'Unequal laws unto a savage race': it seems as though he feels himself to have returned...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...stateliest measure ever moulded by the lips of man. (1. 39-40) AWP; ChTr; GTBS-P; NoP; OAEL-2; PoEL-5 128 every herb that (1. 1—5) 129 I cannot rest from travel; I will drink Life to the lees. (1. 6-7) 130 Much have I seen...
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The Letter Carrier

William J. Leonard - Biography & Autobiography - 1993 - 373 pages
...somewhere in France to me, an Army chaplain half a world away in the New Guinea jungle: Dear Father: It little profits that, an idle king, By this still...That hoard, and sleep, and feed, and know not me. Remember, Father? Merry Christmas! George I can never look at that "V-Mail" greeting without a pang....
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Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations

Suzy Platt - Quotations, English - 1992 - 520 pages
...Revolutionists," in his Selected Plays with Prefaces, vol. 3, p. 742 (1948). See also Nos. 570 and 1292. 575 If little profits that an idle king, By this still hearth, among these barren crags, Match'd with an aged wife, I mete and dole Unequal laws unto a savage race, That hoard, and sleep,...
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