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" O Attic shape! Fair attitude! with brede Of marble men and maidens overwrought, With forest branches and the trodden weed; Thou, silent form, dost tease us out of thought As doth eternity: Cold Pastoral! When old age shall this generation waste, Thou... "
The Christian Teacher - Page 248
1839
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Quotation Marks

Marjorie B. Garber - Literary Collections - 2003 - 306 pages
...himself utters the closing words in which the urns motto and commentary are encapsulated as a quotation: When old age shall this generation waste, Thou shalt...other woe. Than ours, a friend to man, to whom thou say'si. "Beauty is Truth, truth beauty" — that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know....
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A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on the Poems of John Keats

John R. Strachan - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 198 pages
...art desolate, can e'er return. 40 5 O Attic33 shape! Fair attitude! with brede34 Of marble men and maidens overwrought, With forest branches and the...trodden weed; Thou, silent form, dost tease us out of thought35 31 Compare Hazlitt: 'Greek statues are marble to the touch and to the heart [. . .] In their...
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Our Greatest Writers: And Their Major Works

John Carrington - English literature - 2003 - 331 pages
...The urn, like the nightingale, has a timeless beauty, but its perfections are tantalisingly elusive. Thou, silent form! dost tease us out of thought As doth eternity. Cold Pastoral! Keats ends the poem with words attributed to the urn itself: 'Beauty is truth, truth beauty — that...
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Formationer i europæisk romantik

Marie-Louise Svane - European literature - 2003 - 286 pages
...forestillingsevnen, men den danner billeder der, som den graeske urne i digtet, undviger forstandens greb (»Thou, silent form, dost tease us out of thought/ As doth eternity«). Evnen til at 'opholde sig i' usikkerheder, mysterier, tvivl, uden at gribe ud efter det afsikrende...
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Branded Nation: The Marketing of Megachurch, College Inc., and Museumworld

James B. Twitchell - Social Science - 2004 - 336 pages
...outWordsworths Wordsworth. Here are the lines: O Attic shape! fair attitude! with brede Of marble men and maidens overwrought, With forest branches and the...Pastoral! When old age shall this generation waste, Thou shall remain, in midst of other woe Than ours, a friend to man, to whom thou say'st, "Beauty is truth,...
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Philosophical Conceptualization and Literary Art: Inference, Ereignis, and ...

Phillip Stambovsky - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 231 pages
...Why thou art desolate, can e'er return. V O Attic shape! Fair attitude! with brede Of marble men and maidens overwrought, With forest branches and the...Pastoral! When old age shall this generation waste, Thou shall remain, in midst of other woe Than ours, a friend to man, to whom thou say'st, Beauty is truth,...
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An Introduction to Literary Studies

Mario Klarer - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 173 pages
...flowery tale more sweetly than our rhyme." O Attic shape! Fair attitude! with brede Of marble men and maidens overwrought, With forest branches and the trodden weed; Thou, silent form, dost tease us out ot thought As doth eternity: Cold Pastoral! The "silent form" of the Attic vase is the poem's dominant...
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Two Hundred Years of Pushkin, Volume 3

Joe Andrew, Robert Reid - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 228 pages
...same way John Keats speaks of the equation between truth and beauty as a liberation from 'thought': 'Thou, silent form! dost tease us out of thought / As doth eternity. Cold Pastorall (Ode on a Grecian Urnl( 10. 'B.IaroiecTHe JKe B Bora. H3najto nyBcTBa: 6e3yMHHii JKe aoca.UW...
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Debussy and the Veil of Tonality: Essays on His Music

Mark DeVoto - Music - 2004 - 224 pages
...CHAPTER ONE Debussy and the Symphonic Principle Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard Are sweeter; Thou, silent form, dost tease us out of thought As doth eternity: [...] Keats, "Ode on a Grecian Urn" The symphony in France At the time of Debussy's early maturity,...
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Ageism: Stereotyping and Prejudice Against Older Persons

Todd D. Nelson - FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS - 2004 - 372 pages
...bliss, For ever wilt thou love, and she be fair... When old age shall this generation waste, thou shall remain, in midst of other woe Than ours, a friend to man. Ironically, Keats never had to cope with these problems of aging because he died at the ripe old age...
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