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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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Poemas y poetas clásicos ingleses. De Geoffrey Chaucer a Dylan Thomas ...

2005 - 318 pages
...return. V O Attic shape! Fair attitude! with brede Of marble men and maidens overwrought, With forests branches and the trodden weed; Thou, silent form,...say'st, "Beauty is truth, truth beauty," -that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know. y, venturoso músico, jamás cansado, por siempre haciendo...
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Keats and Hellenism: An Essay

Martin Aske - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 208 pages
...of this tuneless number ('O'/'know') : O Attic shape! Fair attitude I 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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The End of the Mind: The Edge of the Intelligible in Hardy, Stevens, Larkin ...

DeSales Harrison - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 276 pages
...turn intersects with another vessel in Larkin's poems. When Keats addresses the Grecian urn, saying "Thou, silent form, dost tease us out of thought / As doth eternity: Cold Pastoral!" he claims for the urn's silence a special privilege above poetry: "Thou foster child of silence and...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 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...sayst, "Beauty is truth, truth beauty, — that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know." Ode to a Nightingale My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness...
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Passion: A Novel of the Romantic Poets

Jude Morgan - Fiction - 2006 - 544 pages
...Why thou art desolate, can e'er return. 0 Attic shape! fair attitude! with brede Of marble men and maidens overwrought, With forest branches and the...say'st, "Beauty is truth, truth beauty, — that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know." Letter to Fanny Brawne February 1820 My dear Fanny,...
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The Giant Book of Poetry

William Roetzheim - Poetry - 2006 - 748 pages
...why thou art desolate, can e'er return. O Attic shape! Fair attitude! with brede of marble men and maidens overwrought, with forest branches and the...say'st, "Beauty is truth, truth beauty" — that is all ye know on earth, and allye need to know. Thomas Hood (I799- 1845) The Poet's Fate1 What is a modern...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...ear, but, more endeared, Pipe to the spirit ditties of no tone. "Ode on a Grecian Urn" 1. n (1820) 16 # ֲ`.ܔ &I 5.>ZX / P v O . ܹk E o Ţ all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know. "Ode on a Grecian Urn" 1. 46 (1820) See George Herbert...
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Thoughts I Left Behind: Collected Poems of William Roetzheim

William H. Roetzheim - Poetry - 2006 - 179 pages
...Why thou art desolate, can e'er return. 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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The Medici Conspiracy: Organized Crime, Looted Antiquities, Rogue Museums

Peter Watson, Cecilia Todeschini - Art - 2006 - 379 pages
...wrote his "Ode on a Grecian Urn," containing the lines: O Attic shape! . . . Cold Pastoral! Thou shall remain, in midst of other woe Than ours, a friend...say'st, "Beauty is truth, truth beauty, — that is all Ye know on earth, and all ye need to know." Thomas Hope, a Dutch connoisseur who settled in London...
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And Never Know the Joy: Sex and the Erotic in English Poetry

C. C. Barfoot - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 490 pages
...poet is teased by the urn with its confusion of images and the eternal potential for perfected love: Thou, silent form, dost tease us out of thought As doth eternity. Cold pastoral! (11. 44-45) inconceivable. Similarly the permanence of the urn's beauty, but also of its sterile sexuality,...
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