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" KNOWING within myself the manner in which this Poem has been produced, it is not without a feeling of regret that I make it public. What manner I mean, will be quite clear to the reader, who must soon perceive great inexperience, immaturity, and every... "
Lives of the Illustrious: (the Biographical Magazine). - Page 265
1852
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Lectures on Greek Poetry

John William Mackail - Greek poetry - 1910 - 272 pages
...imagine Apollonius saying or thinking what Keats says in the same preface : " In this poem the reader must soon perceive great inexperience, immaturity,...feverish attempt rather than a deed accomplished. The two first books, and indeed the two last, I feel sensible are not of such completion as to warrant...
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An Anthology of Modern English Prose (1741 to 1892)

Annie Barnett, Lucy Dale - English literature - 1911 - 450 pages
...Sister, your anxious and affectionate Brother—JOHN. This is my birthday. Letters PREFACE TO ENDVMl ON Knowing within myself the manner in which this Poem...feverish attempt, rather than a deed accomplished. The two first books, and indeed the two last, I feel sensible are not of such completion as to warrant...
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Poems by Wordsworth, Coleridge, Shelley, and Keats

James Weber Linn - 1911 - 215 pages
...nearly as bad again." Yet when Endymion was published, Keats said in the preface that the poem contained "great inexperience, immaturity, and every error denoting...feverish attempt rather than a deed accomplished. ... It is just that this youngster should die away; a sad thought for me, if I had not some hope that...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...faults.' The Dedication stood as Keats proposed, and the new Preface, which is as follows: PREFACE KNOWINO battle 's o'er, And some long winter's night hath...May peck unpierced each frozen cheek. 'T was a wild The two first books, and indeed the two last, I feel sensible are not of such completion ns to warrant...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning: Ed., with Introduction ...

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...faults.' The Dedication stood as Keats proposed, and the new Preface, which is as follows: PREFACE they pursue, And old impertinence expel by new. What...man's treat, but for another's ball ? When Florio n feverish attempt, rather than a deed accomplished. The two first books, and indeed the two last,...
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Poems of Keats: Endymion: The Volume of 1820, and Other Poems

John Keats - 1917 - 331 pages
...TAYLOR AND HESSEY, 93, FLEET STREET. Insfrribrtr TO THE MEMORY OF THOMAS CHATTEETON ENDYMION PREFACE KNOWING within myself the manner in which this Poem...feverish attempt, rather than a deed accomplished. The two first books, and indeed the two last, I feel sensible are not of such completion as to warrant...
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Readings in English Prose of the Nineteenth Century, Part 1

Raymond Macdonald Alden - English prose literature - 1917 - 685 pages
...preface hints that his poem was produced under peculiar circumstances. "Knowing within myself," he says, "the manner in which this poem has been produced,...feverish attempt rather than a deed accomplished." We humbly beg his pardon, but this does not appear to us to be quite so clear — we really do not...
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John Keats: His Life and Poetry, His Friends, Critics, and After-fame

Sidney Colvin - 1917 - 548 pages
...dignity and taste, all that can justly be said in dispraise of his work. He warns the reader to expect 'great inexperience, immaturity, and every error denoting...feverish attempt, rather than a deed accomplished,' and adds most unboastfully: — 'it is just that this youngster should die away : a sad thought for...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 37; Volume 97

1906
...Keats's deprecatory plea when Endymion was offered to the world. "Knowing within myself," he says, "the manner in which this poem has been produced,...I mean will be quite clear to the reader, who must perceive great inexperience, immaturity, and every error denoting a feverish attempt, rather than a...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 97

American literature - 1906
...Kcats's deprecatory plea when Endymion was offered to the world. "Knowing within myself," he 129 says, "the manner in which this poem has been produced,...I mean will be quite clear to the reader, who must perceive great inexperience, immaturity, and every error denoting a feverish attempt, rather than a...
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