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" Pressed closely palm to palm and to his mouth Uplifted, he, as through an instrument, Blew mimic hootings to the silent owls, That they might answer him. — And they would shout Across the watery vale, and shout again, Responsive to his call, — with... "
The Miscellaneous Poems of William Wordsworth - Page 117
by William Wordsworth - 1820
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Repetition

Andreas Fischer - English language - 1994 - 268 pages
...the repetitions of two words, both repetitions having a performative character: . . . and they would Across the watery vale, and shout again, Responsive...redoubled, concourse wild Of mirth and jocund din; In this passage the expressions "and shout again" and "Redoubled and redoubled" do what they say: the...
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Reflecting Senses: Perception and Appearance in Literature, Culture, and the ...

Walter Pape, Frederick Burwick - Philosophy - 1995 - 369 pages
...boy imitates the owls "That they might answer him." His skillful mimicry provokes a manic redoubling: And they would shout Across the watery vale, and shout...Responsive to his call, - with quivering peals, And long hallˇos, and screams, and echoes loud Redoubled and redoubled; concourse wild Of jocund din! There...
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The Library of Congress: The Art and Architecture of the Thomas Jefferson ...

John Y. Cole, John Young Cole, Henry Hope Reed, Herbert Small - Architecture - 1997 - 320 pages
...there, with fingers interwoven, both hands Pressed closely palm to palm and to his mouth Uplifted, he, as through an instrument, Blew mimic hootings to the silent owls, That they might answer him. . . . Then, sometimes, in that silence, while he hung Listening, a gentle shock of mild surprise Has...
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The Time of Unrememberable Being: Wordsworth and the Sublime, 1787-1805

Klaus P. Mortensen - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 200 pages
...there with fingers interwoven, both hands Pressed closely palm to palm, and to his mouth Uplifted, he as through an instrument Blew mimic hootings to...might answer him. And they would shout Across the wat'ry vale, and shout again, Responsive to his call, with quivering peals And long halloos, and screams,...
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The Hidden Wordsworth: Poet, Lover, Rebel, Spy

Kenneth R. Johnston, Kenneth R.. Johnston - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 965 pages
...William Raincock loved to blow "mimic hootings to the silent owls" roosting in the woods across the lake, "And they would shout / Across the watery vale, and shout again, / Responsive to his call." But sometimes the boy was frustrated by the owls' refusal to take the bait. Then, sometimes, in that...
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Romantic Aversions: Aftermaths of Classicism in Wordsworth and Coleridge

Douglas Kneale - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 227 pages
...and writing by their very contiguity. Tne intervocative exchange begins, significantly, with the Boy: he, as through an instrument, Blew mimic hootings...Responsive to his call, with quivering peals, And long hallˇos and screams, and echoes loud, Redoubled and redoubled, concourse wild Of jocund din ... (5.372-9)...
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William Wordsworth: The Major Works

William Wordsworth - Poetry - 2000 - 752 pages
...there, with fingers interwoven, both hands Pressed closely, palm to palm, and to his mouth Uplifted, he, as through an instrument, Blew mimic hootings...might answer him. — And they would shout Across the wat'ry Vale, and shout again, 400 Responsive to his call, with quivering peals, And long halloos, and...
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The Later Lectures of Ralph Waldo Emerson: 1843 - 1871

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Literary Collections - 2001 - 888 pages
...there with fingers interwoven, both hands Pressed closely, palm to palm, and to his mouth Uplifted, he, as through an instrument, Blew mimic hootings...answer him. And they would shout Across the watery veil, and shout again 22. Asmodeus, the demon of vanity and dress. Responsive to his call — with...
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Biographia Literaria: Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Criticism - 1834 - 351 pages
...taken with little choice. The first from the lines on the BOY OF WENANDEB-MERE,* — who "Blew mimie hootings to the silent owls, That they might answer...would shout Across the watery vale, and -shout again, With long halloos, and screams, and echoes loud Redoubled and redoubled ; concourse wild Of mirth and...
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Mimesis and Its Romantic Reflections

Frederick Burwick - Literary Criticism - 2010
...boy imitates the owls "That they might answer him." His skillful mnnicry provokes a manic redoubling: And they would shout Across the watery vale, and shout again, Responsive to his call.—-with quivering peals, And long halloos. and screams, and echoes loud Redoubled and redoubled;...
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