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" Earth fills her lap with pleasures of her own ; Yearnings she hath in her own natural kind, And, even with something of a Mother's mind, And no unworthy aim, The homely Nurse doth all she can To make her Foster-child, her Inmate Man, Forget the glories... "
A cyclopędia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams - Page 262
by Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...his way attended; At length the Man perceives it die away, And fade into the light of common day. VI And no unworthy aim, The homely Nurse doth all she...hath known, And that imperial palace whence he came. VII Behold the Child among his new-born blisses, A six years' Darling of a pigmy size! See, where 'mid...
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Be a Poet

Nancy Bogen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 420 pages
...his way attended; At length the Man perceives it die away, And fade into the light of common day. VI Earth fills her lap with pleasures of her own; Yearnings...hath known, And that imperial palace whence he came. VII Behold the Child among his new-born blisses, A six years' Darling of a pigmy size! See, where 'mid...
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Motivational Classics, Volume 1

Tom Walsh - Body, Mind & Spirit - 2007 - 200 pages
...on his way attended; At length the Man perceives it die away, And fade into the light of common day. Earth fills her lap with pleasures of her own; Yearnings...hath known, And that imperial palace whence he came. Behold the Child among his new-born blisses, A six years' Darling of a pigmy size! See, where 'mid...
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The Child Figure in English Literature

Robert Pattison - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 208 pages
...role of poet-priest. But nature and society soon begin camouflaging the inherent glory of the child : Earth fills her lap with pleasures of her own; Yearnings...Foster-child, her inmate Man, Forget the glories he had known, And that imperial palace whence he came. (Stanza 6) The process of forgetting, however sad...
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