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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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Gems of English poetry from Chaucer to the present times, selected and ...

Mary Anne Marzials - English poetry - 1867 - 295 pages
...on his way attended ; At length the Man perceives it die away, And fade into the lap 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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Cambridge Characteristics in the Seventeenth Century: Or the Studies of the ...

James Bass Mullinger - 1867 - 205 pages
...the language of a modern poet not inaptly expresses the conception of the ancient philosopher : — "The homely nurse doth all she can To make her foster-child,...hath known, And that imperial palace whence he came." But real happiness is not thus to be attained. It is only as the soul re-approaches its original source,...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1867 - 332 pages
...day. And no unworthy aim, The homely nurse doth all she can To make her foster-child, her inmate, Man, Earth fills her lap with pleasures of her own ; Yearnings...kind, And, even with something of a mother's mind Behold the Child among his new-born blisses, A six years' darling of a pigmy size ! See, where 'mid...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

Great Britain - 1868
...lier lap with pleasures of lier own : Yearnings elie hath in lier own natural kind, And, even witli something of a mother's mind, And no unworthy aim,...glories he hath known, And that imperial palace whence lie came." We require an intermedium between the senses and the spirit, something that sense delights...
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The Book of Gems: The eighteenth and nineteenth century. Wordsworth to Tennyson

Samuel Carter Hall - English poetry - 1868
...own natnral kind, And, even with something of a mother's mind, And no nnworthy aim, The homely nnrse doth all she can To make her foster-child, her inmate...hath known, And that imperial palace whence he came. Behold the child among his new-born blisses, — A six years' darling of a pigmy si/.e ! See, where...
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English Literature of Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1869 - 798 pages
...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. Thou, whose exterior semblance doth belie Thy soul's immensity ; Thou best philosopher, who yet dost...
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A Manual of Elocution Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice

M. S. Mitchell - Elocution - 1869 - 396 pages
...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 Church Seasons: Historically and Poetically Illustrated

Alexander Henley Grant - Church year - 1869 - 511 pages
...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 four years' darling of a pigmy size ! See where 'mid...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1869 - 405 pages
...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...nurse doth all she can To make her foster-child, her inmajp, Man, Forget the glories he hath known And that imperial palace whence he came. Behold the Child...
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The Psalms chronologically arranged, an amended version, with notes by four ...

1870
...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 picjmy size ! See, where 'mid...
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