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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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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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