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" We look before and after, And pine for what is not: Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. Yet if we could scorn Hate, and pride, and fear; If we were things born Not to shed a tear,... "
The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900 - Page 675
edited by - 1902 - 1084 pages
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Selected Poems: Illustrated ...

American poetry - 1875
...ignorance of pain ; With thy clear, keen joyance Languor cannot be ; Shades of annoyance Never come near thee ; Thou lovest, but ne'er knew love's sad...The world should listen then, as I am listening now. — PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY. I'". l wi. An.l L -. . THE CLOUD. I BRING fresh showers for the thirsting...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1875 - 352 pages
...thought. Yet if we could scorn Hate and pride and fear ; If we were things born Not to shed a tear, know not how thy joy we ever should come near. Better...The world should listen then, as I am listening now ! ONE WORD IS TOO OFTEN PROFANED. ONE word is too often profaned For me to profane it, One feeling...
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Major's New code ... readers, Book 6

1875
...shed a tear, I know not how thy joy we ever could come near. Better than all measures Of delight and sound, Better than all treasures That in books are...flow, The world should listen then, as I am listening nor,'. PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY. THE SAGACITY OF THE SPIDER. sagacious — clever forceps — n ipp ers...
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Our Poetical Favorites, Second Series: A Selection from the Best Monor Poems ...

English poetry - 1876 - 543 pages
...of annoyance Never came near thee : Thou lovest, but ne'er knew love's sad satiety. THE SKYLARK. 15 Waking or asleep, Thou of death must deem Things more...Thy skill to poet were, thou scorner of the ground 1 Teach me half the gladness That thy brain must know, Such harmonious madness From my lips would flow,...
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A NEW LIBRARY OF POETRY AND SONG

WILLIAM CULLEN BRYANT - 1876
...Than we mortals dream, Or how could thy notes flow in such a crystal stream ? 7 We look before and after, And pine for what is not ; Our sincerest laughter...The world should listen then, as I am listening now. PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY. HARK, HARK! THE LARK — HARK, hark ! the lark at heaven's gate sings, And Phoebus...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - American poetry - 1876 - 352 pages
...some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell of saddest thought. Yet if we could seorn Hate and pride and fear; If we were things born Not...Thy skill to poet were, thou scorner of the ground I Teach me half the gladness That thy brain must know Such harmonious madness From my lips would flow,...
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The Visionary Company: A Reading of English Romantic Poetry

Harold Bloom - Literary Criticism - 1971 - 477 pages
...again, either way, it accepts that knowledge as final. The poem climaxes in humility: We look before and after, And pine for what is not: Our sincerest laughter...The world should listen then, as I am listening now. In his prayer to be the west wind's lyre, Shelley had promised that the tumult of the wind's harmonies...
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An Introductory Treatise on Elocution: With Principles and Illustrations ...

Mark Bailey - Elocution - 1880 - 60 pages
...rainbow clouds there flow not Drops so bright to see, As from thy presence showers a rain of melody. " Better than all measures Of delightful sound, Better...world should listen then, as I am listening now." ' Noble ' example for ' pure tone,' to be given also with full ' median stress.' pendence and gratitude....
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The Selected Poetry and Prose of Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley - Fiction - 1994 - 692 pages
...thought. 90 Yet if we could scorn Hate, and pride, and fear; If we were things born Not to shed a tear, 1 know not how thy joy we ever should come near. Better...Thy skill to poet were, thou scorner of the ground! 100 Teach me half the gladness That thy brain must know, Such harmonious madness From my lips would...
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The Classic Hundred Poems: All-time Favorites

William Harmon, Professor William Harmon - Poetry - 1998 - 360 pages
...Shadow of annoyance Never came near thee: Thou lovest, but never knew love's sad satiety. Waking as asleep, Thou of death must deem Things more true and...The world should listen then, as I am listening now. COMPOSED AND PUBLISHED 1820. Shelley wrote this poem toward the end of his life while living near Leghorn...
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