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" With half-dropt eyelids still, Beneath a heaven dark and holy, To watch the long bright river drawing slowly His waters from the purple hill... "
English into French, a selection from the best English prose writers to be ... - Page 33
edited by - 1876
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The Living Age ..., Volume 109

1871
...criticised and condemned are those which, after extolling the sweetness of lying, with dropt eyelids, " To watch the long bright river drawing slowly His waters from the purple hill," announce (ironically on the poet's part) the practical conclusion : " We have had enough of action,...
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Poems

Alfred Tennyson (1st baron.) - 1845
...wars And eyes grown dim with gazing on the pilot-stars. 7. But, propt on beds of amaranth and moly, How sweet (while warm airs lull us, blowing lowly,)...the purple hill — To hear the dewy echoes calling Prom cave to cave thro' the thick-twined vine — To hear the emerald-colour'd water falling Thro'...
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The Guardian, Volume 30

Conduct of life - 1879
...hearing the downward stream, With half-shut eyes ever to seem Falling asleep in a half-dream ; ****** How sweet (while warm airs lull us, blowing lowly)...To hear the dewy echoes calling From cave to cave through the thick-twined rine — To watch the emerald-color'd water falling Through many a wov'n acanthus-wreath...
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POEMS

ALFRED TENNYSON - 1851
...many wars, And eyes grown dim with gazing on'the pilot-stars. But, propt on beds of amaranth and moly, How sweet (while warm airs lull us, blowing lowly,)...half-dropt eyelids still, Beneath a heaven dark and holy, His waters from the purple hill — To hear the dewy echoes calling From cave to cave through the thick-twined...
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Sartain's Union Magazine of Literature and Art, Volumes 9-10

1851
...on beds of amaranth and moly, How sweet (while warm airs lull us, blowing lowly), With half-dropped eyelids still, Beneath a heaven dark and holy, To watch the long, bright river, drawing slowly Hie waters from the purple hill; To hear the dewy echoes calling From CRTO to care through the thick-twined...
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Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1853 - 379 pages
...wars And eyes grown dim with gazing on the pilot-stars. 7. But, propt on beds of amaranth and moly, How sweet (while warm airs lull us, blowing lowly)...river drawing slowly His waters from the purple hill — L 2 To hear the dewy echoes calling From cave to cave thro' the thick-twined vine — To watch...
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Poems, Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1854
...wars, And eyes grown dim with gazing on the pilot-stars. 7. But, propt on beds of amaranth and moly, How sweet (while warm airs lull us, blowing lowly,)...half-dropt eyelids still, Beneath a heaven dark and holy, His \vaters from the purple hill — To hear the dewy echoes calling From cave to cave through the...
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Poems, Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1854
...wars, And eyes grown dim with gazing on the pilot-stars. 7. But, propt on beds of amaranth and moly, How sweet (while warm airs lull us, blowing lowly,)...half-dropt eyelids still, Beneath a heaven dark and holy, His waters from the purple hill — To hear the dewy echoes calling From cave to cave through the thick-twined...
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Stray Leaves from the Book of Nature

Maximilian Schele de Vere - Natural history - 1855 - 291 pages
...Scripture words : Hitherto shalt thou come but no further ! III. (ten anir its f ift "How sweet .... With half-dropt eyelids still, Beneath a heaven dark and holy, To watch the long, bright river draw in slowly His waters from the purple hillTo hear the emerald-colored water falling Thro' many...
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Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1856 - 379 pages
...wars And eyes grown dim with gazing on the pilot-stars. 7. But, propt on beds of amaranth and moly, How sweet (while warm airs lull us, blowing lowly)...drawing slowly His waters from the purple hill— L 2 To hear the dewy echoes calling From cave to cave thro' the thick-twined vine—- To watch the...
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