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" Like a poet hidden In the light of thought, Singing hymns unbidden, Till the world is wrought To sympathy with hopes and fears it heeded not; Like a high-born maiden In a palace tower, Soothing her love-laden Soul in secret hour With music sweet as love,... "
Colossi: A Lyric Anthology. I - Page 128
edited by - 1906 - 202 pages
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Rules for the Dance: A Handbook for Writing and Reading Metrical Verse

Mary Oliver - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1998 - 194 pages
...hopes and fears it heeded not: Like a high-born maiden In a palace-tower, Soothing her love-laden Soul in secret hour With music sweet as love, which overflows...golden In a dell of dew, Scattering unbeholden Its ae'real hue Among the flowers and grass, which screen it from the view! Like a rose embowered In its...
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The Discovery of Poetry: A Field Guide to Reading and Writing Poems

Frances Mayes - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 494 pages
...hopes and fears it heeded not; Like a high-born maiden In a palace tower, Soothing her love-laden Soul in secret hour With music sweet as love, which overflows...the scent it gives Makes faint with too much sweet those heavy-winged thieves. Sound of vernal showers On the twinkling grass, Rain-awakened flowers,...
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Shelley Among Others: The Play of the Intertext and the Idea of Language

Stuart Peterfreund - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 406 pages
...flowers and the grass which screen it from the view" (11. 46-50). The latter figures the skylark as being Like a rose embowered In its own green leaves By warm...the scent it gives Makes faint with too much sweet heavy-winged thieves. (11. 51-55) The path of descent runs from the celestial, to the human; from the...
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Humans and Other Animals in Eighteenth-century British Culture ...

Frank Palmeri - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 217 pages
..."roof the glow-worm from the morning dew" (56, 57). In "To a Sky-Lark" the bird's song is compared to "a glow-worm golden / In a dell of dew, / Scattering unbeholden / Its aerial hue" (46-49). There are "flames" in Prometheus Unbound that "almost / To a glowworm's lamp have dwindled"...
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Coleridge and Shelley: Textual Engagement

Sally West - Literary Criticism - 2007 - 197 pages
...emotion from a concealed source: Like a high-born maiden In a palace-tower, Soothing her love-laden Soul in secret hour. With music sweet as love - which overflows...scent it gives Makes faint with too much sweet these heavy-winged thieves. (41-55) The 'maiden' is 'Soothing her love-laden/ Soul' by playing music which...
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