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" Thou wast not born for death, immortal Bird! No hungry generations tread thee down; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown: Perhaps the selfsame song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick... "
Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack - Page 43
1823
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Poetry and the Fate of the Senses

Susan Stewart - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 447 pages
...of 7 and beginning of 8 the whole technique is directly described as "faery lands forlorn" lead to "Forlorn! the very word is like a bell / To toll me back from thee to my sole self."72 Keats has taken the standard nocturne convention of the dueling birds and made himself the...
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Nothing that Meets the Eye: The Uncollected Stories of Patricia Highsmith

Patricia Highsmith - Fiction - 2002 - 455 pages
...more, and idly recited to himself, "That oftimes hath (something) magic casements, Opening on the foam of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn. Forlorn! The very word is like a bell!'—" Oh, when would someone, be it man or woman, walk through those magic casements and into his life? Or...
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Formationer i europæisk romantik

Marie-Louise Svane - European literature - 2003 - 286 pages
...forsvinde ('fade', 'dissolve') eller flygte pâ poesiens vinger til nattergalens dromte ferige, til dens »faery lands forlorn«: Forlorn! the very word is...like a bell To toll me back from thee to my sole self Adieu! the fancy cannot cheat so well As she is famed to do, deceiving elf. Digtet slutter alligevel...
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Keats ou le sortilège des mots

Christian La Cassagnère, Université de Lyon II. Centre d'études et de recherches anglaises et nord-américaines. Centre du romantisme anglais - English poetry - 2003 - 254 pages
...opposition avec « selfing », comme le suggère par exemple ce célèbre passage de Y Ode au Rossignol : Forlorn! The very word is like a bell To toll me back from thee to my sole self! Adieu! The fancy cannot cheat so well As she is fam'd to do, deceiving elf. (strophe 8) « Fancy »...
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Wagner and Suicide

John Louis DiGaetani - Performing Arts - 2010 - 203 pages
..."Ode to a Nightingale," whose final stanza also emphasizes the connection between art and dreaming: Forlorn! the very word is like a bell To toll me back from thee to my sole self! Adieu! the fancy cannot cheat so well As she is fam'd to do, deceiving elf. Adieu! adieu! thy plaintive...
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The Winter Without Milk: Stories

Jane Avrich - Fiction - 2003 - 211 pages
...turned the paper over in her hands. It was another thick sheet of white laid, smelling of jasmine. Forlorn! the very word is like a bell To toll me back from thee to my sole selfl Adieu! the fancy cannot cheat so well As she is fam'd to do, deceiving elf. For hours she pondered...
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Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman

Ernest William Hornung - Fiction - 2003 - 179 pages
...tread thee down; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown:... The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn. 24. Bremen: A former Hanseatic League town in north Germany,...
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Soundscape: The School of Sound Lectures, 1998-2001

Larry Sider, Jerry Sider, Diane Freeman - Performing Arts - 2003 - 242 pages
...Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn; The same that oft-times hath Charm'd magic casements, opening on the foam Of perilous seas in faerie lands forlorn. Forlorn! The...
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A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on the Poems of John Keats

John R. Strachan - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 198 pages
...Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth,43 when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn; The same that oft-times hath Charm'd magic casements,44 opening on the foam Of perilous seas, in faery lands forlorn.45 70 Forlorn!46...
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Survivors in Mexico

Rebecca West - History - 2004 - 264 pages
...different." •j6 "The very word": An ironic allusion to John Keats's "Ode to a Nightingale," which reads, "Forlorn! the very word is like a bell / To toll me back from thee to my sole self." 77 new heaven and a new hell and a new earth: Revelation 21:1. "And I saw a new heaven and a new earth:...
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