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" Ode to a Nightingale MY heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk... "
Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ... - Page 283
by Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - 1852 - 399 pages
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The Masks of Keats: The Endeavour of a Poet

Thomas McFarland, Murray Professor of English Literature Emeritus Thomas McFarland - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 244 pages
...referred to vaguely, as being 'in some melodious plot I Of beechen green, and shadows numberless': My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense,...shadows numberless, Singest of summer in full-throated ease.73 71 Keats, Poems, 369: 'Ode to a Nightingale', lines l-1o. The sensuousness of the first four...
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Speaking Volumes: A Dublin Childhood

Edith Newman Devlin - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 269 pages
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The Discovery of Poetry: A Field Guide to Reading and Writing Poems

Frances Mayes - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 494 pages
...the poet attain the "full-throated ease" of the bird? ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE (John Keats, 1795-1821) My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense,...But being too happy in thy happiness, — That thou, light winged Dryad2 of the trees, ' Lethe-wards: towards Lethe, river in Hades whose water induces...
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British Romanticism and the Science of the Mind

Alan Richardson - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 243 pages
...the great odes. The best known is the passage that sets the strangely pained yet detached tone of the "Ode to a Nightingale": My heart aches, and a drowsy...drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk. This passage has been related to an anecdote in one of Cooper's lectures, concerning an "extraordinary...
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The New Penguin Book of Romantic Poetry

Jonathan Wordsworth, Jessica Wordsworth - English poetry - 2001 - 1005 pages
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Placing and Displacing Romanticism

Peter J. Kitson - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 232 pages
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British Writers: Retrospective supplement I

Jay Parini - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 475 pages
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The Major Works

John Keats - Poetry - 2001 - 667 pages
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Voix d'outre-Manche: Cent poésies de langue anglaise, de Sidney à Causley ...

Michel Midan - English poetry - 2002 - 314 pages
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The Book of Love: A Treasury Inspired By The Greatest of Virtues

Andrew M. Greeley, Mary G. Durkin - Literary Collections - 2002 - 512 pages
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