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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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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 395 pages
...TO THE NIGHTINGALE. M v heart aclies, and a drowsy numbness paint My sense, as though of hemlock f had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains...through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thine happiness, — That thou, light-winged Dryad of the trees, In some melodious plot Of bcechen...
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Recollections of a Literary Life: Or, Books, Places and People

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1852 - 558 pages
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Cyclopedia of English Literature: a Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 2

Robert Chambers - English literature - 1851
...humble Pœan, Upon thy Mount Lycean ! Ode to a Nightingale, My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pain« he »teed to battle : 'Tie not through envy of thy happy lot But being too happy in thy happiness, That thou, light-winged...
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Chambers's pocket miscellany, Volumes 4-6

Chambers W. and R., ltd - 1852
...touching in a most affecting manner on his own sad state. It is worthy of being given entire — ' My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense,...the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk : 'Tia not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thine happiness — That thou, light-winged...
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Recollections of a Literary Life, Or, Books, Places, and People, Volume 2

Mary Russell Mitford - Authors - 1853
...him. No one since Spenser has possessed a more graphic pen. His processions not only live, they move. ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE. My heart aches, and a drowsy...numberless, Singest of summer in full-throated ease. Oh for a draught of vintage, that hath been Cooled a long age in the deep-delved earth, Tasting of...
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Poets of England and America: Being Selections from the Best Authors of Both ...

Poets, American - 1853 - 472 pages
...children's dower, — Far brighter than this gaudy melon-flower ! BOBEKT BROWKIKO. JOHN LYLY. 79 ' a My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense,...the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk ; 'T is not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thy happiness — That thou, light-winged...
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The book of English poetry, with critical and biogr. sketches of the poets

English poetry - 1853
...souls of men Come back, when night her folding veil hath spread, The long remembered dead! HEMANS. THE NIGHTINGALE. My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness...some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe- wards had sunk : 'Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thy happiness,...
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Beautiful poetry, selected by the ed. of The Critic, Volume 1

Beautiful poetry - 1853
...the merry songster in the garden below. It opens with a painful description of his own sad state. MY heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense,...had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains I One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk ; Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too...
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Chambers's Pocket Miscellany, Volume 3

1854
...touching in a most affecting manner on his own sad state. It is worthy of being given entire— ' My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense,...through envy of thy happy lot. But being too happy in thine happiness— That thou, light-winged Dryad of the trees, In some melodious plot Of beechen green,...
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Beauties of the British Poets, with a Few Introd. Observations

George Croly (Rev., ed) - 1854
...gathering swallows twitter in the skie« TO THE NIGHTINGALE. My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pain* My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied...through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thine happiness, — That thou, light-winged Dryad of the trees, In some melodious plot Of beechen...
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