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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 Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Robert Aris Willmott, Evert Augustus Duyckinck - American poetry - 1858 - 616 pages
...NIGHTINGALE. Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk : "Pis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy...shadows numberless, Singest of summer in full-throated case. O for a draught of vintage, that hath been Cool'da long age in the deep-delved earth, Tasting...
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Robert Aris Willmott, Evert Augustus Duyckinck - American poetry - 1858 - 616 pages
...Disturbing not the leaves which are her winding-sheet. No, not thee ! KEATS. ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE. Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute...But being too happy in thy happiness, — That thou, light- winged Dryad of the trees, In some melodious plot Of beechen green, and shadows numberless Siugest...
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The Poetical Works of John Keats: With a Life

John Keats - 1859 - 438 pages
...arbour take A dewy flower, oft would that hand appear, And o'er my eyes the trembling moisture shake. ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE. MY heart aches, and a drowsy...happiness,— That thou, light-winged Dryad of the tree?, In some melodious plot Of beechen green, and shadows numberless, Singest of summer in full-throated...
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Works, Volume 2

Leigh Hunt - English literature - 1859
...itself, is blinded throughout night ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE." My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pain* My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk. Or emptied...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 every-day book: or The guide to the year, Volume 2

William Hone - 1859
...last poems was in prospect of departure from his native shores. It is an Ode to a Nightingalt. 1. My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense,...had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains Oue minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk : Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy...
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Nightingale Valley: A Collection, Including a Great Number of the Choicest ...

William Allingham - 1860 - 288 pages
...sea : But still the boatmen hear her call the cattle home, Across the sands o' Dee. CHARLES KINGSLEY. ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE. MY heart aches, and a drowsy...thy happy lot, But being too happy in thy happiness, — Where thou, light-winged Dryad of the trees, In some melodious plot Of beechen green, and shadows...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1890 - 346 pages
...NIGHTINGALE My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drank, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute...numberless, Singest of summer in full-throated ease. O for a draught of vintage, that hath been Cool'da long age in the deep-delved earth, Tasting of Flora...
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A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...There, in his dark, carved, oaken chair, old Rudiger sat — dead ! ALBEBT G. GREENE. (Žb* to a MY heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense,...But being too happy in thy happiness — That thou, light-winged'Dryad of the trees, In some melodious plot Of beechen green, and shadows numberless, Singest...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 3

1861
...circumstance and sensation, the imagination of which soothes and refreshes. Thus, in the well-known Ode to the Nightingale — " My heart aches and a drowsy numbness...drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk." In this state he hears the nightingale, and straightway finds his cure — " 0 for a draught of vintage...
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A Compendious History of English Literature and of the English ..., Volume 2

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1861
...which, of great beauty, the Ode to a Nightingale, may serve as a companion to Shelley's Skylark :— My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense,...some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-ward had sunk : 'Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But heing too happy in thine happiness,...
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