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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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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...emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute paat, and Lethe-warda had sunk." In this state he hears the nightingale, and straightway finds his...
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A manual of English literature and of the history of the English language ...

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1862 - 536 pages
...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 being too happy in thine happiness,...
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THE POETICAL WORKS OF JOHN KEATS

1863
...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...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,...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1863 - 405 pages
...drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk : 'T is not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy...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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The Poetical Works of John Keats: With a Life

John Keats - 1863 - 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...drains ' One minute past, and Lethe-wards had sunk : "Pis not through envy of thy happy lot, ; But being too happy in thy happiness, — That thou, light-winged...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1863 - 405 pages
...Again appears to be An unsubstantial, fairy place That is fit home for Thee ! W. Wordsworth CCXLIV ODE TO A NIGHTINGALE MY heart aches, and a drowsy...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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A Manual of English Literature, and of the History of the English Language ...

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1863 - 536 pages
...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: "i'is not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thine happiness,...
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The Southern Monthly Magazine

Australian periodicals - 1864
...personal existence of the poet than where he throws himself rather into an imaginary world : — My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense,...opiate to the drains, One minute past and Lethewards bad sunk : Tis not through envy of thy happy lot, But being too happy in thy happiness, — That them...
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Beauties of Modern British Poetry: Systematically Arranged ...

David Grant - English poetry - 1865 - 416 pages
...thou the ear might glad the heart, And scatter music from the sky ! BARTON. . - o THE NIGHTINGALE. heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense,...happiness, — That thou, light-winged Dryad of the trees, Oh, for a draught of vintage ! that hath been Cooled a long age in the deep delved earth, Tasting of...
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"Under Green Leaves.": A Book of Rural Poems

Richard Henry Stoddard - Outdoor life - 1865 - 96 pages
...though of hemlock I had drunk; Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains One minute past, and Lethe-ward had sunk. "Tis not through envy of thy happy lot,...numberless, Singest of Summer in full-throated ease. Oh for a draught of vintage Cooled a long age in the deep-delved earth, Tasting of Flora and the country...
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