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" Blessings be with them — and eternal praise, Who gave us nobler loves, and nobler cares — The Poets, who on earth have made us heirs Of truth and pure delight by heavenly lays ! Oh ! might my name be numbered among theirs, Then gladly would I end... "
The Atlantic Magazine - Page 228
1824
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Literary Leaves; Or, Prose and Verse Chiefly Written in India, Volume 1

David Lester Richardson - English literature - 1840 - 352 pages
...nature that swells the breast of Wordsworth, when he fervently exclaims; " Blessings be with them—and eternal praise, Who gave us nobler loves and nobler...heirs, Of truth and pure delight by heavenly lays ! Oh ! might my name be numbered among theirs, Then gladly would I end my mortal days!" It is a mournful...
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Literary leaves, or, Prose and verse: chiefly written in India, Volumes 1-2

David Lester Richardson - 1840 - 714 pages
...much of the air of Paradise. Blessings be with them — and eternal praise, Who gave us nobler hopes and nobler cares — The POETS, who on earth have made us heirs Of truth and pure delight in endless lays ! It is they who teach us when " sensual pleasures cloy," To fill the languid pulse...
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The Eclectic Review, Volume 10; Volume 74

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1841 - 778 pages
...and joyous thought ; And thus from day to day my little boat Rocks in its harbour, lodging peaceably. Blessings be with them, and eternal praise, Who gave...us heirs Of truth and pure delight by heavenly lays ! Oh ! might my name be numbered among theirs, Then gladly would I end my mortal days !' — p. 132....
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The Nun, and Other Poems

Ann Richter - 1841 - 204 pages
...when time is over, THE POETS. " Blessings be with them, — and eternal praise, — The poets, \vho on earth have made us heirs Of truth and pure delight, by heavenly lays." MILTON. " Beyond this visible diurnal sphere," For ever soaring did thy muse ascend ; By Siloa's brook,...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

John Wilson - 1842 - 384 pages
...that the event in the last line will be far away,— " Blessings be with them and eternal praise ! The POETS who on earth have made us heirs Of truth and pure delight by heavenly lays— O might my name be number'd among theirs! Then gladly would I end my mortal days." Wilson, on the breaking...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 2

John Wilson - 1842 - 380 pages
...that the event in the last line will be far away, — " Blessings be with them and eternal praise ! The POETS who on earth have made us heirs Of truth and pure delight by heavenly lays — O might my name be number'd among theirs ! Then gladly would I end my mortal days." This is an...
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The London University Magazine, Volume 1

English literature - 1842 - 416 pages
...have been such as to cool our ardour or admiration for those who still give us " Noble loves and noble cares, The poets, who on earth have made us heirs Of Truth and pure delight." In the preceding paragraph we classed the poetesses together, and said that if we had been so inclined,...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 95

American periodicals - 1867 - 854 pages
...of Wordsworth — himself one of the ' guadian spirits ' to whom the grateful writer refers : — ' Blessings be with them, and eternal praise, Who gave...heirs Of truth, and pure delight by heavenly lays ! Oh ! might my name be numbered among theirs, How gladly would I end my mortal days ! ' The aspiration...
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Prose and Verse, Volumes 1-2

Thomas Hood - 1845 - 442 pages
...and joyous thoughts ; And thus from day to day my little boat Rocks in its harbor, lodging peaceably. Blessings be with them, and eternal praise, Who gave...us heirs Of truth and pure delight by heavenly lays ! Oh ! might my name be number'd among theirs, How gladly would I end my mortal days. LETTER IV . To...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth, D.C.L., Poet Laureate, Etc. Etc

William Wordsworth - 1845 - 660 pages
...and joyous thought : And thus from day to day my little boat Rocks in its harbour, lodging peaceably. Blessings be with them — and eternal praise, Who...us heirs Of truth and pure delight by heavenly lays ! Oh ! might my name be numbered among theirs, Then gladly would I end my mortal days. TO THE SPADE...
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