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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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Chronicle of the Hundredth Birthday of Robert Burns

James Ballantine - 1859 - 630 pages
...and of all who labour at the same delightful tasks, we say with universal voice — " Blessings he with them, and eternal praise, Who gave us nobler...heirs Of truth, and pure delight, by heavenly lays!" (Loud applause.) Permit me to couple with my toast the health of an English poet now present, whose...
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Lectures and Addresses on Literary and Social Topics, Volume 2

Frederick William Robertson - English essays - 1859 - 372 pages
...from day to day my little boat Rocks in its harbour, lodging peaceably. Blessings be with them—and eternal praise, Who gave us nobler loves, and nobler...heirs Of truth and pure delight by heavenly lays." I shall now read you a passage from a letter written by Wordsworth to Lady Beaumont, in which he answers...
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Lectures and Addresses on Literary and Social Topics, Volume 2

Frederick William Robertson - English essays - 1859 - 370 pages
...from day to day my little boat Rocks in its harbour, lodging peaceably. Blessings be with them—and eternal praise, Who gave us nobler loves, and nobler...heirs Of truth and pure delight by heavenly lays." I shall now read you a passage from a letter written by "Wordsworth to Lady Beaumont, in which he answers...
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The Standard First[-fifth] Reader ...

Epes Sargent - Readers - 1859 - 450 pages
...little boat Bocks in its harbor, lodging peaceably. — Blessings be with them, and eternal praise, — The poets, — who on earth have made us heirs Of truth and pure delight, by heavenly lays ! 0, might my name be numbered among theirs, How gladly would I end my mortal days !" * — Thomas...
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Mosaics

Frederick Saunders - 1859 - 444 pages
...||00b's beautiful lines on the votaries of the muse ? " Blessings, be with them, and eternal praise — The poets, who, on earth have made us heirs Of truth, and pure delight, by heavenly lays." Imagination or ideality has been defined " a compensation for the miseries of reality," and both have...
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The Smith-McMurry Language Series

Charles Alphonso Smith, Lida Brown McMurry - English language - 1919 - 360 pages
...fleeted by, — The mirth of its December And the warmth of its July. — WM PRAED: / Remember. 2. Blessings be with them, and eternal praise, Who gave...heirs Of truth and pure delight by heavenly lays. — WORDSWORTH: Personal Talk. 3. As she fled fast through sun and shade The happy winds upon her play'd....
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Wordsworth, an Anthology

William Wordsworth - 1920 - 264 pages
...joyous And thus from day to day my little boat [thought : 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. 154 But 'tis...
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The Realm of Poetry

Stephen James Meredith Brown - Anthologies - 1921 - 232 pages
...song to a purer ether and a wider range of view." 2 It was in all sincerity that Wordsworth wrote : Blessings be with them — and eternal praise. Who...us heirs Of truth and pure delight by heavenly lays I Oh ! might my name be numbered among theirs Then gladly would I end my mortal days. Another aspect...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922 - 1422 pages
...strains, — alas! too few. WORDSWORTH — Miscellaneous Sonnets. Pt. II. .S'com not the Sonnet. 11 We hold like rights and shall; Equal on Sunday in the pew, On Monday in the mall. For what avail ()f truth and pure delight by heavenly lays! WORDSWORTH — Personal Talk. a I thought of Chatterton,...
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Rider's Washington: A Guide Book for Travelers, with 3 Maps and 22 Plans

Fremont Rider, Frederic Taber Cooper - Washington (D.C.) - 1922 - 620 pages
...before a sculptured marble. Between these groups are inscribed the following lines from Wordsworth: "The Poets who on earth have made us heirs Of truth and pure delight by heavenly lays." In the Mosaic of the vault are inscribed the names of the World's Great Lyric Poets. The six occupying...
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