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" Yet now despair itself is mild, Even as the winds and waters are ; I could lie down like a tired child, And weep away the life of care Which I have borne and yet must bear... "
The Edinburgh Magazine and Literary Miscellany - Page 16
1824
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Encyclopaedia of English & American Poetry from Caedmon & King Alfred's ...

Samuel Orchart Beeton - American poetry - 1873
...wealth The sage in meditation found, And walk'd with inward glory crown'd — Nor fame, nor power, . mo that cup has been dealt in another measure. Tet now despair itself is mild Even as the winds and...
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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley; Essays, Letters from Abroad ...

Percy Bysshe Shelley - Fore-edge paintings - 1874 - 527 pages
...wealth The sage in meditation found, And walked with inward glory crowned — Nor fame, nor power, nor love, nor leisure. Others I see whom these surround...is mild, Even as the winds and waters are ; I could lie down like a tired child, And weep away the life of caro Which I have borne, and yet must bear,...
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The casquet of literature, a selection in poetry and prose, ed. with notes ...

Casket - 1874
...found, And walk'd with inward glory crown' (1; Nor fame, nor power, nor love, nor leisure. Others I sec whom these surround— Smiling they live, and call...in another measure. Yet now despair itself is mild, Ev'n as the winds and waters are; I could lie down like a tired child, And weep away the life of cure...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volume 45

William Makepeace Thackeray - Electronic journals - 1882
...Shelley, drowned in this sea, and quoted one of the stanzas, ' Written in dejection near Naples ' : — Yet now despair itself is mild, Even as the winds and waters are ; I could lie down like a tired child, And weep away the life of care Which I have borne, and yet must bear....
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Lord Byron and Some of his Contemporaries

Edgar Mertner, Leigh Hunt, Leigh Hunt - 1966
...surpassing wealth, The sage in meditation found, And walk'd with inward glory crown'd ; Nor fame, nor power, nor love, nor leisure. Others I see whom these surround...another measure. " Yet now despair itself is mild, Ev'n as the winds and waters are ; / could lie down like a tired child, And weep away He life of care...
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Critical History of English Literature, Volume 1

David Daiches - English literature - 1969 - 800 pages
...written in Dejection near Naples" (in 1818) shows the self -pitying note without the dizzy raptures: Yet now despair itself is mild, Even as the winds and waters are; I could lie down like a tired child And weep away the life of care Which I have borne and yet must bear Till...
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The Selected Poetry & Prose of Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley - Fiction - 1994 - 692 pages
...meditation found, And walked with inward glory crowned Nor fame, nor power, nor love, nor leisure. Others 1 see whom these surround Smiling they live and call...is mild, Even as the winds and waters are: I could lie down like a tired child, 30 And weep away the life of care Which I have borne and yet must bear,...
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Romance, Poetry, and Surgical Sleep: Literature Influences Medicine

Emanuel Martin Papper - Health & Fitness - 1995 - 162 pages
...surpassing wealth The sage in meditation found, And walked with inward glory crowned; Nor fame nor power nor love nor leisure — Others I see whom these surround,...pleasure; To me that cup has been dealt in another measure — for I am one Whom men love not and yet regret; Unlike this day, which, when the Sun Shall on its...
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Lord Byron: The Critical Heritage

Andrew Rutherford - Reference - 1995 - 513 pages
...bathos, which follows that short gleam of healthy feeling, and coming to himself — — fame nor power, nor love, nor leisure, Others I see whom these surround,...pleasure, To me that cup has been dealt in another measure ! Poor Shelley! As if the peace within, and the calm around, and the content surpassing wealth, were...
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The Poetics of Disappointment: Wordsworth to Ashbery

Literary Criticism
...the varieties of despair they portray, and "Stanzas" remains more nearly cliched. Consider the lines: Yet now despair itself is mild, Even as the winds and waters are: I could lie down like a tired child And weep away the life of care Which I have borne and yet must bear Till...
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