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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... "
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by William Hone - 1827 - 870 pages
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Murder, Magic, and Medicine

J. Mann - Medical - 2000 - 256 pages
...of the Lord was kindled against the people. Keats was also aware of the effects of hemlock as shown in his 'Ode to a Nightingale': My heart aches, and...pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk. Other means of altering the senses, through the use of stimulants, hallucinogens, and inebriants will...
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Dictionary of Modern English Grammar: Grammar, Syntax and Style for the 21st ...

English language - 2005 - 207 pages
...five iambuses and thus of ten syllables. Poet John Keats's Ode to a Nightingale is an example: 'My heart/ aches and/ a drow/sy numb/ness pains My sense/ as though/ of hem/lock I/ had drunk' -ible For words ending in -ible (as distinct from those ending in -able) see -able. idiom Collectively,...
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Thinking about the Environment: Our Debt to the Classical and Medieval Past

Linda M Bullock, Alan Holland - Nature - 2002 - 226 pages
...sensibilities. Nor should we forget the sensibilities that may be reawakened. When John Keats wrote: My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk he had open before him Horace's fourteenth Epode: Why a soft numbness drenches all my inmost senses...
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Poetry as Survival

Gregory Orr - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 235 pages
...out of their bodies: drugs and alcohol. He feels strange right away as he listens to the bird: "as if of hemlock I had drunk, / or emptied some dull opiate to the drains." He considers the use of alcohol to lift him up and out of his body in ecstasy—wine might help him...
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A Routledge Literary Sourcebook on the Poems of John Keats

John R. Strachan - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 198 pages
...Keats and the Mirror of Art,12 Jones's John Keats's Dream of Truth" and Barnard's John Keats.14 1 My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock15 1 had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains16 One minute past,17 and Lethe-wards18...
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From Cells to Souls, and Beyond: Changing Portraits of Human Nature

Malcolm A. Jeeves - Religion - 2004 - 252 pages
...writing surely the greatest poem of all time, the "Ode to a Nightingale," began the magic invocation, My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk. And at the end of the poem we then read: Was it a vision, or a waking dream? Fled is that music: —...
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The Cambridge Companion to Byron

Bone - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 305 pages
...rolling. Mountainous, all around Departing, departing, departing. (Blake, The Book of Urizen, 12-17) My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains My sense, as though of hemlock I had drunk (Keats, 'Ode to a Nightingale', 1-2) Behold her, single in the field, Yon solitary highland lass! Reaping...
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Fireflies in the Dark: A Collection of Short Stories

Annie Chandy Mathew - 2004 - 268 pages
...at that face that she knew so well. Beyond a shadow of a doubt it was Rohan. An overdose they said. "..as though of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains...." "Oh no inspector, you must be mistaken, he was not like that," she protested, even as she began to...
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Fireflies in the Dark: A Collection of Short Stories

Annie Chandy Mathew - 2004 - 268 pages
...at that face that she knew so well. Beyond a shadow of a doubt it was Rohan. An overdose they said. "..as though of hemlock I had drunk, Or emptied some dull opiate to the drains...." "Oh no inspector, you must be mistaken, he was not like that," she protested, even as she began to...
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Sound and Fury: Two Powerful Lives, One Fateful Friendship

Dave Kindred - Sports & Recreation - 2006 - 384 pages
...Side of New York tonight. Rushed to the Roosevelt Hospital. Dead on arrival. An unspeakable tragedy." to a Nightingale," " 'My heart aches, and a drowsy numbness pains my sense ..." Cosell first read the Keats poem as an English literature major at New York University. The ode...
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