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" What though the radiance which was once so bright Be now for ever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower... "
Poems in 2 Vols., Reprinted Original Ed. of 1807 Ed. with Note on the ... - Page 157
by William Wordsworth - 1807
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Impure Conceits: Rhetoric and Ideology in Wordsworth's Excursion

Alison Hickey - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 237 pages
...cannot weave over again the airy, unsubstantial dream, which reason and experience have dispelled — 'What though the radiance, which was once so bright, Be now for ever taken from our sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of glory in the grass, of splendour in the flower':...
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Contemporary Spanish Cinema

Barry Jordan, Rikki Morgan-Tamosunas, Dean School of Languages and Social Sciences Rikki Morgan-Tamosunas - Performing Arts - 1998 - 216 pages
...gloria en las flores, no debemos apenarnos. Al contrario, tenemos que buscar animos en el recuerdo (Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flowers: We will grieve not. rather find Strength in what remains behind). (Quiller-Couch 1921:615)...
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Erotic Innocence: The Culture of Child Molesting

James Russell Kincaid - Social Science - 1998 - 352 pages
...that Wordsworth often laments the great distance from childhood, the aching sense of what is lost— "nothing can bring back the hour / Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower" ("Ode: Intimations of Immortality"), but he always insists there is a residue, a powerful memory...
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Funeral and Memorial Service Readings, Poems, and Tributes

Rachel R. Baum - Social Science - 1999 - 172 pages
...thought will join your throng, Ye that pipe and ye that play, Ye that through your hearts today Fell the gladness of the May! What though the radiance...my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower; We will grieve not, rather find Strength in what is...
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The Poetics of Disappointment: Wordsworth to Ashbery

Literary Criticism
...others, or that his ease, or sense of power and pleasure, will return in the present (he is certain that "nothing can bring back the hour / Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower" (i78-79)). He is reduced to a plea that he be not further reduced: And O, ye Fountains, Meadows,...
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Light-Gathering Poems

Liz Rosenberg - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2000 - 146 pages
...bound As to the tabor's sound! We in thought will join your throng, Ye that pipe and ye that play, 97 " Feel the gladness of the May! What though the radiance which was once so bright Be now forever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendor in the grass, of glory...
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Felicia Hemans: Selected Poems, Letters, Reception Materials

Mrs. Hemans, Felicia Dorothea Browne Hemans, Susan J Wolfson - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 633 pages
...which everywhere else are mute.] 8 Cf. Wordsworth's Ode: Intimations of Immortality (1815): ". . . though the radiance which was once so bright / Be now for ever taken from my sight" (175-76). 9 The couplet has two echoes: Milton, though in peril when the monarchy was restored, has...
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The Artist on the Artist

Harry Guest - Psychology - 2000 - 462 pages
...Childhood" have been replaced by deeper, maturer "thoughts that do often lie too deep for tears" for Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower the poet now loves nature even more profoundly, possessing "the faith that looks through death"....
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A Necessary Fantasy?: The Heroic Figure in Children's Popular Culture

Dudley Jones, Tony Watkins, Lecturer in English Tony Watkins - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 410 pages
...bridge the gap between child and adult. Spielberg would understand what Wordsworth meant when he wrote: "Though nothing can bring back the hour/ of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower;/We will grieve not, rather find/Strength in what remains behind" (Wordsworth, p. 98). What...
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John Fitzgerald Kennedy, Jr. 1960-1999: Memorial Tributes in the 106th ...

Strom Thurmond - Psychology - 1999 - 123 pages
...greatness. That is part of what makes their loss so profound. The great poet William Wordsworth wrote: What though the radiance which was once so bright...my sight Though nothing can bring back the hour Of splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower; We will grieve not, rather find Strength in what remains...
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