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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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Wordsworth in His Major Lyrics: The Art and Psychology of Self-representation

Leon Waldoff - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 180 pages
...developed with the two qualifying "though" clauses ("What though the radiance which was once so bright," "Though nothing can bring back the hour / Of splendour in the grass" [176, 178—79]), which lead into the subdued but more sustainable mood of consolation. The argumentative...
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Can Love Last?: The Fate of Romance over Time

Stephen A. Mitchell - Family & Relationships - 2003 - 224 pages
...poetic vision, in "Intimations of Mortality," of the loss of a childhood "trailing clouds of glory": "nothing can bring back the hour / Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower." In all these formulations, both pathological and healthy self-development generate loss and,...
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Lyrical Ballads and Other Poems

William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ballads, English - 2003 - 312 pages
...splendour: 'trailing clouds of glory do we come'; 'The winds come to me from the fields of sleep'; 'Though nothing can bring back the hour / Of splendour in the grass and glory in the flower'. But this is combined with a simplicity of statement that carries sober conviction:...
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Losing Jonathan

Robert P. Waxler, Linda Waxler - Family & Relationships - 2003 - 207 pages
...play Ye that through your hearts to-day Feel the gladness of the May! What though the radiance that was once so bright Be now for ever taken from my sight. When Jonathan was young, I would make up cowboy stories for him at bedtime long after the sun had gone...
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Encyclopedia of the Romantic Era, 1760-1850, Volume 2

Christopher John Murray - Romanticism - 2004 - 1277 pages
...to accept as consolation for its loss a more philosophical perspective on reality. For Wordsworth, "Though nothing can bring back the hour / Of splendour...grass, of glory in the flower; / We will grieve not," but find solace "In the faith that looks through death, / In years that bring the philosophic mind."...
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Emerson, Romanticism, and Intuitive Reason: The Transatlantic "light of All ...

Patrick J. Keane - Literary Collections - 2005 - 555 pages
...crying. Yet there is in the ode a profound and plangent awareness of a lost and irretrievable light — What though the radiance which was once so bright...the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower (176-79) — and of the somber coloring imparted to things by the seer conscious of mutability....
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Notes for a New Mind

William Dell - Health & Fitness - 2005 - 112 pages
...in thought will join your throng, Ye that pipe and ye that play, Ye that through your hearts today Feel 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 remains...
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Inspired English: Raising Test Scores and Writing Effectiveness Through ...

Lorraine LaCroix - Education - 2005 - 140 pages
...in thought will join your throng. Ye that pipe and ye that play. Ye that through your hearts to-day 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 splendour in the grass. of glory...
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The Ultimate Guide to the Perfect Card

Linda LaTourelle, C. C. Milam - Crafts & Hobbies - 2004 - 382 pages
...thoughts to you, in your sorrow. Wliafc though the radiance, Which was once so bright, Be now forever taken from my sight, Though nothing can bring back the hour Of my splendor in the grass. Of glory in the flowers: We will grieve not, rather find Strength in what...
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William Wordsworth's The Prelude: A Casebook

Stephen Gill - Literary Collections - 2006 - 406 pages
...structures on the narrative, lie more personal Falls and fallings-away — Wordsworth's sense that nothing can bring back the hour Of splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower . . ." — and, more important still, the sense that he and Coleridge have in common of a falling-off...
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