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" That, wisely doating, ask'd not why it doated, And ours the unknown joy, which knowing kills. But now I find, how dear thou wert to me; That man is more than half of nature's treasure. Of that fair Beauty which no eye can see, Of that sweet music which... "
Poems - Page 1
by Hartley Coleridge - 1833 - 157 pages
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Wisdom and Destiny

Maurice Maeterlinck - Fate and fatalism - 1898 - 353 pages
...Maleine there was the same curious, wandering sense of, and search for, a vague and mystic beauty : " That fair beauty which no eye can see, Of that sweet music which no ear can measure." In a little poem of his, Et s'il revenait, the last words of a dying girl, forsaken by her lover, who...
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1901 - 1084 pages
...wills : One soul was ours, one mind, one heart devoted, That, wisely doting, ask'd not why it doted, And ours the unknown joy, which knowing kills. But...others' pleasure, The hills sleep on in their eternity. THOMAS HOOD 647. Autumn 1798-1845 T SAW old Autumn in the misty morn .*. Stand shadowless like Silence,...
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Loiterings in Old Fields: Literary Sketches

James Benjamin Kenyon - Authors, English - 1901 - 250 pages
...impulses of love so destructive of every gracious emotion. The poet well knew the value of a human soul: That man is more than half of nature's treasure, Of...see, Of that sweet music which no ear can measure. About two years before the death of Keats the one great event of his life began — his love affair....
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Literary Studies, Volume 2

Walter Bagehot - English literature - 1902
...is to be found in the writings of meaner men. Take sonnets of Hartley Coleridge, for example : — I. " TO A FRIEND. " When we were idlers with the loitering...others' pleasure, The hills sleep on in their eternity." 11. "TO THE SAME. " In the great city we are met again, Where many souls there are that breathe and...
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From the age of Johnson to the age of Tennyson

Richard Garnett - English literature - 1903
...wills : One soul was ours, one mind, one heart devoted, That, wisely doating, ask'd not why it floated, And ours the unknown joy, which knowing kills. But...others' pleasure, The hills sleep on in their eternity. SONG FROM THE FRAGMENT OF "TORRISMOND" OF BEDDOES. How many times do I love thee, dear? Tell me how...
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The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb: Letters, 1796-1834

Charles Lamb, Mary Lamb - 1905
...mind, one heart devoted, That, wisely doating, ask'd not why it doated ; And ours the unknown joy, that knowing kills. But now I find how dear thou wert to...that fair beauty which no eye can see, — Of that still music which no ear can measure ; But now the streams may sing for others' pleasure, The hills...
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English Literature An Illustrated record in Eight Volumes Volume IV-Part 1 ...

Edmund Gosse - 1904
...wills : One soul was ours, one mind, one heart devoted, That, wisely doating, ask'd not why it floated, And ours the unknown joy, which knowing kills. But...others' pleasure, The hills sleep on in their eternity. SONG FROM THE FRAGMENT OF " TORRISMOND " OF BEDDOES. How many times do I love thee, dear? Tell me how...
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Gunton's Magazine, Volume 27

George Gunton - Economics - 1904
...ask'd not why it doted, And ours the unknown joy, which knowing kills. But now I find how dear thou art to me ; That man is more than half of nature's treasure,...others' pleasure. The hills sleep on in their eternity. Wordsworth's 'Prelude' is a confession of his love for nature, and his education through this love,...
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The Poets and the Poetry of the Nineteenth Century, Volume 3

English poetry - 1905
...years, Compose this book. If good therein there be, That good, my sire, I dedicate to thee. II.-TO A FRIEND. WHEN we were idlers with the loitering rills,...others' pleasure, The hills sleep on in their eternity. III.— TO THE SAME. WE parted on the mountains, as two streams From one clear spring pursue their...
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The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb: Letters, 1796-1834

Charles Lamb - 1905
...mind, one heart devoted, That, wisely doating, ask'd not why it doated ; And ours the unknown joy, that knowing kills. But now I find how dear thou wert to...that fair beauty which no eye can see, — Of that still music which no ear can measure ; But now the streams may sing for others' pleasure, The hills...
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