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" But now, thy youngest, dearest one has perished, The nursling of thy widowhood, who grew, Like a pale flower by some sad maiden cherished And fed with true-love tears instead of dew ; Most musical of mourners, weep anew! Thy extreme hope, the loveliest... "
The Canadian Girl; Or, The Pirate of the Lakes: A Story of the Affections - Page 109
1838 - 716 pages
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The Ancient Mariner: And Select Poems

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1908 - 82 pages
...hardly less wonderful than Coleridge had fashioned at the same age; and another poet sang of him : " The bloom, whose petals, nipt before they blew, Died on the promise of the fruit, is waste." In Coleridge the poet .lied at nearly the same age, almost as completely as if the man himself had...
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The Book of Georgian Verse

William Stanley Braithwaite - English poetry - 1909 - 1313 pages
...true-love tears, instead of dew; Most musical of mourners, weep anew ! Thy extreme hope, the loveliest and last, The bloom, whose petals nipt before they blew...the promise of the fruit, is waste; The broken lily lies — the storm is over-past. To that high Capital, where kingly Death Keeps his pale court in beauty...
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Adonais, an elegy on the death of John Keats

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1870
...mourners, weep anew ! Thy extreme hope, the loveliest and the last, The bloom whose petals, nipped before they blew, Died on the promise of the fruit, is waste ; The broken lily lies— the storm is overpassed. 7. To that high Capital where kingly Death Keeps Els' pale court in...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 53

American literature - 1884
...back to Lord Houghton's decision. Fine as the work of Keats is, his genius was, nevertheless, only 41 The bloom, whose petals, nipt before they blew, Died on the promise of the fruit." It has been suggested in some quarters that, notwithstanding Keats' early death, he would probably...
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Grammatical Theory: Its Limits and Its Possibilities

Frederick J. Newmeyer - Foreign Language Study - 1983 - 192 pages
...many a loathed rite of lust and blood." (2:390, lines 29, 31-34) c. "The extreme hope, the loveliest and the last. The bloom, whose petals nipt before...blew Died on the promise of the fruit, is waste." (2:390, lines 51-53) That aspect of literature from which the basic constructs of linguistic theory...
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The Selected Poetry & Prose of Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley - Fiction - 1994 - 692 pages
...love tears, instead of dew; Most musical of mourners, weep anew! so Thy extreme hope, the loveliest and the last, The bloom, whose petals nipt before...the promise of the fruit, is waste; The broken lily lies - the storm is overpast. To that high Capital,258 where kingly Death Keeps his pale court in beauty...
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 891 pages
...moumers, weep anew! i!) Thy extreme hope, the loveliest and the last. The bloom, whose petals nipped before they blew Died on the promise of the fruit, is waste; The broken lily lies — the storm is overpast. VII To that high Capital, where kingly Death Keeps his pale court in...
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Classical Mythology in English Literature: A Critical Anthology

Geoffrey Miles - Literary Collections - 1999 - 456 pages
...anew! Thy extreme0 hope, the loveliest and the last. The bloom. whose petals nipped before they blew0 Died on the promise of the fruit, is waste: The broken lily lies the storm is overpast. 7 To that high Capital,0 where kingly Death Keeps his pale court in beauty...
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The Cambridge Companion to Keats

Susan J. Wolfson, Wolfson Susan J. - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 272 pages
...descriptions of Keats in the poem - for example, as "a pale flower by some sad maiden cherished . . . The bloom, whose petals nipt before they blew / Died on the promise of the fruit" (48, 52-53) - further emphasize the poet's pitiful weakness. Shelley did not know Keats very well....
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Romanticism: Romanticism and history

Michael O'Neill, Mark Sandy - European literature - 2006 - 420 pages
...sun smiles brightly" (285-86), words which recall an early account of Adonais, who as "the loveliest and the last, / The bloom, whose petals nipt before...promise of the fruit, is waste; / The broken lily lies — the storm is overpast" (51-54). Again, while some find autobiography in Shelley's description...
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