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" As tho' to breathe were life. Life piled on life Were all too little, and of one to me Little remains: but every hour is saved From that eternal silence, something more, A bringer of new things; and vile it were For some three suns to store and hoard... "
Translations [of poems, in various languages] by lord Lyttelton and W.E ... - Page 76
1863
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Selections from Tennyson: With Introduction and Notes

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson, Frederick James Rowe, William Trego Webb - 1890 - 154 pages
...ever when I move/' How dull it is to pause, to make an end, To rust unbnrnishM, not to shine in use ! As tho' to breathe were life. Life piled on life Were...For some three suns to store and hoard myself, And this'gfay spirit yearning in desire To follow knowledge like a sinking star, Beyond the utmost bound...
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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - American poetry - 1890 - 862 pages
...move. How dull it is to pause, to make an end, To ru.st unburnished, not to shine in use ! As though to breathe were life. Life piled on life Were all...saved From that eternal silence, something more, A bringcr of new things : and vile it were Fur some three suns to store and hoard myself, And this gray...
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Open Sesame!: Arranged for students over fourteen years old

Blanche Wilder Bellamy, Maud Wilder Goodwin - Readers - 1890
...move. How dull it is to pause, to make an end, To rust unburnished, not to shine in use ! As though to breathe were life. Life piled on life Were all...to me Little remains : but every hour is saved From the eternal silence, something more, A bringer of new things ; and vile it were For some three suns...
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The English Language: A Brief History of Its Grammatical Changes and Its ...

Brainerd Kellogg, Alonzo Reed - English language - 1891 - 170 pages
...some, the critics described above have served an injunction ; but usage disregards the injunction. And vile it were for some three suns to store and hoard myself. — Tennyson. Enduring some ninety years. — Milne. Some four persons in the length and breadth of...
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The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language, Part 21

William Dwight Whitney - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1891
...stars may be'suns in their respective systems. — 5. A revolution of the earth round the sun ; a year. Vile it were For some three suns to store and hoard myself. Tennyson, Ulysses. 6. The rising of the sun; sunrise; day. Your vows are frosts, Fast for a night and...
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A Text-book on Rhetoric: Supplementing the Development of the Science with ...

Brainerd Kellogg - English language - 1892 - 345 pages
...forever when I move. How dull it is to pause, to make an end, To rest unburnish'd, not to shine in use ! As tho' to breathe were life. Life piled on life Were...little, and of one to me Little remains : but every honr is saved From that eternal silence, something more, A bringer of new things ; and vile it were...
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The Classic Myths in English Literature: Based Chiefly on Bulfinch's "Age of ...

Charles Mills Gayley - English literature - 1893 - 540 pages
...forever when I move. How dull it is to pause, to make an end, To rust unburnish'd, not to shine in use! As tho' to breathe were life. Life piled on life Were...vile it were For some three suns to store and hoard mysell, And this gray spirit yearning in desire To follow knowledge like a sinking star, Beyond the...
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Random Roaming: And Other Papers

Augustus Jessopp - English essays - 1893 - 264 pages
...AUGUSTUS JESSOPP, DD Rector of Scorning, Formerly Head Master of King Edward VI. School, Norwich " Life piled on life Were all too little, and of one...silence, something more, A bringer of new things." WITH PORTRAIT NEW YORK GP PUTNAM'S SONS 27 & 29 WEST TWENTY-THIRD ST. x •' •=**--*n, j iJW;vi-t--jTr...
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Ecclesiastes

William John Deane - Bible - 1893 - 321 pages
...and all the enjoyment which it will hold. Shall we not say— "I will drink Life to the lees. . . . Life piled on life Were all too little, and of one...but every hour is saved From that eternal silence " ? III. THE CHRISTIAN ASPECT OF THE SUBJECT. We know that this life will soon be over, may reach its...
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The English Language: A Brief History of Its Grammatical Changes and Its ...

Brainerd Kellogg, Alonzo Reed - English language - 1893 - 220 pages
...t<>me, the critics described above have served an injunction ; but usage disregards the injunction. And vile it were for some three suns to store and hoard myself.— Tennyson. Enduring some ninety years. — Milne. Some four persons in the length and breadth of London....
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