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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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Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1899
...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...hoard myself, And this gray spirit yearning in desire y> To follow knowledge like a sinking star, Beyond the utmost bound of human thought. This is my son,...
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Proceedings of the Department of Superintendence of the National Educational ...

National Education Association of the United States. Department of Superintendence - Education - 1899
...forever when I move. How dull it is to pause, to make an end, To rest unburnished, not to shine in use, As tho' to breathe were life. Life piled on life Were...some three suns to store and hoard myself, And this great spirit yearning in desire To follow knowledge, like a sinking star, Beyond the utmost bound of...
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The Poetic and Dramatic Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1899 - 960 pages
...to pause, to make an end, To rust unburnish'd, not to shine in use ! As tho' to breathe were life 1 Life piled on life Were all too little, and of one...vile it were For some three suns to store and hoard mvself, • And this gray spirit yearning in desire ;o To follow knowledge like a sinking star, Beyond...
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Standard English Poems: Spenser to Tennyson

English poetry - 1899 - 749 pages
...end, To rust unburnished, not to shine in use! As tho' to breathe were life. Life piled on life 25 Were all too little, and of one to me Little remains...were For some three suns to store and hoard myself, 30 And this gray spirit yearning in desire To follow knowledge like a sinking star, Beyond the utmost...
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First Steps with American and British Authors

Albert Franklin Blaisdell - American literature - 1899 - 422 pages
...in use ! As though to breathe were life. Life piled on life Were all too little, and of one to me 25 Little remains ; but every hour is saved From that...hoard myself, And this gray spirit yearning in desire 30 To follow knowledge, like a sinking star, Beyond the utmost bound of human thought. This is my son,...
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The Universal Anthology: A Collection of the Best Literature ..., Volume 2

Richard Garnett, Leon Vallée, Alois Brandl - Literature - 1899
...forever when I move. How dull it is to pause, to make an end, To rust unburnished, not to shine in use ! As tho' to breathe were life. Life piled on life Were...is saved From that eternal silence, something more, For some three suns to store and hoard myself, And this gray spirit yearning in desire To follow knowledge...
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An Introduction to the Study of Literature: For the Use of Secondary and ...

Edwin Herbert Lewis - American literature - 1899 - 410 pages
...Life pil'd on life Were all too little, and of one to me 25 Little remains : but every hour is sav'd From that eternal silence, something more, A bringer...hoard myself, And this gray spirit yearning in desire 30 To follow knowledge like a sinking star, Beyond the utmost bound of human thought. This is my son,...
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First Steps with American and British Authors

Albert Franklin Blaisdell - American literature - 1899 - 422 pages
...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 too little, and of one to me 25 Little remains ; but every hour is saved From that eternal silence, — something more, A bringer...
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The Early Poems of Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1900 - 317 pages
...when I move. How dull it is to pause, to make an end, 2 To rust unburnish'd, not to shine in use ! ^ As tho' to breathe were life. Life piled on life Were...eternal silence, something more, A bringer of new things.;Land vile it were For some three suns to store and hoard myself, And this gray spirit yearning...
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The Poetical Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson: @Idylls of the King

Alfred Tennyson - 1908 - 713 pages
...ever 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...saved From that eternal silence, something more, A bringcr of new things ; and vile it were For some three suns to store and hoard myself, And this gray...
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