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" I am the daughter of earth and water, And the nursling of the sky; I pass through the pores of the ocean and shores; I change, but I cannot die. For after the rain when with never a stain, The pavilion of heaven is bare, And the winds and sunbeams with... "
Class-book of English poetry - Page 301
by English poetry - 1866
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The Life of Joseph Addison Alexander, Volume 1

Henry Carrington Alexander - Clergy - 1870
...of the Lyrics, take the following speech of a cloud : 'I silently langh at my own cenotaph, And "in of the caverns of rain, Like a child from the womb, like a ghoet from the tomb, I arise and unbuild it again.' And the following song by the spirits of the human...
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A Library of Poetry and Song: Being Choice Selections from the Best Poets

William Cullen Bryant - American poetry - 1871 - 789 pages
...pass through the pores of the ocean and shores ; I change, but I cannot die. For after the rain, when, {"P 1 & 2 PERCY BYSSHB SHELLEY. FANCY IN NÜBIBUS. 0, IT is pleasant, with a heart at ease, Just after sunset,...
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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley: Complete in One Volume

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1871 - 715 pages
...pass through the pores of the ocean and shores ; I change, but I cannot die. For after the rain, when with never a stain, The pavilion of heaven is bare,...child from the womb, like a ghost from the tomb, I uriio *,ud unbuild it again. TO A SKYLARK. i. HAIL to thee, blithe spirit I Bird thou never wert, That...
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Our Poetical Favorites: A Selection from the Best Minor Poems of the English ...

Asahel Clark Kendrick - English poetry - 1871 - 449 pages
...pass through the pores of the ocean and shores; I change, but I cannot die. For after the rain, when, with never a stain, The pavilion of heaven is bare,...rain, Like a child from the womb, like a ghost from thi tomb, I arise and upbuild it again. PERCY BYSSHE SHELLEY. The Northern Lights. TO claim the Arctic...
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Literary Education: A Revaluation

James Gribble - Education - 1983 - 182 pages
...pass through the pores of the ocean and shores; I change, but I cannot die. For after the rain when with never a stain The pavilion of Heaven is bare,...child from the womb, like a ghost from the tomb. I arise and unbuild it again. Donald Davie speaks of this as a poem 'ruined by licentious phrasing',...
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The Collected Works of G.K. Chesterton, Volume 2

G. K. Chesterton - Literary Collections - 1986 - 551 pages
...be very dangerous to classify the metaphors of the poets. When Shelley says that the cloud will rise 'like a child from the womb, like a ghost from the tomb,' it would be quite possible to call the first a case of the coarse primitive birth-myth and the second...
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Truth and Beauty: Aesthetics and Motivations in Science

S. Chandrasekhar - Science - 1990 - 180 pages
...pass through the pores of the ocean and shores; I change, but I cannot die. For after the rain when with never a stain The pavilion of Heaven is bare....child from the womb, like a ghost from the tomb, I arise and unbuild it again. The second example is from Prometheus Unbound, which has been described...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Literary Criticism - 1992 - 1132 pages
...call the Moon, (1. 45-46) 25 I am the daughter of Earth and Water, And the nursling of the Sky; 26 A X . . ram, Like a child from the womb, like a ghost from the tomb, I arise and unbuild it again. (I. 81—84)...
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The Quantum Dice

L.I Ponomarev, I.V Kurchatov - Science - 1993 - 256 pages
...corresponding growth of religious wisdom only increases our fear of death. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan Like a child from the womb, Like a ghost from the tomb, I arise and unbuild it again. Percy Shelley Truth and Completeness of the Scientific Picture of the World...
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The Selected Poetry & Prose of Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley - Fiction - 1994 - 692 pages
...pass through the pores of the ocean and shores; I change, but I cannot die. For after the rain when with never a stain The pavilion of heaven is bare,...their convex gleams. Build up the blue dome of air, so I silendy laugh at my 'own cenotaph, And out of the caverns of rain, Like a child from the womb,...
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