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" I BRING fresh showers for the thirsting flowers, From the seas and the streams ; I bear light shade for the leaves when laid In their noon-day dreams ; From my wings are shaken the dews that waken The sweet buds every one, When rocked to rest on their... "
Class-book of English poetry - Page 299
by English poetry - 1866
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The English language: its grammar and history. Together with a treatise on ...

Henry Lewis (M.A.) - 1869
...represented as actually living. The following example from Shelley's Cloud will illustrate : — " I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers, From...my wings are shaken the dews that waken The sweet birds every one, When rocked to rest on their mother's breast, As she dances about the sun." 4. Hyperbole....
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The advanced reader

Scottish school-book assoc - 1869
...Spirit ol Solitnde," " Queen Hab," and " Cenci."] I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers, Prom the seas and the streams; I bear light shade for the...my wings are shaken' the dews that waken The sweet birds' every bne, When rocked to rest I on their mother's breast, As she dances about the sun. I wield...
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The Book of Poetry for Schools and Families

William Davis (B.A.) - 1869 - 184 pages
...for scent that blows ; And all rare blossoms from every clime Grew in that garden in perfect prime. THE CLOUD. I BRING fresh showers for the thirsting...flowers, From the seas and the streams ; I bear light shades for the leaves when laid In their noon-day dreams ; From my wings are shaken the dews that waken...
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A Manual of Elocution Founded Upon the Philosophy of the Human Voice

M. S. Mitchell - Elocution - 1869 - 396 pages
...of sorrow and pain, And returned to the land of thought again. 28* THE CLOUD. Per,y By»hc She'.lcy. I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers, From the seas and the streams : I bear light shades for the leaves when laid In their noonday dreams. From my wings are shaken the dews that wakeii...
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The public school speaker and reader, ed. by J.E. Carpenter

Joseph Edwards Carpenter - 1869
...watched a sleeping child As if it were her own ! 39.— THE CLOUD. PEROT BYSSHE SHELLEY. [See page 127.] I BRING fresh showers for the thirsting flowers, From the seas and the streams ; I bear light shades for the leaves when laid In their noon-day dreams. From my wings are shaken the dews that waken...
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English Literature of Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - English literature - 1869 - 798 pages
...sphere of earthliness ; Where silence undisturb'd might watch alone, So cold, so bright, so still. THE CLOUD! I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers From the seas and the streams ; 1 "The odes To the Skylark and Thf. Cloud, the azure sky of Italy, or marking the clond ID the opinion...
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Practical text-book of grammatical analysis

William Stewart Ross - English language - 1870 - 56 pages
...With me in dreadful harmony they join, And weave with bloody hands the tissue of thy line. — Gray. I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers, From...their mother's breast, As she dances about the sun. — Shelley. Aristocracy has divorced those whom God has united — Father Labour and Mother Earth,...
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Journal of the Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain & Ireland

Royal Asiatic Society of Great Britain and Ireland - Asia - 1879
...The Cloud," might be sought for in vain in whole volumes of Chinese or Japanese. Lines such as — " From my wings are shaken the dews that waken The sweet...their mother's breast As she dances about the sun." would appear to them in the highest degree grotesque, if not altogether unintelligible. He was a true...
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A Short History of English Versification from the Earliest Times to the ...

Max Kaluza - English language - 1911 - 396 pages
...From the raindrops shall borrow, But to us comes no cheering, To Duncan no morrow! also Shelley's Ode The Cloud: I bring fresh showers For the thirsting...For the leaves when laid In their noonday dreams. But the other tail- rime lines have three feet; cp. Kroder, Shelleys Verskunst, Erlangen 1903, p. 163....
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Texts for Preaching: Year C

Charles B. Cousar - Religion - 1994 - 624 pages
...precipitation and evaporation should be expressed, as in v. 10. One is reminded of the lines from Shelley's "The Cloud": I bring fresh showers for the thirsting flowers From the seas and the streams; I am the daughter of Earth and Water, And the nursling of the Sky; I pass through the pores of oceans...
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