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" Which will not leave the myrrh-bush on the height ; To hear each other's whisper'd speech ; Eating the Lotos day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the beach, And tender curving lines of creamy spray ; To lend our hearts and spirits wholly To the... "
Translations [of poems, in various languages] by lord Lyttelton and W.E ... - Page 22
1863
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The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate, Etc: Complete in Two ...

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1861
...grave In silence; ripen, fall and cease : Give us long rest or death, dark death or dreamful ease ! 5. How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With...the myrrh-bush on the height ; To hear each other's whispered speech ; Eating the Lotos, day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the beach, To lend...
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Translations

George William Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton, William Ewart Gladstone - English poetry - 1861 - 151 pages
...elcrep^ofj.vaч fioipa кaд' Mpav' та тгov\Vтг\v)v ovepшv, r) Soph. . 781—800. TENNYSON. How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With...the myrrh-bush on the height ; To hear each other's whisper'd speech ; Eating the Lotos, day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the beach, And tender...
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Poetical Works, Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1861
...grave In silence; ripen, fall and cease : Give us Ion" rest or death, dark death or dreamful ease T 5. How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With...the myrrh-bush on the height ; To hear each other's whispered speech ; Eating the Lotos, day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the beach, And tender-curving...
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The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate, Etc: Two Volumes in One

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1862 - 684 pages
...grave In silence; ripen, fall and cease : Give us long rest or death, dark death or dreamful ease ! 5. How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With...the myrrh-bush on the height ; To hear each other's whispered speech ; Eating the Lotos, day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the beach, A.nd tender-curving...
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THE CORNHILL MAGAZINE

SMITH - 1862
...music that gentlier on the lies than tired eyelids upon tired eyes." And ah ! — " How sweet it is, hearing the downward stream, With half-shut eyes, ever to seem Falling asleep in a half dream ; To lend our hearts and spirits wholly To the influence of mild-minded melancholy." *****...
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Poems: In Two Volumes, Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1863
...grave, In silence ripen, fall and cease : Give us long rest or death, dark death or dreamful ease ! How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With...the myrrh-bush on the height ; To hear each other's whispered speech ; Eating the Lotos, day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the beach, And tender...
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The Christian Examiner, Volume 74

Liberalism (Religion) - 1863
...grave ; And deep-asleep he seemed, yet all awake, And music in his ears his beating heart did make. " How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With...eyes ever to seem Falling asleep in a half-dream ! To hear each other's whispered speech ; Eating the Lotos, day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on...
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Poetry of the Age of Fable

Thomas Bulfinch - English poetry - 1863 - 251 pages
...of Scio's rocky isle. BTBON. * The poet speaks of the prime minister William Pitt. THE LOTUS EATERS. How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream With half-shut eyes ever to seem Falling asleep in a half dream ! To dream and dream, like yonder amber light, Which will not leave the myrrh bush on the...
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Dublin University Magazine, a Literary and Political Journal

George Herbert - 1863
...lines in which the Lotus Eaters describe their feelings in the lovely evening land of oblivion : — " How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream With half-shut eyes, ever to seem Falling asleep in a half dream ! To dream and dream, like yonder amber light, That will not leave the myrrh-butk on the...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 60

1863
...lines in which the Lotus Eaters describe their feelings in the lovely evening land of oblivion : " How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream With half-shut eyes, ever to seem Falling asleep in a half dream ! To.dream and dream, like yonder amber light, That will not leave the myrrh-buah on the...
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