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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 Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and Political Journal

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, lite yonder amber light, That will not leave the myrrh-bush on the...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek ..., Volume 1

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1864
...doth tend. All gifts below, save Truth, but grow towards an end. LYRA APOSTOLICA 99 THE LOTOS-EATERS 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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Arundines cami: Sive, Musarum Cantabrigiensium lusus canori

Henry Drury - English poetry - 1865 - 376 pages
...were, hearing the downward stream, With half-shut eyes ever to seem Falling asleep in a half-dream I To dream and dream, like yonder amber light, Which...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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Acrostics in prose and verse, a sequel to Double acrostics by various ...

Acrostics - 1865
...many gates as moons one year doth view — Strange tale to tell, yet not more strange than true.' 1. 'How sweet it were hearing the downward stream, With...half-shut eyes ever to seem Falling asleep in a half-dream !' 2. 'A Northern Rose, the sweeter For memories of the sea, And the stern winds that reared it Our...
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The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson: Poet Laureate, Etc ..., Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1866
...grave In silence; ripen, fall and cease : Give us long rest or death, dark death or dreamful easel 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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Poems of Alfred Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1866 - 639 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...like yonder amber light. Which will not leave the myrrh-bash on the height ; To hear each other's whisper'd speech ; Eating the Lotus day by day, To...
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Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1868 - 379 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 whisper'd speech ; Eating the Lotos day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the beach, And tender...
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Poems, Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1868 - 879 pages
...climbing wave? All things have rest, and ripen toward the grave In silence ; ripen, fall and cease : 5How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With half-shut...the myrrh-bush on the height ; To hear each other's whisperM speech ; Eating the Lotos day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the beach, And tender...
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Claudia

Amanda Minnie Douglas - American fiction - 1868 - 381 pages
...come such a warm, golden season to his life, or a face so tender and beautiful to smile up into his. " 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 in yonder amher light, Which will not leave the myrrh-bush on the height,...
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Jerrold, Tennyson and Macaulay: With Other Critical Essays

James Hutchison Stirling - Criticism - 1868 - 243 pages
...lines : " They sat them down upon the yellow sand, Between the sun and moon upon the shore ;" or, " To dream and dream like yonder amber light, Which will not leave the myrrh-bush on the height !" Besides the mere charms of verse, there is throughout the poem a fine spirit of human reflection....
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