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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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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...strange. Sleep, full of rest from head to feet; Lie still, dry dust, secure of change. TENNYSON: To J. S+ 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-curving...
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Lotos Leaves: Original Stories, Essays, and Poems

John Brougham, John Elderkin - 1875 - 411 pages
...In silence ; ripen, fall and cease : Give us long rest or death, dark death, or dreamful ease. 5How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With half-shut...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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Little Classics: Poems, lyrical

Rossiter Johnson - Literature - 1875
...ease ! v. How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With half-shut eyes ever to seem Failing asleep in a half-dream ! To dream and dream, like...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 Complete Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1875 - 467 pages
...grave In silence ; ripen, fall and cease : Give us long rest or death, dark death, or dreamful ease. v. How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With...eyes ever to seem Falling asleep in a half-dream ! To dn-am and dream, like yonder amber light, Which will not leave the myrrh-bush on the height ; To hear...
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Victorian Poets

Edmund Clarence Stedman - 1875 - 441 pages
...any peace In ever climbing up the climbing wave? All day the wind breathes low with mellower tone. How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With...eyes ever to seem Falling asleep in a half-dream." Dismissing these two poems, the earlier of Tennyson's experiments upon classical myths, let us look...
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Floral poesy, Issue 749

Floral poesy - 1875
...silently, Far more than words can tell thee, how I worship thee."---MooRE. • THE LOTUS. TENNYSON. | OW 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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Tennyson's Complete Works: (Including Queen Mary)

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1876
...In silence; ripen, fall and cease -. Give us long rest or death, dark death, or (dreamful ease. v. How sweet it were, hearing the downward (stream, With...the myrrh-bush on the (height; To hear each other's whisper'd speech ; Keating the Lotos day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on tht» beach, And...
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Our Poetical Favorites, Second Series: A Selection from the Best Monor Poems ...

English poetry - 1876 - 543 pages
...grave, In silence ripen, fall, and cease : Give us long rest or death, dark death or dreamful ease ' V. 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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Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1877 - 379 pages
...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...half-shut eyes ever to seem Falling asleep in a half-dream I To drwun and dream, like yonder amber light, Which will not leave the myrrh-bush on the height ;...
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Complete manual of analysis and paraphrasing, by W. Davidson and J.C. Alcock

William Davidson (B.A.) - 1877 - 232 pages
...present to his host. 4. All these, life's rambling journey done, Have found their home, the grave. 5. How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With...half,shut eyes ever to seem Falling asleep in a half.dream ! €. The balmy moon of blessed Israel Floods all the deep.blue gloom with beams divine. 7. At one...
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