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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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Complete Rhetoric

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1885 - 346 pages
...Ulysses, 1 Masson's British Novelists. who, feeding upon the lotos, murmur, in luxuriant sleepiness: How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With half-shut eyes ever to seem Fulling asleep in a half dream. It is never the nature of this species of composition, considered in...
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Complete Rhetoric

Alfred Hix Welsh - English language - 1885 - 346 pages
...British NmelMx. who, feeding upon the lotos, murmur, in luxuriant sleepiness: How sweet it were, hearin g the downward stream. With half-shut eyes ever to seem Falling asleep in a half dream. It is never the nature of this species of composition, considered in itself, but the faulty...
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The English and American Poets and Dramatists of the Victorian Age: With ...

George Boyle - American poetry - 1886 - 299 pages
...dark-blue sky Vaulted o'er the dark-blue sea. Death is the end of life; ah, why Should life all labour be? 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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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1886 - 640 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...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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Victorian Poets, Volume 1

Edmund Clarence Stedman - Literary Criticism - 1887 - 521 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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The Complete Works of Alfred Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1887
...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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Medical Press and Circular, Volume 94

1887
...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 height ; To hear each other's whispered speech ; Eating the lotos, day by day, To...
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Early Poems, Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1888
...In silence ; ripen, fall and cease : I 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 ; Eating the Lotos day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the beach, And tender...
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A Third Poetry Book

Children's poetry, English - 1889 - 517 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...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 Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1889 - 807 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...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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