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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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Selections from Tennyson: With Introduction and Notes

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson, Frederick James Rowe, William Trego Webb - 1890 - 154 pages
...hearing the downward stream, With half -shut eyes ever to seem 100 Falling asleep in a half -dream ! 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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The Household Book of Poetry

Charles Anderson Dana - American poetry - 1890 - 862 pages
...hearing the downward stream, With half-shut eyes ever to seem Falling asleep in a half dream I To iln-am and dream, like yonder amber light, Which will not...the myrrh-bush on the height ; To hear each other's whispered speech ; Eating the Lotus, day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the beach, And tender...
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The Story of the Odyssey, Or the Adventures of Ulysses: For Boys and Girls

Edward Brooks - 1891 - 370 pages
...charmingly expressed the dreamy, languid feeling which the lotus food is said to have produced : " 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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The Canadian Guide-book...: A Guide to Eastern Canada and Newfoundland...by ...

Canada - 1891
...to watch the emerald-colored water falling From cave to cave through the thick-twined vine " ; or " hearing the downward stream, With half-shut eyes ever to seem Falling asleep in a naif dream 1 " We passed the embowered mouth of the quiet Wapskehegan, navigable for 20 miles, but...
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The Poems of Alfred Tennyson, 1830-1863

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1907 - 601 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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Mythology: The Age of Fable, The Age of Chivalry, Legends of Charlemagne

Thomas Bulfinch - Chivalry - 1913 - 2 pages
...has charmingly expressed the dreamy, languid feeling which the lotus food is said to have produced. "How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream With half-shut eyes ever to seem Falling asleep in a half dream! To dnam and dream, like yonder amber light Which will not leave the myrrh-bush on the height;...
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The Twentieth Century, Volume 11

1882
...days we can be back in London by going straight from Messina to Marseilles. How sweet it were. Leaving 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,...
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The Classic Myths in English Literature and in Art, Based Originally on ...

Charles Mills Gayley - Art - 1991 - 597 pages
...fittingly expressed the dreamy, languid feeling which the lotus-food is said to have produced. . . . 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 Golden Age of Myth & Legend

Thomas Bulfinch - Social Science - 1993 - 495 pages
...has charmingly expressed the dreamy, languid feeling which the lotus food is said to have produced: 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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Selected Poetry

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - Poetry - 1995 - 232 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 100 Falling asleep in a half-dream! To dream and dream, like yonder amber tight. Which will not leave...
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