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" Mindless of its just honours ; with this key Shakespeare unlocked his heart; the melody Of this small lute gave ease to Petrarch's wound; A thousand times this pipe did Tasso sound; With it Camoens soothed an exile's grief ; The sonnet glittered a gay... "
The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth - Page 119
by William Wordsworth - 1828 - 340 pages
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1872 - 196 pages
...cypress with which Dante crown'd His visionary brow ; a glow-worm lamp, It cheer'd mild Spenser, call'd from Faery-land To struggle through dark ways ; and,...he blew Soul-animating strains, — alas, too few ! " Now, here we have a place for every thing, and every thing in its place. There is nothing irrelevant,...
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The sonnets of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1899 - 477 pages
...soothed an exile's grief; The Sonnet glittered a gay myrtle leaf Amid the cypress with which Dante crowned His visionary brow : a glow-worm lamp, It...whence he blew Soul-animating strains — alas, too few ! A saunter How sweet it is, when mother Fancy rocks through The way ward brain, to saunter through...
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Specimens of English Sonnets

1833 - 224 pages
...cypress with which Dante crown'd His visionary brow : a glow-worm Lamp, It cheer'd mild Spenser, call'd from Faery-land To struggle through dark ways ; and,...whence he blew Soul-animating strains — alas, too few ! O 193 WILLIAM WORDSWORTH. TO THE LADY BEAUMONT. LADY ! the songs of Spring were in the grove While...
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The poems of William Drummond, with life by P. Cunningham

William Drummond - 1833 - 80 pages
...Dante crown'd His visionary brow : a glow-worm Lamp, It cheer'd mild Spenser, call'd from Faery land To struggle through dark ways ; and when a damp Fell...he blew Soul-animating strains — alas, too few. Romeo and Julieta, tra- A Midsommer's Night gedie * Dreame. &c. &c. &c. Bookes red be me, anno 1607....
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The Poems of William Drummond of Hawthornden: With Life, by Peter Cunningham

William Drummond, Peter Cunningham - 1833 - 336 pages
...Dante crown'd His visionary brow : a glow-worm Lamp, It cheer'd mild Spenser, call'd from Faery land To struggle through dark ways ; and when a damp Fell...his hand The Thing became a trumpet, whence he blew Romeo and Julieta, tra- A Midsommer's Night gedie * Dreame. &c. &c. &c. Bookes red be me, anno 1607....
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Specimens of English Sonnets

Alexander Dyce - 1833 - 224 pages
...cypress with which Dante crown'd His visionary hrow : a glow-worm Lamp, It cheer'd mild Spenser, call'd from Faery-land To struggle through dark ways ; and,...Fell round the path of Milton, in his hand The Thing hecame a Trumpet, whence he blew Soul-animating strains — alas, too few ! WILLIAM WORDSWORTH. TO...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 52

1834
...Dante crowned His visionary brow ; a glow-worm lamp, It cheered mild Spenser, called from Fairy-land To struggle through dark ways ; and when a damp Fell...whence he blew Soul-animating strains — alas, too few ! ' — vol. ii. p. 125. When have poetry and criticism mingled more genially than in these fourteen...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 52

George Walter Prothero - 1834
...Dante crowned His visionary brow ; a glow-worm lamp, It cheered mild Spenser, called from Fairy-land To struggle through dark ways ; and when a damp Fell...whence he blew Soul-animating strains — alas, too few ! ' — vol. ii. p. 125. When have poetry and criticism mingled more genially than in these fourteen...
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American Quarterly Review, Volume 19

Robert Walsh - 1836
...with it an exile's grief: The sonnet glittered a gay myrtle leaf Amid the cypress with which Dante crowned His visionary brow : a glow-worm lamp It cheered...thing became a trumpet whence he blew Soul-animating strains—alas, too few !" What could be more finished, more perfect, whether you regard it for its...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - 1838
...soothed an exile's grief; The Sonnet glittered a gay myrtle-leaf Amid the cypress with which Dante crowned His visionary brow ; a glow-worm lamp, It...he blew Soul-animating strains, — alas, too few. II It A BEAUTEOUS EVENING. IT is a beauteous evening, calm and free ; The holy time is quiet as a nun...
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