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" NOT, I'll not, carrion comfort, Despair, not feast on thee; Not untwist slack they may be these last strands of man In me or, most weary, cry / can no more. I can ; Can something, hope, wish day come, not choose not to be. "
Speak What We Feel: Not What We Ought to Say - Page 27
by Frederick Buechner - 2009 - 176 pages
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Graphic Worlds of Peter Bruegel the Elder

H. Arthur Klein, Pieter Bruegel - 1963 - 288 pages
...and hope are confronted in the opening lines of Gerard Manley Hopkin's great poem, "Carrion Comfort": Not, I'll not, carrion comfort, Despair, not feast...these last strands of man In me or, most weary, cry 1 can no mere. I can ; Can something; hope, wish day come, not choose not to be. So even in the ultimate...
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The Double Dealer, Volumes 5-6

1923
...honesty, that the form itself of his poem shares the emotional stress of the man, and is twisted and bent. Not, I'll not, carrion comfort, Despair, not feast...these last strands of man In me or, most weary, cry f can no more. I can; Can something, hope, wish day come, not choose not to be. But ah, but O thou...
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Gerard Manley Hopkins

Frank Raymond Leavis - 1973 - 144 pages
...desolation of "breakdown," it is the minimal necessary virtue to resist the voices of despair. . . . Not, HI not, carrion comfort, Despair, not feast on thee;...these last strands of man In me, or, most weary, cry 7 can no more. I can; Can something, hope, wish day come, not choose not to be. Fr. D'Arcy doubts that...
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Robert Penn Warren, Critical Perspectives

Neil Nakadate - 1981 - 328 pages
...of the Conradian vision. Hence Warren's stubbornly hopeful, even defiant epigraph from Hopkins: "No, I'll not, carrion comfort, Despair, not feast on thee;/...these last strands of man/ In me or, most weary, cry J can no more. I can;/ Can something, hope, wish day come, not choose not to be." l4. Specifically,...
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Playing and Reality

Donald Woods Winnicott - 1991 - 169 pages
...Actual quotation, from the poem 'Carrion Comfort', would be: 'Not, I'll not ... . . . most weary, cry / can no more, I can; Can something, hope, wish day come, not choose not to be.' Now at last I could bring in the dream - that the girl's paintings were no better - this negative is...
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Poetic License: Essays on Modernist and Postmodernist Lyric

Marjorie Perloff - 1990 - 352 pages
...The allusion is to Hopkins's "Carrion Comfort": Not, I'll not. carrion comfort, Despair, not least on thee; Not untwist slack they may be these...strands of man In me or, most weary, cry I can no inure. I can; Can something, hope, wish day come, not choose not to be. Here, in the final paragraph...
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Transitional Objects and Potential Spaces: Literary Uses of D.W ..., Page 4

Peter L. Rudnytsky - 1993 - 315 pages
...in the poem recalls this patient's struggle in her life and within the analysis: Carrion Comfort Not, I'll not, carrion comfort, Despair, not feast...these last strands of man In me or, most weary, cry / can no more. I can; Can something, hope, wish day come, not choose not to be. But ah, but O thou...
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Transitional Objects and Potential Spaces: Literary Uses of D.W ..., Page 4

Peter L. Rudnytsky - 1993 - 315 pages
...in the poem recalls this patient's struggle in her life and within the analysis: Carrion Comfort Not, I'll not, carrion comfort, Despair, not feast...slack they may be these last strands of man In me ór, most weary, cry / can no more. I can; Can something, hope, wish day come, not choose not to be....
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The Columbia Anthology of British Poetry

Carl R. Woodring, James Shapiro - 1995 - 891 pages
...like this, and their scourge to be As I am mine, their sweating selves; but worse. CARRION COMFORT Not, I'll not, carrion comfort. Despair, not feast...these last strands of man In me or, most weary, cry 1 can no more. I can; Can something, hope, wish day come, not choose not to be. But ah, but O thou...
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Sound and Form in Modern Poetry

Harvey Seymour Gross, Robert McDowell - 1996 - 348 pages
...combes, vales, All the air things wear that build this world of Wales. "In the Valley of the Elwy," 1877 Not, I'll not, carrion comfort, Despair, not feast...these last strands of man In me or, most weary, cry / can no more. I can. "Carrion Comfort," 1885 Earnest, earthless, equal, attunable, vaulty, voluminous,...
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