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" Shatter your leaves before the mellowing year. Bitter constraint and sad occasion dear Compels me to disturb your season due; For Lycidas is dead, dead ere his prime, Young Lycidas, and hath not left his peer. Who would not sing for Lycidas ? he knew... "
The Literary Magazine, and American Register - Page 95
edited by - 1806
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The American First Class Book, Or, Exercises in Reading and Recitation, Book 4

John Pierpont - 1823 - 480 pages
...: For Lycidas is dead, — dead ere his prime ; — Young Lycidas, — and hath not left his peer : Who would not sing for Lycidas ? he knew Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme. He must not float upon his watery bier Unwept, and welter to the parching wind,. Without the meed of...
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The Classical Journal, Volume 29

1824
...the first epistle of Horace, Sou candis amabile carmen, is made to adorn the beautiful apostrophe—- Who would not sing for Lycidas ? He knew Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme. Castiglioni thus speaks of his friend : Alcon dclicis Musarum et Apollinis, Alcon Pars anima-, &c....
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 1-2

British anthology - 1824
...your season due : For Lycidas is dead, dead ere his prime, Young Lycidas, and hath not left his peer : Who would not sing for Lycidas ? He knew Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme. He must not float upon his watery bier Unwept, and welter to the parching wind, Without the meed of...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton: With Notes of Various Authors ..., Volume 4

John Milton, Edward Hawkins - 1824
...your season due : For Lycidas is dead, dead ere his prime, Young Lycidas, and hath not left his peer : Who would not sing for Lycidas? he knew Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhime. He must not float upon his wat'ry bier Unwept, and welter to the parching wind, 10. Who would...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - 1824 - 822 pages
...your season due: For Lycidas is dead, dead ere his prime, Young Lycidas, and hath not left his peer: e, While day arises, that sweet hour of prime. Thou sun, of this great world rhime. He must not float upon his wat'ry bier Unwept, and welter to the parching wind, Without the...
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Memoirs of the life and writings of lord Byron

George Clinton (biographer of Byron.) - 1825
...nation into grief. ' Lycidas is dead ! dead ere his prime. Young Lycidas ! and hath not left his peer. Who would not sing for Lycidas ? He knew Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme.' And yet, rife as monodies are upon less important and imperious occasions, none have been produced...
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The Poetical Works of John Milton, Volume 3

John Milton - 1826
...your season due: For Lycidas is dead, dead ere his prime, Young Lycidas, and hath not left his peer: Who would not sing for Lycidas ? he knew Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhime. He must not float upon his watery bier Unwept, and welter to the parching wind, Without the...
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New elegant extracts; a selection from the most eminent British ..., Volume 4

New elegant extracts - 1827
...College, Cambridge, For Lycidas is dead, dead ere his prime, Young Lycidas, and hath not left his peer: Who would not sing for Lycidas ? He knew Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme. He must not float upon his watery bier Unwept, and welter to the parching wind, Without the meed of...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - 1828 - 560 pages
...your season due : For Lycidas is dead, dead ere his prime, Young Lycidas, and hath not left his peer : Who would not sing for Lycidas ? he knew Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme. He must not float upon his watery bier Unwept, and welter to the parching wind, Without the meed of...
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The London encyclopaedia, or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 18, Part 2

Thomas Curtis (of Grove house sch, Islington)
...news-tellers. Untie* on Ireland. The youth with songs and rhimei : Some dance, some hale the rope. Denham. Who would not sing for Lycidas' he knew Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme. Milton. For rhyme the rudder is of verses, With which like ships they steer their courses. Huditrrtu....
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