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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
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In Bluebeard's Castle: Some Notes Towards the Redefinition of Culture

George Steiner - 1971 - 141 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. Laurel, myrtle, and ivy have their specific emblematic life throughout Western art and poetry, and...
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Milton, Poet of Exile

Louis Lohr Martz - 1986 - 356 pages
...speaker's sorrow: 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 flote upon his watry bear Unwept, and welter to the parching wind, Without the meed of...
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George Steiner: A Reader

George Steiner - 1987 - 447 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. Laurel, myrtle and ivy have their specific emblematic life throughout western art and poetry, and within...
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James: The Man and His Message

James B. Adamson - 1989 - 553 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 built the lofty rime. He must not float upon his watery bier unwept or welter to the parching wind...
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Mr Bligh's Bad Language: Passion, Power and Theater on H. M. Armed Vessel Bounty

Greg Dening, Gregory Moore Dening - 1992 - 445 pages
...it before her: 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 need of...
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The Cambridge Companion to English Poetry, Donne to Marvell

Thomas N. Corns, Senior Lecturer Department of English Thomas N Corns, University of Cambridge - 1993 - 306 pages
...'Lycidas', appropriately enough since the subject of the elegy, Edward King, had written poetry:21 Who would not sing for Lycidas? he knew Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme. (lines 10-11) The image of Orpheus is appropriately present yet again: What could the Muse herself...
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Milton: The life

William Riley Parker - 1996 - 1539 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 rime. He must not float upon his watery bier Unwept, and welter to the parching wind Without the meed...
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Shelley and His Readers: Beyond Paranoid Politics

Kim Wheatley - 1999 - 278 pages
...played up the literary associations of the poet's death by quoting the following lines from Lyddas: 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 in the parching wind Without the meed...
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Idylls

Theocritus, Fellow of Pembroke College and University Lecturer in Classics Richard Hunter, Regius Professor of Greek Richard Hunter - 2002 - 114 pages
...Distaff 79 29. To a Boy 81 3o. To Another Boy 83 Explanatory Notes (by Richard Hunter) 85 Introduction Who would not sing for Lycidas? He knew Himself to sing, and build the lofty rhyme. He must not float upon his wat'ry bier Unwept, and welter to the parching wind, Without the meed of...
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Poemas y poetas clásicos ingleses. De Geoffrey Chaucer a Dylan Thomas ...

2005 - 318 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 wat'ry bier Unwept, and welter to the parching wind, Without the meed of...
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