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" This Sea that bares her bosom to the moon; The winds that will be howling at all hours, And are up-gathered now like sleeping flowers; For this, for everything, we are out of tune; It moves us not. Great God! I'd rather be A Pagan suckled in a creed... "
Mind - Page 403
1903
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Select specimens of English poetry

Edward Hughes - 1856
...soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers : Little we see in Nature that is ours ; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon ! This sea that...up-gathered now like sleeping flowers ; For this, for every thing, we are out of tune ; It moves us not. Great God ! I'd rather be A Pagan suckled in...
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The English Journal of Education, Volume 10

1856
...late and soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers ; Little there is in Nature that is ours, We've given our hearts away a sordid boon ! This...winds, that will be howling at all hours, And are upgather'd now, like sleeping flowers ', For this, for ev'rything we're out of tune, It moves us not...
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The World of Insects: A Guide to Its Wonders

John William Douglas - 1856 - 244 pages
...powers : little we see in Nature that is ours ; We have given our hearts away, a sordid hoon ! The sea that bares her bosom to the moon, The winds that will...like sleeping flowers ; For this, for everything, we are out of tune ; It moves us not." WOKDSWOETH. " Whatever our wanderings, our happiness will always...
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English poetry, for use in the schools of the Collegiate institution ...

English poetry - 1857
...soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers ; Little we see in Nature that is ours ; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon ! This Sea, that...up-gathered now like sleeping flowers ; For this, for every thing, we are out of tune ; 295 It moves us not. Great God ! I 'd rather be A Pagan, suckled...
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The Earlier Poems of William Wordsworth: Corrected as in the Latest Editions ...

William Wordsworth - 1857 - 435 pages
...soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers : Little we see in Nature that is ours ; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon ! This Sea that...hours, And are up-gathered now like sleeping flowers ; * The rapturousness of Spring was perhaps never more nobly expressed than in the last two lines of...
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Lectures on the British Poets, Volume 1

Henry Reed - 1857 - 408 pages
...materialism and infidelity of a Christian age as more uncongenial than the fond aspirations even of Paganism. This sea, that bares her bosom to the moon, The...sleeping flowers, For this, for everything, we are out of tune ; It moves us not. Great God ! I 'd rather be A Pagan suckled in a creed outworn...
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English Literature of the Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1857 - 785 pages
...soon, Getting and spending we lay waste our powers ; Little we see in nature that is ours; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon! This sea that...The winds that will be howling at all hours, And are up-gather'd now like sleeping flowers ; For this, for every thing, we are out of tune ; It moves us...
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Principles of Elocution

Thomas Ewing - 1857 - 412 pages
...Little we see in Nature that is ours ; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon ! The sea that bears her bosom to the moon, The winds that will be howling...up-gathered now like sleeping flowers ; For this, for every thing, we are out of tune ; It moves us not ! Great Heaven ! I'd rather be A pagan suckled in...
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The Youth's Companion and Counsellor

William Chambers - 1858 - 350 pages
...soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers : Little we see in nature that is ours ; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon ! This sea that...like sleeping flowers ; For this, for everything, we are out of tune ; It moves us not. Great God ! I 'd rather be A pagan suckled in a creed outworn...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - 1858 - 496 pages
...soon, Getting and spending, we lay waste our powers : Little we see in Nature that is ours ; We have given our hearts away, a sordid boon ! This sea that...The winds that will be howling at all hours And are up-gather'd now like sleeping flowers ; For this, for everything, we are out of tune J It moves us...
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