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" THOU still unravished bride of quietness! Thou foster-child of silence and slow time ! Sylvan historian, who canst thus express A flowery tale more sweetly than our rhyme : What leaf-fringed legend haunts about thy shape Of deities or mortals, or of both,... "
Englische Dichter: Eine Auswahl englischer Dichtungen mit deutscher Uebersetzung - Page 474
1856 - 735 pages
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The Poetical Works of John Keats

John Keats - 1885 - 310 pages
...Sylvan historian, who canst thus express A flowery tale more sweetly than our rhyme : What leaf-fringed legend haunts about thy shape Of deities or mortals,...escape ? What pipes and timbrels ? What wild ecstasy ? n. Not to the sensual ear, but, more endeared, Pipe to the spirit ditties of no tone ! Fair youth,...
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Red-letter Poems by English Men and Women

1885 - 648 pages
...Sylvan historian, who canst thus express A flowery tale more sweetly than our rhyme : What leaf-fringed legend haunts about thy shape Of deities or mortals,...of Arcady? What men or gods are these? What maidens loath ? What mad pursuit? What struggle to escape? What pipes and timbrels? What wild ecstasy? Heard...
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Red-letter Poems by English Men and Women

Thomas Young Crowell - 1885 - 648 pages
...who canst tbus express A flowery tale more sweetly than our rhyme : What leaf-fringed legend haunt, about thy shape Of deities or mortals, or of both,...Arcady? What men or gods are these ? What maidens loath ? What mad pursuit? What struggle to escape ? What pipes and timbrels? What wild eestasy? Heard...
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The Collected Works of Dante Gabriel Rossetti: Translations. Prose: Notices ...

Dante Gabriel Rossetti - 1887
...Lear has this year taken the subject of his single small picture from Keats : " Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard Are sweeter : therefore,...pipes, play on ; Not to the sensual ear, but, more endeared, Pipe to the spirit ditties of no tone :" or rather, he, working from his own poetical...
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A New Rendering of the Hebrew Psalms Into English Verse: With Notes ...

Abraham Coles - 1887 - 296 pages
...could bit Inimitable sounds." For want of this let it be sung only to ideal music u Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard Are sweeter; therefore,...pipes, play on, Not to the sensual ear, but, more endeared, Pipe to the spirit ditties of no tone." Sir Charles Bell arrived at the seat of Mr. Holland,...
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The Secret Doctrine of the Kabbalah: Recovering the Key to Hebraic Sacred ...

Leonora Leet - 1999 - 459 pages
...that we have inner spiritual senses attuned to the perception of such silent meanings: Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard Are sweeter; therefore,...pipes, play on; Not to the sensual ear, but, more endeared, Pipe to the spirit ditties of no tone: It is the high art of lyric poetry that it focuses...
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The Grove Book of Art Writing

Martin Gayford, Karen Wright - 2000 - 620 pages
...Sylvan historian, who canst thus express A flowery tale more sweetly than our rhyme: What leaf-fringed legend haunts about thy shape Of deities or mortals,...pipes, play on; Not to the sensual ear, but, more endeared, Pipe to the spirit ditties of no tone: Fair youth, beneath the trees, thou canst not leave...
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The Masks of Keats: The Endeavour of a Poet

Thomas McFarland, Murray Professor of English Literature Emeritus Thomas McFarland - 2000 - 244 pages
...Sylvan historian, who canst thus express A flowery tale more sweetly than our rhyme: What leaf-fring'd legend haunts about thy shape Of deities or mortals,...struggle to escape? What pipes and timbrels? What wild ecstasy?48 Though the observer, the philosophical subject, is alive, and the urn, a figured object,...
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Challenge of Keats: Bicentenary Essays, 1795-1995

Allan C. Christensen - 2000 - 313 pages
...patiently, wonderingly, as if she could not have enough of the world's wisdom and beauty. Heard melodies are sweet, but those unheard Are sweeter. Therefore,...soft pipes, play on Not to the sensual ear, but, more endeared Pipe, to the spirit, ditties of no tone.4 The middle-aged bachelor falls in love with the...
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Silent Urns: Romanticism, Hellenism, Modernity

David S. Ferris - 2000 - 247 pages
...know precisely what is being looked at. Consider these lines from the first stanza: What leaf-fring'd legend haunts about thy shape Of deities or mortals, or of both, In Tempe or the dales of Arcady? Presumably, if one knew what was being looked at on the urn, one could ask, What deities are these?...
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