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" Never comes the trader, never floats an European flag, Slides the bird o'er lustrous woodland, swings the trailer from the crag; Droops the heavy-blossomed bower, hangs the heavy-fruited tree — Summer isles of Eden lying in dark-purple spheres of sea. "
Angel in the Sun: Turner's Vision of History - Page 129
by Gerald Finley - 1999 - 280 pages
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The Works of Horace: Translated Into English Verse, with a Life ..., Volume 2

Horace - 1881
...Slides the bird o'er lustrous woodland, swings the trailer from the crag. Droops the heavy-blossomed bower, hangs the heavy-fruited tree, Summer Isles of Eden lying in dark-purple spheres of sea." EPODE XVII., page 28. Reverse thy whirling wheel amain. A wheel appears to have been turned by the...
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The works of Alfred Tennyson. With 25 illustr

Alfred Tennyson (1st baron.) - 1881
...floats an European flag, Slides the bird o'er lustrous woodland, swings the trailer from the crag ; Droops the heavy-blossom'd bower, hangs the heavy-fruited tree — Summer isles of Eden lying in dark -purple spheres of sea. There methinks would be enjoyment more than in this march of mind, In...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1882 - 638 pages
...the bird o'er lustrous woodland, swings the trailer from -•the crag ; Droops the heavy-blossomed bower, hangs the heavy-fruited tree — Summer isles...methinks would be enjoyment more than in this march of »5 mind, In the steamship, in the railway, in the thoughts that shake mankind. There the passions...
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Essays

George Brimley - 1882 - 327 pages
...Slides the bird o'er lustrous woodland, swings the trailer from the crag ; Droops the heavy-blossomed bower, hangs the heavy-fruited tree — Summer isles of Eden lying in dark-purple spheres of sea. But the deeper nature of the man controls the delusion of the fancy ; his heart, reason, and conscience...
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The Poetical Works

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1884 - 398 pages
...swings the trailer from the crag; Droops the hcavy-blossom'd bower, hangs the heavy-frnited treeSummer isles of Eden lying in dark-purple spheres of sea. There methinks would be enjoyment moro than in this march of mind, In the steamship, in the railway, :u the thoughts that shnki; mankind^...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1887 - 638 pages
...Slides the bird o'er lustrous woodland, swings the trailer fronu* the crag ; Droops the heavy-blossomed bower, hangs the heavy-fruited tree — Summer isles...methinks would be enjoyment more than in this march of »s mind, In the steamship, in the railway, in the thoughts that shake mankind. There the passions...
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The Strand Magazine, Volume 31

George Newnes - 1906
...author of the following notes is the wife of the reigning Rajah, and mother of the heir-apparent. " Droops the heavy-blossom'd bower, hangs the heavy-fruited tree — Summer isles of Eden lying in dark purple spheres of sea." — TENNYSON. WONDER whether I am prejudiced in saying that Kuching is...
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Report of the ... Meeting of the Australian and New Zealand ..., Volume 4

ANZAAS (Association). Meeting - 1893
...unfelt in the heart of the savage, who rests in the shade of the fruit-laden tree. Can any say — " There, methinks, would be enjoyment, more than in this march of mind, In the steamships, in the railways, in the thoughts that shake mankind ? " under the influences of civilisation,...
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The Laureates of England, from Ben Jonson to Alfred Tennyson

1895 - 459 pages
...floats an European flag, Slides the bird o'er lustrous woodland, swings the trailer from the crag ; Droops the heavy-blossom'd bower, hangs the heavy-fruited...of sea. There methinks would be enjoyment more than is this march of mind. In the steamship, in the railway, in the thoughts that shake mankind. There...
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The Laureates of England: Ben Jonson to Alfred Tennyson

Frances Louise Morse Howland - 1895 - 459 pages
...floats an European flag, Slides the bird o'er lustrous woodland, swings the trailer from the crag; Droops the heavy-blossom'd bower, hangs the heavy-fruited...of sea. There methinks would be enjoyment more than is this march of mind, In the steamship, in the railway, in the thoughts that shake mankind. There...
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