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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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A Book of English Literature, Selected and Ed, Volume 1

Franklyn Bliss Snyder, Robert Grant Martin - 1916 - 889 pages
...the heavy-blossomed bower, hangs the heavy-fruited tree Summer isles of Eden lying in dark purple There methinks would be enjoyment more than in this march of mind, 165 In the steamship, in the railway, in the thoughts that shake mankind. There the passions cramped...
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The Home Book of Verse: American and English, 1580-1918

1918 - 4009 pages
...Slides the bird o'er lustrous woodland, swings the trailer from the crag, Droops the heavy-blossomed e. But now the sounds of population fail, No cheerful...murmurs fluctuate in the gale, No busy steps the g mcthinks, would be enjoyment more than in this march of mind In the steamship, in the railway,...
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English Poetry of the Nineteenth Century: A Connected Representation of ...

George Roy Elliott, Norman Foerster - 1923 - 825 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...would be enjoyment more than in this march of mind, 165 In the steamship, in the railway, in the thoughts that shake mankind. There the passions, cramped...
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Tennyson; Aspects of His Life, Character and Poetry

Harold Nicolson - 1923 - 308 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...isles of Eden lying in dark-purple spheres of sea." It is a little distressing, perhaps, to realise the ease with which one can identify the scenery of...
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Influential Ghosts: A Study of Auden's Sources

Rachel Wetzsteon - 2007 - 128 pages
...the next best solution, and the poem ends with yet more idyllic descriptions of a world elsewhere: "Droops the heavy-blossom'd bower, hangs the heavyfruited...dark-purple spheres of sea./ There methinks would be employment more than in this march of mind,/ In the steamship, in the railway, in the thoughts that...
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Calcutta Review, Volume 51

1870
...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 the steam ship, in the railway, in the thoughts that shake mankind, There the passions, cramped no longer,...
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The Newberry House Magazine, Volume 2

1893
...skies, Breadths of tropic shade and palms in cluster, knots of Paradise. Droops the heavy-blossomed bower, hangs the heavy-fruited tree Summer isles of Eden lying in dark-purple spheres of sea.'' Although the Maldives have been known and visited by Europeans for so many years, in fact, ever since...
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An Anatomy of Skepticism

Manfred Weidhorn - 2006 - 429 pages
...civilization and seeks earthly salvation in the mysterious Orient, in the Eden-like isles of the Pacific. There methinks would be enjoyment more than in this march of mind, In the... thoughts that shake mankind. He will mate with "some savage woman," and his "dusky" children will live...
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The Strand Magazine, Volume 31, Issues 181-186

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, Volume 4

ANZAAS (Association) - 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 ? " Although such may be the reflections...
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