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" Which will not leave the myrrh-bush on the height ; To hear each other's whisper'd speech ; Eating the Lotos day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the beach, And tender curving lines of creamy spray ; To lend our hearts and spirits wholly To the... "
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by George William Lyttelton Baron Lyttelton, William Ewart Gladstone - 1863 - 205 pages
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Poems, Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1846 - 252 pages
...grave In silence, ripen, fall and cease. Give us long rest or death, dark death, or dreamful ease ! 6. How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With...half-dream ! To dream and dream, like yonder amber light, To hear each other's whisper'd speech ; Eating the Lotos, day by day, To watch the crisping ripples...
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Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1850 - 402 pages
...grave In silence, ripen, fall and cease : Give us long rest or death, dark death, or dreamful ease! 5. How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With...Which will not leave the myrrh-bush on the height; Eating the Lotos, day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the heach, And tender curving lines...
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The Guardian, Volume 30

1879 - 442 pages
...frightfully common that no sense remains. I sometimes wish we were all a little more given to dreaming. '' How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With...half-shut eyes ever to seem Falling asleep in a half-dream ; ****** How sweet (while warm airs lull us, blowing lowly) With half-dropt eyelids still, Beneath...
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Poems, Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1851 - 276 pages
...grave, In silence ripen, fall and cease : Give us long rest or death, dark death or dreamful ease ! o. How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With...the myrrh-bush on the height; To hear each other's whispered speech; Eating the Lotos, day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the beach, And tender...
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Arundines Cami: Sive, Musarum Cantabrigiensium Lusus Canori

Henry Drury - 1851 - 386 pages
...Simplicis haec durant casta oblectamina vitae, Et teneor magno vallis amore meae. HD '┬┐otos eaters. How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With...half-shut eyes ever to seem Falling asleep in a half-dream ! i To dream and dream, like yonder amber light, Which will not leave the myrrh bush on the height;...
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Poems, Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1854 - 286 pages
...grave, In silence ripen, fall and cease i Give us long rest or death, dark death or dreamful ease ! 5. How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With...the myrrh-bush on the height; To hear each other's whispered speech ; Eating the Lotos, day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the beach, And tender...
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The Age of Fable, Or, Stories of Gods and Heroes

Thomas Bulfinch - 1855 - 508 pages
...has charmingly expressed the dreamy, languid feeling which the lotus-food is said to have produced. " How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream With...leave the myrrh-bush on the height ; To hear each others' whispered speech ; Eating the Lotos, day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the beach,...
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Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1856 - 400 pages
...grave In silence; ripen, fall and cease : Q-ive us long rest or death, dark death, or dreamful ease. & How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream, With...the myrrh-bush on the height; To hear each other's whisper'd speech; Eating the Lotos day by day, To watch the crisping ripples on the beach, And tender...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 28

1871 - 776 pages
...peace In ever climbing up the climbing wave ? " All day the wind breathes low with mellower tone. " How sweet it were, hearing the downward stream. With...eyes ever to seem Falling asleep in a half-dream." Dismissing these two poems, the earlier of Tennyson's experiments upon classical myths, let us look...
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Meliora, Volumes 1-2

1859 - 798 pages
...lines: or, ' They sat them down upon the yellow sand, Betieeen the sun ami moon upon the shore;' ' To dream and dream like yonder amber light. Which will not leave the myrrh-bush on the height!' Besides the mere charms of verge, there is throughout the poem a fine spirit of human reflection. The...
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