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" Homer ruled as his demesne : Yet did I never breathe its pure serene Till I heard Chapman speak out loud and bold: Then felt I like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken ; Or like stout Cortez when with eagle eyes He stared at... "
A Brotherhood Treasury of English Lyrics - Page 33
1903 - 44 pages
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Black's Guide to the South-western Counties of England: Dorsetshire

1862 - 500 pages
...Parliament. George Chapman, the poet, whose translation of " Homer" rings with so true a music, — " Yet did I never breathe its pure serene, Till I heard Chapman speak out loud and bold "— (Keatt.) was, according to some authorities, a native of Wareham (15571634) ; and here,...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

1863 - 982 pages
...states and kingdoms seen ; Round many western islands have I been Which bards in fealty to Apollo hold. Oft of one wide expanse had I been told That deep-brow'd...loud and bold : — Then felt I like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken ; Or like stout Gbrtez — when with eagle eyes ,. o...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets

William Howitt - 1863 - 726 pages
...deep-browed Homer ruled as his demesne ; Yet did 1 never breathe its pure serene Till I heard Chapman »peak out loud and bold. Then felt I like some watcher of...with eagle eyes He stared at the Pacific— and all his men Looked at each other with a wild surmise, Silent, upon a peak in Darien." The two poets became...
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The Iliads of Homer, done [into Engl. verse] by G. Chapman, with ..., Volume 1

Homerus - 1865 - 376 pages
...states and kingdoms seen ; Round many western islands bave I been, Which bards in fealty to Apollo hold. Oft of one wide expanse had I been told That deep-brow'd...demesne: Yet did I never breathe its pure serene Till I beard Chapman speak out loud and bold : Then felt I like some wateher of the skies When a new planet...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - 1865 - 504 pages
...-- Then felt I like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken ; Or like stout Cortez when with eagle eyes He stared at the Pacific — and all his men Looked at each other with a wild surmise — Silent, upon a peak in Darien. Sonnet ri. CHARLES...
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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - 1866 - 506 pages
...been Which bards in fealty to Apollo hold. Oft of one wide expanse had I been told That deep-browed Homer ruled as his demesne : Yet did I never breathe...with eagle eyes He stared at the Pacific — and all his men Looked at each other with a wild surmise — Silent, upon a peak in Darien. 7. Keats. CCXVII....
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The Book of the Sonnet, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt, Samuel Adams Lee - 1867 - 722 pages
...been, Which bards in fealty to Apollo hold. Oft of one wide expanse had I been told That deep-browed Homer ruled as his demesne ; Yet did I never breathe...out loud and bold : Then felt I like some watcher of the skies, : When a new planet swims into his ken ; Or like stout Gortes when with eagle eyes He stared...
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Homiletics and Pastoral Theology

William Greenough Thayer Shedd - 1867 - 448 pages
..." Then feels he like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken ; Or like stout Cortez, when with eagle eyes' He stared at the Pacific, and all his men Looked at each other with a wild surmise, Silent, upon a peak in Darieu." Originality in man,...
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Smaller specimens of English literature, with notes. Ed. by W. Smith

sir William Smith - 1869 - 382 pages
...been, Which bards in fealty ' to Apollo hold. Oft of one wide expanse had I been told, That deep-browed Homer ruled as his demesne : Yet did I never breathe...out loud and bold : Then felt I like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken ; 2 I. Feally is another form of f,delily, and owes...
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Among My Books

James Russell Lowell - 1870 - 342 pages
...— " Then felt I like some watcher of the skies When a new planet swims into his ken; Or like stout Cortez when with eagle eyes He stared at the Pacific, and all his men Looked at each other with a wild surmise," if Keats could say this, whose mind had been unconsciously...
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