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" MILTON ! thou should'st be living at this hour ; .England hath need of thee : she is a fen Of stagnant waters : altar, sword and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are... "
Poems - Page 212
by William Wordsworth - 1815
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The Southern Review, Volume 8

1832 - 542 pages
...liberatress of the world, which he predicted she was to play. He fondly complained that altar, sword and peu, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have...forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. If each single word of this complaint be well meditated, it opens all the characteristic glories of...
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Specimens of English Sonnets

1833 - 240 pages
...should thunder as before, And Ocean bellow from his rocky shore, 200 WILLIAM WORDSWORTH. 1802. MILTON! thou should'st be living at this hour : England hath...sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bowe Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men ; Oh ! raise...
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The Monthly Repository, Volume 8

Leigh Hunt - 1834 - 972 pages
...dignified solemnity with which ' Milton, you are wanted,' is paraphrased by Wordsworth into ' Milton ! thou should'st be living at this hour : England hath need of thee : ' It betokened a homelier want than that expressed by the great poet of his greater predecessor....
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Selections Fron the Edinburgh Review, Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

1835 - 932 pages
...even the shade Of that which once wan great is pass 'd away." Vol. ip 132. The following is entitled "London:" — " Milton ! thou should'st be living...England hath need of thee : she is a fen Of stagnant walers : aliar, sword and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall ana bower, Have forfeited their...
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Tait's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 2

William Tait, Christian Isobel Johnstone - 1835 - 838 pages
...MODERN POETS OREAT REFORMERS : Hare forfeited their ancient English dower [; Of inward happiness. We arc selfish men: Oh ! raise us up, return to us again, And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power 1 This, in faith, is most marvellous language for a Tory ! Nothing less than Republicanism, the purest...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - 1838 - 412 pages
...of Proteus rising from the sea ; Or hear old Triton blow his wreathed horn. LONDON, liJO'J. MILTON ! thou shouldst be living at this hour ; England hath...heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their aneient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men : Oh ! raise us up, return to us again...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - 1838 - 336 pages
...of Proteus rising from the sea ; Or hear old Triton hlow his wreathed horn. LONDON, 1802. M1LTON ! thou shouldst be living at this hour ; England hath...sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and hower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men : Oh ! raise...
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The Sonnets of William Wordsworth: Collected in One Volume, with a Few ...

William Wordsworth - 1838 - 508 pages
...< If inward happiness. We arc selfish men ; • Hi ! raise us ii|>, return to us again ; And Ğivr us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like a Star, and dwelt apart : • Thou hailst a voice whose sound was like the noğ : I'uru as the naked lieiivens, majestic, frei'. A didst...
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A sketch of the the life of the rev. John Brown, sometime minister ... in ...

Thomas Lockerby - 1839 - 566 pages
...Continent, June 21, 1655, demanding indemnification, and sent pecuniary aid to the sufferers. " Milton 1 thou should'st be living at this hour ; England hath...English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men ; 0 raise us up ! return to us again ; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like...
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Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 10; Volume 21

1839 - 510 pages
...that we have stated, but also as a splendid tribute to the greatest of bards : — " MILTON ! them should'st be living at this hour : England hath need...stagnant waters ; altar, sword, and pen, Fireside, th' heroic wealth of hall and bower Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness....
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