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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 Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - 1851 - 750 pages
...household laws. ' XIV. LONDON, 1802. MILTO> ! thou should'st be living at this hour : England bath need of thee : she is a fen Of stagnant waters : altar,...selfish men : Oh ! raise us up, return to us again ; • SeĢ Note. t See Note. And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like a Star,...
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The Monthly Christian spectator, Volume 9

1859 - 748 pages
...Nature, but we refrain, asking our readers to go with us through one magnificent sonnet. ' Milton! thou shouldst be living at this hour; England hath...ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are sinful men; Oh raise us up! return to us again; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power! Thy soul...
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Addresses, Reports, &c, Volumes 1-17

1851 - 702 pages
...shattered walls, and replace the rotten frame-work which he had demolished. Restitution, .* " Milton ! thou shouldst be living at this hour : England hath...pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Hare forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men ; Oh ! raise us...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Late Poet Laureate

William Wordsworth - 1851 - 748 pages
...innocence, And pure religion breathing household laws. [ XIV. LONDON, 1802. MILTON! Ihou ehould'st wide embrace Ol' institutions, and the forms of things ; As they exist, nnd bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men : Oh...
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Paradise Lost

John Milton - 1851 - 428 pages
...thine, Milton, whose genins had angelie wings, And fed on mauna. WORDSWORTH.^ MtLToN ! thou shonldst be living at this hour : England hath need of thee...stagnant waters: altar, sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroie wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their aneient English dower Of inward happiness. We...
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Essays and Reviews, Volume 1

Edwin Percy Whipple - 1851 - 434 pages
...That this is the case may be seen from the sonnet to the memory of Milton, in 1802 : — " Miltoii. thou shouldst be living at this hour! England hath...of thee ; she is a fen Of stagnant waters ; altar, sioord, and pen, fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower. Have forfeited their ancient English...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism

James Robert Boyd - 1852 - 364 pages
...good example of the chaste severity of Wordsworth's loftier style : SONNET. LONDON, 1803. MILTON ! thou shouldst be living at this hour England hath...virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart ; Thau hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea , Pure as the naked heavens — majestic,...
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Hausschatz englischer Poesie: Auswahl aus den Werken der bedeutendsten ...

Oskar Ludwig Bernhard Wolff - 1852 - 438 pages
...of Proteus rising from the sea ; Or hear old Triton blow his wreathed horn. London, 1802. Milton ! thou shouldst be living at this hour ; England hath...Of inward happiness. We are selfish men: Oh ; raise ns up, return to us again ! And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like a Star,...
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Money and Morals: A Book for the Times

John Lalor - 1852 - 382 pages
...the things which he possesseth." LUKE zii. 15. MONEY AND MORALS. CHAPTER I. THE PROBLEM. " Milton, thou shouldst be living at this hour; England hath need of thee." — WORDSWORTH. "How will the gold get into the currency?" is, just now, a question of considerable...
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The training school reader. [Ed.] by W.J. Unwin. 2nd book, division 1

William Jordan Unwin - 1853 - 172 pages
...wait." — Milton. I SECT. II.] ENGLISH HISTOET — PLANTAGENET LINE. 105 Milton ! thou should' st be living at this hour ; England hath need of thee...sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and Dower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. — We are selfish men ; Oh,...
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