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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 Afternoon Lectures on English Literature Delivered in Dublin in May and ...

1863 - 276 pages
...fhouldft be living at this hour : England hath need of thee : . . . We are irlfiih men ; Oh ! raife us up, return to us again, And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy foul was like a ftar, and dwelt apart : Thou hadft a voice whofe found was like the fea. Pure as the...
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Foliorum silvula, selections for translation into Latin and Greek ..., Volume 1

Hubert Ashton Holden - 1864 - 344 pages
...never for thee prayed, still last to come where thou art wanted most ! F< 1 26 LONDON MDCCCIl MILTON! thou shouldst be living at this hour: England hath...English dower of inward happiness. We are selfish men: O! raise us up, return to us again; and give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like...
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The American Journal of Education, Volume 14

Henry Barnard - 1864 - 840 pages
...COLLEGE TRAINING. MILTON! them should'st be living at this hour: The world hath need of thee. * * * ***** We are selfish men : Oh ! raise us up, return to us...like a star, and dwelt apart : Thou had'st a voice, whoso sound was like the sea : Pure as the naked heavens, majestic, free, So did'st thou travel on...
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Faustus: the Second Part, Volume 2

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe - 1864 - 614 pages
...Poetry is ' die starkere. Sie darf singen, was Niemand zu sagen wagt in •chlechter Zeit.' Milton, thou should'st be living at this hour, England hath need of thee, &c. — Wordsicorth. Page 41. See, pressing hitherward what icoald appear A mountain. Sec Eckermann,...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth: With a Memoir, Volume 3

William Wordsworth - 1865 - 368 pages
...good old cause Is gone; our peace, our fearful innocence, xrv. LONDON, 1802. MILTON ! thou sliouldst be living at this hour: England hath need of thee...English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men; O, raise us up, return to us again ; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power ! Thy soul was like...
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The Standard poetry book, selected from the best authors

Standard poetry book - 1866 - 300 pages
...one , To whom the gifts of life and warmth have been Of a more fatal nature ! MILTON. Byron. MILTON ! thou shouldst be living at this hour; England hath...again, And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power, s Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart: Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea; Pure...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and ..., Volume 67; Volume 69

1866 - 780 pages
...fen of stagnant waters : 184 185 '"Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry, and these we adore." " We are selfish men ; Oh ! raise us up, return to us...again, And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power." These lines were written in 1802. If they are compared with Oowpcr's expostulations, wo shall have,...
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Poems, selected and ed. by R.A. Willmott. Illustr

William [poetical works Wordsworth (selections]) - 1866 - 406 pages
...that at last in fear I shrink, And leap at once from the delicious stream. LONDON-, 1S02. MILTON ! thou should'st be living at this hour : England hath need of thee : she is a fen ( if stagnant waters : altar, sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited...
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Dublin University Magazine

George Herbert - 1866 - 722 pages
...fen of stagnant waters : 184 185 " Rapine, avarice, expense, ThiĞ U idolatry, and these we adore." " We are selfish men ; Oh ! raise us up, return to us again, And give ua manneğ, virtue, freedom, power." These lines were written in 1802. If they are compared with Cowper's...
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The Book of the Sonnet, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt, Samuel Adams Lee - 1867 - 722 pages
...the imagery of the closing lines especially evincing admirable taste. XII. LONDON, I802.* MILTON ! thou shouldst be living at this hour : England hath...English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men ; ,. O raise us up, return to us again, ^ And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power ! Thy soul was...
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