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" O well for the fisherman's boy, That he shouts with his sister at play ! O well for the sailor lad, That he sings in his boat on the bay ! And the stately ships go on To their haven under the hill ; But O for the touch of a... "
Anniversary Addresses - Page 157
by Samuel Colcord Bartlett - 1894 - 517 pages
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The Poets of the Nineteenth Century

Robert Aris Willmott, Evert Augustus Duyckinck - 1858 - 616 pages
...haven under the hill ; But O for the touch of a vanish'd hand, And the sound of a voice that is still ! Break, break, break, At the foot of thy crags, O Sea!...of a day that is dead Will never come back to me. COOKE. FLORENCE VANE. I LOVED thee long and dearly, Florence Vane ; My life's bright dream, and early...
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Lectures on English Literature, from Chaucer to Tennyson

Henry Reed - 1858 - 411 pages
...haven under the hill; But oh for the touch of a vanish'd hand, And the sound of a voice that is still ! Break, break, break At the foot of thy crags, O sea...of a day that is dead Will never come back to me." If local association can thus quicken the pangs of sorrow, there is also a ministry of nature soothing...
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The Presbyterian Quarterly Review, Volume 6

B. J. Wallace, Albert Barnes - 1858
...hand, And the sound of a voice that is still ! Break, break, break, At the foot of thy crags, oh Sea 1 But the tender grace of a day that is dead Will never come back to me. The variety of Mr. Tennyson's measures, resulting from the skilful modulation of harmonious words and cadences...
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Against wind and tide, by Holme Lee, Volume 3

Harriet Parr - 1859
...coming ; " and ere it fell the light was cornel 131 CHAPTER THE FOURTH. THE DAYS OF MOUKNING. " BBEAK, break, break, At the foot of thy crags, O sea, But...of a day that is dead Will never come back to me." TENNYSON. I. THEY buried Lilian one showery February afternoon in the pretty little churchyard where...
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A guide to the coasts of Devon & Cornwall

Mackenzie Edward C. Walcott - 1859
...vanished hand, And the sound of a voice that is still ! Break, break, break, At the foot of thy crags, 0 sea ; But the tender grace of a day that is dead Will never come back to me." Such, too frequently, are the memories connected with the watering-places — as often the scene of...
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A guide to the South coast of England, from the Reculvers to the Land's end ...

Mackenzie Edward C. Walcott - 1859
...vanished hand, And the sound of a voice that is still ! Break, break, break, At the foot of thy crags, 0 sea ; But the tender grace of a day that is dead Will never come back to me." Such, too frequently, are the memories connected with the watering-places — as often the scene of...
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Lionne; Or The Doom of Deville

Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitt Southworth - 1859
...FLED. CHAPTER XXII. LADY ADELAIDE'S WOE. Break — break — break — On thy cold, grey sands, oh, sea ! But the tender grace of a day that is dead Will never come back to me ! TENNYSON. ADELAIDE, almost heart-broken by her first bitter sorrow, recovered very slowly from the...
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Nightingale Valley: A Collection, Including a Great Number of the Choicest ...

William Allingham - 1860 - 288 pages
...haven under the hill ; But O for the touch of a vanish'd hand, And the sound of a voice that is still ! Break, break, break, At the foot of thy crags, O Sea,...of a day that is dead Will never come back to me. TENNYSON. SONNET. [ABSENCE.] FROM you I have been absent in the spring, When proud-pied April, dress'...
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ESSAYS IN BIOGRAPHY CRITICISM

PETER BAYNE - 1860
...vanished hand, And the sound of a voice that is still! Break, break, break, At the foot of thy crags, oh Sea! But the tender grace of a day that is dead Will never come back to me." The two pieces preceding the last are from The Princess. So is the next. The heroine of that poem is represented...
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Annual Register, Volume 101

Edmund Burke - 1860
...vanished hand, And the sound of a voice that is still " Break, break, break, At the foot of thy crags, 0 sea ! But the tender grace of a day that is dead Will never come back to me." Or that beautiful collection of images of stillness, solemnity, and order, in which the poet refers...
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