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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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A Sherwood Bonner Sampler, 1869-1884: What a Bright, Educated, Witty, Lively ...

Katherine Sherwood Bonner McDowell - 2000 - 451 pages
...self-deprecation in Bonner's accounts echo Twain's tone. 26. Stanza 4 of Tennyson's "Break, Break, Break": "But the tender grace of a day that is dead / Will never come back to me." 27. The prices she quotes can be computed using her estimate of a franc's value as about twenty cents....
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Alfred and Arthur: An Historic Friendship

John Garrett Jones - 2001 - 212 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. Here again we have a male poet, a fisherman's boy (who does have a sister) and a sailor lad, but no...
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Modernization and the Crisis of Memory: John Donne to Don DeLillo

Philipp Wolf - 2002 - 211 pages
...cold gray stones, O Sea! And I would that my tongue could urter The thoughts that arise in me. [...] Break, break, break, At the foot of thy crags, O Sea!...of a day that is dead Will never come back to me. u7 The sound of Hallam's voice is "still" there; but it is also "still." A final remarkable example...
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Our Greatest Writers: And Their Major Works

John Carrington - 2003 - 331 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. World-weariness, loss, and hints of a 'Truth' that is mystically hidden are common elements. "Not wholly...
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Poetry for Young People: Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 2003 - 48 pages
...haven under the hill; But O for the touch of a vanished 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. OF OLD SAT FREEDOM ON THE HEIGHTS The poet speaks ofjreedom as a woman whojirst kept her powerful knowledge...
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The Good Housekeeping Hostess: An Old-Fashioned Guide to Gracious Living

Good Housekeeping Institute - 2003 - 320 pages
...if it fits, but alas ! as May Irwin sings in that heart-breaking ditty of hers : "The delicate waist of a day that is dead Will never come back to me." There will probably be throngs of guests, handshaking, a flower adorned tea table, music, chatter and...
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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

Geoffrey O'Brien, Billy Collins - 2007 - 544 pages
...CYCLES But O for the touch of a vanished hand, OF LIFE And the sound of a voice that is still! 240 | Break, break, break, At the foot of thy crags, O Sea!...of a day that is dead Will never come back to me. ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON ENGLISH (1809-1892) Dark house, by which once more I stand From In Memoriam Dark...
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Old Age Is a Terminal Illness

Alma Bond - 2006 - 188 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. Then I read Kendall's Drowning in Air, which she had forwarded shortly before her death. As we left...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - 2006 - 486 pages
...haven under the hill; But O for the touch of a vanished 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. FROM In Memoriam Dark house, by which once more I stand Here in the long unlovely street, Doors, where...
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What Can I Do?: Ideas to Help Those Who Have Experienced Loss

Barbara A. Glanz - 2006 - 173 pages
...haven under the hill; But O for the touch of a vanished 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. Peter, who is an artist, was so touched by his fathers words that he painted a lovely picture of an...
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