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" Ah ! then if mine had been the painter's hand To express what then I saw, and add the gleam, The light that never was on sea or land, The consecration, and the poet's dream... "
Poems - Page 338
by William Wordsworth - 1815
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Duffy's Hibernian Magazine: A Monthly Journal of Legends, Tales ..., Volume 2

1862 - 542 pages
...at once an instance and an illustration, he does, indeed, to all thoughts and to all objects — ' Add the gleam, The light that never was on sea or land, The consecration and the poet's dream." ' THE FIRST DOCTORS. PARTIL WE have already seen that the sacerdotal colleges amongst the heithen nations...
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Littell's Living Age, Volume 83

1864 - 744 pages
...spiritualizing so powerfully the familiar appearances and common facts of earth, adding, as he himself says — "The gleam, The light that never was, on sea or land, The consecration, and the Poet's dream ; " we are tempted to ask, Is this true? is the light real, or only fantastic? Now in this we conceive...
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The North British Review, Volume 41

1864 - 546 pages
...familiar appearances and common facts of earth, adding, as he himself says— VOL. XLI.— NO. LXXXI. C " The gleam, The light that never was, on sea or land, The consecration, and the Poet's dream;" we are tempted to ask, Is this true, is the light real, or only fantastic ? Now in this we conceive...
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The Diary of an Ennuyée

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - 1866 - 354 pages
...by cloud or vapors ; — but it is something more than these, something beyond, and over all— • The gleam, The light that never was on sea or land The consecration, and the poet's dream I : Genoa,*. We arrived here late, and I should not write now, weary, weak, sick, and down-spirited as...
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Legal and Historical Society

Richard P. Carton - 1867 - 40 pages
...weakness and of man's sin, — the Orator by nature can alone call down, and bid play around it — " The gleam, The light that never was on sea or land — The consecration and the poet's dream." And when such occasions do arise, the Orator's art, at least in an Irish Court of Justice, has lost...
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The Christian miscellany, and family visiter, Volume 15

1868 - 398 pages
...away or brings : I could have fancied that the mighty deep Wns even the gentlest of all gentle things. "Ah, then, if mine had been the painter's hand, To...thou hoary pile, Amid a world how different from this I Beside a sea that could not cease to smile ; On tranquil hud, beneath a sky of bliss. " Thou should'st...
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A household book of English poetry, selected with notes by R.C. Trench

Richard Chenevix Trench (abp. of Dublin) - 1868 - 458 pages
...brings : 10 I could have fancied that the mighty Deep \\'as even the gentlest of all gentle things. Ah ! then, if mine had been the painter's hand To...and add the gleam, The light that never was, on sea or land, 15 The consecration, and the poet's dream, — I would have planted thee, thou hoary Pile,...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

1869 - 1208 pages
...or brings : I could have fancied that the mighty deep Was even the gentlest of all gentle things. " Ah ! then, if mine had been the painter's hand, To...smile ; On tranquil land, beneath a sky of bliss. " Thon shouldst have eccm'da treasure-home, a mine Of peaceful years ; a chronicle of heaven : —...
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Essays on English writers, by the author of 'The gentle life'.

James Hain Friswell - 1869 - 498 pages
...And all that mighty heart is lying still. All these lines have indeed, in Wordsworth's own words — The gleam, The light that never was on sea or land ; The consecration, and the poet's dream ; and when first read are like a revelation. Many a student of this great man may not himself be an...
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The Monthly Packet of Evening Readings for Members ..., Volume 10, Parts 55-60

1870 - 648 pages
...of Peele Castle in a Storm, painted by Sir George Beaumont. The verse in which the line occurs is ' Ah ! then, if mine had been the painter's hand, To...or land, The consecration, and the poet's dream.' EAB begs to know if anyone could tell her where to procure the music of a hymn that was sung by the...
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