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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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Saint Pauls, Volume 12

1873 - 778 pages
...that verrso of Wordsworth's from the " Elegiac Stanzas suggested by a picture of Peele Castle :" — "Ah ! then, if mine had been the painter's hand To express what then I saw ; and ADD the gleam, 17ie light tftiit never was on sea or Iaiul, The consecration and Vie poet's drtam!" Well, though those...
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Memoir of Mrs. Mary Reynolds Page

Mary Ann Reynolds Page - 1873 - 226 pages
...except as seen through her eyes, and colored by her imagination and feeling. It is this that adds — " The gleam, The light that never was on sea or land, The consecration and the poet's dream."] December 30. A perfectly lovely day. Yesterday it was rather chilly and cloudy, but it is quite clear...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 18

1873 - 808 pages
...amongst the fields and hills; but that he steeps them in an ideal light, that he sheds upon them " the gleam — The light that never was on sea or land ; The consecration and the poet's dream;" and that he makes us feel that wonderful connection between nature and the soul of man, which is indeed...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 18; Volume 81

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell, Henry T. Steele - 1873 - 840 pages
...amongst the fields and hills; but that he steeps them in an ideal light, that he sheds upon them " the gleam — The light that never was on sea or land ; The consecration and the poet's dream;" and that he makes us feel that wonderful connection between nature and the soul of man, which is indeed...
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Selections from the poetical works of William Wordsworth, ed. with notes by ...

William [poetical works Wordsworth (selections]) - 1874 - 96 pages
...or brings; 10 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 express what then I saw, and add the gleam Of lustre known to neither sea or land 1 5 But borrowed from the youthful poet's dream, I would have...
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Theology in the English Poets: Cowper, Coleridge, Wordsworth and Burns

Stopford Augustus Brooke - 1874 - 396 pages
...the active energy of thought upon it — another thing arises, the poetic picture, the work of Art. Ah ! then, if mine had been the Painter's hand, To express what then I saw ; aud add the gleam, The light that never was, on sea or land, The consecration, and the Poet's dream...
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Theology in the English Poets: Cowper--Coleridge--Wordsworth and Burns

Stopford Augustus Brooke - 1875 - 374 pages
...and the active energy of thought upon it—another thing arises, the poetic picture, the work of Art. Ah ! then, if mine had been the Painter's hand, To...a sea that could not cease to smile ; On tranquil l;ind, beneath a sky of bliss. Thou sbouldst have seemed a treasure-house divine Of peaceful years...
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Text-book of Poetry: From Wordsworth, Coleridge, Burns, Beattie, Goldsmith ...

Henry Norman Hudson - 1875 - 728 pages
...away, or brings : I could have fancied that the mighty Deep Was eveu the gentlest of all gentle Things. Ah! THEN, if mine had been the Painter's hand, To...sea or land, The consecration, and the Poet's dream j I would have planted tbce, thou hoary Pile Amid a world how different from this ! Beside a sea that...
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Songs of Three Centuries

John Greenleaf Whittier - 1875 - 392 pages
...the mighty Deep Was even the gentlest of all gentle things. Ah ! then if mine had been the jmiuter's hand To express what then I saw; and add the gleam, The light tliat never was on sea or land, Theconsecration, and the poet's dream, — I would have planted thee,...
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Rogers to Hemans

Rossiter Johnson - 1876 - 828 pages
...away or brings : I could have fancied that the mighty deep Was even the gentlest of all gentle things. ian murmurs flow, And Pythia's awful organ peals below....head ; Shall swell thy heart to rapture unconfined, A picture had it been of lasting case, Elysian quiet without toil or strife ; No motion but the moving...
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