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" No spirit feels waste, Not a muscle is stopped in its playing nor sinew unbraced. Oh, the wild joys of living ! the leaping from rock up to rock, The strong rending of boughs from the fir-tree, the cool silver shock Of the plunge in a pool's living water,... "
New Outlook - Page 324
1897
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 4

1867
...the shepherd, and the reaper, and the Levites in the Temple : — " Oh, our manhood's prime vigour ! no spirit feels waste, Not a muscle is stopped in...silver shock Of the plunge in a pool's living water, — the hunt of the bear, And the sultriness showing the lion is couched in his lair. And the meal...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 5; Volume 68

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1867
...sang of the joys of the hunter, and the shepherd, and the reaper, and the Lévites in the Temple : " Oh, our manhood's prime vigor! no spirit feels waste,...living! The leaping from rock up to rock, — The strong rending'of boughs from the fir-tree, — the cool silver shock Of the plunge in a pool's living water,...
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Idalia, by 'Ouida'.

Marie Louise De la Ramée - 1867
...loved the mere sense and strength of life; all '• " the wild joys of living, the leaping from rock to rock, The strong rending of boughs from the fir-tree, the cool river shock Of a plunge in a pool's living water,— the hunt of the bear, And the sultriness showing...
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The Free Churchman and Christian Spectator, Volume 1

1868
...stern check by the hand of the charioteer. He must know himself something of what David sings of — The wild joys of living ! the leaping from rock up...silver shock, Of the plunge in a pool's living water, the hunt of the bear, And the sultriness, showing the lion is couched in his lair. And the meal, the...
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Selections from [his] Poetical Works

Robert Browning - 1874
...once again to my playing, pursued it unchecked, As I sang, — IX. " Oh, our manhood's prime vigour ! No spirit feels waste, " Not a muscle is stopped in...silver shock " Of the plunge in a pool's living water, the hunt of the bear, " And the sultriness showing the lion is couched in his lair. " And the meal,...
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My love she's but a lassie, by the author of 'Queenie'.

Maria Henrietta De la Cherois-Crommelin - 1875
...attraction. And these lines of Browning's came into Walter's mind : — " Oh, our manhood's prime vigour ! no spirit feels waste, Not a muscle is stopped in...— The strong rending of boughs from the fir-tree — . . ." Soon they started homewards. To Dick Cust it seemed natural to ride again beside his little...
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Studies in Literature, 1789-1877

Edward Dowden - 1878 - 523 pages
...satisfying of a pure animal appetite, are celebrated by David as he harps before the afflicted Saul : — " Oh the wild joys of living ! the leaping from rock...to rock, — The strong rending of boughs from the fir tree, — the cool silver shock Of the plunge in a pool's living waters." But Mr Browning's most...
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Asia

1878
...prime vigor ! No spirit feels waste, No muscle is stopped in its playing, No sinew unbraced ; — And the wild joys of living ! The leaping From rock up to rock, — The rending their boughs from the palm-trees, — The cool silver shock Of a plunge in the pool's living...
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The Poetical Works of Robert Browning ...

Robert Browning - 1879
...once again to my playing, pursued it unchecked, As I sang, — EC. " Oh, our manhood's prime vigour ! No spirit feels waste, " Not a muscle is stopped in...silver shock " Of the plunge in a pool's living water, the hunt of the bear, " And the meal, the rich dates yellowed over with gold dust divine, " And the...
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Selections from the Kur-án, Volume 30; Volume 457

Edward William Lane - 1879 - 173 pages
...INDEXES . . . . . .167 INTRODUCTION. I.— THE ARABS BEFORE MOHAMMAD. ' Oh, our manhood's prime vigour ! No spirit feels waste, Not a muscle is stopped in...the fir-tree, the cool silver shock Of the plunge in the pool's living water, the hunt of the bear, And the sultriness showing the lion is couched in his...
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