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" Phoebus lifts his golden fire: The birds in vain their amorous descant join, Or cheerful fields resume their green attire: These ears alas! for other notes repine; A different object do these eyes require; My lonely anguish melts no heart but mine; And... "
The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature - Page 70
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - 1859 - 386 pages
...attire. These ears, ulas! for other notes repine ; S\ V~A different object do these eyeg require?^ >y* "My lonely anguish melts no heart but mine ; £* - And in my breast the imperfect joys exjiire; Yet morning smiles the busy race to cheer, And new-born pleasure brings to happier men; The...
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The Poetical Works of Milton, Young, Gray, Beattie, and Collins

John Milton - 1860 - 574 pages
...fire. The birds in vain their amorous descant join Or cheerful fields resume their green attire; These ears, alas! for other notes repine: A different object...cheer, And new-born pleasure brings to happier men; The fields to all their wonted tribute bear; To warm their little loves the birds complain; fruitiest...
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Evenings with the poets and sketches of their favourite scenes, by the ...

Evenings - 1860 - 386 pages
...; The birda in vain their amorous descant join, Or cheerful fields resume their green attire. These ears, alas ! for other notes repine, — A different...anguish melts no heart but mine, And in my breast th' imperfect joys expire. Yet morning smiles the busy race to cheer, And new-born pleasures bring...
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Poetical Works of Thomson and Gray

James Thomson - 1861 - 480 pages
...fire; The birds in vain their amorous descant join, Or cheerful fields resume their green attire. These ears, alas ! for other notes repine, A different object...anguish melts no heart but mine; And in my breast th' imperfect joys expire. Yet Morning smiles the busy race to cheer, And new-born pleasures bring...
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Gray: English and Latin

Thomas Gray - 1863 - 304 pages
...birds in vain their amorous descant join j^— Or cheerful fields resume their green attire. If. These ears, alas ! for other notes repine, •""" A different object do these eyes require : fy My lonely anguish melts no heart but mine ;/%. And in my breast the imperfect joys expire. ^ Yet...
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The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With an Introductory Essay ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1864 - 770 pages
...lines which either precede or follow, in the position of the words. " A different object do tliesc eyes require ; My lonely anguish melts no heart but mine ; And in my breast the imperfect joyt expire." But were it otherwise, what would this prove, but a truth, of which no man ever doubted...
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The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With an ..., Volume 3

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1864 - 772 pages
...resume their green attire. These ears, alas 1 for other notes repine ; A different objeet do thcse ege* require ; My lonely anguish melts no heart but mine ; And in my breast the imperfeet joys expire. Yet moruiag smiles the busy race to cheer, And new-lxiru pleasure brings to...
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A Critical History of English Literature: The Restoration to 1800, Volume 3

David Daiches - 1979 - 336 pages
...fire; The birds in vain their amorous descant join, Or cheerful fields resume their green attire. These ears, alas! for other notes repine, A different object...cheer, And new-born pleasure brings to happier men; The fields to all their wonted tribute bear; To warm their little loves the birds complain: I fruitless...
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Biographia Literaria, Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life ..., Part 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1984 - 860 pages
...prose even more widely, than the lines which either precede or follow, in the position of the words. A different object do these eyes require; My lonely...mine; And in my breast the imperfect joys expire. But were it otherwise, what would this prove, but a truth, of which no man ever doubted? Videlicet,...
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Reading Romantics: Texts and Contexts

Peter J. Manning - 1990 - 338 pages
...regularity. The sonnet consists of three units, two of six lines each flanking the central distich: "My lonely anguish melts no heart but mine; / And in my breast the imperfect joys expire." This stasis is the outward evidence of Gray's declared emotional paralysis; the sonnet is constructed...
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