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" LONDON, 1802. MILTON ! thou should'st be living at this hour : England hath need of thee : she is a fen Of stagnant waters : altar, sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness.... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 220
1808
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Spring-time with the poets, poetry selected and arranged by F. Martin

Frances Martin - 1866 - 506 pages
...bower Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men ; Oh ! raise us up, return to us again ; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like a Star, and dwelt apart ; Thou had'st a voice whose sound was like the sea ; Pure as...
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The Dublin University Magazine: A Literary and ..., Volume 67; Volume 69

1866 - 780 pages
...'"Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry, and these we adore." " We are selfish men ; Oh ! raise us up, return to us again, And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power." These lines were written in 1802. If they are compared with Oowpcr's expostulations, wo shall have,...
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The Standard Poetry Book, Selected from the Best Authors

Standard poetry book - 1866 - 300 pages
...bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men; Oh ! raise us up, return to us again, And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power, s Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart: Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea; Pure...
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The Book of the Sonnet, Volume 1

Leigh Hunt, Samuel Adams Lee - 1867 - 372 pages
...bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men ; O raise us up, return to us again, And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power ! Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart : Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea : Pure as the...
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The Golden Sunset; Or, the Homeless Blind Girl

Annie Kane - 1867 - 252 pages
...and bower Have foifeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men. 0 raise us up; return to us again, And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like a star, and d welt apart; Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea, Pure as the...
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Sanders' Rhetorical, Or, Union Sixth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of ...

Charles Walton Sanders - 1862 - 610 pages
...hower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men; Ok! raise us up, return to us again; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart; Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea; Pure as the...
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The Garland of Poetry for the Young: A Selection in Four Parts

Caroline Matilda Kirkland - 1868 - 712 pages
...bower, — Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men. O ! raise us up — return to us again, And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power ! Thy soul was as a star and dwelt apart ; Thou had'st a voice whose sound was like the sea ; Pure as the...
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Paradise Lost: A Poem in Twelve Books

John Milton - 1868 - 440 pages
...that was working in Milton's mind from its early morning to its sunset." " We are selfish men. 0 raise us up, return to us again, And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power ! Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart; Thou I mil si a voice whose sound was like the sea: Pure as...
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English Literature of Nineteenth Century: On the Plan of the Author's ...

Charles Dexter Cleveland - 1869 - 810 pages
...bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men ; Oh 1 raise us up, return to us again ; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt apart ; Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea,* Pure as the...
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Modern Christian heroes, a gallery of protesting and reforming men

George Gilfillan - 1869 - 332 pages
...bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. \Ve are selfish men. Oh ! raise us up, return to us again, And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like a star and dwelt apart ; Thou hadst a voice whose sound was like the sea, Pure as the...
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