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" ... burial, and we shall perceive the distance to be very great and very strange. But so have I seen a rose newly springing from the clefts of its hood, and at first it was fair as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece; but when... "
Lectures on the Dramatic Literature of the Age of Elizabeth - Page 312
by William Hazlitt - 1821 - 356 pages
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A Manual of English Prose Literature: Biographical and Critical, Designed ...

William Minto - English language - 1892 - 552 pages
...flexure of the joints of five-and-tweniy, to the hollowness and dead paleness, to the louthsomeness and horror of a three days' burial, and we shall perceive...distance to be very great and very strange. But so I have seen a rose newly springing from the clefts of his hood, and at first it was fair as the morning,...
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A Manual of English Prose Literature: Biographical and Critical, Designed ...

William Minto - English language - 1892 - 552 pages
...great and very strange. But so I have teen a rose newly springing from the elefts of his hood, ami at first it was fair as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven, as a Limb's fleece : but when a rude breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: With Twenty-nine Portraits and Selections from ...

Henry Augustin Beers - English Literature - 1894 - 313 pages
...image of the fading rose, one of the most perfect things in its wording in all our prose literature. " But so have I seen a rose newly springing from the clefts of its hood, and at first it was as fair as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath...
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From Chaucer to Tennyson: With Twenty-nine Portraits and Selections from ...

Henry Augustin Beers - English literature - 1894 - 313 pages
...literature. " But so have I seen a rose newly springing from the clefts of its hood, and at first it was as fair as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too...
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Words and Days: A Table-book of Prose and Verse

Calendars - 1895 - 383 pages
...MRS. BROWNING. This carol they began that hour, How that life was but a flower. AS YOU LIKE IT V. 3. SO have I seen a rose, newly springing from the clefts of its hood, and at first it was as fair as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volume 36

Charles Dudley Warner - Literature - 1896
...wept the death after an hundred. Just so do we all. THE ROSE From ' Rules and Exercises of Holy Dying' So have I seen a rose newly springing from the clefts...as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece: but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too...
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The Age of Milton

John Howard Bertram Masterman - English literature - 1897 - 254 pages
...childhood, from the vigorousness and strong texture of the joints of five-and-twenty, to the hollowness and dead paleness, to the loathsomeness and horror...the clefts of its hood, and at first it was fair as morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece ; but when a rude breath had forced open...
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History of English Literature, Volume 2, Part 1

Hippolyte Taine - English literature - 1897
...horror of a three 1 Holy Dying, ed. Eden, ch. L tec. ip 267. • Ibid 267. Ibid 268. Ibid. 2fl9. days' burial, and we shall perceive the distance to...as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: A-Z

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - Literature - 1897
...wept the death after an hundred. Just so do we all. THE ROSE From ' Rules and Exercises of Holy Dying' So have I seen a rose newly springing from the clefts...as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven as a lamb's fleece: but when a nider 'breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too...
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Charles Lamb and the Lloyds

Edward Verrall Lucas - Authors, English - 1898 - 297 pages
...perceive the distance to be very great and very strange. But so I have seen a rose newly springing up from the clefts of its hood, and, at first, it was...as the morning, and full with the dew of heaven, as a lamb's fleece ; but when a ruder breath had forced open its virgin modesty, and dismantled its too...
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