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" twere possible After long grief and pain To find the arms of my true love Round me once again... "
The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine - Page 308
edited by - 1856
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A Year Book of Famous Lyrics: Selections from the British and American Poets ...

Frederic Lawrence Knowles - American poetry - 1901 - 392 pages
...body part, As innocent as now thou art. Bishop Richard Corbet O THAT 'TWERE POSSIBLE O that 'twere possible After long grief and pain To find the arms of my true love Round me once again ! . . . A shadow flits before me, Not thou, but like to thee: Ah, Christ!...
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The Oxford Book of English Verse, 1250-1900

Arthur Quiller-Couch - English poetry - 1901 - 1084 pages
...and tremble under her feet, And blossom in purple and red. 709. 0 that 'twere possible THAT 'twere possible After long grief and pain To find the arms of my true love Round me once again ! . . . A shadow flits before me, Not thou, but like to thee: Ah, Christ!...
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Alfred Tennyson

Andrew Lang - Biographies - 1901 - 233 pages
...and most beautiful lines, which Tennyson had contributed in 1837 to a miscellany: — " O that 'twere possible, After long grief and pain, To find the arms of my true love Round me once again." Thence the poet, working back to find the origin of the situation, encountered...
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Tennyson: An Inaugural Lecture Given in the Arts Theatre of University ...

Oliver Elton - 1901 - 25 pages
...sacrifice much for more like the four lines out of which Maud was originally built : — ' Oh, that 'twere possible After long grief and pain To find the arms of my true love Round me once again.' These lyrics might be soliloquies cried suddenly in the open air, and they...
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Tennyson

Elisabeth Luther Cary - England - 1898 - 312 pages
...death-ruckle, would have gone far to make me indignant."1 The poem sent was the one beginning, " O that 't were possible, After long grief and pain, To find the arms of my true love 'Round me once again." This was the germ of Maud, conceived, like so many of Tennyson's poems,...
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Literature in the Century

Alban Bertram De Mille - Literature, Modern - 1902 - 548 pages
...blossom in purple and red. The other, which was the germ of Maud, is equally beauti f ul : O that 'twere possible After long grief and pain To find the arms of my true love Round me once again I When I was wont to meet her In the silent woody places By the house that...
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Tennyson

Sir Alfred Comyn Lyall - Poets, English - 1902 - 200 pages
...Tennyson ever rise higher in the elegiac strain than in some of the best of them: — 0 that 'twere possible After long grief and pain To find the arms of my true love Round me once again ! ***** " Alas for her that met me, That heard me softly call, Came glimmering...
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The Victorian Anthology

Sir Mountstuart Elphinstone Grant Duff - English poetry - 1902 - 570 pages
...by year our memory fades From all the circle of the hills. OH, THAT 'TWERE POSSIBLE Oh, that 'twere possible, After long grief and pain, To find the arms of my true love Round me once again ! When I was wont to meet her In the silent woody places By the home that...
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In Memoriam, The Princess, and Maud

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1902 - 335 pages
...appeared under the title of " Stanzas by Alfred Tennyson, Esq.," and it runs thus:— Oh ! that 'twere possible, After long grief and pain, To find the arms of my true-love Round me once again ! When I was wont to meet her In the silent woody places Of the land...
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Poems of Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1903 - 496 pages
...text is that of the first edition, as found in " Stanzas " from The Tribute, 1837.) Oh! that 'twere possible, After long grief and pain, To find the arms of my true-love Round me once again ! When I was wont to meet her 5 In the silent woody places Of the land...
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