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" Fancy's child, Warble his native wood-notes wild. And ever, against eating cares, Lap me in soft Lydian airs, Married to immortal verse ; Such as the meeting soul may pierce, In notes, with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness long drawn out, With... "
The Works of the British Poets, Selected and Chronologically Arranged ... - Page 18
1852
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 24

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...:•• -'i ?>'•.,„ • V.» • • ••. *.-• ,.-•,. V-. .' - .- ,: \ ..:-...- • .-, H In notes with many a winding bout Of linked sweetness...all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony. Let us parallel this with the softness, the winding surface, the unbroken continuance, the easy gradation...
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The Science of Poetry and the Philosophy of Language

Hudson Maxim - Poetry - 1910 - 294 pages
...eyes looked love to eyes which spake again. 33. Too low they build who build beneath the stars. 34. And ever against eating cares, Lap me in soft Lydian...a winding bout Of linked sweetness long drawn out. 35. Life is a narrow vale between the cold and barren peaks of two eternities. 36. As, flake by flake,...
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A Study of Versification

Brander Matthews - English language - 1911 - 275 pages
...however there is the same intermittent play of alliteration, changing its letter from line to line : — And ever, against eating cares, Lap me in soft Lydian...all the chains that tie The hidden Soul of Harmony. The barge she sat in, like a burnished throne, Biirn'd on the water: the poop was beaten gold; Purple...
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A Study of Versification

Brander Matthews - English language - 1911 - 275 pages
...however there is the same intermittent play of alliteration, changing its letter from line to line : — And ever, against eating cares, Lap me in soft Lydian...all the chains that tie The hidden Soul of Harmony. Perhaps there is no passage of Shakspere more cunningly contrived with a varied play of repeated and...
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The Golden Treasury: Selected from the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1912 - 466 pages
...child, Warble his native wood-notes wild. And ever against eating cares Lap me in soft Lydian airs 35 Married to immortal verse, Such as the meeting soul...cunning, The melting voice through mazes running, 5 Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony ; That Orpheus' self may heave his...
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Chaucer to Burns

William Stebbing - English poetry - 1913
...sweetest Shakespeare, Fancy's child, Warble his native wood-notes wild. And ever against eating cares Married to immortal verse, Such as the meeting soul...Untwisting all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony.1 Or he may incline to woo mute silence and Him that yon soars on golden wing, Guiding the...
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The Rhythm of Life

Charles Brodie Patterson - Color - 1915 - 303 pages
...attains the real Kingship and becomes conscious of lasting power. CHAPTER X KEYNOTE TO HEALTH HARMONY "And ever against eating cares Lap me in soft Lydian...all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony." — MILTON. "Since then, though heard on earth no more, Devotion and her daughter love Still bid the...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning: Ed., with Introduction ...

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...stream. 130 Then to the well-trod stage anon, If Jonson's learned sock be on, Or sweetest Shakespeare, 140 With wanton heed and giddy cunning, The melting voice through mazes running, Untwisting all the...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...stream. 130 Then to the well-trod stage anon, If Jonson's learned sock be on, Or sweetest Shakespeare, as planned ! Let age approve of youth, and death complete...altogether »uc]i an one ta thj-nelf." ['WlLL sprawl, now linki'd sweetness long drawn out 140 With wanton heed and giddy cunning1, The melting voice through...
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The Mid-west Quarterly

1916
...tuneful praise of his brother-poet, as in his poet's dream he hears . . . "... sweetest Shakespeare, Fancy's child, Warble his native wood-notes wild,...all the chains that tie The hidden soul of harmony." Surely in those days the poet beheld his lovely Muse, not through a glass darkly, but face to face!...
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