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" That the sailing sea-bird slowly Poised upon the mast to hear, Till his soul was full of longing, And he cried, with impulse strong, — " Helmsman ! for the love of heaven, Teach me, too, that wondrous song ! " " Wouldst thou," — so the helmsman answered,... "
Sea Song and River Rhyme from Chaucer to Tennyson - Page 69
by Algernon Charles Swinburne - 1887 - 324 pages
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The Nautical Magazine: A Journal of Papers on Subjects Connected ..., Volume 30

Shipping - 1861
...appropriate remarks, which he concluded with Longfellow's lines — " Would'st thou, so the helmsmen answered, Learn the secret of the sea ; Only those who brave its dangers His nautical experience had taught him that when ship-builders or engineers exaggerated models into...
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The Living Age, Volume 308

1921
...are aroused by reading Longfellow's lines: Wouldst thou, so the helmsman answered, Learn the secrets of the sea? Only those who brave its dangers Comprehend its mystery. In both stories the fleeting revival of a latent idea or ancestral phase is accompanied by a wealth...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1850
...With his hawk upon his hand, Saw a fair and stately galley, Steering onward to the land ; — How he heard the ancient helmsman Chant a song so wild and...those who brave its dangers Comprehend its mystery ! " In each sail that skims the horizon, In each landward-blowing breeze, I behold that stately galley,...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1851 - 399 pages
...its unrhymed lyric lines ; — Telling how the Count Arnaldos, With his hawk upon his hand, How he heard the ancient helmsman Chant a song so wild and...those who brave its dangers Comprehend its mystery !" In each sail that skims the horizon, In each landward-blowing breeze, I behold that stately galley,...
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Voices of the Night, and Other Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1852 - 228 pages
...With his hawk upon his hand, Saw a fair and stately galley, Steering onward to the land ; — How he heard the ancient helmsman Chant a song so wild and...secret of the sea ? Only those who brave its dangers Ill In each sail that skims the horizon, In each landward-blowing bree/i-, I behold that stately galley,...
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Poems, Volume 2

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1853
...With his hawk upon his hand, Saw a fair and stately galley, Steering onward to the land ; — How he heard the ancient helmsman Chant a song so wild and...those who brave its dangers Comprehend its mystery ! " In each sail that skims the horizon, In each landward-blowing breeze, I behold that stately galley,...
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The poetical works of H.W. Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855
...With his hawk upon his hand, Saw a fair and stately galley, Steering onward to the land ;— How he heard the ancient helmsman Chant a song so wild and...those who brave its dangers Comprehend its mystery ! " In each sail that skims the horizon, In each landward-blowing breeze, I behold that stately galley,...
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The poetical works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. With prefatory notice

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1855
...helmsman Chant a song so wild and clear, Bui in dio Tishennan's rottagV Thci.. Khun-, i niil.er hght. Till his soul was full of longing, And he cried, with...those who brave its dangers Comprehend its mystery ?'' In each sail that skims the horizon, In each landward-blowing breeze, I behold that stately galley,...
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Poems

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - 1856 - 764 pages
...With his hawk upon his hand, Saw a fair and stately galley, Steering onward to the land ; — How he heard the ancient helmsman Chant a song so wild and...love of heaven, Teach me, too, that wondrous song 1 " " Wouldst thou," — so the helmsman answered. " Learn the secret of the sea? Only those who brave...
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The Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American poetry - 1856 - 400 pages
...With his hawk upon his hand, Saw a fair and stately galley, Steering onward to the land ; — How he heard the ancient helmsman Chant a song so wild and...sailing sea-bird slowly Poised upon the mast to hear, 3.39 Till his soul was full of longing, And ho cried, with impulse strong, — " Helmsman 1 for the...
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