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" Come down, O maid, from yonder mountain height : What pleasure lives in height (the shepherd sang) In height and cold, the splendour of the hills ? But cease to move so near the Heavens, and cease To glide a sunbeam by the blasted Pine, To sit a star... "
The Quarterly review - Page 451
1848
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 154

1881
...it. Here is another example of the poet's manner, on which we shall dwell somewhat more at length. ' Come down, O maid, from yonder mountain height : What...hills? But cease to move so near the heavens, and cease To glide a sunbeam by the blasted pine, To sit a star upon the sparkling spire ; And come, for...
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Blackwood's Magazine

1861
...summit of this high social philosophy, in vain, we fear, would the appeal be made — " Come down, 0 maid, from yonder mountain height ; What pleasure...splendour of the hills ? But cease to move so near tho heavens, and cease To glide a sunbeam by the blasted pine, To sit a star upon the sparkling spire...
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The Princess: A Medley

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1848 - 1848 - 164 pages
...me.' I heard her turn the page ; she found a small Sweet Idyl, and once more, as low, she read : ' Come down, O maid, from yonder mountain height : What...hills? But cease to move so near the Heavens, and cease To glide a sunheam by the blasted Pine, To sit a star upon the sparkling spire ; And come, for...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 19

1850
...' " There is silence. Again she opens the volume, and reads the following Idyl (pp. 151—153):— "'Come down, O maid, from yonder mountain height :...height (the shepherd sang)— In height and cold, the splendor of the hills? But cease to move so near the Heavens, and cease To glide a sunbeam by the blasted...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 19

1850
...silence. Again she opens the volume, and reads the following Idyl (pp. 151—153):— " ' Come down, О maid, from yonder mountain height : What pleasure...height (the shepherd sang) — In height and cold, the splendor of the hills? But cease to move so near the Heavens, and cease To glide a sunbeam by the blasted...
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POEMS

ALFRED TENNYSON - 1851
...her turn the .page ; she found a small Sweet Idyl, and once more, as low, she read: " Come down, oh maid, from yonder mountain height: What pleasure lives...height, (the shepherd sang,) In height and cold, the splendor of the hills ? But cease to move so near the Heavens, and cease To glide a sunbeam by the...
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Poems

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1851 - 278 pages
...her turn the page ; she found a small Sweet Idyl, and once more, as low, she read : " Come down, oh maid, from yonder mountain height : What pleasure...height, (the shepherd sang,) In height and cold, the splendor of the hills ? But cease to move so near the Heavens, and cease To glide a sunbeam by the...
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Lotos-eating: a Summer Book

George William Curtis - Atlantic States - 1852 - 192 pages
...the valley. Do you remember in Tennyson's " Princess," the " small, sweet Idyl" which she read ? " Come down, O maid, from yonder mountain height; What...hills ? But cease to move so near the heavens, and cease To glide a sunbeam by the blasted pine, To sit a star upon the sparkling spire, And come, for...
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Poems, Volume 2

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1853
...her turn the page ; she found a small Sweet Idyl, and once more, as low, she read : " Come down, oh maid, from yonder mountain height : What pleasure...height, (the shepherd sang,) In height and cold, the splendor of the hills ? But cease to move so near the Heavens, and cease To glide a sunbeam by the...
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Exercitationes iambicę; or Progressive exercises in Greek iambic verse

Edward Rupert Humphreys - 1854
...EXERCISE II. Passage from TENNYSON'S " Princess." Come down, 0 Maid, from yonder mountain-height ! What pleasure lives in height, (the shepherd sang),...hills ? But cease to move so near the heavens, and cease To glide a sun-beam by the blasted pine, To sit a star upon the sparkling spire : And come —...
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