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" Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men ; 0, raise us up ! return to us again ; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thou hadst a voice, whose sound was like the sea : Thy soul was like a star, and dwelt... "
The Poetical Works of John Milton - Page xcvi
by John Milton - 1842 - 767 pages
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The Miscellaneous Poems of William Wordsworth, Volume 3

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1820
...she is a fen Of stagnant waters: altar, sword and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men; Oh! raise us up, return to us again; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...she is a fen Of stagnant waters: altar, sword and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, o draw, And tell of all! felt, and all I saw ; And, as an hare whom Oh ! raise us up, return to us again ; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 3

William Wordsworth - 1827
...is a fen Of stagnant waters : altar, sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men ; Oh! raise us up, return to us again; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like...
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Specimens of the Lyrical, Descriptive, and Narrative Poets of Great Britain ...

John Johnstone (of Edinburgh.) - English poetry - 1828 - 560 pages
...hall and bower, Have forfeited then ancwM. English dower Of inward happiness. WORDSWORTH. 461 Oh ! raise us up, return to us again; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like a Star and dwelt apart: Thou hadsta voice whose sound was like the sea; Pure as the...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - Fore-edge painting - 1828 - 340 pages
...and bower, Have forfeited their ancient Euglish dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men ; Oh ! raise us up, return to us again ; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like a Star, and dwelt apart : 146 WORDSWORTH'S POETICAL WORKS. Tlmu hadst a voice whose...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 26

England - 1829
...fen Of stagnant waters: altar, sword, <nd pen, Fireside—the heroic wealth of ball and bower, Hare forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness —We are selfish men." Simplicity, and goodness, and comfort, are ebbing away from our shores —on the one hand we find luxury...
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Specimens of English Sonnets

Alexander Dyce - Sonnets, English - 1833 - 224 pages
...she is a fen Of stagnant waters: altar, sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bowe Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men ; Oil! raise us up, return to us again ; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was...
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The rhetorical class book; or, The principles and practice of elocution ...

Henry Innes (teacher of elocution) - 1834
...is a fen Of stagnant waters; altar, sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men ; Oh ! raise us up, return to us again; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like...
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Poetical Works: Biography of Milton

John Milton - 1835
...is a fen Of stagnant waters : altar, sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men ; O, raise us up ! return to us again; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was like...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review ...

Maurice Cross - 1835
...she is a fen Of stagnant waters : altar, sword and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of haH ana bower. Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men ; Oh ! raise us up, retarn to us again ; And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power. Thy soul was...
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