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" By those sweet eyes' persuasive powers, Where he meant frost, he scattered flowers. Chorus : By those sweet eyes', etc. BOTH : We saw Thee in Thy balmy nest, Young dawn of our eternal Day ! We saw Thine eyes break from their East, And chase the trembling... "
Steps to the Temple: Delights of the Muses, and Other Poems - Page 207
by Richard Crashaw - 1904 - 401 pages
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Metaphysical Lyrics & Poems of the Seventeenth Century: Donne to Butler

Sir Herbert John Clifford Grierson - English poetry - 1921 - 244 pages
...thee in thy baulmy Nest, Young dawn of our asternall DAY I We saw thine eyes break from their EASTE And chase the trembling shades away. We saw thee ;...blest the sight, We saw thee by thine own sweet light. Tity. Poor WORLD (said I) what wilt them doe To entertain this starry STRANGER ? Is this the best thou...
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A Book of English Verse on Infancy and Childhood

Leonard Southerden Wood - Children - 1921 - 365 pages
...day ; We saw Thine eyes break from the East, And chase the trembling shades away : We saw Thee, and we blest the sight, We saw Thee by Thine own sweet light. Poor world, said I, what wilt thou do To entertain this starry stranger ? Is this the best thou canst...
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A Short History of English Literature

Sir Archibald Strong - English literature - 1921 - 404 pages
...Day, We saw Thine eyes break from their East And chase the trembling shades away. We saw Thee, and we blest the sight, We saw Thee by Thine own sweet light. Crashaw's worst work embodies the most strained and ludicrous excesses of metaphysical poetry, but...
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An English Anthology of Prose and Poetry, Shewing the Main Stream of English ...

Sir Henry John Newbolt - English literature - 1922 - 1032 pages
...day; We saw Thine eyes break from the East, And chase the trembling shades away : We saw Thee, and we blest the sight, We saw Thee by Thine own sweet light. Poor world, said I, what wilt thou do To entertain this starry stranger 51 Is this the best thou canst...
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English Literature: With Illustrations from Poetry and Prose

Geraldine Emma Hodgson - English literature - 1923 - 293 pages
...Day! We saw Thine eyes break from their East, And chase the trembling shades away. We saw Thee and we blest the sight, We saw Thee by Thine own sweet light. Then one shepherd, aghast at this world's reception of the Holy Babe, sings alone: Poor world (said...
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The School of Poetry: An Anthology Chosen for Young Readers

Alice Meynell - Children's poetry - 1923 - 241 pages
...day; We saw Thine eyes break from the East, And chase the trembling shades away : We saw Thee, and we blest the sight, We saw Thee by Thine own sweet light. Tityrus Poor world, said I, what wilt thou do To entertain this starry stranger ? Is this the best...
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Studies in Idealism

Hugh I'Anson Fausset - English poetry - 1923 - 278 pages
...He had We saw Thine eyes break from their east And chase the trembling shades away. We saw Thee, and we blest the sight. We saw Thee by Thine own sweet light. Vaughan too can only imitate Herbert or air a correct devotion or a pious meditation, save in those...
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The World's Great Religious Poetry

Caroline Miles Hill - Religious poetry - 1923 - 836 pages
...Day! We saw Thine eyes break from their east And chase the trembling shades away. We saw Thee, and we blest the sight, We saw Thee by Thine own sweet light. Chorus We saw Thee Full Chorus Wdcome, all wonders in one night! Eternity shut in a~span, Summer in...
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English Prose and Poetry

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1926 - 882 pages
...Day ! We saw Thine eyes break from their east And chase the trembling shades away. We saw Thee, and 7 . Poor World, said I, what wiltthou do To entertain this starry Stranger? Is this the best thou canst...
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A Book of Christmas Verse

Henry Charles Beeching - Carols - 1926 - 254 pages
...day ! We saw Thine eyes break from their East And chase the trembling shades away : We saw Thee and we blest the sight, We saw Thee by Thine own sweet light. A Hymn of the Nativity Tityrus. Poor world (said 1), what wilt thou do To entertain this starry Stranger...
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