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" Keen as are the arrows Of that silver sphere, Whose intense lamp narrows In the white dawn clear, Until we hardly see, we feel that it is there. "
The first (-sixth) 'Standard' reader - Page 95
by James Stuart Laurie - 1863
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Pearls from the poets: specimens selected, with biogr. notes, by H.W. Dulcken

Henry William Dulcken - 1870
...a star of heaven In the broad daylight, Thou art unseen, but yet I hear thy shrill delight. Keen as are the arrows Of that silver sphere, Whose intense...clear, Until we hardly see, we feel that it is there. was born in 1792, and received his education at Eton and Oxford. From the university he was expelled,...
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A Household Book of English Poetry

Richard Chenevix Trench - English poetry - 1870 - 438 pages
...star of heaven In the broad daylight Thou art unseen, but yet I hear thy shrill delight : 20 Keen as are the arrows Of that silver sphere, Whose intense...clear, Until we hardly see, we feel that it is there. 25 All the earth and air With thy voice is loud, As, when night is bare, From one lonely cloud The...
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The school book of poetry, ed. by W.C. Bennett

William Cox Bennett - 1870 - 192 pages
...whose race is just begun. The pale purple even Melts around thy flight ; Like a star of heaven, In the broad daylight Thou art unseen, but yet I hear thy shrill delight. Keen as are the arrows Of that silver sphere, Whose intense lamp narrows In the white dawn clear, Until...
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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 672 pages
...whose race is just begun. The pale purple even Melts around thy flight ; Like a star of heaven, In the broad daylight Thou art unseen, but yet I hear thy shrill delight. Keen as are the arrows Of that silver sphere, Whose intense lamp narrows In the white dawn clear, Until...
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Class-book of English Poetry from Chaucer to Tennyson

Daniel Scrymgeour - 1870 - 597 pages
...whose race is just begun. The pale purple even Melts around thy flight ; Like a star of heaven, In the broad day-light Thou art unseen, but yet I hear thy shrill delight. Keen as are the arrows Of that silver sphere, Whose intense lamp narrows In the white. dawn clear, Until...
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The Standard Fifth Reader: With a New Treatise on Elocution and an ..., Part 2

Epes Sargent - 1870 - 528 pages
...whose race is just begun. IV. The pale purple even melts around thy flight ; Like a star of heaven, in the broad daylight Thou art unseen, but yet I hear thy shrill delight. v. AH the earth and air with thy voice is loud, As, when night is bare, from one lonely cloud The moon...
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Shelley and the Sublime: An Interpretation of the Major Poems

Senior Research Fellow Angela Leighton, Angela Leighton, Percy Bysshe Shelley - Literary Criticism - 1984 - 195 pages
...joy whose race is just begun. The pale purple even Melts around thy flight; Like a star of Heaven, In the broad daylight Thou art unseen, but yet I hear thy shrill delight, Keen as are the arrows Of that silver sphere, Whose intense lamp narrows In the white dawn clear Until we...
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The Letters of Malcolm Lowry and Gerald Noxon, 1940-1952

Malcolm Lowry, Gerald Noxon, Paul Tiessen, Nancy Strobel - Biography & Autobiography - 1988 - 163 pages
...Castle — "I confess my inability to understand the following stanza from Shelley's 'Skylark': 'Keen as are the arrows / Of that silver sphere / Whose intense...narrows / In the white dawn clear / Until we hardly see, who feel that it is there.' For the first time perhaps," Eliot says, "in verse of such eminence, sound...
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Poetry and Phantasy

Antony Easthope - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 227 pages
...star of Heaven, In the broad daylight 20 Thou art unseen, but yet I hear thy shrill delight, Keen as are the arrows Of that silver sphere, Whose intense lamp narrows In the white dawn clear 25 Until we hardly see - we feel that it is there. All the earth and air With thy voice is loud, As,...
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Best Remembered Poems

Martin Gardner - Poetry - 1992 - 210 pages
...joy whose race is just begun. The pale purple even Melts around thy flight; Like a star of Heaven, In the broad daylight Thou art unseen, but yet I hear thy shrill delight, In the white dawn clear Until we hardly see — we feel that it is there. All the earth and air With...
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