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" IF thou indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then, to the measure of that heaven-born light, Shine, Poet ! in thy place, and be content : — The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith dart their beams, (Visible though they be to... "
The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine - Page 186
edited by - 1892
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 5

William Wordsworth - 1840 - 464 pages
...the Poems ....... 339 First Lines - - - - - . - 397 POEMS SENTIMENT AND REFLECTION. VOL. V. IF them indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then, to the...light, Shine, Poet ! in thy place, and be content : — The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith dart their beams, (Visible...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science ..., Volume 46; Volume 109

American literature - 1887 - 890 pages
...great star in the zenith or burn like an untended watch-fire on the ridge of some dark mountain : — " If thou. indeed, derive thy light from Heaven, Then,...light, Shine, Poet ! in thy place, and be content." Few of Wordsworth's poems of Jater date than 1832 can be said to dart their beams with planetary influence...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth, D.C.L., Poet Laureate, Etc. Etc

William Wordsworth - 1845 - 660 pages
...EDITION. LONDON: EDWARD MOXON, DOVER STREET. LONDON : aRAD BU К Y AND EVANS, riUNTRIW, WHlTUFHlAHs. IF thou indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then, to the measure of that heaveu-horn light, Shine, Poet ! in thy place, and be content : — The stars pre-eminent in magnitude,...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1849 - 668 pages
...WILLIAM WORDSWORTH, DCL, POET LAUREATE, ETC. ETC. A NEW EDITION. LONDON: EDWARD MOXON, DOVER STREET. IF thou indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then, to the measure of that heaveu-born light, Shine, Poet ! in thy place, and be content : — The stars pre-eminent in magnitude,...
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Memoirs of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

Christopher Wordsworth - 1851 - 540 pages
...the lines prefixed to the later editions of his poems, the author apostrophizes himself, and says, ' If thou indeed derive thy light from heaven, Then,...light, Shine, POET, in thy place, and be content.' These and the following lines were suggested by the view of the starry heavens, as seen at Rydal Mount....
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One hundred sonnets

Henry Frank Lott - 1851 - 126 pages
... ONE HUOBED SONNETS, ONE HUNDRED SONNETS; BY HENRY FRANK LOTT. " If thou indeed derive thy light from' Heaven, Then,...measure of that Heaven-born light Shine, Poet ! in thy sphere, and be content." WOEDSWORTH. LONDON: WILLOUGHBY AND CO., WARWICK LANE, AND SMITHFIELD. LONDON...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Late Poet Laureate

William Wordsworth - 1851 - 748 pages
...in the joyous air That to their long-loved Poet's spirit bear A nation's promise of undying fame. Ir ligh^ Shine, Poet, in thy place, and be content: The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 1

William Wordsworth - 1854 - 444 pages
...Court of the District of Massachusetts. CAMBRIDGE: METCALP AND COMPANY, STEREOTYPERS AND PRINTERSIF thou indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then, to...light, Shine, Poet ! in thy place, and be content : — The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith dart their beams, (Visible...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1854 - 776 pages
...in the joyous air That to their long-loved Poet's spirit bear A nation's promise of undying fame. Is thou indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then, to...light, Shine, Poet, in thy place, and be content: — The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith dart their beams, (Visible though...
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The Solitudes of Nature and of Man: Or, The Loneliness of Human Life

William Rounseville Alger - Loneliness - 1867 - 420 pages
...the future. How well he knew his own place ! If thou indeed derive thy light from heaven, Then, in the measure of that heaven-born light, Shine, poet ! in thy place, and be content. Since his estimate was the simple truth, and not unaccompanied with devout humility, it is a shame...
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