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" My spirit is too weak— mortality Weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleep, And each imagined pinnacle and steep Of godlike hardship tells me I must die Like a sick eagle looking at the sky. Yet 'tis a gentle luxury to weep That I have not the cloudy... "
The Atlantic Monthly - Page 441
1928
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Life, Letters, and Literary Remains, of John Keats

John Keats - Poets, English - 1848 - 420 pages
...Sonnet, and attained by Keats so successfully on many other subjects :— ON SEEING THE ELGIN MARBLES. My spirit is too weak ; mortality Weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleep, And each imagined pinnacle and steep Of godlike hardship tells me I must die Like a sick eagle looking...
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Life, letters, and literary remains, of John Keats, Volume 1

Richard Monckton Milnes (1st baron Houghton.) - 1848 - 328 pages
...Sonnet, and attained by Keats so successfully on many other subjects : — ON SEEING THE ELGIN MARBLES. My spirit is too weak ; mortality Weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleep, And each imagined pinnacle and steep Of godlike hardship tells me I must die Like a sick eagle looking...
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The Poetical Works of John Keats: With a Life

John Keats - 1859 - 524 pages
...an earthquake made thee steep, Another cannot wake thy giant size. XXI. ON SEEING THE ELGIN MAKBLES. MY spirit is too weak ; mortality Weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleep, And each imagined pinnacle and steep Of godlike hardship tells me I must die Like a sick eagle looking...
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The Poetical Works of John Keats

John Keats - English poetry - 1863 - 370 pages
...an earthquake made thee steep, Another cannot wake thy giant size. XXI. ON SEEING THE ELGIN MARBLES. MY spirit is too weak ; mortality Weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleep, And each imagined pinnacle and steep Of godlike hardship tells me I must die Like a sick eagle looking...
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The poetical works of John Keats. With mem., notes &c, Issue 799

John Keats - 1874 - 320 pages
...glance, and hear their singing, And float with them about the summer waters. XVIII. ON THE ELGIN MARBLES. MY spirit is too weak ; mortality Weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleep, And each imagined pinnacle and steep Of godlike hardship tells me I must die Like a sick eagle looking...
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The Life, Letters and Table Talk of Benjamin Robert Haydon

Benjamin Robert Haydon - Painters - 1876 - 372 pages
...Marbles, then the property of the English nation. He has tried to tell us how they affected him : " My spirit is too weak ; mortality Weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleep, And each imagined pinnacle and steep Of godlike hardship tells me I must die Like a sick eagle looking...
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Daniel Deronda, Part 6

George Eliot - 1876 - 206 pages
...Deronda would not disturb this needful rest, but waited for a spontaneous movement. CHAPTER XLIII. ' My spirit is too weak ; mortality Weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleep, And each imagined pinnacle and steep Of godlike hardship tells me I must die Like a sick eagle looking...
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Daniel Deronda, Volume 2

George Eliot - England - 1876 - 444 pages
...Deronda would not disturb this needful rest, but waited for a spontaneous movement. CHAPTER XLHL " My spirit is too weak ; mortality Weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleap, And each imagined pinnacle and steep Of godlike hardship tells me I must die Like a sick eagle...
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Sonnets of Three Centuries: A Selection Including Many Examples Hitherto ...

Sir Hall Caine - Sonnets, English - 1882 - 378 pages
...hadst thou, as it once befel, To Dian, Queen of Earth, and Heaven, and Hell. ON THE ELGIN MARBLES. Y spirit is too weak ; mortality Weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleep, And each imagined pinnacle and steep Of godlike hardship tells me I must die Like a sick eagle looking...
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The Letters and Poems of John Keats, Volumes 1-2

John Keats - 1883 - 302 pages
...woodland rivulet, — a Poet's death. Jan. i8ij. ON SEEING THE ELGIN MARBLES FOR THE FIRST TIME. QY spirit is too weak; mortality Weighs heavily on me like unwilling sleep, And each imagined pinnacle and steep Of godlike hardship tells me I must die Like a sick eagle looking...
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