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" To suffer woes which hope thinks infinite ; To forgive wrongs darker than death or night ; To defy power which seems omnipotent ; To love and bear ; to hope till hope creates From its own wreck the thing it contemplates ; Neither to change, nor falter,... "
Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring ... - Page 111
by Elbert Hubbard - 1923 - 228 pages
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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley: The Text ..., Volume 2

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1885 - 474 pages
...her with his length, These are the spells by which to reassutne An empire o'er the disentangled doom. To suffer woes which hope thinks infinite ; To forgive...free ; This is alone Life, Joy, Empire, and Victory i NOTE ON PROMETHEUS UNBOUND, BY MRS. SHELLEY. ON the lath of March 1818 Shelley quitted England, never...
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The Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume 2

Edward Dowden - 1886 - 616 pages
...needs return to man, declaring in a few lines of high intention the sum of the whole matter: — " To suffer woes which Hope thinks infinite; To forgive...omnipotent ; To love and bear ; to hope till Hope creates Prom its own wreck the thing it contemplates; Neither to change nor falter nor repent; This, like thy...
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Poems

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1887 - 730 pages
...with his length ; These are the spells by which to re-assume An empire o'er the disentangled doom. To suffer woes which Hope thinks infinite ; To forgive...the thing it contemplates ; Neither to change, nor faulter, nor repent ; This, like thy glory, Titan, is to be Good, great and joyous, beautiful and free...
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Publications

Shelley Society - Societies - 1887 - 194 pages
...existence in the visionary chain of intellectual beauty, both were indeed equally vain and enthusiastic. " To suffer woes which Hope thinks infinite— To forgive...the thing it contemplates, Neither to change, nor flatter, nor repent; This, like thy glory, Titan, is to be Good, great, and joyous, beautiful and free...
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The Wandering Jew: A Poem, Volume 12

Percy Bysshe Shelley - Wandering Jew - 1887 - 184 pages
...existence in the visionary chain of intellectual beauty, both were indeed equally vain and enthusiastic. " To suffer woes which Hope thinks infinite — To forgive...the thing it contemplates, Neither to change, nor flatter, nor repent ; This, like thy glory, Titan, is to be Good, great, and joyous, beautiful and...
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The Life of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume 2

Edward Dowden - 1887 - 620 pages
...must needs return to man, declaring in a few lines of high intention the sum of the whole matter:— " To suffer woes which Hope thinks infinite; To forgive...bear; to hope till Hope creates From its own wreck the tlling it contemplates; Neither to change nor falter nor repent; This, like thy glory, Titan, is to...
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Literary Essays

Richard Holt Hutton - English literature - 1888 - 504 pages
...wished to inculcate that the highest virtues of the creature are purely passive : — " To sufl'er woes which Hope thinks infinite, To forgive wrongs...the thing it contemplates ; Neither to change, nor flatter, nor repent, — This, like thy glory, Titan, is to be Good, great, and joyous, beautiful and...
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Corresponding Powers: Studies in Honour of Professor Hisaaki Yamanouchi

George Hughes - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 274 pages
...their visions or see their ideals thwarted, their last words have always suggested the possibility "to hope till Hope creates from its own wreck the thing it contemplates," or "If winter comes, can Spring be far behind?" Why should it be that in "The Triumph of Life," the...
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Valperga

Mary Shelley - Fiction - 1998 - 500 pages
...whom she gives a home, and whose radical pessimism both defeats and energizes her more Shelleyan will to "hope, till Hope creates/ From its own wreck the thing it contemplates" (PU:IV.573-4). Shelley's bold insertion of two fictitious women into a historical narrative makes Valperga...
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Apocalypse and Millennium in English Romantic Poetry

Morton D. Paley - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 338 pages
...Sibylline Lmves, p. 54. See Paley, Coleridge's Later Poetty (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1996), pp. 59- 60. To suffer woes which Hope thinks infinite; To forgive...creates From its own wreck the thing it contemplates; Only by such means could the millennium be re-attained, for in Shelley's view violence would change...
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