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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... "
Contributions to Herography - Page 37
1850 - 101 pages
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The Journal of Speculative Philosophy, Volume 6; Volume 14

Electronic journals - 1880 - 644 pages
...such as Hope, Mutability, Misery, etc. A very subtle emotional process is objectified in the words, " to hope till Hope creates from its own wreck the thing it contemplates." Of this sublimely paradoxical way of making that which is negative positive, of transforming what appears...
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Holiday Rambles in Ordinary Places

Richard Holt Hutton - England - 1880 - 392 pages
...such hopes, perhaps, as were in Shelley's vision when he made it the attribute of a demigod, — " To hope till hope creates From its own -wreck the thing it contemplates," — these were our enjoyments morning after morning, and evening after evening, as Phoebe Junior took...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley, Volume 3

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1881 - 474 pages
...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...the thing it contemplates ; Neither to change, nor falter, nor repent ; This, like thy glory, Titan, is to be Good, great, and joyous, beautiful and free...
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An Introduction to the Study of Poetry

Henry Bernard Cotterill - English poetry - 1882 - 380 pages
...the pit over Destruction's strength." And the poem ends with these lines : — " To suffer woes which Hope thinks infinite ; To forgive wrongs darker than...Neither to change, nor flatter, nor repent ; This, like thy glory, Titan, is to be Good, great and joyous, beautiful and free ; This is alone life, joy, empire,...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Jehiel Keeler Hoyt, Anna Lydia Ward - Quotations - 1882 - 926 pages
...which hope thinks infinite; To forgive wrongs darker than the death- of night; To defy power which seems omnipotent; To love and bear; to hope till hope...wreck the thing it contemplates ; Neither to change, to falter, nor repent; This, like thy glory, Titan, is to be Good, great, and joyous, beautiful and...
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An Introduction to the Study of Poetry

Henry Bernard Cotterill - English poetry - 1882 - 354 pages
...over Destruction's strength. * * * * * To defy Power which seems omnipotent— To love and bear—to hope till hope creates From its own wreck the thing...to change, nor flatter, nor repent,— This, like thy glory, Titan, is to be Good, great, and joyous, beautiful and free, This is alone Life, Joy, Empire,...
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The Cyclopædia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Jehiel Keeler Hoyt - Quotations, English - 1882 - 914 pages
...infinite; To forgive wrongs darker than the death of night; To defy power which seems omnipotent; To lovo t if you swear by that that is not, you are not forsworn : no more was to falter, nor repent; This, like thy glory, Titan, is to be Good, great, and joyous, beautiful and...
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Wanda, by Ouida, Volume 3

Marie Louise De la Ramée - 1883 - 450 pages
...forgive wrongs darker than death or night, To defy power which seems omnipotent, To love, and live to hope till hope creates From its own wreck the thing it contemplates, Neither to change, nor falter, nor repent. This, perchance, had been the higher diviner way which she had missed — this...
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Wanda, Volume 1

Ouida - 1884 - 474 pages
...forgive wrongs darker than death or night, To defy power which seems omnipotent, To love, and live to hope till hope creates From its own wreck the thing it contemplates, Neither to change, nor falter, nor repent. This, perchance, had been the higher diviner way which she had missed — this...
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The Complete Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley: The Text ..., Volume 2

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1885 - 474 pages
...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...the thing it contemplates ; Neither to change, nor falter, nor repent ; This, like thy glory, Titan, is to be Good, great, and joyous, beautiful and free...
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