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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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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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The Life and Work of Ludwig Lewisohn: This dark and desperate age

Ralph Melnick - Biography & Autobiography - 1998 - 642 pages
...during these coming years as though freedom would win at Armageddon and so — you remember Shelly: hope till hope creates / From its own wreck the thing it contemplates." If not, if only despair and defeat were felt and expressed, then victory would be served to the forces...
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Biofictions: The Rewriting of Romantic Lives in Contemporary Fiction and Drama

Martin Middeke, Werner Huber - Literary Collections - 1999 - 248 pages
...from Demogorgon's last speech about the power of love, forgiveness, and hope: "To defy power which seems omnipotent — /To love, and bear — to hope...creates / From its own wreck the thing it contemplates" (81/309). This kind of hope is called "Good, great, and joyous, beautiful and free."37 This element...
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Apocalypse and Millennium in English Romantic Poetry

Morton D. Paley - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 338 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...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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Hope: An International Human Becoming Perspective

Rosemarie Rizzo Parse - Medical - 1999 - 326 pages
...Facets of Hope F. BERYL PILKINGTON Who against hope believed in hope. Romans 4:18 (King James Version) To hope till Hope creates From its own wreck the thing it contemplates. Shelley, Prometheus Unbound. Act iv, 1. 573 The subject of hope has been widely discussed in the popular...
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Ritual, Myth & Mysticism the Work of Mary Butts Between Feminism & Modernism ...

Roslyn Reso Foy - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 196 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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Frederick Delius and Peter Warlock: A Friendship Revealed

Frederick Delius, Peter Warlock - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 580 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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How Good is David Mamet, Anyway?: Writings on Theatre--and why it Matters

John Heilpern - Art - 2000 - 322 pages
...a Turgenev struggling in private doubt to create a new form of theater with A Month in the Country* "To hope, till hope creates from its own wreck, the thing it contemplates," Shelley wrote. Never seeing his one great play staged as he imagined, the despairing Turgenev looked...
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English Spirituality: From 1700 to the Present Day

Gordon Mursell - Religion - 2001 - 604 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 [= Prometheus] , is to be Good, great and joyous, beautiful...
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