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" TEARS, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth of some divine despair Rise in the heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy Autumn-fields, And thinking of the days that are no more. Fresh as the first beam glittering on... "
Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring ... - Page 183
by Elbert Hubbard - 1923 - 228 pages
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The Hibernian Magazine. ..., Issues 1-6

English literature - 1864 - 496 pages
...purely delicate in illustration, or symmetrical in form, was ever turned to shape. •'Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean. Tears from the depth...of some divine despair Rise in the heart and gather in the eyes, In looking on the happy autumn fields And thinking on the days that are no more. Fresh...
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Peculiar. Ed. by W. Howitt. Authorized ed, Volume 1

Epes Sargent - 1864 - 324 pages
...parted, each retiring to his state-room for repose. CHAPTER XII. THE STORY OF ESTELLE. Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth of some divine despair, Eise in the heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy autumn-fields And thinking of the...
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Essays on Social Subjects from the Saturday Review

Anne Mozley - Conduct of life - 1865 - 364 pages
...which express so well our idea of the pathetic as Tennyson's " divine despair " : — " Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth...fields, And thinking of the days that are no more. " Something of the irrevocable — of loss which cannot be restored — enters surely into all pathos,...
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Essays on Social Subjects from the Saturday Review

Anne Mozley - Conduct of life - 1865 - 374 pages
...which express so well our idea of the pathetic as Tennyson's " divine despair " : — t " Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth...fields, And thinking of the days that are no more." Something of the irrevocable — of loss which cannot be restored — enters surely into all pathos,...
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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 504 pages
...long, That on the stretched forefinger of all time, Sparkle forever. The Princess. Canto u. Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth...fields, And thinking of the days that are no more. Ibid. Canto Iv. Dear as remembered kisses after death, And sweet as those by hopeless fancy feigned...
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The Poetical Works of Edgar Allan Poe: With an Original Memoir

Edgar Allan Poe - History - 1859 - 302 pages
...the earth, earthy. What I am about to read is from his last long poem, " The Princess :" Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth...glittering on a sail, That brings our friends up from the under world, Sad as the last which reddens over one That sinks with all we love below the verge ; So...
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Passages from the auto-biography of a 'man of Kent' [R. Cowtan] ed. by ...

Robert Cowtan - 1866 - 436 pages
...face of nature, and think of those I love, I weep — " Tears, idle tears, I know not what they menn, Tears from the depth of some divine despair Rise in...fields, And thinking of the days that are no more." In parting with my book, and with my readers, I am reminded of other partings. Natural partings are...
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The princess. With illustr. from drawings by D. Maclise

Alfred Tennyson (1st baron.) - 1866 - 222 pages
...minutes fledged with music :' and a maid, Of those beside her, smote her harp, and sang. " Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth...heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy Autumn-fields, And thinking of the days that are no more. " Fresh as the first beam glittering on a...
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Translations Into English and Latin

Charles Stuart Calverley - English poetry - 1866 - 306 pages
...Illius, illius Da, quicquid audit : nec silebunt Qui numeri placuere vivo. TEARS, IDLE TEARS. TEARS, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth...heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy Autumn-fields, And thinking of the days that are no more. Fresh as the first beam glittering on a sail,...
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The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson: Poet Laureate, Etc ..., Volume 1

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1866 - 398 pages
...minutes fledged with music ; " and a maid, Of those beside her, smote her harp, and sang. " Tears, idle tears, I know not what they mean, Tears from the depth...heart, and gather to the eyes, In looking on the happy Autumn-fields, And thinking of the days that are no more. " Fresh as the first beam glittering on a...
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