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" Huge fragments vaulted like rebounding hail, Or chaffy grain beneath the thresher's flail : And mid these dancing rocks at once and ever It flung up momently the sacred river. Five miles meandering with a mazy motion Through wood and dale the sacred river... "
Elbert Hubbard's Scrap Book: Containing the Inspired and Inspiring ... - Page 195
by Elbert Hubbard - 1923 - 228 pages
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Simple English poems, ed. by H.C. Bowen

Herbert Courthope Bowen - 1879 - 318 pages
...beauty. To match this line, and the three before it we may quote from Coleridge's Kobla Khan : — " Five miles, meandering with a mazy motion Through...to man And sank in tumult to a lifeless ocean." And from Lander's Uelnr (wbich Shelley so loved), concerning a sea-shell when held to the ear : — " And...
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History of the First and Second Missouri Confederate Brigades: 1861-1865 ...

Robert S. Bevier - Missouri - 1879 - 538 pages
...gazed at the moon in the azure sky and the silent flow of the muddy waters, I thought of " Kubla Khan." "Five miles, meandering with a mazy motion, Through wood and dale the sacred river ran, Then reach'd the caverns measureless to man, And sank in tumult to a lifeless ocean ; And 'mid the tumult...
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A poetry-book of modern poets, selected and arranged by A. B. Edwards

Amelia Ann Blanford Edwards - 1879 - 390 pages
...thresher's flail: And 'mid these dancing rocks at once and ever It flung up momently the sacred river. Five miles meandering with a mazy motion Through wood and dale the sacred river ran, 28 KUBLA KHAN. Then reached the caverns measureless to man, And sank in tutriult to a lifeless ocean...
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Ballads and Lyrics

Henry Cabot Lodge - English poetry - 1880 - 408 pages
...thresher's flail: And 'mid these dancing rocks at once and ever It flung up momently the sacred river. Five miles meandering with a mazy motion Through wood...the mingled measure From the fountain and the caves. !t was a miracle of rare device, A sunny pleasure-dome with caves of ice! A damsel with a dulcimei...
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The Princeton Review, Volume 6

Theology - 1880 - 460 pages
...hardly rash to call it the first poem of the language." Especially he dotes over these lines in it :. " Five miles meandering with a mazy motion Through wood...heard from far Ancestral voices prophesying, war." It is not wonderful that a poet who himself revels to excess in melodious words should go into ecstasies...
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Coleridge, Shelley, Goethe: Biographic Aesthetic Studies

George Henry Calvert - 1880 - 316 pages
...while still swollen with genial warmth. Genius, the master, cannot do without talent, the servant. " Five miles meandering with a mazy motion Through wood...measureless to man, And sank in tumult to a lifeless ocean : " To present of a sudden to the mind a signal thought, which springs unexpectedly but appropriately...
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The Wreckers

Mary Rosa Stuart Kettle - 1880 - 426 pages
...course, to court fortune after their own lawless and desperate fashion. CHAPTEE XIII. SUMMER DAY-DREAMS. "The shadow of the dome of pleasure Floated midway...mingled measure From the fountain and the caves." COLERIDGE. BEATRICE attempted no concealment, from this time forward, of the gratification it afforded...
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Education, Volume 45

Education - 1925 - 700 pages
...thresher's flail, And mid those dancing rocks at once and ever It flung up momently the sacred river. Five miles meandering with a mazy motion Through wood...ran, Then reached the caverns measureless to man, And sunk in tumult in a lifeless ocean; And midst this tumult Kubla heard from far Ancestral voices prophesying...
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Parnassus

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1880 - 584 pages
...thresher's Hail : And 'mid these dancing rocks at once and ever It flung up momently the sacred river. Five miles meandering with a mazy motion Through wood...ran, Then reached the caverns measureless to man, 126 127 And 'mid this tumult Kubla beard from far Ancestral voices prophecying war ! The shadow of...
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Gems of national poetry. Compiled and ed. by mrs. Valentine

Laura Valentine - 1880 - 634 pages
...thresher's flail ; And 'mid these dancing rocks at once and It flungup momently the sacred river, [ever Five miles meandering with a mazy motion Through wood and dale the sacred river ran, [man, Then reached the caverns measureless to And sank in tumult to a lifeless ocean ; And 'mid this...
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