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" IF thou indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then, to the measure of that heaven-born light, Shine, Poet ! in thy place, and be content : — The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith dart their beams, (Visible though they be to... "
The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine - Page 186
edited by - 1892
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Transcripts and Studies

Edward Dowden - Criticism - 1888 - 548 pages
...star in the zenith or burn like an untended watch - fire on the ridge of some dark mountain : — " If thou, indeed, derive thy light from Heaven, Then,...light, Shine, Poet ! in thy place, and be content." Few of Wordsworth's poems of later date than 1832 can be said. to dart their beams with planetary influence...
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Selections from Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1888 - 350 pages
...LIGHT FROM HEA VEN." Composed 1827. Published 1827. IF thou indeed derive thy light from Heaven, (78) Then, to the measure of that heaven-born light, Shine, Poet ! in thy place, and be content : — The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith dart their beams, (Visible...
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Selections from Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - English literature - 1889 - 468 pages
...shall the seventh be truly blest, From morn to eve, with hallowed rest. "IF THOU INDEED." 1 — 1832. IF thou indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then...heaven-born light, Shine, Poet, in thy place, and be content The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith dart their beams, (Visible though...
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Selections from Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1889 - 488 pages
...Free for a Sabbath of the heart : So shall the seventh be truly blest, "IF THOU INDEED." ? — 1832. IF thou indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then...heaven-born light, Shine, Poet, in thy place, and be content The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith dart their beams, (Visible though...
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Early Poems

William Wordsworth - 1889 - 268 pages
...WORDSWORTH LONDON GEORGE ROUTLEDGE AND SONS BROADWAY, LUDGATE HILL ASGOW, MANCHESTER, AND NEW YORK 1889 IF thou indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then,...light Shine, Poet ! in thy place, and be content, — The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith dart their beams (Visible though...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1889 - 1016 pages
...to, namely, on the tops or the mountains, and as winter-lamps at a distance among the leafless trees. IF thou indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then,...the measure of that heaven-born light. Shine, Poet I in thy place, and be content : — The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith...
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The Bookmart: A Monthly Magazine of Literary and Library ..., Volume 6

Richard Halkett - American literature - 1889 - 766 pages
...and beautiful lines in the forefront as a proem o:- motto for the whole — those beginning :— " If thou indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then,...the measure of that heaven-born light. Shine, Poet I in thy place, and be content." The full significance of the poem, as elevated by its author into...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1889 - 1152 pages
...winter-lamps at a distance among the tearless trees. IP thou indeed derive thy light from H eaven. Then, to the measure of that heaven-born light, Shine, Poet! in thy place, and be content ; — • The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith dart their beams, (Visible...
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Longman's Magazine, Volume 17

1891 - 740 pages
...be its ultimate destiny, I know enough of the poet to feel sure that he will say with Wordsworth — If thou indeed derive thy light from heaven, Then,...light, Shine, poet, in thy place, and be content. FW FAKKAR. Stone-Broke. TWO battered hurdles, A heap of stones, A hayband wrapping The hurdles' bones....
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The Nature and Elements of Poetry

Edmund Clarence Stedman - Poetry - 1892 - 376 pages
...to his ethical convictions. Our minor artists in verse succeed as to simplicity and sensuousness in their renaissance work, but fail with respect to its...and rhythm. While the restriction adopted for these The mode lectures excludes that which is merely in- SS'lts .' . . mode of ventive composition, you...
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