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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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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - England - 1916 - 1604 pages
...DERIVE THY LIGHT FROM HEAVEN 183S 1836 If thou indeed derive thy light from Heaven, 1 The Mediterranean. "J 1916 Scott, Foresman"1 Woods George Benjamin" George Benjamin Woods( The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, 5 And they that from the zenith dart their beams, (Visible though...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - American literature - 1919 - 712 pages
...REVOLUTION: SOLUTIONS OF THE SPIRITUAL PROBLEMS 1. THE RETURN TO NATURE THE POET WILLIAM WORDSWORTH I on poisonous names with which our youth is fed, I...— When musing deeply on the lot Of life, at the s : — The stars pre-eminent in magnitude, And they that from the zenith dart their beams, (Visible...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 1

William Wordsworth - 1919 - 244 pages
...BIRTH OF LOVE, TRANSLATED FROM SOME FRENCH STANZAS BY FRANCIS WRANGHAM . 219 POEMS 1785-1797 IF them indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then, to the...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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A Physician's anthology of English and American poetry

Casey Albert Wood - 1920 - 382 pages
...: Sings still of ancient rights and better limes, Seeks suffering good, arraigns successful crimes. 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,...
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The Shorter Poems of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1927 - 734 pages
...HUTCHINSON I. To a Redbreast 695 WORDSWORTH'S SHORTER POEMS "IF THOU INDEED DERIVE THY LIGHT FROM HEAVEN" 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...
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A Mind For Ever Voyaging: Wordsworth at Work Portraying Newton and Science

W. K. Thomas, Warren U. Ober - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 348 pages
...trees" (PW 1:317). The poem itself reads as follows, with lines 2 and 14-16 having been added in 1837: 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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Open Your Mind: The Seven Keys to Thinking Critically

Francesco Sofo - Business & Economics - 2004 - 244 pages
...likely you are to relish the creative potential of ambiguity and being a catalyst. Become a poet Ifthou indeed derive thy light from Heaven, Then, to the...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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Papers of the Manchester Literary Club, Volume 17

Manchester Literary Club - English literature - 1891 - 504 pages
...probably quite unconscious. Waugh's life was an almost perfect fulfilment of Wordsworth's noble lines — 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. A discussion followed, in which Messrs....
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