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" For robes with regal purple tinged ; convert The crook into a sceptre ; give the pomp Of circumstance ; and here the tragic Muse Shall find apt subjects for her highest art. Amid the groves, under the shadowy hills, The generations are prepared ; the... "
The Excursion; a Poem - Page 225
by William Wordsworth - 1836 - 374 pages
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The Excursion, Being a Portion of The Recluse, a Poem

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1814 - 476 pages
...tragic Muse Shall find apt subjects for her highest art. — Amid the groves, beneath the shadowy hills The generations are prepared ; the pangs, The internal...rejects, We, whose established and unfailing trust Is in controuling Providence, admit That through all stations human life abounds With mysteries, — for...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 22

England - 1827 - 798 pages
...Tragic Muse Shall find apt subject for her highest art. Amid the groves, beneath the shadowy hills, The generations are prepared, the pangs, The internal pangs are ready ; THE DKEAD STRIFE, OP pooa HUMANITY'S AFFLICTED WILL STRUGGLING IN VAIN WITH RUTHLESS DESTIKY ! Having,...
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Lectures on the English Poets: Delivered at the Surrey Institution

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1818 - 354 pages
...our. doom was sealed. In them " The generations were prepared ; the pangs, The internal pangs, were ready, the dread strife Of poor humanity's afflicted will, Struggling in vain with ruthless destiny." In their first false step we trace all our future woe, with loss of Eden. But there was a short and...
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The London Magazine, Volume 3

1821 - 746 pages
...destiny, ever cancelled. Beneath the hills, amid the flowery groves, The generations are prepar'd ; the pangs, The internal pangs, are ready ; the dread...afflicted will Struggling in vain with ruthless destiny. The " winged wounds " that rankle in our breasts to our latest day were planted there long since, ticketed...
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New Monthly Magazine, and Universal Register, Volume 3

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth, William Ainsworth - 1821 - 680 pages
...Amid the groves — beneath the shadowy hills The generations are prepared ; the pangs, The iniernal pangs are ready; the dread strife Of poor humanity's...afflicted will Struggling in vain with ruthless destiny. Miss Kelly was excellent, in spite of her fine speeches; her acting was particularly striking where...
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New Monthly Magazine, and Universal Register, Volume 3

Thomas Campbell, Samuel Carter Hall, Edward Bulwer Lytton Baron Lytton, Theodore Edward Hook, Thomas Hood, William Harrison Ainsworth, William Ainsworth - 1821 - 682 pages
...Muse Shall find apt subjects for her highest art. — Amid the groves — beneath the shadowy hills The generations are prepared ; the pangs. The internal...pangs are ready; the dread strife Of poor humanity's afiticttd will Struggling in vain with ruthless destiny. Miss Kelly was excellent, iu spite of her...
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The Spirit of the Age: Or, Contemporary Portraits, Volumes 1-2

William Hazlitt - English literature - 1825 - 482 pages
...bending flower, the tear collects in ihe glistening eye. " Beneath the hills, along tbe flowery vales, The generations are prepared ; the pangs, The internal...afflicted will, Struggling in vain with ruthless destiny." As the lark ascends from its low bed on fluttering wing, and salutes the morning skies ; so Mr. Wordsworth's...
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table-talk

a and w galignani - 1825 - 306 pages
...the hills, amid the flowery groves, The generations are prepar'd ; the pangs, The internal pangs, arc ready; the dread strife Of poor humanity's afflicted will Struggling in vain with ruthless destiny." The "winged wounds" that rankle in our breasts to our latest day, were planted there long since, ticketed...
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“The” Spirit of the Age, Or Contemporary Portraits

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 480 pages
...bending flower, the tear collects in the glistening eye. " Beneath the hills, along the flowery vales, The generations are prepared ; the pangs, The internal pangs are ready; the dread strile Of poor humanity's afflicted will, Struggling in vain with ruthless destiny." As the lark ascends...
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The Plain Speaker: Opinions on Books, Men, and Things : in Two Volumes, Volume 2

William Hazlitt - Rationalism - 1826 - 462 pages
...destiny, ever cancelled. Beneath the hills, amid the flowery groves, The generations are prepar'd ; the pangs, The internal pangs, are ready ; the dread...afflicted will Struggling in vain with ruthless destiny. The " winged wounds " that rankle in our breasts to our latest day, were planted there long since,...
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