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" MILTON ! thou should'st be living at this hour ; .England hath need of thee : she is a fen Of stagnant waters : altar, sword and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are... "
Poems - Page 212
by William Wordsworth - 1815
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The Golden Sunset; Or, the Homeless Blind Girl

Annie Kane - Blind - 1867 - 252 pages
...words, we are strongly tempted to join in the grave reproach of Wordsworth's sonnet: "Milton! thoa shouldst be living at this hour; England hath need...Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and bower Have foifeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men. 0 raise us up; return...
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Sanders' Rhetorical, Or, Union Sixth Reader: Embracing a Full Exposition of ...

Charles Walton Sanders - Readers - 1862 - 610 pages
...ocean without rest; They, also, serve who only stand and wait." III. TO MILTON. WOEISWORTH Milton ! thou shouldst be living at this hour; England hath...sword, and pen, Fireside, the heroic wealth of hall and hower, Have forfeited their ancient English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men; Ok! raise...
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The Wordsworth Book of Sonnets

Masson - Poetry - 1995 - 228 pages
...our faithful innocence, And pure religion breathing household laws. WILLIAM WORDSWORTH Milton Milton! thou shouldst be living at this hour: England hath...English dower Of inward happiness. We are selfish men; O raise us up, return to us again, And give us manners, virtue, freedom, power! Thy soul was like a...
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An Intellectual History of Psychology

Daniel N. Robinson - Psychology - 1995 - 390 pages
...morality. Listen to Wordsworth calling up, from a time before Hume, the hero England lost: Milton! thou should'st be living at this hour; England hath need of thee; she is a fen Of stagnant waters . . . "London, 1802" In his "Ode to Duty" and his "Character of the Happy Warrior," there is the same...
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Componenten en compositie van de historische roman: een comparatistische en ...

Serge Heirbrant - Historical fiction - 1995 - 404 pages
...Drop (1958: 162). ". Voorbeelden in Vallery (1980). a. Cf. Wordsworths sonnet London, 1802 ("Milton, thou shouldst be living at this hour / England hath need of thee"). ". Geciteerd in Knowles (1978b: 209-211). ". "Aan BM Eichenbaum komt de grote verdienste toe te hebben...
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Telling Histories: Narrativizing History, Historicizing Literature

Susana Onega Jaén - Literary Criticism - 1995 - 216 pages
...incongruous and make us uncomfortable, as does Wordsworth's sonnet to the revolutionary epic poet: Milton! Thou shouldst be living at this hour: England hath need of thee . . . We are selfish men: Oh Raise us up, return to us again; And give us manners, virtue, freedom,...
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Saha and His Formula

G Venkataraman - Atmospheric thermodynamics - 1995 - 228 pages
...blame! Nearly two centuries ago the English poet Wordsworth wrote of the great John Milton: Milton! thou shouldst be living at this hour: England hath need of thee .. ... We are selfish men; Oh! raise us up, return to us again; And give us manners, virtue, freedom,...
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Modern Chinese Literary Thought: Writings on Literature, 1893-1945

Kirk A. Denton - Literary Criticism - 1996 - 576 pages
...methods for ma10. In Wen's 1928 essay on Du Fu, he quotes part of a sonnet by Wordsworth: "Milton! thou should'st be living at this hour: / England hath need of thee: she is a fen / Of stagnant waters . . . "; see Selected Poems and Prefaces by William Wordsworth, ed. Jack Stillinger (Boston: Houghton...
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The Economy of Literary Form: English Literature and the Industrialization ...

Lee Erickson - Design - 1996 - 242 pages
...wanted, and Walter Scott was. We do not agree with the doctrine implied in Wordsworth's sonnet, Milton! thou should'st be living at this hour: England hath need of thee. England would have been the better for him, but England would not have attended to him if she had had...
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John Keats and the Culture of Dissent

Nicholas Roe - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 344 pages
...called Milton Friend. (1-4) — and, closer still to Keats's sense of England's present decline, Milton! thou should'st be living at this hour: England hath need of thee . . . (1-2) These two sonnets, 'Great Men' and 'London, 18o2', were among the three of Wordsworth's...
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