The History of Early English Literature: Being the History of English Poetry from Its Beginnings to the Accession of King Ælfred, by Stopford A. Brooke ...
Macmillan and Company, 1892 - 500 páginas
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Página 310 - I appear''. shall I to him make known As yet my change, and give him to partake Full happiness with me; or rather not, But keep the odds of knowledge...
Página 432 - Created hugest that swim the ocean stream : Him haply slumbering on the Norway foam, The pilot of some small night-foundered skiff Deeming some island, oft, as seamen tell, With fixed anchor in his scaly rind, Moors by his side under the lee, while night Invests the sea, and wished morn delays...
Página 432 - Leviathan, which God of all his works Created hugest that swim the ocean-stream. Him, haply slumbering on the Norway foam, The pilot of some small night-foundered skiff Deeming some island, oft, as seamen tell, With fixed anchor in his scaly rind Moors by his side under the lee, while night Invests the sea and wished morn delays.
Página 314 - They looking back, all th' eastern side beheld Of Paradise, so late their happy seat, Wav'd over by that flaming brand, the gate With dreadful faces throng'd and fiery arms. Some natural tears they dropp'd, but wip'd them soon; The world was all before them, where to choose Their place of rest, and Providence their guide.
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