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" COURAGE !" he said, and pointed toward the land, " This mounting wave will roll us shoreward soon." In the afternoon they came unto a land, In which it seemed always afternoon. All round the coast the languid air did swoon, Breathing like one that hath... "
The National Review - Side 403
redigeret af - 1855
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Melodious Guile: Fictive Pattern in Poetic Language

John Hollander - 1990 - 262 sider
..."afternoon" and repeated "land," instead of another word to rhyme with its occurrence two lines back — "In the afternoon they came unto a land / In which it seemed always afternoon" — herald a coming lassitude and abandon, as if the description itself were like a whiff of the narcotic...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 sider
..."Courage!" he said, and pointed toward the land, "This mounting wave will roll us shoreward soon." s froward, peevish, sullen, sour, And not obedient to his honest will, What (1. 1—4) 81 A land where all things always seemed the same! And round about the keel with faces pale....
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Emerson's Literary Criticism

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1995 - 252 sider
...has his own humor, and original rhythm, music and images. How ring his humorsome lines in the ear,— "In the afternoon they came unto a land In which it seemed always afternoon."55 The Old Year's Death56 pleases me most. But why I speak of him now is because he had...
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Edmund Spenser, a Reception History

David Hill Radcliffe - 1996 - 239 sider
..."Courage!" he said, and pointed toward the land, "This mounting wave will roll us shoreward soon." In the afternoon they came unto a land In which it...Along the cliff to fall and pause and fall did seem. (Poetical Works, 51) This metaphorical stream of verse echoes and burlesques Thomas Gray's "Progress...
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Melville and the Visual Arts: Ionian Form, Venetian Tint

Douglas Robillard, Kent State University Press, Venetian Tint - 1997 - 205 sider
...diction has a Tennysonian ring, and the landscape is somewhat like that of "The Lotos-Eaters," where "the languid air did swoon, / Breathing like one that hath a weary dream." The stream in Ishmael's picture does not move, but the artist must give it the sense of movement, for...
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Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Allusions

Elizabeth Webber, Mike Feinsilber - 1999 - 592 sider
...place in his 1832 poem The LotosEaters — it was a place "In which it seemed always afternoon./All round the coast the languid air did swoon, /Breathing like one that hath a weary dream." The lotus here is probably not the water lily, but the buckthorn, a shrubby plant with a sweet juice...
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Landmarks in English Literature

Philip Gaskell - 1999 - 173 sider
...the land, "This mounting wave will roll us shoreward soon " 1n the afternoon they came unto a land 1n which it seemed always afternoon. All round the coast the languid air did swoon, 5 Breathing like one that hath a weary dream. Full-faced above the ialley stood the moon; And like...
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Regeneration: Journey Through the Mid-Life Crisis

Jane Polden - 2002 - 369 sider
...and treacherous seas of the beginning of the second half of life. Denial: Eating the Lotus ... aland In which it seemed always afternoon, All round the...did swoon Breathing like one that hath a weary dream ... A land where all things always seem'd the same. From 'The Lotos-Eaters' by Tennyson Monica refers...
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Regionalism and Reform: Art and Class Formation in Antebellum Cincinnati

Wendy Jean Katz - 2002 - 264 sider
...instance, cited an excerpt from "Lotos Eaters" in the Dial as an example of Tennyson's "humoursome lines:" "In the afternoon they came unto a land / In which it seemed always afternoon." Henry Wadsworth Longfellow gave as an example of "no lovelier picture nor more true" Tennyson's lines...
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Poetry for Young People: Alfred, Lord Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 2003 - 48 sider
...'Courage!' he said, and pointed toward the land, 'This mounting wave will roll us shoreward soon.' In the afternoon they came unto a land In which it...swoon, Breathing like one that hath a weary dream. Full -faced above the valley stood the moon; And like a downward smoke, the slender stream Along the...
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