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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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The Royal Readers: Special Canadian Series ..., Bog 5

1883
...embraced a lovely park-like promontory, beautifully wooded * Quoted from Tennyson's Lotus-Eaters : — " And like a downward smoke, the slender stream Along...the cliff to fall, and pause and fall, did seem." with drooping elms ; in the other circle lay Pointe de Meuron, some farm-buildings, and a field of...
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Bancroft's Fifth Reader

John Swett, Charles H. Allen, Josiah Royce - 1883 - 352 sider
...will and leisure. We could not believe that the awful force of gravitation was controlling it. "But like a downward smoke, the slender stream Along the cliff to fall, and pause, and fall, did seem." Noble trees of two hundred feet stature, by the riverside below, were tiny shrubs. The river itself...
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A woman's glory, Bind 2

Sarah Doudney - 1883
...afternoon — just such an afternoon as might have reigned perpetually in the Lotus-eater's paradise. ' All round the coast the languid air did swoon, " Breathing like one that hath a weary dream.' The waters of the harbour were clouded by a thin haze, through which the vessels showed like phantoms;...
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11,506 knots in the 'Sunbeam' in 1883 [by T. Brassey.].

Thomas Brassey (1st earl.) - 1884
...declining hours of a glorious tropical day we were reminded of the verses of Lord Tennyson : — And in the afternoon they came unto a land In which it seemed always afternoon ; All round the coast a languid air did swoon, Breathing like one that hath a weary dream. VII. JAMAICA TO NASSAU. FROM Port...
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Quiet strength, a memorial sketch of the life and works of T.P. Boultbee

Gordon Calthrop - 1884
...way of regarding them, the year that has closed has been one of somnolence and pause. ' All around the coast the languid air did swoon, Breathing like one that hath a weary dream.' And accordingly one of our leading statesmen, eloquent and versatile, unable to find topics of interest...
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Parodies of the Works of English & American Authors, Bind 6

1889
...COURAGE ! ' he said, and pointed towards the land ; ' This mounting wave will roll us shoreward soon.' In the afternoon they came unto a land In which it seemed always afternoon." THE LOTOS EATERS — Alfred Tennyson, I. " LAND ho ! " he cried1 " I see it now," says he, " This jolly...
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Critical History of English Literature, Bind 1

David Daiches - 1969 - 800 sider
...sad-sweet dream represent, as it were, the fate of heroic themes when they enter Tennyson's poetic world. All round the coast the languid air did swoon, Breathing...downward smoke, the slender stream Along the cliff tp fall and pause and fall did seem. The use of natural images to achieve a dream landscape is again...
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More Nineteenth Century Studies: A Group of Honest Doubters

Basil Willey - 1980 - 304 sider
...or intensifying the object observed, so that it becomes a symbol of the observer's mind and feeling. 'And like a downward smoke, the slender stream Along the cliff to fall and pause and fall did seem.' This secret was the choicest gift of romanticism to English poetry, and Tennyson inherited and exploited...
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Words that Taste Good

Bill Moore - 1987 - 175 sider
...days when nothing seems to be happening, nothing ever did, and nothing ever will. Late in the day: Full-faced above the valley stood the moon; And like...Along the cliff to fall and pause and fall did seem. ALFRED, LORD TENNYSON Downward smoke . . . that is it. Tennyson knew all about smoke; he was an inveterate...
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Alfred Tennyson

Reader in Literature Elaine Jordan, Elaine Jordan - 1988 - 191 sider
...energy aggrieved at limits, such as death. Tennyson is a great poet of anxiety, and also of serenity: In the afternoon they came unto a land In which it...Along the cliff to fall and pause and fall did seem. (The Lotos-Eaters, 1832, 3-9) My main decision in ordering his poems has been to take the 'English...
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