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" When we had given our bodies to the wind, And all the shadowy banks on either side Came sweeping through the darkness, spinning still The rapid line of motion, then at once Have I, reclining back upon my heels, Stopped short; yet still the solitary cliffs... "
The Friend: A Series of Essays to Aid in the Formation of Fixed Principles ... - Page 255
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1837
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The Cambridge Companion to T.S. Eliot

Anthony David Moody - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 259 pages
...presupposes place. As we saw in The Waste Land, a description of movement is a description of place: And oftentimes When we had given our bodies to the...still The rapid line of motion; then at once Have I, reclining back upon my heels, Stopp'd short, yet still the solitary Cliffs Wheeled by me, even as if...
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Using English from Conversation to Canon

Neil Mercer, Janet Maybin - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 326 pages
...pleasure of making oneself dizzy. Again, the effect is more marked if you read the poem aloud. ... and oftentimes, When we had given our bodies to the...still The rapid line of motion, then at once Have I, reclining back upon my heels, Stopped short; yet still the solitary cliffs Wheeled by me - even as...
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Using English from Conversation to Canon

Janet Maybin, Neil Mercer - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1996 - 326 pages
...oneself dizzy. Again, the effect is more marked if you read the poem aloud. ... and oftentimes, WTien we had given our bodies to the wind, And all the shadowy...still The rapid line of motion, then at once Have I, reclining back upon my heels, Stopped short; yet still the solitary cliffs Wheeled by me - even as...
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New Oxford English, Volume 4

Anne Powling, John O'Connor - English language - 1997 - 160 pages
...across the reflex of a star That fled, and, flying still before me, gleamed Upon the glassy plain; and oftentimes, When we had given our bodies to the...still The rapid line of motion, then at once Have I, reclining back upon my heels, Stopped short; yet still the solitary cliffs Wheeled by me - even as...
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Critical Reading and Writing: An Introductory Coursebook

Andrew Goatly - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2000 - 348 pages
...cut across the reflex of a star That fled. and flying still before me. gleamed Upon the glassy plain; and oftentimes. When we had given our bodies to the...still The rapid line of motion. then at once Have I reclining back upon my heels. Stopped short; yet still the solitary cliffs Wheeled by me even as if...
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Literature, Science and Exploration in the Romantic Era: Bodies of Knowledge

Tim Fulford, Debbie Lee, Deborah Jean Lee, Peter J. Kitson - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 324 pages
...sportively Glanced sideway, leaving the tumultuous throng, To cut across the image of a star That gleamed upon the ice. And oftentimes When we had given our...still The rapid line of motion, then at once Have I, reclining back upon my heels, Stopped short - yet still the solitary cliffs Wheeled by me - even as...
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Emerson, Romanticism, and Intuitive Reason: The Transatlantic "light of All ...

Patrick J. Keane - Literary Collections - 2005 - 555 pages
...still before me, gleamed." In the original passage, the boy "cut[s] across the image [later, reflex] of a Star" That gleam'd upon the ice; and oftentimes,...still The rapid line of motion, then at once Have I, reclining back upon my heels, Stopp'd short; yet still die solitary Cliffs Wheel'd by me even as if...
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William Wordsworth's The Prelude: A Casebook

Stephen Gill - Literary Collections - 2006 - 406 pages
...was his greatest); and similar considerations bear upon verse of a quite difterent tone and tempo. and oftentimes When we had given our bodies to the...still The rapid line of motion; then at once Have I, reclining back upon my heels, Stopp'd short, yet still the solitary Cliffs Wheel'd by me, even as if...
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Washing the Brain: Metaphor and Hidden Ideology

Andrew Goatly - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 431 pages
...the din Smitten, the precipices rang aloud; The leafless trees and every icy crag Tinkled like iron; and oftentimes, When we had given our bodies to the...still The rapid line of motion, then at once Have I reclining back upon my heels, Stopped short; yet still the solitary cliffs Wheeled by me even as if...
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