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" Nor wilt thou snare him in the white ravine, Nor find him dropt upon the firths of ice. That huddling slant in furrow-cloven falls To roll the torrent out of dusky doors: But follow ; let the torrent dance thee down To find him in the valley; let the... "
The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal - Page 492
1881
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The Presbyterian Quarterly, Volume 9

Presbyterianism - 1895
...valley; let the wild Lean-headed eagles yelp alone, and leave The monstrous ledges there to slope, ani spill Their thousand wreaths of dangling water-smoke,...every sound is sweet ; Myriads of rivulets hurrying thro' the lawn, The moan of doves in immemorial elms, And murmuring of innumerable bees." Have yon...
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Lancelot and Elaine

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - English poetry - 1895 - 94 pages
...of the mind : Break, thou deep vase of chilling tears That grief has shaken into frost (In Memoriam) Their thousand wreaths of dangling water-smoke That like a broken purpose waste in air (The Princess) Prayer, from a living source within the will, And beating up through all the bitter...
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... Tennyson's The Princess

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1896 - 142 pages
...the torrent dance thee down To find him in the valley ; let the wild Lean-headed Eagles yelp alone, and leave The monstrous ledges there to slope, and...: So waste not thou ; but come ; for all the vales 200 Await thee ; azure pillars of the hearth 189. There is no life on the peaks ; but the words suggest...
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... Tennyson's The Princess

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1896 - 142 pages
...the torrent dance thee down To find him in the valley ; let the wild Lean-headed Eagles yelp alone, and leave The monstrous ledges there to slope, and...: So waste not thou ; but come ; for all the vales 200 Await thee ; azure pillars of the hearth 189. There is no life on the peaks ; but the words suggest...
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... Tennyson's The Princess

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1896 - 142 pages
...Tennyson observed them on his Pyrenean journey, from which much of his mountain scenery is derived. II Arise to thee ; the children call, and I Thy shepherd...every sound is sweet ; Myriads of rivulets hurrying thro' the lawn, The moan of doves in immemorial elms, And murmuring of innumerable bees." So she low-toned...
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Round the Year: A Series of Short Nature-studies

Louis Compton Miall - Nature study - 1896 - 295 pages
...corner shines, As over rainy mist inclines A gleaming crag with belts of pines." (The Two Voices.) " Leave The monstrous ledges there to slope and spill...water-smoke, That like a broken purpose waste in air." (The Princess.) Now and then the flash of unfamiliar analogy suggests a thought new to poetry. The...
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The Coming of Arthur: And Other Idylls of the King

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1896 - 224 pages
...illustrate the material by the immaterial is rare in figurative language. Cf. The Princess, vii. 199 : — " Their thousand wreaths of dangling water-smoke, That like a broken purpose waste in air." See also our ed. of Lady of the Lake, p. 214, note on 28. Elsdale, in his elaborate analysis of the...
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Tennyson's The Princess

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1897 - 187 pages
...reference to its relation to others.' 193. Dusky doors. Dark caves of ice, at the lower end of the The monstrous ledges there to slope, and spill Their...air ; So waste not thou; but come; for all the vales 200 Await thee ; azure pillars of the hearth Arise to thee ; the children call, and I, Thy shepherd,...
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Landscape in Poetry from Homer to Tennyson

Francis Turner Palgrave - Landscape in literature - 1897 - 302 pages
...the torrent dance thee down To find him in the valley ; let the wild Lean-headed Eagles yelp alone, and leave The monstrous ledges there to slope, and...broken purpose waste in air : So waste not thou ; but come.1 With diffidence I have ventured to give instances of advance in style ; for, to turn now to...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 76

1897
...sorrow." And in THE PRINCESS there is a very striking figure : Let the wild Lean-headed eagles yelp aloud, and leave The monstrous ledges there to slope, and...water-smoke, That like a broken purpose waste in air. Everyone remembers Homer's comparison of man to the leaves of the forest ; but we had to wait till...
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