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" Thou wast not born for death, immortal Bird! No hungry generations tread thee down; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown: Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick... "
The Foster Brothers: Being a History of the School and College Life of Two ... - Page 148
by James Payn - 1859 - 423 pages
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...L, spume, pumex. pumice; pounce: powder. Gcfeim, foam. The nightingale, in Keats' Ode, sang: Perhaps the selfsame song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn; The same that oft-times hath Charm 'd magic...
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Victoria, May Blossom of Britannia

Anna Kirwan - Juvenile Fiction - 2001 - 219 pages
...thee down; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown: Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn; The same that oft-times hath Charm 'd magic...
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A Special Providence: A Novel

Richard Yates - Fiction - 2002 - 340 pages
...there was no pleasure in it. All she could think of was another poem Willard Slade had liked: Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn . . . Well, she was sick for home, all right;...
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Soundscape: The School of Sound Lectures, 1998-2001

Larry Sider, Jerry Sider, Diane Freeman - Performing Arts - 2003 - 242 pages
...Nightingale': The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown: Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn; The same that oft-times hath Charm'd magic casements,...
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Bartlett's Poems for Occasions

Geoffrey O'Brien, Billy Collins - Poetry - 2007 - 544 pages
...voice I hear this passing night was heard CONDITION In ancient days by emperor and clown: 3 " Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn; The same that oft-times hath Charm'd magic casements,...
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Leaves of Faith: The World of Jewish Learning, Volume 2

Aharon Lichtenstein - Literary Collections - 2003 - 390 pages
...incomplete. However, the famous description of Keats, who ruminates that the nightingales is "Perhaps the self-same song that found a path / Through the sad heart of Ruth, when sick, for home, / She stood in tears amid the alien corn" (Ode to a Nightingale, w, 65-67) is purely...
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Fantastic Literature: A Critical Reader

David Sandner - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 357 pages
...thee down; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown: Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn; The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic casements,...
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Every Man an Artist: Readings in the Traditional Philosophy of Art

Brian Keeble - Art - 2005 - 253 pages
...remain true: The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown, Perhaps the self-same song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn; The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic casements...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - Reference - 2006 - 1067 pages
...thee down; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown: Perhaps s evidence against him, and that he has a right to the presence of an att sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn; The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic casements,...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...thee down; The voice I hear this passing night was heard In ancient days by emperor and clown: Perhaps the selfsame song that found a path Through the sad heart of Ruth, when, sick for home, She stood in tears amid the alien corn; The same that oft-times hath Charmed magic casements,...
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