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" Stern Lawgiver! yet thou dost wear The Godhead's most benignant grace; Nor know we anything so fair As is the smile upon thy face: Flowers laugh before thee on their beds And fragrance in thy footing treads; Thou dost preserve the stars from wrong; And... "
The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth - Page 498
1856
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Poems, in Two Volumes, Volume 1

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1807 - 170 pages
...precepts over dignified," Denial and restraint I prize No farther than they breed a second Will more wise. Stern Lawgiver ! yet thou dost wear The Godhead's...most benignant grace ; Nor know we any thing so fair v As is the smile upon thy face ; Flowers laugh before thee on their beds; And Fragrance in thy footing...
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Poems,: In Two Volumes,

William Wordsworth - 1807
...the quietness of thought: Me this uncharter'd freedom tires; I feel the weight of chance desires : My hopes no more must change their name, I long for a repose which ever is the same. Yet hot the less would I throughout Still act according to the voice Of my...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1815
...I now would serve more strictly, if I may. Through no disturbance of my soul, Or strong compunction in me wrought, I supplicate for thy control ; But...no more must change their name, I long for a repose which ever is the same. Stern Lawgiver ! yet thou dost wear The Godhead's most benignant grace ; Nor...
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Poems by William Wordsworth: Including Lyrical Ballads, and the ..., Volume 2

William Wordsworth, Dorothy Wordsworth - 1815
...now would serve more strictly, if 1 may. ' Through no disturbance of my soul, Or strong compunction in me wrought, I supplicate for thy control ; But...quietness of thought : Me this unchartered freedom tires ; 1 feel the weight of chance-desires : My hopes no more must change their name, I long for a repose...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 54

England - 1843
...use — " Me this uncliarter'd freedom tires ; I feel the weight of chance desires ; My hopes no moro must change their name — I long for a repose that ever is the same." And if it seem strange to any one that Frederick Schlegel, the learned, the profound, the comprehensive,...
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The British poets of the nineteenth century, including the select works of ...

British poets - 1828
...I now would serve more strictly, if I may. Though no disturbance of my soul, Or strong compunction in me wrought, I supplicate for thy control; But in the quietness of thought, Me this unchartcred freedom tires; I feel the weight of chance-desires ; My hopes no more must change their...
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The Three Histories: The History of an Enthusiast. The History of a ...

Maria Jane Jewsbury - Conduct of life - 1831 - 268 pages
...poet wove a garland for duty — so generally spoken and thought of as a cold and joyless thing : — Stern Lawgiver ! yet thou dost wear The Godhead's most benignant grace ; Nor know we anything so fair As is the smile upon thy face : Flowers laugh before thee on their beds, And fragrance...
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Sacred Poetry: Consisting of Selections from the Works of the Most Admired ...

Henry Stebbing - Religious poetry, English - 1832 - 402 pages
...I now would serve more strictly, if I may. Through no disturbance of my soul, Or strong compunction in me wrought, I supplicate for thy control; But in the quietness of thought : Me this uncharter'd freedom tires; I feel the weight of chance desires: My hopes no more must change their...
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Sacred poetry: consisting of selections from the works of the most admired ...

Henry Stebbing - Religious poetry, English - 1832 - 496 pages
...the quietness of thought : Me this uncharter'd freedom tires; I feel the weight of chance desires: My hopes no more must change their name, I long for a repose which ever is the same. Yet not the less would l throughout Still act according to the voice Of my...
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Miscellanies, Volume 1

Harriet Martineau - Education - 1836
...of one who, in his address to Duty, shows that he has obeyed h:r call, and received her rewards. " Stern Lawgiver ! yet thou dost wear The Godhead's most benignant grace ; Nor know we any thing so failAs is the smile upon thy face. Flowers laugh before thee on their beds, And fragrance in thy footing...
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