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" What needs my Shakespeare for his honoured bones, The labour of an age in piled stones ? Or that his hallowed relics should be hid Under a star-ypointing pyramid ? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name... "
The poetical works of William Wordsworth. New and complete annotated ed ... - Page 321
by William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1870
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The Poems of William Wordsworth, D.C.L., Poet Laureate, Etc. Etc

William Wordsworth - 1845 - 619 pages
...hid Under a starry-pointing pyramid ? Dear Son of Memory, great Heir of Fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ? Thou in our wonder and...That kings for such a tomb would wish to die.' Page 498. ' And spiret whose ' silent finger points An instinctive taste teaches men to build their churches...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - 1845 - 619 pages
...hid Under a starry-pointing pyramid ! Dear Son of Memory, great Heir of Fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ? Thou in our wonder and...That kings for such a tomb would wish to die.' Page 498. * And spire» whose ' tuent finger point* to Heaven,' ' An instinctive taste teaches men to build...
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Rural sketches and poems, chiefly relating to Cleveland

John Walker Ord - 1845 - 80 pages
...hid Under a starry-pointing pyramid ? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ? Thou, in our wonder and...in such pomp dost lie, That Kings, for such a tomb, might wish to die." Milton. And with Wordsworth's beautiful and affecting monody on " Lucy" we shall...
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The ruins of Athens, a dramatic masque, adapted [from the orig. by A.F.F ...

William Bartholomew - 1846
...hid Under a starry-pointing pyramid ? Dear son of Memory, great heir of Fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ? Thou in our wonder and...astonishment Hast built thyself a live-long monument. For whilst to th' shame of slow endeavouring Art Thy easy numbers flow, and that each heart Hath from...
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Études de littérature, ancienne & étrangère

Villemain (M., Abel-François) - 1846 - 389 pages
...thou, our fancy of itself bereaving, Uost make us marble with too much conceiving : And so sepulcher'd, in such pomp dost lie, That kings, for such a tomb, would wish to die. » • mémoire, grand héritier delà renommée, que t'impor•• tent ces faibles témoignages de...
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The Works of Walter Savage Landor: In Two Volumes, Volumes 1-2

Walter Savage Landor - 1846 - 1253 pages
...very different opinion of it, eonsidering it was the first poem he ever published. Omit the two lines, Thou in our wonder and astonishment Hast built thyself a live-long monument, and the remainder is vigorous, direet, and enthusiastie ; after invention, the greatest qualities of all...
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The Excursion: A Poem

William Wordsworth - 1847 - 374 pages
...pyramid ? Dear Son of Memory, great Heir of Fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name f Thou in our wonder and astonishment Hast built thyself...monument, And so sepulchred, in such pomp dost lie, That king* for such a tomb would wish to die.' Page 206. Line 3. ' And spires whose ' silent fingar points...
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The Christian reformer; or, Unitarian magazine and review [ed. by ..., Volume 3

Robert Aspland - 1847
...hid Under a star-y pointing pyramid ? Dear eon of memory, great heir of fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ? Thou, in our wonder and...astonishment, Hast built thyself a livelong monument. For whilst, to the shame of slow-endeavouring art. Thy easy numbers flow ; and that each heart Hath,...
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Shakespeare's Plays: With His Life, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - 1847
...hid Under a star-ypointing pyramid 1 Dear son of memory, great heir of fame. What need'st thou such and deliver to the army This news of peace : let them...have pay, and part. I know, it will well please th : For whilst, to the shame of slow-endeavouring art, Thy easy numbers flow ; and that each heart Hath,...
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Homes and Haunts of the Most Eminent British Poets, Volume 1

William Howitt - 1847
...hid Under a star-ypointing pyramid? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame ! What need's! thou such weak witness of thy name ''. Thou in our wonder and astonishment Hast built thyself a long-lived monument." But if this honour be not needed, what needs there for our Shakspeare, the still...
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