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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

William Wordsworth - 1849 - 619 pages
...hid Under a starrr-pointing pyramid t Hear Son of Memory, great Hrir of Fame, What need'st thou such weak witness of thy name ! Thou in our wonder and...sepulchred, in such pomp dost lie, That kings for buch a tomb would wish to die.' Page 498. ' And »pire» uihote ' silent finger point» to ¡I--t-...
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Cyclopaedia of English Literature: A Selection of the Choicest ..., Volume 1

Robert Chambers - 1849
...been ю carefully analysed and illustrated, so eloquently expounded, or so universally admired. He ? { Milton m Shakipam, 1630. ' Since the beginning of the present century,' says a writer in the Edinburgh...
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Notes and Queries, Volume 93

1896
...took, Then thou, our fancy of itself bereaving, Dost make us marble with too much conceiving. And Ю sepulchred in such pomp dost lie, That kings for such a tomb would wish to die. Shakspeare's unlaboured method is as the stately, ascinating utterance of the unshorn Apollo ; the...
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Poetry for schools

Frederick Charles Cook - 1849
...us marble with too much conceiving; Then thou, our fancy of itself bereaving, And, so sepulcher'd, in such pomp dost lie. That kings, for such a tomb, would wish to die. 1 V. the obsolete prefix of the participle. 2 Unvalued, invaluable. '•'' Delphic, oracuUr, full of...
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A Short History of English Versification from the Earliest Times to the ...

Max Kaluza - 1911 - 396 pages
...hid Under a star-ypointing 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 life-long monument. For whilst, to th' shame of slow-endeavouring art Thy easy numbers flow; and that...
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Conversations with Robert Graves

Robert Graves - 1989 - 183 pages
...that his hallow'd reliques should be hid Under a starry pointing pyramid? . . . What need's! thou such weak witness of thy name? Thou, in our wonder and...astonishment Hast built thyself a live-long monument .... The Milton poem, over, Diane Cilento bowed to the applauding audience with pleasing grace. "Who's...
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Conversations with Robert Graves

Robert Graves - 1989 - 183 pages
...should be hid What need's! triou such weak witness of thy name? Under a starry pointing pyramid? . . . Thou, in our wonder and astonishment Hast built thyself a live-long monument.... The Milton poem, over, Diane Cilento bowed to the applauding audience with pleasing grace. "Who's that?"...
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Laughter, Pain, and Wonder: Shakespeare's Comedies and the Audience in the ...

David Richman - 1990 - 197 pages
...twenty-two-year-old Milton, writing verses for a new impression of the Folio in 1630, amplifies Jonson's theme: "Thou in our wonder and astonishment / Hast built thyself a livelong monument. "1= What chiefly moves wonder in these poets is the verse. Yet in drawing upon rhetoricians, literary...
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Rival Playwrights: Marlowe, Jonson, Shakespeare

James S. Shapiro, Professor James Shapiro - 1991 - 203 pages
...Under a star-ypointing pyramid? Dear son of memory, great heir of fame, What needs't thou such dull witness of thy name? Thou in our wonder and astonishment Hast built thyself a lasting monument. For whilst to the shame of slow-endeavouring art, Thy easy numbers flow, and that...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - 1132 pages
...impression took; Then thou, our fancy of itself bereaving, Dost make us marble with too much conceiving, bluebells at whose birth The sod scarce heaved; and that tall flower that wets Its mo (1. 1-16) FaBoEE; InvP; MeLP; MePo; NAEL-1; NoP; PoE; PoRA; SeCePo; TrGrPo On the Late Massacre in...
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