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" Then didst thou grant mine asking with a smile, Like wealthy men who care not how they give. But thy strong Hours indignant work'd their wills, And beat me down and marr'd and wasted me. And tho... "
The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson - Page 443
by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904
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Bentley's Miscellany, Volume 60

1866
...immortality." Then didst thou grant my asking with a smile, Like wealthy men who care not how tliey give. But thy strong Hours indignant work'd their wills, And beat me Sown and marr'd and wasted me, And tho' they could not end me, left me maim'd To dwell in presence...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 195

1892
...his art rises to its highest perfection : — I ask'd thee, " Give me immortality." Then didst them grant mine asking with a smile, Like wealthy men who...wills And beat me down and marr'd and wasted me, And though they could not end me, left me maim'd To dwell in presence of immortal youth. Immortal age beside...
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The Poetical Works of Alfred Tennyson, Poet Laureate, Etc ..., Volume 2

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1861
...and thy choice, Who madest him thy chosen, that he seem'd To his great heart none other than a God ! I ask'd thee, " Give me immortality." Then didst thou...wasted me, And tho' they could not end me, left me maim'd To dwell in presence of immortal youth, Immortal age beside immortal youth, And all I was, in...
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Macphail's Edinburgh ecclesiastical journal and literary review, Volumes 29-30

1861
...and thy choice, Who madest him thy chosen that he seemed To his great heart none other than a God ! I ask'd thee, ' Give me Immortality.' Then did'st...work'd their wills, And beat me down and marr'd and wastsd me, And tho' they could not end me left me maim'd To dwell in presence of immortal youth, Immortal...
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Poetical Works, Volume 2

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1861
...and thy choice, Who madest him thy chosen, that he seem'd To his great heart none other than a God ! I ask'd thee, " Give me immortality." Then didst thou...with a smile, Like wealthy men who care not how they jjive. But thy strong Hours indignant work'd their wills, And beat me down and marr'd and wasted me,...
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the poetical works of alfred tennyson

alfred tennyson - 1862
...and thy choice, Who madest him thy chosen, that he seem'd To his great heart none other than a God ! I ask'd thee, " Give me immortality." Then didst thou...wasted me, And tho' they could not end me, left me maim'd To dwell in presence of immortal youth, Immortal age beside immortal youth, And all I was, in...
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The Rose, the shamrock and the thistle, a magazine. Vol.1, June ..., Volume 6

1864
...make us admire the author spite of ourselves. There are countless gems in this production : " I asked thee, ' Give me immortality,' Then didst thou grant...smile, Like wealthy men who care not how they give." How true to life the simile in the last line. Then again : " Mouth, forehead, eyelids, growing dewy-...
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Enoch Arden

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1864 - 178 pages
...and thy choice, Who madest him thy chosen, that he seem'd To his great heart none other than a God ! I ask'd thee, ' Give me immortality.' Then didst thou...wasted me, And tho' they could not end me, left me maim'd To dwell in presence of immortal youth, Immortal age beside immortal youth, And all I was, in...
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Three Great Teachers of Our Time: Being an Attempt to Deduce the Spirit and ...

Alexander Hay Japp - 1865 - 255 pages
...and thy choice, Who madest him thy chosen, that he seem'd To his great heart none other than a God ! I ask'd thee, " Give me immortality." Then didst thou...wasted me, And tho' they could not end me, left me maim'd To dwell in presence of immortal youth, Immortal age beside immortal youth, And all I was, in...
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Three Great Teachers of Our Time: Being an Attempt to Deduce the Spirit and ...

Alexander Hay Japp - 1865 - 255 pages
...and thy choice, Who madest him thy chosen, that he seem'd To his great heart none other than a God ! I ask'd thee, " Give me immortality." Then didst thou...wasted me, And tho' they could not end me, left me maim'd To dwell in presence of immortal youth, Immortal age beside immortal youth, And all I was, in...
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