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" A pardlike Spirit beautiful and swift — A Love in desolation masked; — a Power Girt round with weakness; — it can scarce uplift The weight of the superincumbent hour... "
The Living Age ... - Page 67
1848
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New Monthly Magazine, Volume 163

1878
...were more applicable than to himself ; one who " Had gazed on nature's uaked loreliness, Actseon-like, and now he fled astray, With feeble steps, o'er the...like raging hounds, their father and their prey." De Quincey was told, with sombre eloquence, of Lloyd's escape after some years of confinement, and...
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The New Monthly Magazine

William Francis Ainsworth - 1878
...were more applicable than to himself ; one who " Had gazed on nature's naked loveliness, Actseon-like, and now he fled astray, With feeble steps, o'er the...like raging hounds, their father and their prey." De Quincey was told, with sombre eloquence, of Lloyd's escape after some years of confinement, and...
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Records of Shelley, Byron, and the Author, Volume 1

Edward John Trelawny - 1878 - 459 pages
...storm, Whose thunder is its knell. He, as I guess, Had gazed on nature's naked loveliness Actseon-like ; and now he fled astray With feeble steps o'er the...Pursued, like raging hounds, their father and their prey. He came the last, neglected and apart, A herd-abandoned deer struck by the hunter's dart All stood...
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The Poetical Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1878 - 540 pages
...thunder is its knell. He, as I guess, Had gazed on Nature's naked loveliness Actaeon-like ; and nous he fled astray With feeble steps o'er the world's...Pursued like raging hounds their father and their prey. 32. A pard-like Spirit beautiful and swift — A love in desolation masked — a power Girt round with...
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The Book of English Elegies

W. F. March Phillipps - 1879 - 316 pages
...Whose thunder is its knell. He, as I guess, S Had gazed on Nature's naked loveliness Actaeon like, and now he fled astray With feeble steps o'er the...uplift The weight of the superincumbent hour. It is a dying lamp, a falling shower, A breaking billow ; even whilst we speak Is it not broken ? On the...
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Apocalypse and/or Metamorphosis

Norman O. Brown - 1991 - 250 pages
...storm Whose thunder is its knell; he, as I guess, Had gazed on Nature's naked loveliness, Actaeon-like, and now he fled astray With feeble steps o'er the...Pursued, like raging hounds, their father and their prey. Shelley, Adonais, XXXI. The passion of the poet is his poetry. His own thoughts pursue their father...
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To Criticize the Critic and Other Writings

Thomas Stearns Eliot - 1992 - 188 pages
...so quotable a sentence would follow me through life as Shelley tells us his thoughts followed him: And his own thoughts, along that rugged way, Pursued, like raging hounds, their father and their prey. The sentence in question was provoked by a personal experience. My old teacher and master, Irving Babbitt,...
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The Golden Age of Myth & Legend

Thomas Bulfinch - 1993 - 495 pages
...storm, Whose thunder is its knell; he, as I guess, Had gazed on Nature's naked loveliness, Actaeon-Iike, and now he fled astray With feeble steps o'er the...Pursued like raging hounds their father and their prey. The allusion is probably to Shelley himself. LATONA AND THE RUSTICS Some thought the goddess in this...
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The Selected Poetry & Prose of Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1994 - 692 pages
...Whose thunder is its knell; he, as I guess, Had gazed on Nature's naked loveliness, Actaeon-like,265 and now he fled astray With feeble steps o'er the...Pursued, like raging hounds, their father and their prey. 32 A pardlike Spirit beautiful and swift - 280 A Love in desolation masked; - a Power Girt round with...
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Majestic Indolence: English Romantic Poetry and the Work of Art

Willard Spiegelman - 1995 - 240 pages
...storm Whose thunder is its knell; he, as I guess, Had gazed on Nature's naked loveliness, Actaeon-like, and now he fled astray With feeble steps o'er the...Pursued, like raging hounds, their father and their prey. (st. 31) Whereas earlier the thoughts of Adonais were said to mourn their father (st. 14), now mental...
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