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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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The Complete Works of Alfred Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1887
...me immortality." Then did'st thou grunt mine asking with a smile, Like wealthy men who care not ho\r they give. But thy strong Hours indignant work'd their...wills, And beat me down and marr'd and wasted me, And tlio' they could not end me, left me maim'd To dwell ill presence of immortal youth, Immortal age beside...
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Early Poems, Volume 2

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1888
...and thy choice, Who madest him thy chosen, that he seein'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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Literary Essays

Richard Holt Hutton - 1888 - 490 pages
...choice, Who madest him thy chosen, that he seem'd To his great heart none other than a God ! I asked thee, ' Give me immortality.' Then didst thou grant...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 Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1889 - 807 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...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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Selections from Tennyson: With Introduction and Notes

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson, Frederick James Rowe, William Trego Webb - 1890 - 154 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 20 To dwell in presence of immortal youth, Immortal age beside immortal youth, And all I was,...
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Selections from Tennyson: With Introduction and Notes

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson, Frederick James Rowe, William Trego Webb - 1890 - 154 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...But thy strong Hours indignant work'd their wills, 10 . And beat me down and marr'd and wasted me, And tho' they could not end me, left me maim'd 20 To...
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Living Age ..., Volume 184

1890
...appears to be abrupt purposely and by preference ; between the manner of a poet who sings : — I asked thee " Give me immortality." Then didst thou grant...not how they give. But thy strong Hours indignant worked their wills, And beat me down and marr'd and wasted me; And tho' they could not end me, left...
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Our Day, Volume 11

1891
...the classical models. In poems like "Tithonus" or "Ulysses" his art rises to its highest perfection : I ask'd thee. " Give me immortality.'' Then didst...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 Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson: Poet Laureate, Part 2

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1892 - 807 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...with a smile, Like wealthy men who care not how they But thy strong Hours indignant work'd their wills, And beat me down and marr'd and wasted me, And tho'...
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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Poet Laureate, Part 2

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1892 - 874 pages
...madest him thy chosen, that he seem'd To his great heart none other than a God! I ask'd thee, '(live me immortality.' Then didst thou grant mine asking...with a smile, Like wealthy men who care not how they But thy strong Hours indignant work'd their wills, And beat me down and marr'd and wasted me, And tho'...
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