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" To clear this doubt, to know the world by sight, To find if books, or swains, report it right, (For yet by swains alone the world he knew, Whose feet came wandering o'er the nightly dew... "
The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series ... - Sivu 342
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The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Including a Journal of a Tour to ..., Nide 4

James Boswell - 1831
...lady and me concerning a passage in Parnell. That poet tells us, that his hermit quitted his cell - to know the world by sight, To find if books or swains...by swains alone the world he knew, Whose feet came wand'ring o'er the nightly dew).* I maintain, that there is an inconsistency here; for as the hermit's...

The Saturday Magazine, Niteet 16–17

1840
...Sun, Banks, trees, and skies, hi thick disorder run. To clear this doubt, to know the world by light, To find if books, or swains, report it right, (For...wandering o'er the nightly dew,) He quits his cell ; the pilgrim-staft' he bore, And fixed the scallop in his hat before ; Then with the Sun a rising journey...

The Poetical Works of Thomas Parnell

Thomas Parnell - 1833 - 185 sivua
...word ' grew,' for ' liv'd,' is exceptionable, and there is an ambiguity of expression, in the lines " To find if books, or swains, report it right, (For...Whose feet came wandering o'er the nightly dew);" which might without much difficulty have been removed. The word ' alone' has no reference to books...

The Poetical Works of Thomas Parnell

Thomas Parnell - 1833 - 185 sivua
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The Poetical Works of Thomas Parnell

Thomas Parnell - 1833 - 185 sivua
...exceptionable, and there is an ambiguity of expression, in the lines " To find if boohs, or strains, report it right, (For yet by swains alone the world...knew, Whose feet came wandering o'er the nightly dew) ;" which might without much difficulty have been removed. The word ' alone' has no reference to books...

The National Preceptor: Or, Selections in Prose and Poetry; Consisting of ...

Jesse Olney - 1838 - 336 sivua
...ev'ry side ; And glimm'ring fragments of a broken sun, Banks, trees and skies in thick disorder run. 4. To clear this doubt ; to know the world by sight;...by swains alone the world he knew, Whose feet came wand'ring o'er the nightly dew,) He quits his cell ; the pilgrim staff he bore, And fix'd the scallopf...

The Saturday Magazine, Nide 16

1840
...gentle sea divide, Swift ruffling circles curl on every side, And glimmering fragments of a broken Sun, Banks, trees, and skies, in thick disorder run. To...He quits his cell ; the pilgrim-staff he bore, And fixed the scallop in his hat before ; Then with the Sun a rising journey went, Sedate to think, and...

The Saturday Magazine, Nide 16

1840
...well: Kcinote from men, with God he passed the days, Prayer all his business, all his pleasure praise. To clear this doubt, to know the world by sight, To...He quits his cell; the pilgrim-staff he bore, And fixed the scallop in his hat before; Then with tho Sun a rising journey went, Sedate to think, and...

Magazine of Natural History, Nide 3

John Claudius Loudon, Edward Charlesworth, John Denson - 1830
...Catalogue, p. 569. f Elements of Natural Hiitory, p. 200. And thus Parnell says of his hermit : — " To clear this doubt, to know the world by sight, To find if books or swains report it right, He quits his cell, the pilgrim staff he bore, And fixed the scallop in his hat before." You will now...

Specimens of the British Poets: With Biographical and Critical Notices, and ...

Thomas Campbell - 1841 - 716 sivua
...ruffling circles curl on every side, And glimmering fragments of a broken sun, Banks, trees, and gkius, in thick disorder run. To clear this doubt, to know...wandering o'er the nightly dew,) He quits his cell : the pilgrim staff he bore, And fix'd the scallop in his hat before ; Then with the sun a rising journey...




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