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" They fade in the light of Their meaning sublime. 'The fiend that man harries Is love of the Best; Yawns the pit of the Dragon, Lit by rays from the Blest. The Lethe of Nature Can't trance him again, Whose soul sees the perfect, Which his eyes seek in... "
Tufts College Graduate - Page 75
1911
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The Dial: A Magazine for Literature, Philosophy, and Religion, Volume 1

Margaret Fuller, Ralph Waldo Emerson, George Ripley - Transcendentalism - 1841
...Who has mixed my boy's bread ? Who, with sadness and madness, Has turned the manchild'a head ? ' " I heard a poet answer Aloud and cheerfully, " Say...Sphinx ! — thy dirges Are pleasant songs to me. Deep love lieth under These pictures of time, They fade in the light of Their meaning sublime. " The...
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Brownson's quarterly review

1847
...Who has mixed my boy's bread ? Who, with sadness and madness, Has turned the man-child's head ? " ' " I heard a poet answer, Aloud and cheerfully, ' Say...sweet Sphinx ! thy dirges Are pleasant songs to me. Deep love lieth under These pictures of time ; They fade in the light of Their meaning sublime. " '...
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Brownson's Quarterly Review, Volume 1

Orestes Augustus Brownson - American essays - 1847
...? Who has mixed my boy's bread ? Who, with sadness and madness, Has turned the man-child's head ? " I heard a poet answer, Aloud and cheerfully, ' Say...sweet Sphinx ! thy dirges Are pleasant songs to me. Deep love lieth under These pictures of time ; They fade in the light of Their meaning sublime. " '...
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1847 - 251 pages
...Who has mixed my boy's bread? Who, with sadness and madness, Has turned the man-child's head ? ' " I heard a poet answer, Aloud and cheerfully, " Say...sweet Sphinx ! thy dirges Are pleasant songs to me. Deep love lieth under These pictures of time; They fade in the light of Their meaning sublime. "The...
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The Poets and Poetry of America: To the Middle of the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1852 - 550 pages
...boy's bread ? Who, with sadness and madness, Has turn'd the manchild's headl* " I heard a poet answer1 Aloud and cheerfully, " Say on, sweet Sphinx !— thy dirges Are pleasant songs to me. Deep love lieth under These pictures of time, They fade in the light of Their meaning sublime. " The...
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The Poets and Poetry of America

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - American poetry - 1855 - 622 pages
...cup, Who has mix'd my boy's bread 1 Who, with sadness and madness, Has tura'd the manchild's head?' " I heard a poet answer Aloud and cheerfully, " Say...Sphinx ! — thy dirges Are pleasant songs to me. Deep love licth under These pictures of time, They fade in the light of Their meaning sublime. ....
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Selected Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1876 - 218 pages
...boy's cup? Who has mixed my boy's bread? Who, with sadness and madness, Has turned my child's head?"' I heard a poet answer, Aloud and cheerfully, ' Say...sweet Sphinx ! thy dirges Are pleasant songs to me. Deep love lieth under These pictures of time; They fade in the light of Their meaning sublime. 'The...
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Emerson's Complete Works: Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...cup ? Who has mixed my boy's bread? Who, with sadness and madness, Has turned my child's head ? ' " I heard a poet answer Aloud and cheerfully, " Say...sweet Sphinx ! thy dirges Are pleasant songs to me. Deep love lieth under These pictures of time ; They fade in the light of Their meaning sublime. " The...
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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...cup ? Who has mixed my boy's bread ? Who, with sadness and madness, Has turned my child's head ? ' " I heard a poet answer Aloud and cheerfully, " Say...sweet Sphinx ! thy dirges Are pleasant songs to me. Deep love lieth under These pictures of time ; They fade in the light of Their meaning sublime. " The...
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Complete Works, Volume 9

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...cup? Who has mixed my boy's bread? Who, with sadness and madness, Has turned my child's head ? ' " I heard a poet answer Aloud and cheerfully, " Say...sweet Sphinx ! thy dirges Are pleasant songs to me. Deep love lieth under These pictures of time; They fade in the light of Their meaning sublime. " The...
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