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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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Poems of Ralph Waldo Emerson

Ralph Waldo Emerson - Electronic books - 1883 - 316 pages
...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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Works

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1883
...boy's cup? Who has mixed my boy's bread? Who, with sadness and madness, Has turned my child's head? " ' mortal ; seeing its invincibility, he says, I am strong....It is not in us, but we are in it. It is of the m Deep love lieth under These pictures of time ; They fade in the light of Their meaning sublime. * The...
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The Works of Orestes A. Brownson: Literary criticisms

Orestes Augustus Brownson - Literature - 1885
...bread? Who, with sadness and madness, has turned the man-child's head? ' R, W. EMERSON•S POEMS. " 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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The Unitarian, Volume 3

Jabez Thomas Sunderland, Brooke Herford, Frederick B. Mott - Liberalism (Religion) - 1888
...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 Heth under These pictures of time; They fade iu the light of Their meaning sublime. "The...
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American Literature: A Text-book for the Use of Schools and Colleges

Julian Hawthorne, William Leonard Lemmon - American literature - 1891 - 323 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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Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - American poetry - 1894 - 319 pages
...cup? Who has mixed my boy's bread? Who, with sadness and madness, Has turned my child's head ? ' " \ heard a poet answer 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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American Literature: A Text-book for the Use of Schools and Colleges

Julian Hawthorne - American literature - 1898 - 323 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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Poet Lore, Volume 12

Literature - 1900
...bread? Who, with sadness and madness, Has turned my child's head? " Poe was not the poet to answer cheerfully " Say on, sweet Sphinx ! thy dirges Are pleasant songs to me." He was never Platonist and optimist enough to enjoy the resignation sung in that poem. The first utterances...
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“The” Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Poems. 1884, repr. 1897

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1902
...Who has mixed my boy's bread ? Who, with sadness and madness, Has turned the man-child's head I"1 t~ 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 sublima " The...
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The Complete Works of Ralph Waldo Emerson: Poems

Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1904
...• V t -, ,,: *•• .y / Who, with sadness and madness, ' ' / ' V. 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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