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" Gainst graver hours that bring constraint To sweeten liberty: Some bold adventurers disdain The limits of their little reign And unknown regions dare descry: Still as they run they look behind, They hear a voice in every wind, And snatch a fearful joy. "
The Works of Thomas Gray: Containing His Poems, and Correspondence with ... - Página 9
por Thomas Gray - 1807
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Two Poets of the Oxford Movement: John Keble and John Henry Newman

Rodney Stenning Edgecombe - 1996 - 296 páginas
...Keble remembers the "fearful joy" associated with illegitimate adventure in Gray's "Eton College Ode" ("They hear a voice in every wind, / And snatch a fearful joy"), 136 but in his adaptation, the fearfulness functions much more as an index of awe than of guilt: It...
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Fernando Pessoa and Nineteenth-century Anglo-American Literature

George Monteiro
...adventurers disdain The limits of their little reign And unknown regions dare descry: Still as they run they look behind, They hear a voice in every wind, And snatch a fearful joy.3 Pessoa's "fearful joy" is not quite a schoolboy's "fearful joy," but it is a "scholastic" philosophers....
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Memoirs and Letters of James Kent, LL.D.: Late Chancellor of the State of ...

James Kent, William Kent - 1898 - 341 páginas
...the recollection of his mother, but — "Gay hope is his by fancy fed, Less pleasing when possessed ; The tear forgot as soon as shed The sunshine of the breast." On Saturday in the afternoon I took him and Bess over to Bath for a little sail. Yesterday he went...
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The Best Days of Your Life

2004 - 224 páginas
...adventurers disdain The limits of their little reign, And unknown regions dare descry: Still as they run they look behind, They hear a voice in every wind,...Gay hope is theirs by fancy fed, Less pleasing when possessed; The tear forgot as soon as shed, The sunshine of the breast: Theirs buxom health of rosy...
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Lyric Generations: Poetry and the Novel in the Long Eighteenth Century

G. Gabrielle Starr, George A. Starr, Seryl Kushner Dean of the College of Arts and Science and Professor of English G Gabrielle Starr - 2004 - 298 páginas
...but are not, we find emotion imagined, desired, but not attainable or even pure: "Still as they run they look behind, / They hear a voice in every wind, / And snatch a fearful joy" (11. 38-40). The final movement includes the pageant of horrors. These personifications are the province...
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The ABC of Lit Crit

Frank H. Ellis - 2005 - 234 páginas
...adventurers" who disdain The limits of their little reign, And unknown regions dare descry: Still as they run they look behind, They hear a voice in every wind, And snatch a fearful joy. (35-40.) Suddenly we recognize that the dangers are not behind, but ahead. The truants are running...
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The Child Figure in English Literature

Robert Pattison - 2008 - 208 páginas
...adventurers disdain The limits of their little reign, And unknown regions dare descry : Still as they run they look behind, They hear a voice in every wind, And snatch a fearful joy. (3 1-40) The first four lines of the stanza give us the picture of youth aiming at adulthood, "graver...
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