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Thus with the year 40 Seasons return ; but not to me returns Day , or the sweet approach of even or morn , Or sight of vernal bloom , or summer's rose , Or flocks , or herds , or human face divine ; But cloud instead , and ever - during ...
Much at that sight was Adam in his heart Dismayed , and thus in haste to the angel cried : ' O Teacher , some great mischief hath befallen To that meek man , who well had sacrificed ; Is piety thus and pure devotion paid ?
So might I , standing on this pleasant lea , Have glimpses that would make me less forlorn ; Have sight of Proteus rising from the sea ; Or hear old Triton blow his wreathed horn . * THE WORLD IS TOO MUCH WITH US ' : 4 boon : gift ii ...
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