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" Orsini lived ; and long might'st thou have seen An old man wandering as in quest of something, Something he could not find — he knew not what. "
The Complete Poetical Works of Samuel Rogers: With a Biographical Sketch and ... - Page 325
by Samuel Rogers - 1860 - 460 pages
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The morning of life, and other gleanings, ed. by M. Day, W.E ..., Issue 126

Achilles Daunt - 1881 - 196 pages
...purpose, profitless and wretched, like the bereaved father of the lost Ginevra — " An old man wandering in quest of something — Something he could not find, he knew not what." That man, it has been said, and said truly, was never worth anything, -who simply grew into a man by...
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The senior poetical reader, for school and home use, with notes and biogr ...

P R Jackson - 1882 - 184 pages
...have seen fnf ^^a^'Jt An old man wandering as in quest * of some-. Europe. thing, ' CW, search. 50 Something he could not find — he knew not what. When he was gone, the house remained awhile Tenantieu, without Silent and tenantless* — then went to strangers, inhabitants. Full fifty...
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The Fifth Reader

E.H. Butler & Co - Readers - 1853 - 396 pages
...it away in battle with the Turk. Orsini lived ; and long mightst thou have seen An old man wandering as in quest of something, — Something he could not...knew not what. When he was gone, the house remained awhile Silent and tenantless, then went to strangers. 9. Full fifty years were past, and all forgot,...
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The girls' book of poetry, a selection from British and American poets

Girls - 1883 - 162 pages
...it away in battle with the Turk. Orsini lived ; and long mightst thou have seen An old man wandering as in quest of something, Something he could not find...knew not what. When he was gone, the house remained awhile Silent and tenantless — then went to strangers. Full fifty years were past, and all forgot,...
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Wordsworth to Dobell

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1883 - 734 pages
...away in battle with the Turk. Orsini lived ; and long might'st thou have seen An old man wandering as in quest of something, Something he could not find—...knew not what. When he was gone, the house remained awhile VOL iv. H Silent and tenantless — then went to strangers. Full fifty years were past, and...
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The English poets, selections, ed. by T.H. Ward. Wordsworth to Dobell ...

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1883 - 686 pages
...away in battle with the Turk. Orsini lived ; and long might'st thou have seen An old man wandering as in quest of something, Something he could not find—...knew not what. When he was gone, the house remained awhile VOL. IV. H Silent and tenantless — then went to strangers. Full fifty years were past, and...
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New Elocution and Voice Culture

Robert Kidd - Elocution - 1857 - 494 pages
...father lived, and long might you have seen An old man wandering as in quest of something; Something ho could not find, he knew not what When he was gone the house remained awhile Silent and tenantless — then went to strangers. 6. Full fifty years were past, and all forgotten,...
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Macmillan's Magazine, Volume 48

English periodicals - 1883 - 558 pages
...looking for her, he owes to Rogers' s lines : — " And long thou mightst have seen An old man wandering as in quest of something. Something he could not find— he knew not what." Had not Rogers borrowed not only the thought, but almost the very turn of the lines, from Johnson's...
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Wordsworth to Dobell

Thomas Humphry Ward - English poetry - 1884 - 654 pages
...away in battle with the Turk. Orsini lived ; and long might'st thou have seen An old man wandering as in quest of something, Something he could not find—...knew not what. When he was gone, the house remained awhile Silent and tenantless — then went to strangers. Full firty years were past, and all forgot,...
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Poetry for children, selected and arranged with notes by E.A. Helps, Volume 3

Edmund Arthur Helps - 1884 - 360 pages
...Turk. Orsini lived ; and long might'st thou have seen An old man wandering as in quest of something,8o Something he could not find — he knew not what. When he was gone, the house remain'd awhile Silent and tenantless — then went to strangers. Full fifty years were past, and all...
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