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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 general reciter; a unique selection of the most admired and popular ...

General reciter - 1845 - 348 pages
...something, Something he could not fmd, — 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 forgotten — When on an idle day, a day of search 'Mid the old lumber in the gallery, That mouldering...
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Aids to English Composition, Prepared for Students of All Grades: Embracing ...

Richard Green Parker - English language - 1845 - 456 pages
...idolized, who was now lost to him for ever ; 8 " And long might you have seen, An old man wandering, as In quest of something, Something he could not find — he knew not what." And where was Ginevra ? Half breathless with haste, she ran to an old gallery in the upper part of...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1846 - 540 pages
...in battle with the Turk. Uonati lived — and long might you have seen An old man wandering as ill quest of something, 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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Thoughts on the Poets

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - English poetry - 1846 - 350 pages
...true to human nature, for Rogers to speak of Ginevra's bereaved father as — • An old man wandering in quest of something, , Something he could not find — he knew not what. Another evidence of the good judgment of Rogers may be found in the fact that he has published so little....
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The reciter's companion; comprising the most popular recitations, comic ...

Reciter - 1848 - 262 pages
...it away in battle with the Turk. Donati lived — and long might you have seen An old man wandering as in quest of something, 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...
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McGuffey's Newly Revised Eclectic Fourth Reader: Revised and Improved

William Holmes McGuffey - Readers - 1849 - 348 pages
...Flung it away in battle with the Turk. Donati lived'; and long might you 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. 11. Full fifty years were past, and all forgotten,...
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The British orator

Thomas King Greenbank - 1849 - 446 pages
...it away in battle with the Turk. Donati lived — and leng might you 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 forgotten,...
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Beauties of the British Poets ...

George Croly - English poetry - 1850 - 442 pages
...it away in battle with the Turk ! Orsini lived — and long might you 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. That mouldering chest wait noticed ; and...
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The Standard elocutionist; and gem-book of British authors, ed. by A. Cunningham

A. Cunningham - 1850 - 200 pages
...it away in battle with the Turk. Donati lived — and long might you have seen An old man wandering as in quest of something, 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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The RugbŠan

Rugby sch - 1850 - 176 pages
...listen'tt, So great the stir in Venice." Ginevra's bereaved father is described as, "An old man wandering in quest of something, — Something he could not find, he knew not what." The graphic description of Venice beginning, " There is a glorious city in the sea," is too well known...
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