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" My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky: So was it when my life began; So is it now I am a man; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die! The Child is father of the Man; And I could wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety. "
The English Journal of Education - Page 135
1847
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The Sacred History of the World: As Displayed in the Creation and ..., Volume 2

Sharon Turner - Bible - 1835
...nature's holy plan; , What man has made of man l" Ibid. v. 5. p. 214. t " My heart leaped up when I beheld A rainbow in the sky, So was it, when my life began.; So is it now I am a man: So be it wben I shall grow old, So, let me die. The child is father of the man. And I could wish my days...
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Selections from the Edinburgh Review: Comprising the Best ..., Volumes 1-2

Maurice Cross - English literature - 1835
...helped thee to a valentine.'1 Vol. ii. p. 42. This is the whole of another — " My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky : So was it when my life began ; So is it now 1 am a man ; So be it when 1 shall grow old. Or let me die ! The cjiild is father of the man ; And...
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The Indicator and the Companion: A Miscellany for the Fields and ..., Volume 1

Leigh Hunt - English essays - 1835
...they peopled the place with robbers and serpents, we were peopling it with sylvans and fairies. " So was it when my life began ; So is it now I am a man ; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die ! The child is father to the man ; And I could wish my days...
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The Sacred History of the World: As Displayed in the Creation and ..., Volume 2

Sharon Turner - Creation - 1835
...made of man Г' Ibid. v. 5. p. 214. t " My heart leaped up when I beheld A rainbow in the sky, So waa it, when my life began ; So is it now I am a man : So be it when I shall grow old, So, let me die. The child is father of the man. And I could wish my...
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The Professional Years of John Henry Hobart: Being a Sequel to His "Early Years"

John McVickar - 1836 - 500 pages
...impossible to be with him without catching somewhat of his own simple-hearted enthusiasm. But 'thus is it ever with all true lovers of nature ; the language...the man, And I would wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety .' Nor were his country pleasures merely passive. In walking through his orchards,...
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Letters, Conversations, and Recollections of S. T. Coleridge

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Critics - 1836 - 266 pages
...cheerless condition, resignation. I can yet say, " Homo sum ; a me alienum nihil human! puto." , " So was it when my life began, So is it now I am a man, So M it be when I grow old, Or let me die." I recollect well — as it were only yesterday — a little...
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The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature ..., Volumes 5-6

Science - 1836
...of age, and reciprocates us with ourselves by a perfect harmony. " My heart leaps up when I behokl A rainbow in the sky : So was it when my life began ; So be it now I am a Man ; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die ! The Child is Father of...
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The Friend: A Series of Essays to Aid in the Formation of Fixed ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Henry Nelson Coleridge - English literature - 1837 - 555 pages
...this sentiment with equal fineness of thought and tenderness of feeling : — My heart leaps up when I behold A rain-bow in the sky ! • So was it, when...the man, And I would wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety.* WORDSWORTH. Alas ! the pernicious influence of this lax morality extends...
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The Analyst: A Quarterly Journal of Science, Literature, Natural ..., Volume 6

Edward Mammatt - Art - 1837
...into the eye of age, and reciprocates us with ourselves by a perfect harmony. " My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the sky : So was it when my life began ; So be it now I am a Man ; So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die ! The Child is Father of...
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The American Biblical Repository

Theology - 1839
...A rainbow in the sky ! So was it when my life began, So is it now I am a man, So be it when I shall grow old, Or let me die ! The child is father of the man, And I could wish my days, to be Bound each to each by natural piety." Here is a high-born poet's soul...
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