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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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Supplement to the Courant, Volumes 20-23

1855
...occurs : " My heart leaps up, when I behold Д rainbow, In the eky So was it, when ray life began; 8o U It, now I am a man -, So let It be, -when I grow old ; Or let me die. ' The child it father of the man ; And I would wish my days to be Bound, each to each, by natural piety." "Delaware...
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The Methodist Review, Volume 11; Volume 22

Methodist Church - 1840
...of his pieces as an illustration : — ' My heart leaps up when I behold A rainbow in the skv : So was it when my life began ; So is it now I am a man ; So be it wht-n I shall grow old, Or let me die ! The child is father of the man : And I could wish my...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

John Wilson - 1842
...lives, and in consequence breaks out into the following short but pithy poem : " 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 ! VOL. i. 23 The child is father of the man ; And I could...
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The North of England Magazine, Volume 1

English literature - 1842
...us not undervalue, however slight and transient, thoughts like these, — " 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...
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The School and the Schoolmaster: A Manual for the Use of ..., Volumes 1-2

Alonzo Potter - Education - 1842 - 552 pages
...sunbeams, gleaming from the west, Fall on the watery cloud :" So Wordsworth : " 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," &c. To those who imagine that the progress of knowledge may be unfavourable...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

John Wilson - 1842
...into the following short but pithy poem: " My heart leaps up, when I behold Or let me die! VOL. I. 23 A rainbow in the sky, So was it when my life began, So is it now I arn a man, So be it when I shall grow old, The child is father of the man; And I could wish my days...
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The Recreations of Christopher North, Volume 1

John Wilson - English essays - 1842
...breadth of beaming beauty, fit prey for giant or demigod angling before the Flood ! " The child ia father of the man, And I would wish my days to be Bound each to each by natural piety ! " So much for the Angler. The Shooter, again, he begins with his pipe-gun,...
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The Yale Literary Magazine, Volume 7

1842
...rainbow in the sky : So was it when my life began ; So was 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 lo be Bound each to each by natural piety." Finally : Wordsworth is emphatically...
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Select pieces from the poems of William Wordsworth

William [poetical works Wordsworth (selections]) - 1843 - 233 pages
...little maid would have her will, And said, " Nay, we are seven ! " SEl)r lUmboaj. 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...
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The Christian Souvenir: an Offering for Christmas and the New Year

Isaac Fitzgerald Shepard - Gift books - 1843 - 303 pages
...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. WORDSWORTH. Sweet Poet ! Is this...
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