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" Though Somnus in Homer be sent to rouse up Agamemnon, I find no such effects in these drowsy approaches of sleep. To keep our eyes open longer were but to act our antipodes. The huntsmen are up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in... "
Poems - Page 113
by Samuel Rogers - 1834 - 295 pages
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The Age of Milton

John Howard Bertram Masterman - English literature - 1897 - 254 pages
...Agamemnon, I find no such effects in these drowsy approaches of sleep. To keep our eyes open longer were but to act our Antipodes. The huntsmen are up in America,...they are already past their first sleep in Persia. But who can be drowsy at that hour which freed us from everlasting sleep ? or have slumbering thoughts...
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The Age of Milton

John Howard Bertram Masterman - English literature - 1897 - 254 pages
...such effects in these drowsy approaches of sleep. To keep our eyes open longer were but to act our i Antipodes. The huntsmen are up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in Persia. But who can be drowsy at that hour which freed us from everlasting sleep ? or have slumbering thoughts...
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Letters of Thomas Carlyle to His Youngest Sister

Thomas Carlyle - Authors, English - 1899 - 276 pages
...Referring to a passage in the Garden of Cyrus, near the end : " To keep our eyes open longer, were but to act our antipodes. The huntsmen are up in America,...they are already past their first sleep in Persia." to his taste, as one might well say to any woman who kissed the cow that pastured there. Friday, 23rd....
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Puritan and Anglican: Studies in Literature

Edward Dowden - Anglicans - 1900 - 341 pages
...that point he is prepared for sleep and oblivion of quinary arrangements : " To keep our eyes open longer were to act our Antipodes. The huntsmen are...they are already past their first sleep in Persia." An excellent and a poetic reason for moving bedward — the wave of sleep is washing round the globe,...
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English Composition: A Manual of Theory and Practice

Leslie Cope Cornford - English language - 1900 - 225 pages
...Agamemnon, I find no such effects in these drowsy approaches of sleep. To keep our eyes open longer were but to act our antipodes. The huntsmen are up in America,...they are already past their first sleep in Persia. But who can be drowsy at that hour which freed us from everlasting sleep 1 or have slumbering thoughts...
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A Little Book of English Prose

Annie Barnett - English prose literature - 1900 - 335 pages
...I find no such effects in these drowsy approaches of sleep. To keep our eyes open longer, were but to act our Antipodes. The Huntsmen are up in America,...they are already past their first sleep in Persia. But who can be drowsie at that howr which freed us from everlasting sleep ? or have slumbring thoughts...
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My Favourite Books

Robert Blatchford - Best books - 1901 - 253 pages
...precogitations, making cables of cobwebs, and wildernesses of handsome groves. To keep our eyes open longer were to act our antipodes ! The huntsmen are...they are already past their first sleep in Persia. Of this curious and beautiful passage Coleridge says — Was ever such a reason given before for going...
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Letters of Edward FitzGerald, Volume 1

Edward FitzGerald - 1901
...Referring to a passage in the Garden of Cyrus, near the end : 1 To keep our eyes open longer, were but to act our Antipodes. The Huntsmen are up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in Persia.1 observed to eat those places very close for some years after. Every one to his taste, as one...
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Letters

Edward FitzGerald - Authors, English - 1902
...Referring to a passage in the Garden of Cyrus, near the end : ' To keep our eyes open longer, were but to act our Antipodes. The Huntsmen are up in America,...they are already past their first sleep in Persia! graves, but found nothing : indeed it is not easy to distinguish what are graves from old marl-pits,...
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From Milton to Johnson

Richard Garnett - English literature - 1903
...Agamemnon, 1 find no such effects in these drowsy approaches of sleep. To keep our eyes open longer were but to act our Antipodes. The huntsmen are up in America,...they are already past their first sleep in Persia. But who can be drowsy at that hour which freed us from everlasting sleep ? or have slumbering thoughts...
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