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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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Shelburne Essays: Sixth series. Studies of religious dualism

Paul Elmer More - Literature - 1909 - 355 pages
...Agamemnon, I find no such effects in the 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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Methodist Review, Volume 88

1906
...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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English Prose: Selections, with Critical Introductions by Various ..., Volume 2

Sir Henry Craik - English literature - 1913
...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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Essays in Biography

Charles Whibley - Great Britain - 1913 - 311 pages
...of resonant humour, he brings his speculation to a close : ' To keep our eyes open longer, were but to act our Antipodes. The huntsmen are up in America, and they arc already past their first sleep in Persia.' The life and fancy of this image will explain the hold...
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A Treasury of English Prose

Logan Pearsall Smith - English prose literature - 1920 - 237 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. The Garden of Cyrus, v. ASTROLOGY BURDEN not the back of Aries, Leo, or Taurus with thy faults; nor...
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A History of English Literature

John Buchan - English literature - 1923 - 675 pages
...Agamemnon, I finde no such effects in the 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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The Counterplot, Volume 2

Hope Mirrlees - Dramatists - 1925 - 334 pages
...Dutch rival. One gets the sense a little when at the end of The Garden of Cyrus Sir Thomas Browne says: "The huntsmen are up in America and they are already past their first sleep in Persia." Its finest expression, he said, was to be found in the Daily Mirror. But early training and tastes...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 82

American literature - 1898
...Mill Hill. Were not the weather so wet, were not, etc., etc., so many etceteras, I could almost think huntsmen are up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in Persia." 460 461 of running up to join you still ! But that is evidently «»feasible at present. The opening...
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Figures in a Renaissance Context

C. A. Patrides - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 346 pages
...I finde 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 Pertia. But who can be drowsie at that hour which freed us from everlasting sleep? or have slumbring...
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Selected Letters of Robert Louis Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson - Biography & Autobiography - 2001 - 626 pages
...you are. My own health is quite very good; 1 am a healthy octogenarian; very old, I thank you, and " 'The Huntsmen are up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in Persia.' From the last paragraph of Browne's The Garden of Cyrus (1658). 'Echoing Numbers 6: 24-6 and Psalm...
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