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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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Standing Before Us: Unitarian Universalist Women and Social Reform, 1776-1936

Dorothy May Emerson - Religion - 2000 - 615 pages
...nations, are getting ready to work for their own emancipation from the bondage of centuries. The women are "up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in Persia." For them the hour has indeed struck, the morning light has dawned, and they are forever awakened to...
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Comparison and History: Europe in Cross-national Perspective

M D Deborah Cohen, Deborah Cohen, Maura O'Connor - History - 2004 - 207 pages
...when he compared his own bedtime in England with that of other peoples in more distant time zones: "The Huntsmen are up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in Persia"^ However, a diachronic conception of globality, "the idea that human beings inhabit a unitary and finite...
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A New Theory for American Poetry: Democracy, the Environment, and the Future ...

Angus FLETCHER - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 316 pages
...Ferry," or Ashbery's "A Wave," will pass unheeded. There is a diurnal truth we may so easily lose. "The Huntsmen are up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in Persia,"16 wrote Sir Thomas Browne in an essay on the magical numbers devising the Garden of Cyrus....
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Comparison and History: Europe in Cross-national Perspective

M D Deborah Cohen, Deborah Cohen, Maura O'Connor - History - 2004 - 207 pages
...when he compared his own bedtime in England with that of other peoples in more distant time zones: "The Huntsmen are up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in Persia."16 However, a diachronic conception of globality, "the idea that human beings inhabit a unitary...
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Selected Essays

Virginia Woolf - Literary Collections - 2008 - 288 pages
...play on 'Othello's occupation's gone' in Act III Scene iii. 219 'The huntsmen are up in America ....': 'The Huntsmen are up in America, and 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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Miscellaneous Works of Sir Thomas Browne: With Some Account of the Author ...

Sir Thomas Browne - Christian ethics - 1831 - 304 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 Eclectic Review, Volume 2; Volume 66

Samuel Greatheed, Daniel Parken, Theophilus Williams, Josiah Conder, Thomas Price, Jonathan Edwards Ryland, Edwin Paxton Hood - English literature - 1836
...low, ' and 'tis time to close the five ports of knowledge ' 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.' It was well commented on this, when Coleridge wrote in the margin, ' Think you that there ever ' was...
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Eclectic Magazine: Foreign Literature, Volume 14; Volume 77

John Holmes Agnew, Walter Hilliard Bidwell - 1871
...ef- . fects in these drowsy approaches of night. To keep our eyes open longer were but to act with our 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 roused us from everlasting sleep ? Or have slumbering thoughts...
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Longman's Magazine, Volume 20

1892
...Browne says, ' The Quincunx of Heaven runs low, and 'tis time to close the five Ports of Knowledge.' ' The Huntsmen are up in America, and they are already past their first sleep in Persia,' I will only add my best wishes for all those whose present posy is, ' If Fortune will, I shall ' ;...
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