John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.
(continued) Samuel Taylor Coleridge. (17721834) 5245
Yes, while I stood and gazed, my temples bare, And shot my being through earth, sea, and air, Possessing all things with intensest love, O Liberty! my spirit felt thee there.
France. An Ode. v. 5246
Forth from his dark and lonely hiding-place (Portentous sight!) the owlet Atheism, Sailing on obscene wings athwart the noon, Drops his blue-fringd lids, and holds them close, And hooting at the glorious sun in heaven Cries out, Where is it?
Fears in Solitude. 5247
And the Devil did grin, for his darling sin Is pride that apes humility. 1
The Devils Thoughts. 5248
All thoughts, all passions, all delights, Whatever stirs this mortal frame, All are but ministers of Love, And feed his sacred flame.
Blest hour! it was a luxuryto be!
Reflections on having left a Place of Retirement. 5250
A charm For thee, my gentle-hearted Charles, to whom No sound is dissonant which tells of life.
This Lime-tree Bower my Prison. 5251
Hast thou a charm to stay the morning star In his steep course?
Hymn in the Vale of Chamouni. 5252
Risest from forth thy silent sea of pines.
Hymn in the Vale of Chamouni. 5253
Motionless torrents! silent cataracts!
Hymn in the Vale of Chamouni. 5254
Ye living flowers that skirt the eternal frost.
Hymn in the Vale of Chamouni. 5255
Earth with her thousand voices praises God.
Hymn in the Vale of Chamouni. 5256
Tranquillity! thou better name Than all the family of Fame.
Ode to Tranquillity.