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" And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering from her towers the last enchantments of the Middle Age, who will deny that Oxford, by her ineffable charm, keeps ever calling us nearer to the true goal... "
The Great English Essayists: With Introductory Essays and Notes - Pagina 290
door William James Dawson, Coningsby Dawson - 1909 - 351 pagina’s
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The Cambridge History of English Literature

1907
...the scholastic era and the revival of learning. The Oxford of his day was still the " beautiful city, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering...her towers the last enchantments of the Middle Age." "Then flash'da yellow gleam across the world." Few, if any, in our western islands thought to themselves,...
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American Problems: Essays and Addresses

James Hutchins Baker - 1907 - 222 pagina’s
...foster sentiment rather than learning. Evidently he believed what Matthew Arnold expressed of Oxford: "Who will deny that Oxford, by her ineffable charm, keeps ever calling us near to the true goal of all of us, to the ideal, to perfection — to beauty, in a word, which is...
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Some New Literary Valuations

William Cleaver Wilkinson - 1908 - 411 pagina’s
...fierce intellectual life of our century, so serene! " ' There are our young barbarians, all at play.' And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading...Oxford, by her ineffable charm , keeps ever calling us near to the true goal of all of us, to the ideal, to perfection — to beauty, in a word, which is...
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The Poetic Old-world: A Little Book for Tourists

Lucy Humphrey Smith - 1908 - 513 pagina’s
...fierce intellectual life of our century, so serene ! " There are our young barbarians, all at play ! " And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading...will deny that Oxford, by her ineffable charm, keeps calling us nearer to the true goal of all of us, to the ideal, to perfection, — to beauty, in a word,...
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Motor Days in England: A Record of a Journey Through Picturesque Southern ...

John M. Dillon - 1908 - 283 pagina’s
...the fierce intellectual life of our century, so serene! "There are our young barbarians all at play!" And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading...who will deny that Oxford, by her ineffable charm, ever keeps calling us nearer to the true goal of all of us, to the ideal, to perfection, — to beauty,...
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Cambridge History of English Literature 1: From the Beginnings to the Cycles ...

A. W. Ward, A. R. Waller - 1978 - 426 pagina’s
...the scholastic era and the revival of learning. The Oxford of his day was still the " beautiful city, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering...her towers the last enchantments of the Middle Age." " Then flash'da yellow gleam across the world." Few, if any, in our western islands thought to themselves,...
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Pictures from an Institution: A Comedy

Randall Jarrell - 1986 - 277 pagina’s
...life of our century, so serene! 'There are our junge Madchen all at playT And yet, steeped in truths as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, and whispering from her towers the first enchantments of the Future Age, who will deny that Benton, by her ineffable charm, keeps calling...
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Oxford and Cambridge

Christopher Brooke, Christopher Nugent Lawrence Brooke, Dixie Professor Emeritus of Ecclesiastical History Christopher N L Brooke, Roger Highfield - 1988 - 367 pagina’s
...the fierce intellectual life of our century, so serene! There are our young barbarians, all at play!' And yet steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading...all of us, to the ideal, to perfection, - to beauty, in a word, which is only truth seen from another side?109 ""• Brooke 1985. chap. 12. esp. pp. 223....
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The Grand Old Man: Or, The Life and Public Services of the Right Honorable ...

Richard Briscoe Cook - 1898 - 586 pagina’s
...! So venerable, so lovely, so unravaged by the fierce intellectual life of our century, so serene ! And yet, steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, or whispering from her towers the last enchantments of the Middle Age, who will deny that Oxford, by...
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The Idea of the University: A Reexamination

Jaroslav Pelikan - 1992 - 238 pagina’s
...Sainte-Beuve as "one of the four persons . . . from whom he had really learned"), spoke about how Oxford — "steeped in sentiment as she lies, spreading her gardens to the moonlight, whispering from her towers the last enchantments of the Middle Age" and the "home of lost causes, and...
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