famous poetry
| Famous Poetry | Roleplay | Free Video Tutorials | Online Poetry Club | Free Education | Best of Youtube | Ear Training

Stanzas Analysis



Author: Poetry of William Wordsworth Type: Poetry Views: 295

Sponsored Links





ONCE I could hail (howe'er serene the sky)

The Moon re-entering her monthly round,

No faculty yet given me to espy

The dusky Shape within her arms imbound,

That thin memento of effulgence lost

Which some have named her Predecessor's ghost. .



Young, like the Crescent that above me shone,

Nought I perceived within it dull or dim;

All that appeared was suitable to One

Whose fancy had a thousand fields to skim;

To expectations spreading with wild growth,

And hope that kept with me her plighted troth.



I saw (ambition quickening at the view)

A silver boat launched on a boundless flood;

A pearly crest, like Dian's when it threw

Its brightest splendor round a leafy wood;

But not a hint from under-ground, no sign

Fit for the glimmering brow of Proserpine.



Or was it Dian's self that seemed to move

Before me ?---nothing blemished the fair sight;

On her I looked whom jocund fairies love,

Cynthia, who puts the little stars to flight,

And by that thinning magnifies the great,

For exaltation of her sovereign state.



And when I learned to mark the spectral Shape

As each new Moon obeyed the call of Time,

If gloom fell on me, swift was my escape;

Such happy privilege hath life's gay Prime,

To see or not to see, as best may please

A buoyant Spirit, and a heart at ease.



Now, dazzling Stranger! when thou meet'st my glance,

Thy dark Associate ever I discern;

Emblem of thought too eager to advance

While I salute my joys, thoughts sad or stern;

Shades of past bliss, or phantoms that, to gain

Their fill of promised lustre, wait in vain.



So changes mortal life with fleeting years;

A mournful change, should Reason fail to bring

The timely insight that can temper fears,

And from vicissitude remove its sting;

While Faith aspires to seats in that domain

Where joys are perfect---neither wax nor wane.










Sponsor



Learn to Play Songs by Ear: Ear Training

122 Free Video Tutorials

[Video Tutorial] How to build google chrome extensions

Please add me on youtube. I make free educational video tutorials on youtube such as Basic HTML and CSS.

Free Online Education from Top Universities

Yes! It's true. Online College Education is now free!



||| Analysis | Critique | Overview Below |||

There have been no submitted criqiques, be the first to add one below.


Post your Analysis




Message

Free Online Education from Top Universities

Yes! It's true. College Education is now free!







Most common keywords

Stanzas Analysis William Wordsworth critical analysis of poem, review school overview. Analysis of the poem. literary terms. Definition terms. Why did he use? short summary describing. Stanzas Analysis William Wordsworth Characters archetypes. Sparknotes bookrags the meaning summary overview critique of explanation pinkmonkey. Quick fast explanatory summary. pinkmonkey free cliffnotes cliffnotes ebook pdf doc file essay summary literary terms analysis professional definition summary synopsis sinopsis interpretation critique Stanzas Analysis William Wordsworth itunes audio book mp4 mp3 mit ocw Online Education homework forum help



Poetry 170
Poetry 134
Poetry 34
Poetry 208
Poetry 56
Poetry 167
Poetry 109
Poetry 68
Poetry 88
Poetry 17
Poetry 77
Poetry 113
Poetry 67
Poetry 173
Poetry 126
Poetry 116
Poetry 123
Poetry 132
Poetry 111
Poetry 182