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Książki Książki 101110 z 117 na temat At his own wonders, wondering for his bread. *Tis pleasant through the loop-holes....
" At his own wonders, wondering for his bread. *Tis pleasant through the loop-holes of retreat To peep at such a world ; to see the stir Of the great Babel and not feel the crowd ; To hear the roar she sends through all her gates At a safe distance, where... "
The book-lover's enchiridion, thoughts, selected and arranged by Philobiblos ... - Strona 122
autor: Book-lover - 1884
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Journal of the Royal Horticultural Society, Tom 22

Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain) - 1899
...is a wide difference of opinion. In closing the first part of this brief sketch, I might say: " Tig pleasant through the loopholes of retreat, To peep at such a world as this." PART II. HORTICULTURAL INTERESTS. California is the greatest fruit-growing State in the Union,...
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John Clare and the Bounds of Circumstance

Johanne Clare - 1987 - Liczba stron: 217
...world" where "rumour of oppression and deceit, / ... Might never reach me more."10 At Olney he was able to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the...gates At a safe distance, where the dying sound Falls a soft murmur on th'uninjured ear. Thus sitting, and surveying thus at ease The globe and its concerns,...
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Wordsworth's Vagrant Muse: Poetry, Poverty, and Power

Gary Lee Harrison - 1994 - Liczba stron: 237
...footnote to the surveying eye of his narrator as opposed to the sympathetic eye of Wordsworth's: "Tis pleasant through the loopholes of retreat / To peep...stir / Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd" (Task 4.88-90). 13. In Landscape and Ideology, Bermingham describes a "project of knowing the countryside"...
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We Wear the Mask: African Americans Write American Literature, 1760-1870

Rafia Zafar - 1997 - Liczba stron: 249
...outdoors, there were degrees of contentment and confinement within dwellings of the sophisticated: Tis pleasant, through the loopholes of retreat, To peep...see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd.55 The above lines, taken from William Cowper's "The Task" (1784), form the epigraph of chapter...
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Romantic Genius: The Prehistory of a Homosexual Role

Andrew Elfenbein - 1999 - Liczba stron: 262
...newspaper, he feels how fully his "other views" separate him from the public world that it represents: Tis pleasant through the loop-holes of retreat To peep at such a world ... Thus sitting and surveying thus at ease The globe and its concerns, I seem advanced To some secure...
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Symbolic Loss: The Ambiguity of Mourning and Memory at Century's End

Peter Homans - 2000 - Liczba stron: 253
...that the phrase "loophole of retreat" is "a reference to William Cowper's 'The Task,' IV. 8890": "Tis pleasant, through the loopholes of retreat, / To peep...stir / Of the Great Babel, and not feel the crowd." Yellin notes that "Jacobs was not the first Afro- American to use Cowper's phrase." In 1838 the phrase...
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A History of Pre-cinema, Tom 3

Stephen Herbert - 2000 - Liczba stron: 142
...(Engraving after a painting by JB Schénau from Pugin's Dictionnaire du Théâtre) Peepshows and Panoramas To peep at such a world — to see the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd. COWPER THE aerial images projected by magicians with the aid of concave mirrors, and the phantoms flung...
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Going Shopping: Consumer Choices and Community Consequences

Ann Satterthwaite - 2001 - Liczba stron: 386
...William Cowper, an eighteenth-century poet who extolled the countryside, is printed on this poster: "Fis pleasant, through the loopholes of retreat To peep...gates At a safe distance, where the dying sound Falls a soft murmur on the 'uninjured ear.' This quest for a retreat was understandable for urbanités in...
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Time Stands Still: Muybridge and the Instantaneous Photography Movement

Phillip Prodger, Tom Gunning, Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Cleveland Museum of Art - 2003 - Liczba stron: 310
...Romantic poet William Cowper (1781— 1800). In the fourth book of his epic poem The Task, he wrote, "Tis pleasant, through the loopholes of retreat / to peep...stir / Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd." In 1851, commenting on the potential of Talbot's new amphitype process, one Dr. Clavel inexplicably...
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William Cowper: Selected Poems

William Cowper, Nick Rhodes - 2003 - Liczba stron: 144
...submarine exploits, And Katterfelto, with his hair on end At his own wonders, wond'ring for his bread. Tis pleasant through the loop-holes of retreat To peep...the stir Of the great Babel, and not feel the crowd; 90 To hear the roar she sends through all her gates At a safe distance, where the dying sound Falls...
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