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" Fresh to that soil thou turn'st, whose ev'ry vale Shall prompt the poet, and his song demand: To thee thy copious subjects ne'er shall fail; Thou need'st but take the pencil to thy hand, And paint what all believe who own thy genial land. "
The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and critical, by ... - Page 56
by English poets - 1790
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Gothic Documents: A Sourcebook 1700-1820

Emma Clery, Robert Miles - 2000 - 322 pages
...poet and his song demand: To thee thy copious subjects ne'er shall fail; Thou need'st but take the pencil to thy hand, And paint what all believe who own thy genial land. There must thou wake perforce thy Doric-1 quill, Tis Fancy's land to which thou sett'st thy feet; Where...
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Romantic Returns: Superstition, Imagination, History

Deborah Elise White - 2000 - 252 pages
...poet and his song demand: To thee thy copious subjects ne'er shall fail; Thou need'st but take the pencil to thy hand, And paint what all believe who own thy genial land. There must thou wake perforce thy Doric quill, 'Tis Fancy's land to which thou sett'st thy feet; Where...
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Fairies in Nineteenth-Century Art and Literature

Nicola Bown - 2001 - 264 pages
...poet, and his song demand: To thee thy copious subjects ne'er shall fail: Thou need'st but take the pencil to thy hand, And paint what all believe who own thy genial land. There must thou wake perforce thy Doric quill, Tis fancy's land to which thou sett'st thy feet; Where...
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The Fairies in Tradition and Literature

Katharine Mary Briggs - 2002 - 360 pages
...importance. An example is Collins' Ode an the Popular Superstitians of the Highlands of Scotland. There must thou wake perforce thy Doric quill; Tis Fancy's land to which thou sett'st thy feet; Where still, 'tis said, the Fairy people meet Beneath each birken shade, on mead...
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Questions of Tradition

Mark Salber Phillips, Mark Phillips, Gordon J. Schochet - 2004 - 348 pages
...poetic yield. The key to this process is a detachment at once historical and aesthetic: There must thou wake perforce thy Doric quill, Tis Fancy's land to which thou sett'st thy feet; Where still, 'tis said, the fairy people meet Beneath each birken shade on mead or...
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Nachgesang: ein Konzept Herders, entwickelt an "Ossian", der "popular ballad ...

Rüdiger Singer - 2006 - 388 pages
...Lowland-Dramatiker John Home, gewissermaßen zum Ritt ins alte romantische Hochland auffordert: There, must thou wake perforce thy Doric quill; 'Tis Fancy's land to which thou sett'st thy feet; Where still, 'tis said, the fairy people meet, Beneath each birken shade on mead...
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Manuel Zapata Olivella and the "darkening" of Latin American Literature

Antonio D. Tillis - 2005 - 163 pages
...Scottish author John Home. The ode was written in 1749 and first appeared in print in 1788. There must thou wake perforce thy Doric quill, 'Tis Fancy's land to which thou sett'st thy feet; Where still, 'tis said, the fairy people meet 7. "The Pedlar," MS E, in The Ruined...
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Feeling British: Sympathy and National Identity in Scottish and English ...

Evan Gottlieb - 2007 - 282 pages
...turn'st, whose every vale / Shall prompt the poet and his song demand . . . Thou needs 't but take the pencil to thy hand, / And paint what all believe who own thy genial land" (13—14, 16—17). Here, Scotland is figured primarily as a landscape that exists to "prompt" the...
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Transactions - The Royal Society of Edinburgh, Volume 1

Royal Society of Edinburgh - 1788 - 678 pages
...poet, and his fong demand : To thee thy copious fubjedls ne'er mail fail ; Thou need'ft but take the pencil to thy hand, And paint what all believe who...quill, 'Tis Fancy's land to which thou fett'ft thy feet 5 Where ftill, 'tis faid, the fairy people meet Beneath each birken (hade on mead or hill. There each...
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The European Magazine, and London Review, Volume 13

1785 - 512 pages
...poet, an.l his fong demand : To thee thy copious fu'.jtcts ne'n (hall fail ; Thou necd'lt but take the pencil to thy hand, And paint what all believe who own thy genial ¡and. * Th's Stanza and a half, . . t'ie fifth and half of the u»th were fuppli/d by Mr, Henry...
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