I have seen A curious child, who dwelt upon a tract Of inland ground, applying to his ear The convolutions of a smooth-lipped shell; To which, in silence hushed, his very soul Listened intensely; and his countenance soon Brightened with joy; for from... The Youth's instructer [sic] and guardian - Página 4991847Visualização completa
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Felicia Hemans - 2002 - 498 páginas
...birth-place moan, as moans the ocean-shell. [1.36] Such a shell as Wordsworth has beautifully described. "I have seen A curious child, who dwelt upon a tract...To which, in silence hush'd, his very soul Listen'd intently, and his countenance soon Brightened with joy; for murmurings from within Were heard — sonorous...