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" Sweet Thames, run softly till I end my song, Sweet Thames, run softly, for I speak not loud or long. But at my back in a cold blast I hear The rattle of the bones, and chuckle spread from ear to ear. "
Modernism and the Critical Spirit - Side 59
203 sider
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The Triumph of the Nut: And Other Parodies

Christopher Ward - 1923 - 198 sider
...the dead men roll their bones. What is that noise? A rat i' the arras? Sh! Sh-h! Sh-hh! Sh-hhh! 90 At my back in a cold blast I hear The rattle of the bones, and chuckle spread from ear to ear. In days of old when nights were cold And the world was too much with us Late and soon Choly coon. He...
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Complete Poems and Plays

Thomas Stearns Eliot - 1971 - 408 sider
...addresses. By the waters of Leman I sat down and wept . . . Sweet Thames, run softly till I end my song, Sweet Thames, run softly, for I speak not loud or...of the bones, and chuckle spread from ear to ear. A rat crept softly through the vegetation Dragging its slimy belly on the bank While I was fishing...
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The Waste Land, and Other Poems

Thomas Stearns Eliot - 1962 - 100 sider
...addresses. By the waters of Leman I sat down and wept . . . Sweet Thames, run softly till I end my song, Sweet Thames, run softly, for I speak not loud or...of the bones, and chuckle spread from ear to ear. A rat crept softly through the vegetation Dragging its slimy belly on the bank While I was fishing...
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Selected Poems

Thomas Stearns Eliot - 1964 - 136 sider
...addresses. By the waters of Leman I sat down and wept . . . Sweet Thames, run softly till I end my song, Sweet Thames, run softly, for I speak not loud or...of the bones, and chuckle spread from ear to ear. A rat crept softly through the vegetation Dragging its slimy belly on the bank While I was fishing...
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No Man's Land: The Place of the Woman Writer in the Twentieth Century

Sandra M. Gilbert, Susan Gubar - 1991 - 482 sider
...immediate consequence of her literary triumph for the speaker is that "at my back from time to time I hear / The rattle of the bones, and chuckle spread from ear to ear." For as this speaker had earlier reminded us, "Women [grown] intellectual grow dull, / And lose the...
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Practical Stylistics: An Approach to Poetry

H. G. Widdowson - 1992 - 248 sider
...to the original sources. Take these lines, for example: Sweet Thames, run softly till I end my song, Sweet Thames, run softly, for I speak not loud or...bones, and chuckle spread from ear to ear ... The first line (as Eliot's notes acknowledge) is a direct quotation from Spenser's Prothalamion, the second...
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Falling Towers: The Trojan Imagination in The Waste Land, The Dunciad, and ...

John A. Richardson - 1992 - 202 sider
...appears by implication at the end of the first paragraph of "The Fire Sermon.' 1 When the speaker hears "The rattle of the bones, and chuckle spread from ear to ear" (186), he is foreseeing not only his own death but also those of the nymphs and heirs. The allusion...
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The Columbia Anthology of American Poetry

Jay Parini - 1995 - 788 sider
...addresses. By the waters of Leman I sat down and wept . . . Sweet Thames, run softly till I end my song, Sweet Thames, run softly, for I speak not loud or long. But at my back in a cold blast 1 hear The rattle of the bones, and chuckle spread from ear to ear. A rat crept softly through the...
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Racechanges: White Skin, Black Face in American Culture

Susan Gubar - 2000 - 356 sider
...Land transforms MarvelFs "But at my back I always hear / Time's winged chariot hurrying near" into "But at my back in a cold blast I hear / The rattle...of the bones, and chuckle spread from ear to ear" (III. 1 85-86) while Eliot's next work substituted the thuggish Sweeney for Milton's heroic Samson...
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Power to Hurt: The Virtues of Alienation

William Frank Monroe - 1998 - 260 sider
...again suggests the banality of modern sexual behavior when compared to disruptive, overweening desire: But at my back in a cold blast I hear The rattle of the bones, and chuckle spread from ear to ear. But at my back from time to time I hear The sound of horns and motors, which shall bring Sweeney to...
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