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" Harp ? harp ? lyre ? pen and ink, boy, you mean ! Muse, boy, muse ? your nurse's daughter you mean ! Pierian spring? oh! ay! the cloister pump, I suppose!' Nay, certain introductions, similes, and examples, were placed by name on a list of interdictions.... "
The Massachusetts Teacher - Page 17
1855
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The Massachusetts Teacher, Volumes 7-8

1854 - 794 pages
...abomination to him. In fancy I can almost hear him now, exclaiming l Harp? harp? lyre? pen and ink, boy f you mean! Muse, boy, muse ? your nurse's daughter...Pierian spring? oh! ay! the cloister pump, I suppose! 1 Nay, certain introductions, similes, and examples, were placed by name on a list of interdictions....
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The Massachusetts Teacher: A Journal of School and Home Education, Volume 8

1855 - 396 pages
...'•Harp ? harp ? lyre ? pen and ink, boy, you mean ! Muse, boy, muse ? your nurse's daughter you mean I Pierian spring ? oh ! ay ! the cloister pump, I suppose...remember, that of the Manchineal fruit, as suiting gqually well with too many subjects, in which, however, it yielded the palm at once to the example...
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Reading book. New code, 1981. Standard 1, 4-6

Society for promoting Christian knowledge - 1872 - 266 pages
...were each and every of them an abomination to him. In fancy I can almost hear him now, exclaming, " Harp ?— harp ?—lyre '? Pen and ink, boy, you mean!...nurse's daughter, you mean ! Pierian spring ? Oh, aye ! the cloister's pump, I suppose ! " Nay, certain introductions, similes, and examples, were placed...
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Essays Critical and Narrative

William Forsyth - 1874 - 620 pages
...sternly as Coleridge's schoolmaster, the Rev. James Bowyer, who thus addressed his trembling pupil:— ' Muse, boy, muse ? Your nurse's daughter you mean ! Pierian spring ? Oh, ay ! the cloister-pump, I suppose ! ' Do not pollute the pure well of English undefiled, with the rubbish of...
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Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

Sir Hall Caine - 1887 - 188 pages
...pupils, the Rev. Mr. Bowyer showed no mercy to phrase, metaphor, or image, unsupported by sound sense. " Harp ? harp ? lyre ? Pen and ink, boy, you mean! Muse,...boy, muse ? Your nurse's daughter you mean ! Pierian springs ? Oh aye, the cloister-pump, I suppose ! " The sense of obligation to this master seems never...
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Literary Criticism for Students

Edward Tompkins McLaughlin - 1893 - 288 pages
...Hippocrene,—were all an abomination to him. In fancy, I can almost hear him now, exclaiming, “Harp P Harp? Lyre? Pen and ink, boy, you mean! Muse, boy,...Nurse's daughter, you mean! Pierian spring? Oh, ay! the cloisterpump, I suppose!” Nay, certain introductions, similes, and examples were placed by name on...
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The Ancient Mariner and Other Poems

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1900 - 170 pages
...f., and cf. the " poor friendless boy " of Lamb's above-mentioned essay (the latter one). class. " Harp ? Harp ? Lyre ? Pen and ink, boy, you mean !...Your nurse's daughter you mean ! Pierian spring ? Oh aye ! the cloister-pump, I suppose!" At fifteen Coleridge, in a capricious fit, sought to become apprenticed...
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The Ancient Mariner and Other Poems

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1900 - 180 pages
...17 f., and cf. the "poor friendless boy " of Lamb's above-mentioned essay (the latter one). class. " Harp ? Harp ? Lyre ? Pen and ink, boy, you mean! Muse,...Your nurse's daughter you mean! Pierian spring ? Oh aye! the cloister-pump, I suppose!" At fifteen Coleridge, in a capricious fit, sought to become apprenticed...
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The Dial, Volume 4

Francis Fisher Browne, Waldo Ralph Browne, Scofield Thayer - 1884 - 350 pages
...Coleridge's schoolmaster, the Rev. James Bowyer, who silenced his trembling pupil thus: "Muse, bov, muse ? Your nurse's daughter you mean. Pierian spring ? Oh, ay, the cloister pump, I suppose." Others write like Moore in his " Lalla Rookh," where the similes outshine and overlay the subject they...
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Aspects of Eighteenth Century Nature Poetry

Cecil Victor Deane - 1967 - 166 pages
...the former, ranging from Coleridge's admiring recollection of his schoolmaster's admonitions—'Harp? Harp? Lyre? Pen and ink, boy, you mean! Muse, boy,...Your nurse's daughter, you mean! Pierian spring? Oh aye! the cloister-pump, I suppose!'—to the scathing comments of that modern Romantic critic, Raleigh,...
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