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Unformatted text preview: d is direct ed not at an unattainable mistress but t oward the woman who became the poet s 2 nd wife. poems as leaves, lines, & rhymes. was the haunt of the Muses, the nine Greek sist er goddesses believed t o be the source of inspiration for the ar ts. composition, the devising of a subject/idea by the exercise of the intellect or imagination e unit es of poetic measure (called feet) th dead, -- ? dy e y h Longfellow lived in Cambridge, Mass. Where for 20 years he taught modern languages at Harvard University. Tr inity: Father, Son, & Holy Spir it who acts in the name and by the author ity of the supreme r uler ess you make a pr isoner of he sur face, the girls eats a few pomegranat e seeds, not realizing that anyone who par takes of the food of the dead cannot be wholly re Formal Feelings: Villanelle & Sestina 1. Amoretti 1 by Edmund Spenser (1595) Happy ye leaves 2 when as those lily hands, Which hold my life in their dead-doing might 3 Shall handle you and hold in love's soft bands, Like captives trembling at the victor's sight. And happy lines, on which with starry light, Those lamping eyes will deign sometimes to look shining And read the sorrows of my dying sprite, spirit Written with tears in heart's close bleeding book. secret And happy rhymes bath'd in the sacred brook, Of Helicon 4 whence she derived is, When ye behold that Angel's blessed look, My soul's long-lacked food, my heaven's bliss. Leaves, lines, and rhymes, seek her to please alone, Whom if ye please, I care for other none....
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