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" Raving politics, never at rest — as this poor earth's pale history runs, — What is it all but a trouble of ants in the gleam of a million million of suns... "
MacMillan's Magazine - Page 57
edited by - 1893
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Memories and Thoughts

Frederic Harrison - 1906 - 446 pages
...these verses, 1 The fourth line of " Vastness " scans thus: 1234 56 _ WW _ W \J _ WW _ \J \J _ WW _ _ What is it ] all but a | trouble of | ants in the | gleam of a | million vy — — million of | suns |, a dactylic octameter catalectic (ie cut short). with the accent on...
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Church and State in England & Wales, 1829-1906

Michael John Fitzgerald McCarthy - 1906 - 756 pages
...was almost double that with which Mr. Disraeli held power from 1874 to 1880. The time was one of " raving politics, never at rest — as this poor earth's pale history runs." The descriptions of the march of the " men " of Leicester to London to see the King were humiliating....
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The Greater English Poets of the Nineteenth Century

William Morton Payne - 1907 - 404 pages
...after many a vanish'd face, Many a planet by many a sun may roll with the dust of a vanish'd race. "Raving politics, never at rest — as this poor earth's...in the gleam of a million million of suns? "What is it all, if we all of us end but in being our own corpsecoffins at last, Swallowed in Vastness, lost...
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Viktorianische Dichtung: eine Auswahl aus E.B. Browning, R. Browning, A ...

Otto Luitpold Jiriczek - 1907 - 520 pages
...after many a vanish'd face, Many a planet by many a sun may roll with the dust of a vanish'd race. Raving politics, never at rest— as this poor earth's...of ants in the gleam of a million million of suns? Lies upon this side, lies upon that side, truthless violence mourn'd by the Wise, Thousands of voices...
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Select Poems of Alfred Tennyson

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1907 - 372 pages
...after many a vanish'd face, Many a planet by many a sun may roll with the dust of a vanish'd race. IL Raving politics, never at rest — as this poor earth's...What is it all but a trouble of ants in the gleam 223 HI. Lies upon this side, lies upon that side, truthless violence mourn'd by the Wise, Thousands...
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A Century of Intellectual Development

Hector Macpherson - 1907 - 354 pages
...which science reveals tend to pessimism when divorced from belief in a great overruling Purpose : " What is it all but a trouble of ants in the gleam of a million million of suns t Swallow 'd in vastiness, lost in silence, drown'd in the depths of a meaningless past. What bat a...
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The American Monthly Review of Reviews, Volume 36

Albert Shaw - 1907 - 1158 pages
...sought elsewhere. As for everything which does not enlarge the bounds of knowledge, what is it all but ? trouble of ants in the gleam of a million million of suns? If all science, except natural science, be science falsely so called, the human intellect must inevitably...
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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Volume 4

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1908 - 630 pages
...after many a vanish' d face, Many a planet by many a sun may roll with the dust of a vanish'd race. Q. Raving politics, never at rest — as this poor earth's...of ants in the gleam of a million million of suns? 1n. Lies upon this side, lies upon that side, truthless violence mourn'd by the Wise, Thousands of...
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The Works of Alfred Lord Tennyson, Volume 4

Alfred Tennyson Baron Tennyson - 1908 - 628 pages
...after many a vanish' d face, Many a planet by many a sun may roll with the dust of a vanish' d race. n, Raving politics, never at rest — as this poor earth's...of ants in the gleam of a million million of suns? 1n. Lies upon this side, lies upon that side, truthless violence mourn' d by the Wise, Thousands of...
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Let Youth But Know: A Plea for Reason in Education

Kappa - 1909 - 306 pages
...have no charm for any one who realises the infinitesimal pettiness of the material aspect of life. " What is it all but a trouble of ants in the gleam of a million million of suns ? " Sensuality — the enslavement of the soul to one or all of the baser appetites — not only eats...
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