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A Night Thought

Rating: 3.1

Lo! where the Moon along the sky
Sails with her happy destiny;
Oft is she hid from mortal eye
Or dimly seen,
But when the clouds asunder fly
How bright her mien!

Far different we--a froward race,
Thousands though rich in Fortune's grace
With cherished sullenness of pace

Their way pursue,
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COMMENTS OF THE POEM
p.a. noushad 13 June 2008

reflects the greatness of the nature.

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John Tiong Chunghoo 24 September 2006

lovely poem. i like.

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* Sunprincess * 05 October 2012

O' bright ship of heaven I wish to take a voyage on your beautiful vessel.. :)

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Katherine Hunter 07 January 2013

Be thankful for what you've got. I keep trying to remind myself that.

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Varun Tripathi 07 January 2013

Awesome imagination!

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Dr Antony Theodore 21 November 2020

Far different we- a froward race, Thousands though rich in Fortune's grace With cherished sullenness of pace Their way pursue, The greatness of Wordsworth

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Dr Antony Theodore 11 October 2020

If kindred humours e'er would make My spirit droop for drooping's sake, From Fancy following in thy wake, Bright ship of heaven! great thoughts and imagination. tony

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Deepak Kumar Pattanayak 22 August 2020

This is all about righteousness against irreverence so brilliantly presented by great poet 10++

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Khairul Ahsan 22 August 2020

'Oft is she hid from mortal eye Or dimly seen, But when the clouds asunder fly How bright her mien! ' - Loved these lines. Very inspiring!

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Mahtab Bangalee 22 August 2020

Night the treasure of darkness The sun left it alone to the moon The moon travels slowly with its graceful light thinker finds a trustee board to brood on self and thoughtful beacon comes to show the path of solution with moon's steady pace here all depth here all depth alone ......in sullenness

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