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" THE fine delight that fathers thought; the strong Spur, live and lancing like the blowpipe flame, Breathes once and, quenched faster than it came, Leaves yet the mind a mother of immortal song. Nine months she then, nay years, nine years she long Within... "
Secreted Desires: The Major Uranians - Hopkins, Pater and Wilde - Page 402
by Michael Matthew Kaylor - 2006 - 457 pages
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The Playfulness of Gerard Manley Hopkins

Joseph J. Feeney - Literary Criticism - 2008 - 206 pages
...PW\5S. 140 PW\tf. MI PW 194 142 FL 85. 143 L5192. 144 L5296. 145 PW\3\. smeared, with toil,"146 or "nine years she long / Within her wears, bears, cares and combs the same."147 He is frisky with run-over rhymes and near-rhymes like "leeward'V'drew her/ D- "/"endured"148...
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Catholic World, Volume 88

1909
...He submitted, the very year of his death, his noble and highly masterful apologia: To -r— , 1889. The fine delight that fathers thought ; the strong...like the blowpipe flame, Breathes once, and quenched faster.it came, Leaves yet the mind a mother of immortal song. Nine months she then, nay years, nine...
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The Poetry of Gerard Manley Hopkins

Elsie Elizabeth Phare - 1967 - 149 pages
...Inspiration is only the beginning : there is a great deal still to be done after the moment of conception. " Nine months she then, nay years, nine years she long Within her wears, bears, cares and moulds the same : The widow of an insight lost she lives, with aim Now known, and hand at work now...
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