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those who have been so well pleased that I should, year after year, flow with a hundred nameless rills into their main stream. Letters, Conversations, and Recollections of S. T. C., Vol. I. pp. 5-6.
Wordsworth found fault with the repetition of the concluding sound of the participles in Shakespeare's line about bees:Wordsworth writes to Crabb Robinson in 1837, ‘My ear is susceptible to the clashing of sounds almost to disease.’ One cannot help thinking that his training in these niceties was begun by Coleridge.The singing masons building roofs of gold.This, he said, was a line that Milton never would have written. Keats thought, on the other hand, that the repetition was in harmony with the continued note of the singers. Leigh Hunt's Autobiography.
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