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4.23.3: “When I Heard the Learn’d Astronomer”

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    When I heard the learned astronomer,
    When the proofs, the figures, were ranged in columns before me,
    When I was shown the charts and diagrams, to add, divide, and measure them
    When I sitting heard the astronomer where he lectured with much applause in
    the lecture-room,
    How soon unaccountable I became tired and sick,
    Till rising and gliding out I wander’d off by myself,
    In the mystical moist night-air, and from time to time,
    Look’d up in perfect silence at the stars.


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