The Rime of the Ancient Mariner (V)

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Can you name the following line in The Rime of the Ancient Mariner, Part the Seventh?

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This Hermit good lives in that woodPart the Seventh
How loudly his sweet voice he rears!
That come from a far countree.
He hath a cushion plump:
The rotted old oak-stump.
'Why this is strange, I trow!
That signal made but now?'
'And they answered not our cheer!
How thin they are and sere!
Unless perchance it were
My forest-brook along;
And the owlet whoops to the wolf below,
'Dear Lord! it hath a fiendish look—
I am a-feared'—'Push on, push on!'
The boat came closer to the ship,
The boat came close beneath the ship,
Under the water it rumbled on,
It reached the ship, it split the bay;
Stunned by that loud and dreadful sound,
Like one that hath been seven days drowned
But swift as dreams, myself I found
Upon the whirl, where sank the ship,
And all was still, save that the hill
I moved my lips—the Pilot shrieked
The holy Hermit raised his eyes,
I took the oars: the Pilot's boy,
Laughed loud and long, and all the while
'Ha! ha!' quoth he, 'full plain I see,
And now, all in my own countree,
The Hermit stepped forth from the boat,
'O shrieve me, shrieve me, holy man!'
'Say quick,' quoth he, 'I bid thee say—
Forthwith this frame of mine was wrenched
Which forced me to begin my tale;
Since then, at an uncertain hour,
And till my ghastly tale is told,
I pass, like night, from land to land;
That moment that his face I see,
To him my tale I teach.
The wedding-guests are there:
And bride-maids singing are:
Which biddeth me to prayer!
Alone on a wide wide sea:
Scarce seemed there to be.
'Tis sweeter far to me,
With a goodly company!—
And all together pray,
Old men, and babes, and loving friends,
Farewell, farewell! but this I tell
He prayeth well, who loveth well
He prayeth best, who loveth best
For the dear God who loveth us
The Mariner, whose eye is bright,
Is gone: and now the Wedding-Guest
He went like one that hath been stunned,
A sadder and a wiser man,

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