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" Upon much of the remainder, also, you have a peculiar claim, — for some of the best pieces were composed under the shade of your own groves, upon the classic ground of Coleorton ; where I was animated by the recollection of those illustrious Poets of... "
The Lives of the Most Eminent British Painters, Sculptors, and Architects - Page 134
by Allan Cunningham - 1833
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Sir David Wilkie, R. A.

William Bayne - 1903 - 235 pages
...; in the dedication the poet remarks that " some of the best pieces were composed underthe shadesof your own groves, upon the classic ground of Coleorton...name and family who were born in that neighbourhood. Nor is there any one to whom such parts of this collection, as have been inspired or coloured by the...
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The Antiquary, Volume 40

Edward Walford, George Latimer Apperson - 1904
...the following extract from the dedication of his poetical works to Sir George Beaumont will show : Several of the best pieces were composed under the...shade of your own groves, upon the classic ground of Cole Orton, where I was animated by the recollection of those illustrious poets of your name and family...
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: A reply to Malthus. The spirit of ...

William Hazlitt - 1902
...Wordsworth's friend, Sir George Howland Beaumont, to whom he dedicated the 1815 edition of his Poems. 'Some of the best pieces were composed under the shade of...own groves, upon the classic ground of Coleorton.' ' Calm contemplation, etc. ' Calm pleasures there abide — majestic pains.' Laodamsa, 1. 72. ' Fall...
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Wordsworth's Literary Criticism

William Wordsworth - 1905 - 260 pages
...personally known to each other. Upon much of the remainder, also, you have a peculiar claim, — for some of the best pieces were composed under the shade of...who were born in that neighbourhood ; and, we may be assured, did not wander with indifference by the dashing stream of Grace Dieu, and among the rocks...
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Letters of the Wordsworth Family from 1787 to 1855: 1812-1832

William Wordsworth - 1907
...personally known to each other. Upon much of the remainder, also, you have a peculiar claim, — for some of the best pieces were composed under the shade of...who were born in that neighbourhood ; and, we may be assured, did not wander with indifference by the dashing stream of Grace Dieu, and among the rocks...
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Wordsworth: Poet of Nature and Poet of Man

Elias Hershey Sneath - 1912 - 320 pages
...personally known to each other. Upon much of the remainder, also, you have a peculiar claim, — for some of the best pieces were composed under the shade of...who were born in that neighbourhood ; and, we may be assured, did not wander with indifference by the dashing stream of Grace Dieu, and among the rocks...
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Hazlitt on English Literature: An Introduction to the Appreciation of Literature

William Hazlitt, Jacob Zeitlin - 1913 - 441 pages
...Wordsworth's friend, Sir George Beaumont, to whom he dedicated the 1815 edition of his poems: " Some of the best pieces were composed under the shade of...own groves, upon the classic ground of Cole-Orton." P. 197. Calm contemplation. Cf. '' Laodamia " : "Calm pleasures there abide, majestic pains." Fall...
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