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" I will compose poetry". The greatest poet even cannot say it; for the mind in creation is as a fading coal, which some invisible influence, like an inconstant wind, awakens to transitory brightness... "
A Dictionary of Quotations in Prose: From American and Foreign Authors ... - Page 418
edited by - 1889 - 701 pages
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The Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley in Verse and Prose, how First ..., Volume 7

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1880
...inconstant wind, awakens to transitory brightness ; this power arises from within, like the colour of a flower which fades and changes as it is developed, and the conscious portions of our nature are unprophetic either of its approach or its departure. Could this influence be durable in...
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Masterpieces of English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1880 - 638 pages
...reasoning, a power to be exerted according to the determination of the will. A man cannot say, " I will compose poetry." The greatest poet even cannot say it; for the mind in 30 creation is as a fading coal, which some invisible influence, like an inconstant wind, awakens to...
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Aspects of Poetry: Being Lectures Delivered at Oxford

John Campbell Shairp - 1882 - 401 pages
...greatest poet cannot say it, for the mind in creation is as a fading coal, which some irresistible influence, like an inconstant wind, awakens to transitory...arises from within, like the color of a flower which dims and changes as it is developed, and the conscious portions of our nature are un prophetic either...
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A System of Rhetoric

Charles William Bardeen - 1884 - 673 pages
...greatest poet cannot aay it, for the mind in creation if. ať a fading coal, which some irresistible influence, like an inconstant wind, awakens to transitory...This power arises from within, like the color of a Mower which dims and changes as it is developed, and the conscious portions of our nature are unprophetic...
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A System of Rhetoric

Charles William Bardeen - 1884 - 673 pages
...productions exemplified hie words has Ntld : " A man cannot sny, I will write poetry ; the greatest poet cannot say it, for the mind in creation is as a fading coal, which some irresistible influence, like an inconstant wind, awakens to transitory brightness. This power arises...
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Specimens of English Prose Style: From Malory to Macaulay

George Saintsbury - 1885 - 367 pages
...reasoning, a power to be exerted according to the determination of the will. A man cannot say, " I will compose poetry." The greatest poet even cannot...brightness ; this power arises from within, like the colour of a flower which fades and changes as it is developed, and the conscious portions of our nature...
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Specimens of English Prose Style: From Malory to Macaulay

George Saintsbury - 1885 - 367 pages
...like reasoning, a power to be exerted according to the determination of the will. A man cannot say," I will compose poetry." The greatest poet even cannot...brightness ; this power arises from within, like the colour of a flower which fades and changes as it is developed, and the conscious portions of our nature...
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Specimens of English Prose Style: From Malory to Macaulay

George Saintsbury - 1885 - 367 pages
...inconstant wind, awakens to transitory brightness ; this power arises from within, like the colour of a flower which fades and changes as it is developed, and the conscious portions of our nature are unprophetic either of its approach or its departure. Could this influence be durable in...
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Prose Works from the Original Edition

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1888
...be exerted according to the-determination of the will. A man cannot say, " I will_compose_jgoetry." The greatest poet even cannot say it ; for the mind" in creation is as a Jjylijjg coal, whi-h some invisible influence, like an inconstant wind, awakens to transitory brightness...
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Studies in English Literature: Being Typical Selections of British and ...

William Swinton - 1888 - 638 pages
...rta ;oning, a power to be exerted according to the determination of the will. A man cannot say, " I will compose poetry." The greatest poet even cannot say it; for the mind in 30 creation is as a fading coal, which some invisible influence, like an inconstant wind, awakens to...
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