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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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A Defence of Poetry

Percy Bysshe Shelley - 1904 - 90 pages
...determination of the will. A man cannot say, "I will compose poetry." The greatest poet even can not say it; for the mind in creation is as a fading coal,...brightness; this power arises from within, like the colour of a flower which fades and changes as it is developed, 77 and the conscious portions of our...
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The Art and Craft of the Author: Practical Hints Upon Literary Work

C. E. Heisch - 1905 - 123 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...transitory brightness ; this power arises from within, . . . and the conscious portions of our nature are unprophetic either of its approach or its departure....
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Proceedings at the ... Annual Meeting of the ..., Volume 40, Parts 1907-1914

Free Religious Association (Boston, Mass.). Meeting - 1907
...proceed to disregard it by setting aside all its requisitions. Shelley says that a man cannot say, " ' I will compose " poetry.' The greatest poet even cannot...which fades and changes as it is developed, and the con" scious portions of our nature are unprophetic either of its " approach or its departure." [" Defense...
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Specimens of Modern English Literary Criticism

William Tenney Brewster - 1907 - 379 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 natures...
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Specimens of Modern English Literary Criticism

William Tenney Brewster - 1907 - 379 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 natures...
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The Gate of Appreciation: Studies in the Relation of Art to Life

Carleton Eldredge Noyes - 1907 - 279 pages
...the instant into desire, which becomes the urge to creation. "The mind in creation," says Shelley, " is as a fading coal, which some invisible influence,...wind, awakens to transitory brightness; this power rises from within, like the colour of a flower which fades and changes as it is developed, and the...
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Estimations in Criticism, Volume 1

Walter Bagehot - 1908
...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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1785-1824

Charles Wells Moulton - 1910
...like reasoning, a power to be exerted according to the determination of the will. A man cannot say, "I ons of joy on the recovery of my freedom, and perhaps...by the idea that I had taken an everlasting leave colour of a flower which fades and changes as it is developed, and the conscious portions of our nature...
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An Anthology of Modern English Prose (1741 to 1892)

Annie Barnett, Lucy Dale - 1911 - 450 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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Joyous Gard

Arthur Christopher Benson - 1913 - 267 pages
...an inconstant wind, awakes to transitory brightness. The 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. When composition begins, inspiration...
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