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" For the discerning intellect of Man, When wedded to this goodly universe In love and holy passion, shall find these A simple produce of the common day. — I, long before the blissful hour arrives, Would chant, in lonely peace, the spousal verse Of this... "
The poetical works of William Wordsworth. New and complete annotated ed ... - Page 18
by William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1870
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"The Latest Form of Infidelity" Examined: A Letter to Andrews Norton ...

George Ripley - 1839 - 160 pages
...nature, to rebuke their proud disdain of divine things, and, like the great moral poet of England, To arouse the sensual from their sleep Of Death, and win the vacant and the vain To noble raptures. " I know," says he, " that it is quite as little your custom to honor the Deity in the holy stillness...
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Letters on the Latest Form of Infidelity: Including a View of the Opinions ...

George Ripley - 1840 - 399 pages
...nature, to rebuke their proud disdain of divine things, and, like the great moral poet of England, To arouse the sensual from their sleep Of Death, and win the vacant and the vain To noble raptures. " I know," says he, " that it is quite as little your custom to honor the Deity in the holy stillness...
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The Excursion: A Poem

William Wordsworth - 1841 - 374 pages
...shall find these A simple produce of the common day. — 'I, long before the blissful hour arrives, Would chant, in lonely peace, the spousal verse Of this great consummation: — and, by words Which speaJc of nothing more than what we are, Would I arouse the sensual from their sleep Of Death, and...
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New Englander and Yale Review, Volume 47

Edward Royall Tyler, William Lathrop Kingsley, George Park Fisher, Timothy Dwight - 1887
...of his poetry. But his high calling as a spiritual teacher is none the less to be fulfilled : — " and by words Which speak of nothing more than what...voice proclaims How exquisitely the individual mind * * * * to the external world Is fitted, and how exquisitely too, (Theme this but little heard of among...
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The North American Review, Volume 59

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1844
...passion, shall find these A simple produce of the common day. I, Ion? before the blissful hour arrives, Would chant, in lonely peace, the spousal verse Of...and by words Which speak of nothing more than what ire are, Would I arouse the sensual from their sleep Of death, and win the vacant and the vain To noble...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 504 pages
...often when we look Into our minds, into the mind of man, My haunt, and the main region of my song. Hy words Which speak of nothing more than what we are....sleep Of death, and win the vacant and the vain To nobto raptures ; while my voice proclaims How exquisitely the individual mind (And the progressive...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - 1845 - 619 pages
...shall find these A simple produce of the common day. — I, long before the blissful hour arrives, Would chant, in lonely peace, the spousal verse Of...Which speak of nothing more than what we are, Would 1 arouse the sensual from their sleep Of Death, and win the vacant and the vain To noble raptures ;...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1846 - 504 pages
...haunt, and the main region of my song. Ry words Which speak of nothing more than what we are, Would 1 arouse the sensual from their sleep Of death, and...the vain To noble raptures; while my voice proclaims Haw exquisitely the individnal mind (And the progressive powers perhaps no less Of the whole species)...
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Essays and Reviews ...

Edwin Percy Whipple - 1848 - 360 pages
...passion, shall find these A simple produce of the common day. I, long before the blissful hour arrives, Would chant, in lonely peace, the spousal verse Of...and win the vacant and the vain To noble raptures." In the same spirit he speaks of the beautiful. " Beauty, — a living Presence of the earth, Surpassing...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1849 - 619 pages
...common day. —I, long before the blissful hour arrives. Would chant, in lonely peace, the ьроива! verse Of this great consummation : — and, by words...nothing more than what we are. Would I arouse the непьиа! frum their sleep Of Death, and win the vacant and the vain To noble raptures ; while...
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