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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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Hegel's Philosophy of Mind

Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel - 1894 - 202 pages
...the common day.' If Wordsworth, thus, as it were, echoing the great conception of Francis Bacon, ' Would chant, in lonely peace, the spousal verse Of this great consummation,' perhaps the poet and the essayist may help us with Hegel to rate the Mind — the Mind of Man — at...
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Ruling Ideas of the Present Age

Washington Gladden - 1895 - 299 pages
...are literally walking and working with God ! Was not the poet's aim a noble one when he cried, — " By words Which speak of nothing more than what we...and win the vacant and the vain To noble raptures "? ; It is not needful to speak of more than what we are, — of more than what the humblest honest...
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The Principle of the Incarnation: With Especial Reference to the Relation ...

Henry Clark Powell - 1896 - 483 pages
...preface to the 1814 edition of the Excursion, in which he explains his aim, are memorable — " . . .by words Which speak of nothing more than what we...sensual from their sleep Of death, and win the vacant aud the vain To noble raptures ; while my voice proclaims How exquisitely the individual mind (And...
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Poems

William Wordsworth - 1897 - 522 pages
...shall find these A simple produce of the common day. 55 — I, long before the blissful hour arrives, Would chant, in lonely peace, the spousal verse Of...we are, Would I arouse the sensual from their sleep 60 Of Death, and win the vacant and the vain To noble raptures ; while my voice proclaims How exquisitely...
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Poems: A Selection

William Wordsworth - 1897 - 522 pages
...shall find these A simple produce of the common day. 55 — I, long before the blissful hour arrives, Would chant, in lonely peace, the spousal verse Of...we are, Would I arouse the sensual from their sleep 6 Of Death, and win the vacant and the vain To noble raptures ; while my voice proclaims How exquisitely...
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A primer of Wordsworth

Laurie Magnus - 1897 - 227 pages
...The Recluse* the expression is more restrained and is characteristic of Wordsworth at his highest : " By words Which speak of nothing more than what we...and win the vacant and the vain To noble raptures ; . . . — Such grateful haunts foregoing, if I oft Must turn elsewhere, — to travel near the tribes...
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The Autobiography of John De Fraine: Or Forty Years of Public Lecturing Work ...

John De Fraine - 1900 - 118 pages
...you here, promote what Tennyson beautifully calls ' the common love of good ' ; will rouse the sinful from their sleep of death, and win the vacant and the vain to a heavenlier and a better life. Now I don't wish tc tire you, but there are a few words I should like...
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Liberal Religious Thought at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century ...

William Copeland Bowie - 1901 - 354 pages
...shall find these A simple product of the common day. — I, long before the blissful hour arrives, Would chant, in lonely peace, the spousal verse Of...from their sleep Of Death, and win the vacant and vain To noble raptures.' But what of the rank and file of humanity ? Is this vision of glory for them...
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liberal religious thought

w. copeland bowie - 1901
...blissful hour arrives, Would chant, in lonely peace, the spousal verse Of this great consummation—and, by words Which speak of nothing more than what we...from their sleep Of Death, and win the vacant and vain To noble raptures.' But what of the rank and file of humanity ? Is this vision of glory for them...
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The English Poets: Wordsworth to Tennyson

Thomas Humphry Ward - 1902
...lonely peace, the spousal verse Of this great consummation:—and, by wordi Which tf eak of nothing mart than what we are, Would I arouse the sensual from...proclaims How exquisitely the individual mind (And the progres-ive powers perhaps no less Of the whole species) to the external world Is fitted :—and how...
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