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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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Studien über Byron und Wordsworth

Francis Heveningham Pughe - 1902 - 167 pages
...finden wir noch deutlicher ausgedrückt in dem der Excursion vorangestellten citate aus dem Recluse: by words Which speak of nothing more than what we...vacant and the vain To noble raptures; while my voice pi-oclaims How exquisitely the individual Mind (And the progressive powers perhaps no less Of the whole...
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Introduction to Poetry: Poetic Expression, Poetic Truth - the Progress of Poetry

Laurie Magnus - 1902 - 174 pages
...select for the same purpose a passage from Wordsworth's Recluse, in which he expressly states that " By words Which speak of nothing more than what we...and win the vacant and the vain To noble raptures. . . . Such grateful taunts forgoing, if I oft Must turn elsewhere,—to travel near the tribes And...
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Studien über Byron und Wordsworth

Francis Heveningham Pughe - 1902 - 167 pages
...Excursion vorangestellten citate aus dem Recluse: by words VVhich speak of nothing more than what we arc, Would I arouse the sensual from their sleep Of Death,...raptures ; while my voice proclaims How exquisitely the iuilividual Mind (And the progressive powers perhaps no less Of the whole species) to the external...
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Selected Poems of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1958 - 141 pages
...passion, 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 (And the progressive...
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The Visionary Company: A Reading of English Romantic Poetry

Harold Bloom - 1971 - 477 pages
...Nature. What Wordsworth desires to write is "the spousal verse" in celebration of this fulfillment: and, by words Which speak of nothing more than what...and win the vacant and the vain To noble raptures. This parallels Blake's singing in Jerusalem: Of the sleep of Ulro! and of the passage through Eternal...
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Natural Supernaturalism: Tradition and Revolution in Romantic Literature

Meyer Howard Abrams - 1971 - 550 pages
...unmistakable by expanding upon it with pomp and circumstance. "I, long before the blissful hour arrives,/ Would chant, in lonely peace, the spousal verse/ Of this great consummation. ..." The plot envisioned by the aid of the "prophetic Spirit," then, will end in the marriage of the...
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Coleridge's Aesthetics

Vinayak Krishna Gokak - 1975 - 71 pages
...passion, shall fìnd 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. Wordsworth goes on to comment in that great passage how exquisitely the external world is fitted to...
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Romanticism: Points of View

Robert F. Gleckner - 1975 - 346 pages
...departed things, Or a mere fiction of what never was ? . . . — I, long before the blissful hour arrives, Would chant, in lonely peace, the spousal verse Of this great consummation. The Atlantis theme is in many other romantic myths : in the Glaucus episode of Endymion and in De Quincey's...
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R.W. Emersons Naturauffassung und ihre philosophischen Ursprünge: eine ...

Thomas Krusche - 1987 - 380 pages
...Wordsworth als das Thema seiner Dichtung bezeichnet: — 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 I arose the sensual from their sleep Of Death, and win the vacant and the vain To noble raptures; while...
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Mourning and Panegyric: The Poetics of Pastoral Ceremony

Celeste Marguerite Schenck - 1988 - 228 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 this great consummation: 10 The Prospectus to The Excursion quoted above is a kind of prothalamion, a song preliminary to a...
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