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" See the wretch, that long has tost On the thorny bed of pain, At length repair his vigour lost, And breathe and walk again : The meanest floweret of the vale, The simplest note that swells the gale, The common sun, the air, the skies, To him are opening... "
The Gentleman's Magazine - Page 438
1819
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Folio, Volume 1

1836
...bed of pain, At length re|>air hin vigor lost, And breathe, and walk again : The moîmcst floweret of the vale, The simplest note that swells the gale,...sun, the air, the skies, To him are opening paradise. GUT. V 1 66 A REPOSITORY OF MUSIC AND POETRY. TWO DOLLAR« A VKAR,] 'LET EVERY THIflG THAT HATH BREATH...
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Plebeians and patricians, by the author of 'Old maids'.

Plebeians - 1836
...hung over her, little less affected than his sister. CHAPTER V. " The meanest flow'ret of the valc, The simplest note that swells the gale, The common...air, the skies, To him — are opening Paradise." Gray. ANNE'S simple and affecting narrative was soon told, and it called forth the sympathies of her...
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The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Margaret Chandler: With a Memoir of Her Life ...

Elizabeth Margaret Chandler, Benjamin Lundy - 1836 - 180 pages
...the remains of her mortal nature, till it became as a mere shadow, and then she slept. THE COUNTRY. The meanest flow'ret of the vale, The simplest note that swells the gale, The common air, the sun, the skies, To him are opening paradise. GRAY. have come to my thought like a channel,...
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Poetical Works: With a Memoir of Her Life and Character

Elizabeth Margaret Chandler - 1836
...the remains of her mortal nature, till it became as a mere shadow, and then she slept. THE COUNTRY. The meanest flow'ret of the vale, The simplest note that swells the gale, The common air, the sun, the skies, To him are opening paradise. GHAT. I PITY the man who can glance his eye over...
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The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine, Volume 8

Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew - 1836
...the scenery of nature : ' The simplest note that swells the gale, The meanest flowret of the vale ; The common sun, the air, the skies, To him are opening Paradise.' The same principle affects the mind as it expatiates over the broad field of our common humanity, giving...
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Aspects of Eighteenth Century Nature Poetry

Cecil Victor Deane - 1967 - 145 pages
...the utmost simplicity and truth than in the unfinished Ode on the Pleasure Arising from Vicissitude: The meanest flowret of the vale The simplest note...sun, the air, the skies, To him are opening Paradise. Here the touch is almost Wordsworthian, though there is also, in the string of personified abstractions...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 81

1847
...sense becomes an inlet to pure enjoyment; and we shall see that ' The meanest floweret of the dale, The simplest note that swells the gale, The common sun, the air, the skies, To her are opening Paradise.' Ever on the look-out for the excellent, her eye is blind only to errors,...
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Benjamin Rush's Lectures on the Mind

Benjamin Rush - 1981 - 735 pages
...has tost, "On the thorny bed of pain "At length repair his vigor lost, "And breathe, and walk again. "The meanest flowret of the vale, "The simplest note...the air, the skies, "To him, are opening paradise. "3 Memoirs of Dr. Joseph Priestley to the Year 1795, Written by Himself, with a Continuation to the...
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A Mind For Ever Voyaging: Wordsworth at Work Portraying Newton and Science

W. K. Thomas, Warren U. Ober, Warren Ober - 1989 - 328 pages
...offer them as at least a possible source and influence for the lines on Science: The meanest floweret of the vale, The simplest note that swells the gale,...sun, the air, the skies To him are opening Paradise. For Wordsworth, great height and great depth were often interchangeable; consequently it is not surprising...
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Thomas Hardy: A Literary Life

J. Gibson - 1996 - 206 pages
...from Gray's 'Ode on vicissitude' about the invalid who at length is able to 'breathe and walk again': The meanest flowret of the vale, The simplest note...sun, the air, the skies, To him are opening Paradise. In that spring the call of Wessex to Hardy must have been strong. London had become at times a nightmarish...
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