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" Nature never did betray The heart that loved her; 'tis her privilege, Through all the years of this our life, to lead From joy to joy: for she can so inform The mind that is within us, so impress With quietness and beauty, and so feed With lofty thoughts,... "
Horæ Otiosæ. Thoughts of many minds, collected in leisure hours of ... - Page 297
by Horae, Henry Holmes JOY - 1873 - 347 pages
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The Work of Mrs. Hemans, Volume 4

Mrs. Hemans - 1842 - 372 pages
...leave A lingerer still for the sunset hour, A charm for the shaded eve. OUR DAILY PATHS.1 "Nought shall prevail against us, or disturb Our cheerful faith that all which we behold Is full of blessings." WORDSWORTH. THERE'S beauty all around our paths, if but our watchful eyes Can trace it 'midst familiar...
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Wordsworth’s Profession: Form, Class, and the Logic of Early Romantic ...

Thomas Pfau - 1997 - 478 pages
...poem is replete with statements of a humanistic faith. Yet even these affirmations — for example, "Our cheerful faith, that all which we behold/ Is full of blessings" (ll. 133-34) or "Therefore am I still /A lover of the meadows and the woods" (ll. 103-4) — sound...
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Encyclopedia of American Poetry: The nineteenth century

Eric L. Haralson, John Hollander - 1998 - 598 pages
...bear the whips and scorns of time") in "Tintern Abbey" that neither evil tongues, Rash judgements, nor the sneers of selfish men, Nor greetings where...kindness is, nor all The dreary intercourse of daily life - and while "Tintern Abbey" resounds all through Bryant's work, neither Bryant nor Wordsworth would...
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Disowned by Memory: Wordsworth's Poetry of the 1790s

David Bromwich - 2000 - 204 pages
...the man very like the defensive self-portrait that crept into the final paragraph of "Tintern Abbey" ("neither evil tongues, / Rash judgments, nor the...selfish men, / Nor greetings where no kindness is. . . ."): He was one who own'd No common soul. In youth, by genius nurs'd, And big with lofty views,...
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Fiction in the Age of Photography: The Legacy of British Realism

Nancy Armstrong - 2002 - 354 pages
...the setting that attracted the picturesque traveler of a generation before: . . . for she [nature] can so inform The mind that is within us, so impress...intercourse of daily life, Shall e'er prevail against us ... With these lines Wordsworth is waging an argument with his more popular contemporary. Gilpin had...
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First Loves: Poets Introduce the Essential Poems That Captivated and ...

Carmela Ciuraru - 2001 - 276 pages
...loved her, 'tis her privilege, Through all the years of this our life, to lead From joy to joy: for she can so inform The mind that is within us, so impress...faith, that all which we behold Is full of blessings. Therefore let the moon Shine on thee in thy solitary walk; And let the misty mountain winds be free...
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What's It Like? Student's Book: Life and Culture in Britain Today

Joanne Collie, Alex Martin - 2000 - 102 pages
...her; 'tis her privilege, "Through all the years of this our life, to lead From joy to joy: for she can so inform The mind that is within us, so impress...With lofty thoughts, that neither evil tongues, Rash judgements, nor the sneers of selfish men, Nor greetings where no kindness is, nor all The dreary intercourse...
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The Major Works

William Wordsworth - 2000 - 788 pages
...its aching joys are now no more, And all its dizzy raptures. Not for this From joy to joy: for she can so inform The mind that is within us, so impress...and so feed With lofty thoughts, that neither evil tongues,0 Rash judgments, nor the sneers of selfish men, 130 Nor greetings where no kindness is, nor...
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Felicia Hemans: Selected Poems, Letters, Reception Materials

Mrs. Hemans - 2000 - 682 pages
...in the mournful inset songs of The Sicilian Captive and The Indian Woman's Death Song.] Nought shall prevail against us, or disturb Our cheerful faith, that all which we behold Is full of blessings. WORDSWORTH2 There's beauty all around our paths, if but our watchful eyes Can trace it 'midst familiar...
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The Westminster Collection of Christian Quotations

Martin H. Manser - 2001 - 524 pages
...Sheen The test of a vocation is the love of the drudgery it involves. Logan Pearsal! Smith Nor greeting where no kindness is, nor all / The dreary intercourse...faith, that all which we behold / Is full of blessings. William Wordsworth Morality, see Right and Wrong Mothers and Motherhood See also Fathers and Fatherhood;...
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