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" ... because in that condition of life our elementary feelings coexist in a state of greater simplicity and consequently may be more accurately contemplated and more forcibly communicated; because the manners of rural life germinate from those elementary... "
Lyrical Ballads, with Pastoral and Other Poems, in Two Volumes - Page viii
by William Wordsworth - 1802 - 250 pages
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Biographia Literaria: Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volumes 1-2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Criticism - 1834 - 360 pages
...simplicity, and, consequently, may be more accurately contemplated, and more forcibly communicated ; because the manners of rural life germinate from those...with the beautiful and permanent. forms of nature." Now it is clear to me, that in the most interesting of the poems, in which the author is more or less...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1836 - 368 pages
...simplicity, and, consequently, may be more accurately contemplated, and more forcibly communicated ; because the manners of rural life germinate from those...permanent forms of nature. The language, too, of these men has been adopted (purified indeed from what appear to be its real defects, from all lasting and rational...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1836 - 368 pages
...forcibly communicated ; because the manners of rural life germinate from those elePREFACE. mentary feelings, and, from the necessary character of rural...permanent forms of nature. The language, too, of these men has been adopted (purified indeed from what appear to be its real defects, from all lasting and rational...
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Conversations at Cambridge

Charles Valentine De Grice - Authors, English - 1836 - 322 pages
...their very nature, are more easy of comprehension, and more enduring in themselves ; and, finally, because in that condition the passions of men are...with the beautiful and permanent forms of Nature, from whom there is continually going out a healing virtue. Nor is the language of such men of itself...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 14

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle), George Walter Prothero - English literature - 1816 - 594 pages
...simplicity, and consequently may be more accurately contemplated, and more forcibly communicated : because the manners of rural life germinate from those elementary feelings, and form the necessary character of rural occupations, are more easily comprehended, and are more durable:...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Prose and Verse: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1840 - 582 pages
...greater simphcily. and, consequently, may be accurately contemplated, and more forcibly communicated ; the mingled measure From the fountain and the caves....dulcimer she play'd, Singing of Mount A bora. Could I forma of nature." Now it is clear to me, that in the most interesting of the poems, in which the author...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

John Wilson - 1842 - 426 pages
...and blood, while he leads him through every sphere of existence." Wordsworth also chose rural life, " because in that condition, the passions of men are...with the beautiful and permanent forms of nature." I fear that more of the poet than the philosopher is apparent in this sentiment : or, if Wordsworth...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

John Wilson - 1842 - 414 pages
...and blood, while he leads him through every sphere of existence." Wordsworth also chose rural life, " because in that condition, the passions of men are...with the beautiful and permanent forms of nature." I fear that more of the poet than the philosopher is apparent in this sentiment: or, if Wordsworth...
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The Eclectic Magazine of Foreign Literature, Science, and Art, Volume 9

American literature - 1846 - 602 pages
...... in that condition of life our elementary feelings coexist in a state of greater simplicity . . . because the manners of rural life germinate from those elementary feelings . .. . and because, in that condition, the passions of men are incorporated with the beautiful and permanent forms...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - Authors' presentation copies - 1845 - 688 pages
...simplicity, and, consequently, may be more accurately contemplated, and more forcibly communicated ; because the manners of rural life germinate from those...permanent forms of nature. The language, too, of these men has been adopted (purified indeed from what appear to be its real defects, from all lasting and rational...
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