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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 Life and Opinions

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1881 - 826 pages
...simplicity, and consequently may be more accurately contemplated, and more forcibly communicated ; because the manners of rural life germinate from those...from the necessary character of rural occupations arc more easily comprehended, and are more durable ; and lastly, because in that condition the passions...
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Dante in his relation to the theology and ethics of the Middle Ages. Goethe ...

Edward Caird - Literature - 1892 - 314 pages
...greater simplicity, and consequently may be more accurately contemplated and more forcibly communicated ; because the manners of rural life germinate from those...rural occupations are more easily comprehended and more durable ; and, lastly, because in that condition the passions of men are incorporated with the...
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Prefaces and Essays on Poetry: With a Letter to Lady Beaumont

William Wordsworth - Poetry - 1892 - 214 pages
...simplicity, and, consequently, may be more accurately contemplated, and more forcibly communicated ;' because the manners of rural life germinate from those...feelings, and, from the necessary character of rural occu20 pations, are more easily comprehended, and are more durable ; and, lastly, because in that condition...
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Literary Criticism for Students

Edward Tompkins McLaughlin - Criticism - 1893 - 288 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 5

William Wordsworth - 1893 - 394 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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Literary Criticism for Students

Edward Tompkins McLaughlin - Criticism - 1893 - 284 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. The Jinguage, too, of these men has been adopted (purified indeed from what appear to be its real defects,...
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The Prelude to Poetry: The English Poets in the Defence and ..., Volume 10

Ernest Rhys - English poetry - 1897 - 250 pages
...simplicity, and, consequently, may be more accurately contemplated, and more forcibly communicated ; because the manners of rural life germinate from those...of these men is adopted (purified indeed from what appears to be its real defects, from all lasting and rational causes of dislike or disgust) because...
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Childhood in Literature and Art: With Some Observations on Literature for ...

Horace Elisha Scudder - Children - 1894 - 272 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." Every one of these reasons, unless the last, which I do not understand, be excepted, applies with additional...
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Childhood in Literature and Art: With Some Observations on Literature for ...

Horace Elisha Scudder - Children - 1894 - 268 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." Every one of these reasons, unless the last, which I do not understand, be excepted, applies with additional...
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Manual of English Literature: Era of Expansion, 1750-1850. Its ...

John Macmillan Brown - English literature - 1894 - 436 pages
...germinate from those elementary feelings ", and " are more easily comprehended and more durable"; there too "the passions of men are incorporated with the beautiful and permanent forms of nature," whilst the language is purer and more fundamental, simpler and less conventional, "more permanent",...
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