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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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Studies in the Evolution of English Criticism

Laura Johnson Wylie - Criticism - 1894 - 242 pages
...because the manners of rural life are more easily comprehended and more durable, and because there " the passions of men are incorporated with the beautiful and permanent forms of nature." 1 So far as Wordsworth thus referred the poet to common speech for the rectification of his vocabulary...
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Coleridge's Principles of Criticism: Chapters I., III., IV., XIV.-XXII of ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Literary Criticism - 1895 - 272 pages
...more forcibly communicated; because the manners of rural life germinate from those ele- 10 mentary feelings, and from the necessary character of rural...with the beautiful and permanent forms of nature." 1 *5 Now it is clear to me that in the most interesting of the \ ; poems, in which the author is more...
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Poems

William Wordsworth - 1897 - 656 pages
...greater 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." Wordsworth's deep sense of the worth of native manhood carries with it, almost of necessity, a faith...
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Poems

William Wordsworth - 1897 - 648 pages
...greater 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." Wordsworth's deep sense of the worth of native manhood carries with it, almost of necessity, a faith...
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A Study of English and American Poets: A Laboratory Method

John Scott Clark - American poetry - 1900 - 886 pages
...him will perish, but because too easily understood." — Lowell. " He chooses low and rustic life, because in that condition the passions of men are...with the beautiful and permanent forms of nature. . . . He has a predilection for a style the most remote from the false and showy splendor which he...
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English & American Literature, Studies in Literary Criticism ..., Volume 4

Charles Herbert Sylvester - 1903 - 328 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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Wordsworth's Literary Criticism

William Wordsworth - Criticism - 1905 - 292 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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Biographia Literaria, Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Aesthetics - 1907 - 348 pages
...simpli- 30 city, and consequently may be more accurately contemplated, and more forcibly communicated ; because the manners of rural life germinate from those...are more easily comprehended, and are more durable ; 25 and lastly, because in that condition the passions of men are incorporated with the beautiful...
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Biographia Literaria, Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Aesthetics - 1907 - 348 pages
...consequently may be more accurately contemplated, and more forcibly communicated ; because the -." t- manners of rural life germinate from those elementary...feelings ; and from the necessary character of rural occupa^'" tions are more easily comprehended, and are more durable ; 35 and lastly, because in that...
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Coleridge's Literary Criticism

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Criticism - 1908 - 296 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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