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" In spite of difference of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs: in spite of things silently gone out of mind, and things violently destroyed; the Poet binds together by passion and knowledge the vast empire of human society,... "
Poems - Page 381
by William Wordsworth - 1815
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The Spirit of England

George William Erskine Russell - Great Britain - 1915 - 322 pages
...and love. In spite of differences of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs ; in spite of things silently gone out of mind, and...is spread over the whole earth, and over all time. WILLIAM WORDSWORTH. I HAVE seen myself accused somewhere of saying that War produces Poetry. This is...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 806 pages
...and love. In spite of difference of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs, in spite of things silently gone out of mind, and...over all time. The objects of the Poet's thoughts are everywhere; though the eyes and senses of man are, it is true, his favourite guides, yet he will follow...
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - England - 1916 - 1604 pages
...and love. In spite of difference of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs: sman everywhere; though the eyes and senses of man are, it is true, his favorite guides, yet he will follow...
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English Prose and Poetry (1137-1892)

John Matthews Manly - English literature - 1916 - 828 pages
...and love. In spite of difference of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs, everywhere; though the eyes and senses of man are, it is true, his favourite guides, yet he will follow...
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The Spirit of Man: An Anthology in English & French from the Philosophers ...

Robert Bridges - English literature - 1916 - 368 pages
...Science. . . In spite of difference of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs, — in spite of things silently gone out of mind, and...is spread over the whole earth, and over all time. . . Poetry is the first and last of all knowledge — it is as immortal as the heart of man. So as...
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The Divine Element in Art and Literature

William Lawrence Schroeder - Art - 1916 - 288 pages
...from his fellows by the possession of original founts of inspiration. His divine function is to bind together ' by passion and knowledge the vast empire...is spread over the whole earth, and over all time.' For ' poetry is the breath and finer spirit of all knowledge,' and as ' immortal as the heart of man.'...
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William Wordsworth, His Life, Works, and Influence, Volume 1

George McLean Harper - 1916 - 482 pages
...violently destroyed, the roet binds together by passion and knowledge the vast empire of human soc1ety, as it is spread over the whole earth and over all time. The objects of the Poet's thoughts are everywhere; though the eyes and senses of man are, it is true, his favounte guide, yet he will follow...
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English and Engineering

Frank Aydelotte - Engineering - 1917 - 402 pages
...and love. In spite of difference of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs : in spite of things silently gone out of. mind, and...over all time. The objects of the Poet's thoughts are everywhere ; though the eyes and senses of man are, it is true, his favorite guides, yet he will follow...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - American literature - 1919 - 712 pages
...and love. In spite of difference of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs, aw everywhere; though the eyes and senses of man are, it is true, his favorite guides, yet he will follow...
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A New Study of English Poetry

Sir Henry John Newbolt - English poetry - 1919 - 380 pages
...and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs — in spite of things gone silently oat of mind, and things violently destroyed, the poet...is spread over the whole earth and over all time, . . . Poetry is the first and last of all knowledge — it is as immortal as the heart of man." xn...
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