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" Humble and rustic life was generally chosen, because, in that condition, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, and speak a plainer and more emphatic language... "
Lyrical Ballads: With Pastoral and Other Poems - Page vii
by William Wordsworth - 1802
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 9

Books - 1824 - 408 pages
...the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, and because in that condition of life our elementary feelings co-exist in a state of greater simplicity." (Wordswortltf) We have already said so much on this part of our subject, that we shall not stop to...
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Fire-side scenes, by the author of the Bachelor and married man. 3vols

Fireside scenes - 1825 - 920 pages
...that condition, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, and speak a plainer...more forcibly communicated ; because the manners of human life germinate from those elemental B 2 feelings; and, from the necessary character of human...
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The Retrospective Review, Volume 9

Books - 1824 - 408 pages
...the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, and because in that condition of life our elementary feelings co-exist in a state of greater simplicity." (Wordsworth.) We have already said so much on this part of our subject, that we shall not stop to comment...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 4

William Wordsworth - 1827 - 418 pages
...that condition, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, and speak a plainer...more emphatic language ; because in that condition of lire our elementary feelings co-exist in a state of greater simplicity, and, consequently, may be more...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1836 - 368 pages
...that condition, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, and speak a plainer...simplicity, and, consequently, may be more accurately con^ templated, and more forcibly communicated ; because the manners of rural life germinate from those...
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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
...condition of life the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in .which they can attain maturity, are less under restraint, and speak a plainer...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 New-York Review, Volume 4

1839 - 538 pages
...that condition, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, and speak a plainer and more emphatic language, — and because our -elementary feelings. co-exist in a state of greater simplicity, and, consequently,...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1840 - 370 pages
...that condition, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, and speak a plainer...because the manners of rural life germinate from those ele• mentary feelings, and, from the necessary character of rural occupations, are more easily comprehended,...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Prose and Verse: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1840 - 582 pages
...heart find a better soil, in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, and S[ieak all should cry, Beware ! Beware ! Hi) flashing eyes,...floating hair ! Weave a circle round him thrice, And slate of greater simphcily. and, consequently, may be accurately contemplated, and more forcibly communicated...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

John Wilson - 1842 - 426 pages
...that condition, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, and speak a plainer and more emphatic language." I answer, that they do so or not according to the powers of him who is their interpreter. I urge, that...
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