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" The wealthiest man among us is the best : No grandeur now in nature or in book Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and these we adore : xo Plain living and high thinking are no more... "
Biographia Borealis: Or, Lives of Distinguished Northerns - Page 270
by Hartley Coleridge - 1833 - 732 pages
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1861 - 332 pages
...as I am, opprest For show ; mean handiwork of craftsman, cook, Or groom !—We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest;...adore : Plain living and high thinking are no more : CCXIII THE SAME Milton ! thou shouldst be living at this hour : England hath need of thee : she is...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1861 - 539 pages
...dressed For show ; mean handiwork of craftsman, cook. Or groom ! We must run glittering like a bro. In the open sunshine, or we are unblest : The wealthiest man among us is the best : No grandenr now, in Nature or in book, Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these...
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Passages of a Working Life During Half a Century: With a Prelude ..., Volume 3

Charles Knight - Publishers and publishing - 1865
...trading morality of England. There are too many whose respectability is based upon the worship of " Rapine, avarice, expense — This is idolatry ; and...Plain living, and high thinking, are no more." The prevalence of these "• middle class " examples has had no inconsiderable share in producing profligate...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1866 - 496 pages
...life is only drest For show; mean handiwork of craftsman, cook. Or groom !— We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest...is the best : No grandeur now in Nature or in book Del:ghts us. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore: Plain living and high...
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The Family friend [ed. by R.K. Philp].

Robert Kemp Philp - 1866
...show ; mean handiwork of craftsman, cook, Or groom ! We must run glittering like a brook In the opon sunshine, or we are unblest ; The wealthiest man among us is the best ; No grandeur now in nature or in hook Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and these we adore ; Plain living and...
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The China magazine: a ... miscellany, Volumes 1-2

1868
...craftsman, cook, Or groom ! We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are nnldest ; The wealthiest man among us is the best : No grandeur...Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry, auJ these we adore : Plain living and high thinking are no more : The homely beauty of the good old...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1869 - 405 pages
...life is only drest For show; mean handiwork of craftsman, cook, Or groom ! — We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest;...or in book Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, Tliis is idolatry ; and these we adore : Plain living and high thinking are no more : The homely beauty...
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The Golden Treasury of the Best Songs and Lyrical Poems in the English Language

English poetry - 1869 - 405 pages
...life is only drest For show ; mean handiwork of craftsman, cook, Or groom ! — We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest ; • The wealthiest man among us is the best : To grandeur now in Nature or in book Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and...
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The Marlburian

Marlborough coll - 1870
...life is only dreat For show mean handiwork of craftsman, cook, Or groom ! We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest...No grandeur now in nature or in book Delights us. Bapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and these we adore : Plain living and high thinking are...
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Memorials of a tour in Scotland, 1803.-Memorials of a tour in Scotland, 1814 ...

William Wordsworth - 1870 - 568 pages
...life is only drest Tor show; mean handy-work of craftsman, cook, Or groom!—We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest:...best: No grandeur now in nature or in book Delights iis. Kapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and these we adore: Plain living and high thinking...
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