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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 Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - Superexlibris - 1871 - 568 pages
...cook, Or groom ! — We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are tmblest : The wealthiest man among us is the best: No grandeur...avarice, expense, This is idolatry : and these we adore : vl*lain living and high thinking are no more : The homely beauty of the good old cause Is gone ;...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth, ed. with a critical memoir by W.M ...

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1871
...sunshine, or we are unhlest : The wealthiest man among us is the hest: No grandeur now in nature or in hook Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry...living and high thinking are no more : The homely heauty of the good old cause Is gone ; our peace, our fearful innocence, And pure religion hreathing...
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Theology in the English Poets: Cowper, Coleridge, Wordsworth and Burns

Stopford Augustus Brooke - English poetry - 1874 - 339 pages
...craftsmen, cook, Or groom !— We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are nublest : The wealthiest man among us is the best : No grandeur now in nature or in book Delights us. Eapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry : and these we adore : Plain living and high thinking are...
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Annual report and transactions, Volume 5

Plymouth athenaeum - 1874
...life is only drcst For show ; mean handywork of craftsman, cook, Or groom ! We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest ; The wealthiest man among ua is the nest : No grandeur now in Nature or in book Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is...
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Theology in the English Poets: Cowper--Coleridge--Wordsworth and Burns

Stopford Augustus Brooke - Literary Criticism - 1875 - 339 pages
...life is only drest For show ; mean handy-work of craftsmen, cook, Or groom !—We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest:...Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry : aud these we adore : Plain living and high thinking are no more: The homely beauty of the good old...
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Text-book of Poetry: From Wordsworth, Coleridge, Burns, Beattie, Goldsmith ...

Henry Norman Hudson - English poetry - 1875 - 694 pages
...For show ; mean handy-work of craftsman, cook, Or groom ! We must run glittering like a brook In th' open sunshine, or we are unblest : The wealthiest...No grandeur now in nature or in book Delights us. Kapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and these we adore : Plain living and high thinking are...
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Scripture Proverbs: Illustrated, Annotated, and Applied

Francis Jacox - Bible - 1876 - 604 pages
...life is only drest for show ; mean handywork 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." Five years after that was written, the most fervent and keenly appreciative of Wordsworth's admirers...
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Studies in English Literature

John Dennis - English literature - 1876 - 444 pages
...feeling. After saying that our life is only dressed for show, he adds : " . . . . 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. Eapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and these we adore : Plain living and high thinking are...
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Lectures, Addresses and Other Literary Remains

Frederick William Robertson - Criticism - 1876 - 337 pages
...is only drest For show ; mean handy- work 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." The connection of these two things is what I wish to fasten your attention upon — "The wealthiest...
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Classical English Reader: Selections from Standard Authors. With Explanatory ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1877 - 452 pages
...craftsman, cook, Or groom ! We must run glittering like a brook In th' open sunshine, or we are unbl^st : The wealthiest man among us is the best : No grandeur now in Nature or iu book Delights us. Eapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and these we adore : Plain living...
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