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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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Wordsworth: A Biographic Ęsthetic Study

George Henry Calvert - Poets, English - 1878 - 232 pages
...our life is only drest For show ; mean handwork 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." , Wordsworth was an active patriot ; and he was a genuine, not a demagogic patriot : he was not a flatterer...
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London Society, Volume 36

English literature - 1879
...of craftsman, cook. Or groom ! We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we arc unblest: The wealthiest man among us is the best :...adore : Plain living and high thinking are no more.' But of all the circumstances that are tending to cause English life to enter upon a new phase of existence,...
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Club cameos

Club Cameos - 1879 - 355 pages
...life is only dressed 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. Eapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and these we adore : Plain living and high thinking are...
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London Society, Volume 36

English literature - 1879
...life is only dressed For show : mean handiwork 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 u1*, lķapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and these we adore : Plain living and high thinking...
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Text-book of Poetry: From Wordsworth, Coleridge, Burns, Beattie, Goldsmith ...

Henry Norman Hudson - English poetry - 1880 - 694 pages
...mean handy-work of craftsman, cook, Or groom ! We must run glittering like a brook / Is/, -j ( In th' open sunshine, or we are unblest : / The wealthiest...avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore: *d .Plain living and high thinking arc no more: I fl This magnificent sonnet was a faithful who of...
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Theology in the English Poets: Cowper, Coleridge, Wordsworth and Burns

Stopford Augustus Brooke - English poetry - 1880 - 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: 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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The Poetical Works of Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1881 - 707 pages
...is only drest For show ; mean handy-work of craftsman, cook, Or groom ! — We must rim glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest...no more : The homely beauty of the good old cause ls gone ! our peace, our fearful innocence, And pure religion breathing household laws. XIV. LONDON,...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth, Volume 1

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1882
...life is only drest For show ; mean handiwork of eraftsman, cook Or groom ! — We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest...thinking are no more . The homely beauty of the good old eause Is gone ; our peace, our fearful innocence, And pure religion breathing household laws. loNDon,...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations: English and Latin, with an Appendix ...

Anna Lydia Ward - Mottoes - 1882 - 899 pages
...terrace walk, and half a rood Of land, set out to plant a wood. . e. SWIFT'S Horace. Satire VI. Bk. The wealthiest man among us is the best: No grandeur...This is idolatry: and these we adore: Plain living anil high thinking are no more: The homely beauty of the good old cause Is gone; our pence, our fearful...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1882
...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. Eapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry : and these we adore : Plain living and high thinking are...
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