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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, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1882
...is only clrest 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 : The wealthiest man among us is the best : No grandcur now in nature or in book Delights us. llapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry : and these...
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Cassell's library of English literature, selected, ed. and arranged by H. Morley

Cassell, ltd - 1883
...is only drest For show ; moan handy work 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 : No graudeur now in nature or in book Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry : and these...
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Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 41

Bible - 1884
...portrayed in the most mournful and most bitter of all the sonnets of Wordsworth : " We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest...book Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense — This b idolatry ; and these we adore. Plain living and high thinking are no more. The homely beauty of the...
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Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 41

Bible - 1884
...portrayed in the most mournful and most bitter of all the sonnets of Wordsworth : " We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest; The wealthiest man among us is the best. Ko grandeur now in nature or in book Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense — This is idolatry ; and...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth [selected] with a prefatory notice ...

William [poetical works Wordsworth (selections]) - 1885
...life is only drest For show ; mean handiwork of craftsman, cook; Or groom I — We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest...in nature or in book Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expente, This is idolatry ;' and these we adore : Plain living and high thinking are no more ; The...
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Sonnets of this Century

William Sharp - English poetry - 1886 - 333 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: The wealthiest man among us is the best : Ko grandeur now in nature or in book Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and...
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Works, Volume 1

Edward FitzGerald - 1887
...life is only drest For show — mere handy work 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: No grandenr now in nature or in book Delights us — rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry, and these...
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Classical English Reader: Selections from Standard Authors with Explanatory ...

Henry Norman Hudson - Readers - 1888 - 452 pages
...The wealthiest man among us is the best : No grandeur now in Nature or in book Delights us. Eapiue, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and these we...thinking are no more : The homely beauty of the good old canso Is gone ; our peace, our fearful innocence, And pure religion breathing household laws. NOVEMBER,...
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Selections from Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - English literature - 1889 - 434 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 more : The homely beauty of the good old cause ls gone ; our peace, our fearful innocence, And pure religion breathing household laws. XII.— LONDON,...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1889 - 928 pages
...life is only drest For show ; mean handy-work of craftsman, cook, Or groom ! — We must nm glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest...among us is the best : No grandeur now in nature or in lxx>k Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and these we adore : Plain living and...
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