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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 Language

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1889 - 405 pages
...only drest For show ; mean handiwork of craftsman, coot. Or groom ! — We must run glittering like a In the open sunshine, or we are unblest ; The wealthiest man among us is the besU No grandeur now in Nature or in book Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ;...
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Poems by William Wordsworth: Selected and prepared for use in schools and ...

William Wordsworth, Henry Norman Hudson - 1889 - 251 pages
...man among us is the best: Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, No grandeur now in nature or in book This is idolatry; and these we adore: Plain living and high thinking are no more: fl This magnificent sonnet was a faithful echo of the grief anil inclination felt all ovf r Europe...
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Poems by William Wordsworth: Selected and Prepared for Use in Schools and ...

William Wordsworth - 1889 - 251 pages
...The wealthiest man among us is tile best: No grandeur nOW in nature or in book Delights us. ilapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore: Plain living and higli thinking are no more: ‘I This magnificent sonnet was a faithful echo of the grief and Indignation...
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The Cyclopędia of Practical Quotations, English and Latin: With an Appendix ...

Quotations, English - 1889 - 899 pages
...A terrace walk, and half a rood Of laud, set out to plant a wood. e. SWOT'S Horace. Satire VI. Bk. The wealthiest man among us is the best: No grandeur now in Mature or in book Delights us, Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry: and these we adore: Plain...
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Life's phases, an attempt to present some of the experiences of a human ...

James Stark - 1890
...life 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." — WORDSWORTH. " But," my lord, "I shall never be able to finish what I have begun, unless I be removed...
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The Makers of Modern English: A Popular Handbook to the Greater Poets of the ...

William James Dawson - English poetry - 1890 - 375 pages
...that the common ideals of life did not satisfy him, and he exclaimed — The wealthiest man amongst us is the best ; No grandeur now in nature or in book Delights us. He had learned the great lesson of living, not for things temporal, but for things eternal ; he had...
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The Sewanee Review, Volume 12

American fiction - 1904
...parade of wealth there displayed. He gives utterance to his feelings in a sonnet in which he says : The wealthiest man among us is the best; No grandeur...adore; Plain living and high thinking are no more. And with this comes that magnificent sonnet addressed to Milton which, because of the ever-recurring...
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The poetical works of william wordsworth

1892
...drest For show; mean handy-work of craftsman, cook, Or groom!—We must run glittering like a brook 5 In the open sunshine, or we are unblest: The wealthiest...avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore : 10 Plain living and high thinking are no more: The homely beauty of the good old cause Is gone ;...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1892 - 951 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:...or in book Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, Ibis is idolatry; and these we adore: Plain living and high thinking are no more : The homely beauty...
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The Torrance-Clendennin Episode and the Melville Letters: On Racing, Hunting ...

Clarence D. Levey - Horsemanship - 1892 - 154 pages
...social barriers. Have we not been reduced to an unenviable social position ? As Wordsworth says : " No grandeur now in nature or in book Delig-hts us....adore. Plain living and high thinking are no more." Has not the modern club tended to invite us to enter upon a new phase of existence ? Twenty years ago...
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