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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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Select Poems of Coleridge, Wordsworth, Campbell Longfellow

Frederick Henry Sykes - 1895 - 360 pages
...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; our...
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The Laureates of England: Ben Jonson to Alfred Tennyson

Frances Louise Morse Howland - Poets laureate - 1895 - 459 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 best : No grandeur now, in nature or in book, This is idolatry ; and these we adore : Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, Plain living and high...
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Poems in 2 Vols., Reprinted Original Ed. of 1807 Ed. with Note on ..., Volume 1

William Wordsworth - 1897
...Life is only drest For shew ; mean handywork of craftsman, cook, Or groom ! We mast run glittering like a Brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest...in nature or in book Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expence, This is idolatry ; and these we adore : Plain living and high thinking are no more : The homely...
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The Living Age ..., Volume 258

1908
...with high thinking. How many of us know the context of that familiar phrase? 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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Selections from Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1897 - 215 pages
...gold. Cf. Written in London, Sept. 1802, 1 : " The wealthiest man among us is the best," and 9-11 : " Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and these...adore : Plain living and high thinking are no more. " And " The world is too much with us," 2, 4. Also Tennyson, Maud, Part I. i. 6 : " Why do they prate...
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Poems

William Wordsworth - 1897 - 522 pages
...the open sunshine, or we are unblest: The wealthiest man a/nong us is the best : No grandeur now ir/ nature or in book Delights us. Rapine, 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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Selections from the Poems of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - Poetry - 1898 - 142 pages
...cook, Or groom! — We must run glittering like a brook 5 In the open sunshine, or we are unblessed : The wealthiest man among us is the best : No grandeur...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 ; our...
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SELECTIONS FROM THE POEMS OF WILLIAM WORDSWORTH

W. H. Venable, LL. D. - 1898
...Or groom! — We must run glittering like a bjrook In the open sunshine, or we are unblessed: I'vX The wealthiest man among us is the best: No grandeur now in nature or in book p Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore: ^, 10 Plain living...
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Examination Papers

University of Toronto - 1900
...beautifully steep In his first splendour valley, rock, or hill ; Ne'er saw I, never felt, a calm so deep. (c) The wealthiest man among us is the best. No grandeur...adore : Plain living and high thinking are no more. (d) Shall fold their tents like the Arabs And as silently steal away. (e) The leaves of memory seemed...
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The Inlander, Volume 11

1901
...well founded. If this were truth in the morning of the nineteenth century : We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest...avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and these we adore, what could Wordsworth write at the sunrise of the twentieth? Could there even be opportunity for solicitude?...
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