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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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Polonius: a Collection of Wise Saws and Modern Instances

Edward FitzGerald - Aphorisms and apothegms - 1901 - 109 pages
...life is only drest For show — mere handywork of craftsman, cook, Or groom I we must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest...in book Delights us — rapine, avarice, expense, XXXVIII SNOB AND GENTLEMAN XXXIX " PLAIN LIVING AND HIGH THINKING" XL WORDS THE SHADOWS OF DEEDS This...
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Palgrave's Golden Treasury of Songs and Lyrics ...

Francis Turner Palgrave - 1901
...opprest To think that now our life is only drest Or groom ! — "We must run glittering like a brook 5 In the open sunshine, or we are unblest ; The wealthiest...No grandeur now in nature or in book Delights us. Eapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and these we adore : 10 Plain living and high thinking...
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Liberal Religious Thought at the Beginning of the Twentieth Century ...

William Copeland Bowie - Christianity - 1901 - 354 pages
...individual, lay in idolatry of wealth and glitter, and in the confusion of bigness with greatness. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and these...adore : Plain living and high thinking are no more. Shall I, as heretofore, compare the ideal of Wordsworth with European aspirations and controlling motives...
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liberal religious thought

w. copeland bowie - 1901
...individual, lay in idolatry of wealth and glitter, and in the confusion of bigness with greatness. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry ; and these...adore : Plain living and high thinking are no more. Shall I, as heretofore, compare the ideal of Wordsworth with European aspirations and controlling motives...
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The Variorum and Definitive Edition of the Poetical and Prose ..., Volume 5

Edward FitzGerald - 1902
...mentioned on page 200.] For show — mere handywork of craftsman, cook, Or groom ! we must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest;...these we adore ; PLAIN LIVING AND HIGH THINKING ARE NO MOKE ! The homely beauty of the good old cause Is gone — our peace, our fearful innocence, And pure...
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Literary Leaders of Modern England

William James Dawson - English literature - 1902 - 275 pages
...was 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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Izaak Walton and His Friends

Stapleton Martin - 1903 - 263 pages
...senses, but with the comsumption of their fortunes." How these words agree with Wordsworth's : — " The wealthiest man among us is the best : No grandeur now in nature or in book Delights us ! " l Venables contends that "the minds of anglers are usually more calm and composed than many others,...
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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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Miscellanies of Edward Fitzgerald

Edward FitzGerald - Omar Khayyam - 1904 - 247 pages
...life is only drest For show—mere 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 us—rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry, and these we adore ; PLAIN LIVING AND HIGH THINKING...
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MISCELLANIES OF EDWARD FITZGERALD

1904
...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...MORE ! The homely beauty of the good old cause Is gone—our peace, our fearful innocence, And pure religion breathing household laws. Si ad naturam...
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