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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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British Poets of the Nineteenth Century: Selections from Wordsworth ...

Curtis Hidden Page - English poetry - 1904 - 923 pages
...craftsman, cook, Or groom ! — We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we arc sallies of his mother's kisses, With light upon him...father's eyes ! See, at his feet, some little plan or cha ex|>ense, This is idolatry : and these WP adore: Plain living and high thinking are no more : The homely...
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The Golden Treasury, Book 4

Francis Turner Palgrave - English poetry - 1914 - 251 pages
...being, as I am, opprest To think that now our life is only drest Or groom! — We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are unblest;...among us is the best: No grandeur now in nature or hi book Delights us. Rapine, avarice, expense, This is idolatry; and these we adore: /'Plain living...
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The Leading English Poets from Chaucer to Browning: Ed., with Introduction ...

Lucius Hudson Holt - English poetry - 1915 - 918 pages
...life is only drest For show; mean handy-work of craftsman, cook, Or groom ! — We must run glittering ess; — * ? On the withering canse Is gone; our peace, our fearful innocence, And pure religion breathing household laws. LONDON,...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
...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; our...
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English Prose and Verse from Beowulf to Stevenson

Henry Spackman Pancoast - English literature - 1915 - 816 pages
...cook, Or groom! — We must run glittering like a brook s In the open sunshine, or we are unbleet: ill it was! The owl, for all his feathers, was a-cold;...grass, And silent was the flock in woolly fold: Numb w 10 Plain living and high thinking are no more: The homely beauty of the good old cause Is gone; our...
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English Poetry and Prose of the Romantic Movement

George Benjamin Woods - LITERARY COLLECTIONS - 1916 - 1432 pages
...life is only drest For show ; mean handiwork of craftsman, cook, 5 Or groom!— We must run glittering know it not. 1 Wordsworth's sister Dorothy. •On...EXTINCTION OF THE VENETIAN REPUBLIC' 1802 1807 Once did 10 This is idolatry ; and these we adore : Plain living and high thinking are no more : The homely...
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The Home Book of Verse: American and English, 1580-1918

American poetry - 1918 - 4009 pages
...is only dressed For show; mean handy-work of craftsman, cook, Or groom! — We must run glittering d, Thy most pointed pleasure take, And stab my spirit...Thou, before that spirit die, A piercing pain, a arc no more: The homely beauty of the good old cause Is gone; our peace, our fearful innocence, And...
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The Literary World: Choice Readings from the Best New Books, with Critical ...

Literature - 1877
...craftsman, cook. Or groom!— We must run glittering like a brook In the open sunshine, or we are nnblest : The wealthiest man among us is the best : No grandeur now in nature or in book Delights us." The connection of these two things is what I wish to fasten your attention upon : "The wealthiest man...
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Poems of the English Race

Raymond Macdonald Alden - Poetry - 1921 - 410 pages
...is only dressed 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:...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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English Poetry of the Nineteenth Century: A Connected Representation of ...

George Roy Elliott, Norman Foerster - English poetry - 1923 - 825 pages
...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; our...
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