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" I hoped, might be of some use to ascertain, how far, by fitting to metrical arrangement a selection of the real language of men in a state of vivid sensation... "
Biographia literaria; or, Biographical sketches of my literary life and opinions - Page 443
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1848 - 804 pages
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Lyrical Ballads,: With Other Poems. In Two Volumes, Volume 1

William Wordsworth - 1800
...Mother - - - - - - 144 The Ancient Mariner ----- 155 Lines written above Tintern Abbey --- aos PREFACE. The first Volume of these Poems has already been submitted to general perusal. It wds published, as an experiment which, I hoped, might be of some use to ascertain, how far, by fitting...
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The Critical Review: Or, Annals of Literature, Volume 4

Tobias Smollett - Books - 1816
...bombastic lines as the very quintessence of excellencecould not at first relish productions composed of the real language of men in a state of vivid sensation, which is the very foundation of the system of Mr. Wordsworth : they who had been used to hear the most...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 26

England - 1829
...by quotations from his own works. First, he has not adhered to the best parts of his theory. That " a selection of the real language of men, in a state of vivid sensation," may produce a most happy effect, when transferred to the poet s page, I havi before proved by a reference...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - Fore-edge painting - 1828 - 340 pages
...BALLADS.)* StTinL of these poems have already been submitted to general perusal. They were published, as .in experiment, ( which, I hoped, might be of some use to ascertain, how far. by filling to metrical arrangement a selection of the real language of men in a state of vivid sensation,...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

John Wilson - 1842
...by quotations from his own works. First, he has not adhered to the best parts of his theory. That " a selection of the real language of men, in a state of vivid sensation," may produce a most happy effect, when transferred to the poet's page, I have before proved by a reference...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 1

John Wilson - 1842
...by quotations from his own works. First, he has not adhered to the best parts of his theory. That " a selection of the real language of men, in a state of vivid sensation," may produce a most happy effect, when transferred to the poet's page, I have before proved by a reference...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 5-6

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1845
...himself described his object as being to ascertain how far the purposes of poefry might be fulfilled " by fitting to metrical arrangement a selection of...real language of men in a state of vivid sensation." It might, perhaps, be possible to defend this notion by the aid of certain assumptions as to what is...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth, D.C.L., Poet Laureate, Etc. Etc

William Wordsworth - 1845 - 619 pages
...transferred to the end of the Volumes as having little of a special application to their contents.] THE first Volume of these Poems has already been submitted...ascertain, how far, by fitting to metrical arrangement a seleetion of the real language of men in a state of vivid sensation, that sort of pleasure and that...
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Biographia Literaria; Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1847 - 804 pages
...say, the acrimonious passions, with which the controversy has been conducted by ths assailants." 6 [" The first volume of these Poems has already been submitted to general perusal. It was published as nn experiment. which I hoped might be of some use to ascertain how I'.ir, by fitting to metrical arrangement...
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The Complete Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: With an ..., Volume 3

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1853
...[The second edition, with an additional volume and the preface, was published in 1800.—Ed.] J [" The first volume of these Poems has already been submitted...ascertain how far, by fitting to metrical arrangement a aelection of the real language of men in a state of vivid sensation, that sort of pleasure and that...
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