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" In darkness, and amid the many shapes Of joyless day-light ; when the fretful stir Unprofitable, and the fever of the world, Have hung upon the beatings of my heart, How oft, in spirit, have I turned to thee, O sylvan Wye ! Thou wanderer thro... "
The Friend, ed. by R. Smith, Vol. [1st and 2nd eds. of vol.1. The 1st ed. of ... - Page 244
edited by - 1829
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Lyrical ballads, with other poems [including some by S.T. Coleridge]. From ...

William Wordsworth - 1802
...eye made quiet by the power Of harmony, and the deep power of joy, We see into the life of things. If this . . Be but a vain belief, yet, oh! how oft,...amid the many shapes Of joyless day-light, when the ftetful stir Unprofitable, and the fever of the world, Have hung upon -the beatings of my heart, How...
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The Annual Review and History of Literature, Volume 2

Books - 1804
...strong charm Of Nature." Bajley, 53, 54. 49. Compare these passages with Mr. Wordsworth's " Wye." " When the fretful stir Unprofitable, and the fever of the world Have hung upon the heatings of my heart, How oft m spirit have I turn'd to thce ! # • • nor the sneers of selfish...
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Lyrical Ballads, with Pastoral and Other Poems ...

William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge - English poetry - 1805 - 248 pages
...eye made quiet by the power Of harmony, and the deep power of joy, We see into the life of things. If this Be but a vain belief, yet, oh ! how oft, In...have I turned to thee, O sylvan Wye ! Thou wanderer thro' the woods, How often has my spirit turned to thee ! And now, with gleams of half-extinguished...
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Lyrical Ballads,: With Pastoral and Other Poems. In Two Volumes, Volume 1

William Wordsworth - 1805
...eye made quiet by the power Of harmony, and the deep power of joy, We see into the life of things. If this Be but a vain belief, yet, oh ! how oft, In...have I turned to thee, O sylvan Wye ! Thou wanderer thro' the woods, How often has my spirit turned to thee ! Andnow, with gleams of half.extinguished...
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Poems by William Wordsworth: Including Lyrical Ballads, and the ..., Volume 2

William Wordsworth, Dorothy Wordsworth - 1815
...eye made quiet by the power Of harmony, and the deep power of joy, We see into the life of things. If this Be but a vain belief, yet, oh ! how oft, In...have I turned to thee, O sylvan Wye ! Thou wanderer thro' the woods, How often has my spirit turned to thee! And now, with gleams of half-extinguished...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1815
...eye made quiet by the power Of harmony, and the deep power of joy, We see into the life of things. If this Be but a vain belief, yet, oh ! how oft, In...have I turned to thee, O sylvan Wye !" Thou wanderer thro' the woodi, How often baa my spirit turned to thee! 75 And now, with gleams of half-extinguished...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 44

England - 1838
...eye mode quiet by the power Of harmony, anil the deep power of joy, We see into the life of things. " If this Be but a vain belief, yet, oh ! how oft, In...fretful stir Unprofitable, and the fever of the world, Has hung upon the heatings of my heartHow oft, in spirit, have I turned to thee, 0 silvan Wye ! Thou...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Volume 88

1860
...deep power of joy," and seen beneath a ruffled surface an inner life of peace. And even now, for us, when " The fretful stir Unprofitable, and the fever of the world, Have hung upon the beatings of the heart — How oft, in spirit," may we turn to pictures such as these by Scheffer, and find a blessed...
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The Miscellaneous Poems of William Wordsworth, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1820
...made quiet by the power Of harmony, and the deep power of joy, We see into the life of things. • If this Be but a vain belief, yet, oh ! how oft, In...have I turned to thee, O sylvan W,ye ! Thou wanderer thro' the woods, How often has my spirit turned to thee ! And now, with gleams of half-extinguished...
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British melodies, extracts from the modern poets [signed J.H.R.].

British melodies - 1820
...an eye made quiet by the power Of harmony and the deep power of joy, We see into the life of things. If this Be but a vain belief, yet, oh ! how oft, In...of my heart, How oft, in spirit, have I turned to thec, O sylvan Wye ! thou wanderer thro' the woods, How often has my spirit turned to thee ! And now,...
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