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" Ah ! then if mine had been the painter's hand To express what then I saw, and add the gleam, The light that never was on sea or land, The consecration, and the poet's dream... "
Poems - Page 338
by William Wordsworth - 1815
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 169

1889
...working upon the passive impression blended thought and matter, produced the new creation, and added ' the gleam, The light that never was, on sea or land, The consecration, and the Poet's dream.' But this creative work of the imagination is only possible j when the relations of Nature with man...
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Shakespeare's The Winter's Tale, Volume 1

William Shakespeare - English drama (Comedy) - 1872 - 196 pages
...being. It were difficult to name any thing else of human workmanship so thoroughly transfigured with "the gleam, The light that never was on sea or land, The consecration and the poet's dream." The celestial and the earthly are here so commingled, — commingled, but not confounded, — that...
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Biographia Literaria: Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Aesthetics - 1817 - 309 pages
...are at once an instance and an illustration, he does indeed to all thoughts and to all objects — -add the gleam, The light that never was on sea or land, The consecration, and the poet's dream." 172 I shall select a few examples as most obviously manifesting this faculty ; but if I should ever...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 9

Walter Scott - Europe - 1820
...Alps, and the dark pine-trees waved their majestic tops, " with every plant, in sign of worship waved." Ah, then if mine had been the painter's hand, To express what then I saw, and add the S'eam, , , t that never was on sea or land, The consecration and the poet's dream, what a landscape...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 9

Walter Scott - Europe - 1820
...and the dark pine-trees waved their majestic tops, •' with every plant, in sign of worship waved." Ah, then if mine had been the painter's hand, To express what then I saw, and add the Seam, t that never was on sea. or land, The consecration and the poet's dream, what a landscape might...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 4

William Wordsworth - 1827
...away, or brings : I could have fancied that the mighty Deep Was even the gentlest of all gentle Things. Ah ! THEN, if mine had been the Painter's hand, To express what then I saw ; and add the gleam, The lustre, known to neither sea nor land, But borrowed from the youthful Poet's dream ; I would have planted...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - Fore-edge painting - 1828 - 340 pages
...glean, The lustre, known to neither sea nor land, Out borrowed from the youthful Poet's dream ; 246 I would have planted thee, thou hoary Pile! Amid a world how different from this! !>side a sea that could not cease to smile; On tranquil laod, beneath a sky of bliss. A Picture had...
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The British poets of the nineteenth century, including the select works of ...

British poets - 1828
...mood , which season takes •way . or brings: 370 871 Ah ! THEN, if mine had been the Painter's hund, To express what then I saw; and add the gleam, The light that never wag, on sea or hind, The consecration, and the Poet's dream ; I would have planted thcc, thou hoary...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 3

William Wordsworth - 1832
...away, or brings: I could have fancied that the mighty Deep Was even the gentlest of all gentle Tilings. Ah ! THEN, if mine had been the Painter's hand, To...smile ; On tranquil land, beneath a sky of bliss. A Picture had it been of lasting ease, Elysian quiet, without toil or strife ; No motion but the moving...
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Biographia Literaria: Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volumes 1-2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Criticism - 1834 - 351 pages
...at once an instance and an illustration, he does indeed to all thoughts and to all objects — " ' ' add the gleam. The light that never was on sea or land, The consecration, and the poet's dream." I shall select a few examples as most obviously manifesting this faculty ; but if I should ever be fortunate...
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