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" Humble and rustic life was generally chosen because in that condition the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, and speak a plainer and more emphatic language... "
Biographia Literaria; Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary Life and Opinions - Page 51
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1847 - 804 pages
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Lyrical Ballads,: With Other Poems. In Two Volumes, Volume 1

William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1800
...excitement. Low and rustic life was generally chosen because in that situation the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, and speak a plainer and more emphatic language ; because in that situation...
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The Port Folio, Volume 6

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1811
...language of low and rustic life ought to be preferred, because, in his opinion, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their matu. rity, and because in that condition of life our elementary feelings co-exist in a state of greater...
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Lyrical ballads, with other poems [including some by S.T. Coleridge]. From ...

William Wordsworth - 1802
...excitement. Low and rustic life was generally chosen, because in thatsituation, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, and speak a plainer and mora emphatic language; because, in that situation,...
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Lyrical Ballads: With Pastoral and Other Poems

William Wordsworth - 1802 - 234 pages
...excitement. Low and rustic life was generally chosen, because in that condition, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain dieir maturity. are less under restraint, and speak a plainer and more emphatic language ; because...
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Lyrical Ballads, with Pastoral and Other Poems ...

William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge - English poetry - 1805 - 248 pages
...excitement. Low and rustic life was generally chosen, because in that condition, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, -and speak a plainer and more emphatic language; because in that condition...
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The Edinburgh Annual Register, Volume 1, Part 2

Walter Scott - Europe - 1810
...language pf Uw and rustic Jife ought to be preferred, because, in his opinion, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, and because in that condition of life our elementary feelings co-exist in a state of greater simplicity....
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The Edinburgh annual register, Volume 1, Part 2

1810
...language of low and rustic life ought to be preferred, because, in his opinion, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity,and because in that condition of life our elementary feelings co-exist in a state of greater...
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Poems by William Wordsworth: Including Lyrical Ballads, and the ..., Volume 2

William Wordsworth, Dorothy Wordsworth - 1815
...excitement. Low and rustic life was generally chosen, because in that condition, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, and speak a plainer and more emphatic language ; because in that condition...
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Poems, Volume 2

William Wordsworth - 1815
...excitement. Low and rustic life was generally chosen, because in that condition, the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity, are less under restraint, and speak a plainer and more emphatic language ; because in that condition...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 15

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray IV, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - English literature - 1816
...regularity.' ' In the condition of low and rustic life,' says Words\vonh, ' the essential passions of the heart find a better soil in which they can attain their maturity.' In the circumstances and feelings of this class he has found materials for poetry of a high order :...
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