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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 - 1847 - 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 - Authors' presentation copies - 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
...4 [The second edition, with an additional volume and the preface, was published in 1800. Ed.] * [" The first volume of these Poems has already been submitted...state of vivid sensation, that sort of pleasure and this preface, prefixed to poems in which it was imp. sible to deny the presence of original genius,...
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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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