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" To them I may have owed another gift, Of aspect more sublime ; that blessed mood, In which the burthen of the mystery, . In which the heavy and the weary weight Of all this unintelligible world Is lightened... "
The Miscellaneous Poems of William Wordsworth - Page 270
by William Wordsworth - 1820
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The Standard poetry book, selected from the best authors

Standard poetry book - 1866 - 274 pages
...no trivial influence On that best portion of a good man's life, His little, nameless, unremember'd acts Of kindness and of love. Nor less, I trust, To...the weary weight Of all this unintelligible world Is lighten'd;—that serene and blessed mood, In which the affections gently lead us on, Until, the breath...
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The Christian world magazine (and family visitor)., Volume 18

1882
...peace, nor help for pain ;" and one can feel nothing of . . . " that blessed mood In which the burden of the mystery, In which the heavy and the weary weight Of all this unintelligible world Is lightened." It -is even assumed by some that the existence of so much calamity and suffering in the world is itself...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1866 - 496 pages
...burthen of the mystery, In which the heavy and the weary weight Of all this unintell:gible world Id lightened — that serene and blessed mood, In which the affections gently lead us on, — POEMS OP THE IMAGINATION. Until, the breath of this corporeal frame And even the motion of our...
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Poems, selected and ed. by R.A. Willmott. Illustr

William [poetical works Wordsworth (selections]) - 1866
...pleasure ; such, perhaps, As may have had no trivial influence On that bent portion of a good man's life, His little, nameless, unremembered acts Of kindness and of love. Nor less, 1 trust, To them I may have owed another gift, ( If aspect more sublime ; that blessed mood, In which...
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The Divine Comedy, Volume 3

Dante Alighieri - 1867
...dissolves, and is no longer seen." And again in Tintern Abbey: — " That blessed mood, In which the burden of the mystery, In which the heavy and the weary weight Of all this unintelligible world Is lightened." 29. Paradise, or the system of the heavens, which lives by the divine influences from above, and whose...
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Famous Lines: A Columbia Dictionary of Familiar Quotations

Robert Andrews - Reference - 1997 - 625 pages
...Cohen (1955). See Montaigne on death and Voltaire on self-sufficiency for developments on this theme. 5 That blessed mood In which the burthen of the mystery,...weight Of all this unintelligible world Is lightened. WILLIAM WORDSWORTH, (1770-1850) British poet. "Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey," I....
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Virgil's Aeneid

Virgil - Poetry - 1997 - 423 pages
...'Tintern Abbey', with their periodic quality, about a certain 'sublime' and 'serene' state of mind, that blessed mood, In which the burthen of the mystery,...weight Of all this unintelligible world, Is lightened . . . (lines 37-41) Dryden's colon at the end of line 6 makes his lines less easy to grasp than these...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...nameless, unremembered, acts Of kindness and of love. 12795 'Lines composed ... above Tintem Abbey' ) 12796 'Lines composed ... above Tintem Abbey' I have learned To look on nature, not as in the hour...
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Disowned by Memory: Wordsworth's Poetry of the 1790s

David Bromwich - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 186 pages
...passage of "Tintern Abbey," where Wordsworth speaks of the gift his memories of the place have brought: that blessed mood, In which the burthen of the mystery,...weary weight Of all this unintelligible world, Is lighten'd: — that serene and blessed mood, In which the affections gently lead us on, Until, the...
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Literature of Nature: An International Sourcebook

Patrick D. Murphy, Terry Gifford, Katsunori Yamazato - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 490 pages
...when Wordsworth articulates the significance that scenes such as this have for him. He owes to them that blessed mood, In which the burthen of the mystery,...the weary weight Of all this unintelligible world Is lightened:-that serene and blessed mood, In which the affections gently lead us on, Until, the breath...
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