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" Delight and liberty, the simple creed Of Childhood, whether busy or at rest, With new-fledged hope still fluttering in his breast: Not for these I raise The song of thanks and praise... "
Biographia literaria; or, Biographical sketches of my literary life and opinions - Page 581
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1848 - 804 pages
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William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - Juvenile Nonfiction - 2003 - 48 pages
...remember the waters of eternity — almost like we were children again, laughing and playing on the shore. O joy! that in our embers Is something that doth live,...thought of our past years in me doth breed Perpetual benediction: not indeed For that which is most worthy to be blest; Delight and liberty, the simple...
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Debating the African Condition: Race, gender, and culture conflict

Ali AlʼAmin Mazrui, Alamin M. Mazrui, Willy Mutunga - Political Science - 2004 - 495 pages
...survive in our descendants. The English poet William Wordsworth captured it well when he exclaimed: O Joy! that in our embers Is something that doth live, That Nature yet remembers What was so fugitive! Let us label this kind of "remembering" the genetic memory in our nature. When politicized this genetic...
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The Legitimacy of Truth: Proceedings of the III Meeting Italian-American ...

Riccardo Dottori - Philosophy - 2003 - 439 pages
...overcoming of sadness and the triumph of joy, a reversal of the previous situation of dejection. Oh joy! That in our embers Is something that doth live, That nature yet remembers What was so fugitive! (IX, 129-132) The fire, the visionary moment, is indeed "fugitive", but the "shadowy recollections"...
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Lyrical Ballads and Other Poems

William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ballads, English - 2003 - 312 pages
...lie upon thee with a weight, Heavy as frost, and deep almost as life! 9 O joy! that in our embers 130 What was so fugitive! The thought of our past years in me doth breed Perpetual benediction: not indeed For that which is most worthy to be blest; Delight and liberty, the simple...
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Notes for a New Mind

William Dell - Health & Fitness - 2005 - 112 pages
...hasten toward the years to come, when his soul shall be nearly covered up with material things? IX O joy! that in our embers Is something that doth live,...thought of our past years in me doth breed Perpetual benediction: not indeed For that which is most worthy to be blest; Delight and liberty, the simple...
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Emerson, Romanticism, and Intuitive Reason: The Transatlantic "light of All ...

Patrick J. Keane - Literary Collections - 2005 - 555 pages
...echoing the Intimations Ode. The recovery stanza (his favorite) opens with the same exclamation — O joy! That in our embers Is something that doth live. That Nature yet remembers What was so fugitive! Break not my dream, intrusive tomb! Or teach thou, Spring! The grand recoil Of life resurgent from...
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Living the Lectionary: Year B: Links to Life and Literature

Geoff Wood - Religion - 2007 - 168 pages
...remembrance of the qualities of childhood something helpful to his sanity as he went on to remark: O joy! that in our embers, Is something that doth live, That nature yet remembers .... . . . those first affections, Those shadowy recollections, Which neither listnessness, nor mad...
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The English Reader: What Every Literate Person Needs to Know

Diane Ravitch - Literary Collections - 2006 - 486 pages
...earthly freight, And custom lie upon thee with a weight Heavy as frost, and deep almost as life! IX O joy! that in our embers Is something that doth live,...thought of our past years in me doth breed Perpetual benediction: not indeed For that which is most worthy to be blest — Delight and liberty, the simple...
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The Napkin Manuscripts: Selected Essays and an Interview

Michael McFee - Literary Collections - 2006 - 207 pages
...offer a poem and a poet, the most convincing evidence of our genuine love for poetry, is memorization. O joy! that in our embers Is something that doth live, That nature yet remembers What was so fugitive! At first, Steve wanted to get together every other week. Though heartened by his eagerness, I suggested...
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Be a Poet

Nancy Bogen - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2007 - 420 pages
...earthly freight, And custom lie upon thee with a weight, Heavy as frost, and deep almost as life! IX O joy! that in our embers Is something that doth live,...thought of our past years in me doth breed Perpetual benediction: not indeed For that which is most worthy to be blest; Delight and liberty, the simple...
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