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" The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man is healthy, but there is a space of life between in which the soul is in a ferment, the character undecided, the way of life uncertain, the ambition thick-sighted... "
The Christian Teacher - Page 247
1839
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Tales of The White Hills: Legends of New England...

Nathaniel Hawthorne - 1879 - 96 pages
...eoneerned, of a passage in the Preface to Endymion. Keats says: " The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man is healthy; but there...life between, in which the soul is in a ferment, the charaeter undeeided, the way of life uncertain, the ambition thiek-sighted." Hawthorne's imagination...
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Education, Volume 34

Education - 1914
..."Endymion" we read that, "The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man's healthy, but there is a space of life between, in...the character undecided, the way of life uncertain." In the full expression of feeling, we must not expect too much of this intermediate age. If the reading...
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Education, Volume 34

Education - 1914
..."Endymion" we read that, "The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man's healthy, but there is a space of life between, in...the character undecided, the way of life uncertain." In the full expression of feeling, we must not expect too much of this intermediate age. If the reading...
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John Keats: A Study

Frances Mary Owen - English poetry - 1880 - 183 pages
...Keats had come when it was written. It was much more truly the time of which he had prophesied when 'the soul is in a ferment, the ' character undecided,...way of life uncertain, the ambition thick-sighted,' the time which was expressed in 'Otho the Great' as 'yeasting ' youth ;' when philosophy is at strife...
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The Academy, Volume 20

Art - 1881
...author than to the school. Keats has told us that " the imagination of a boy is healthy, and tb :-i!iire imagination of a man is healthy but there is a space of life between in whicl tb* soul is in a ferment, the character un ecided, the way of life uncertain, the ambition hick...
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Heroes of Literature: English Poets. A Book for Young Readers

John Dennis - Poets, English - 1883 - 406 pages
...a feverish attempt, rather than a deed accomplished. . . . The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man is healthy ; but there...necessarily taste in going over the following pages." song," and Keats said that illness relieved his mind of a load of deceptive thoughts and images, and...
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Heroes of Literature: English Poets. A Book for Young Readers

John Dennis - Poets, English - 1883 - 406 pages
...a feverish attempt, rather than a deed accomplished. . . . The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man is healthy; but there...necessarily taste in going over the following pages." song," and Keats said that illness relieved his mind of a load of deceptive thoughts and images, and...
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Studies in Low German and High German Literature

Sir Mungo William MacCallum - German literature - 1884 - 322 pages
...youthful. But as Keats says, " The imagination of the boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of the man is healthy ; but there is a space of life between,...ambition thicksighted ; thence proceeds mawkishness." These words are severe in their criticism of youth, and doubly severe if transferred to the criticism...
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The Poetical Works of John Keats

John Keats - English poetry - 1885 - 310 pages
...The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man is healthy ; but there ia a space of life between, in which the soul is in a...necessarily taste in going over the following pages. I hope 1 have not in too late a day touched the beautiful mythology of Greece, and dulled its brightness ;...
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Passages for Translation Into Latin Prose

English language - 1887 - 135 pages
...look, with a jealous eye to the honour of English literature. The imagination of a boy is healthy, and the mature imagination of a man is healthy, but there...proceeds mawkishness and all the thousand bitters which the men I speak of must necessarily taste in going over the following pages. I hope I had not in too...
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