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" It is an acknowledgment of the beauty of the universe, an acknowledgment the more sincere, because not formal, but indirect ; it is a task light and easy to him who looks at the world in the spirit of love... "
The World's Best Essays, from the Earliest Period to the Present Time - Page 3928
edited by - 1900
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English and Engineering

Frank Aydelotte - Engineering - 1917 - 390 pages
...is no object standing between the Poet and the image of things; between this, and the Biographer and Historian, there are a thousand. Nor let this necessity...universe, an acknowledgment the more sincere, because not formal, but indirect ; it is a task light and easy to him who looks at the world in the spirit...
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The Oxford Stamp, and Other Essays: Articles from the Educational Creed of ...

Frank Aydelotte - English literature - 1917 - 219 pages
...ever produced anything better than toys." Another, from Wordsworth's Preface to the Lyrical Ballads: "Nor let this necessity of producing immediate pleasure...degradation of the Poet's art. It is far otherwise. It is an acknowledgement of the beauty of the universe, an acknowledgement the more sincere, because not formal,...
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The Great Tradition: A Book of Selections from English and American Prose ...

Edwin Almiron Greenlaw, James Holly Hanford - American literature - 1919 - 679 pages
...is no object standing between the poet and the image of things; between this, and the biographer and trand, While the promiscuous crowd stood yet aloof. "sť not formal, but indirect; it is a task light and easy to him who looks at the world in the spirit of...
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Critical Essays of the Early Nineteenth Century

Raymond Macdonald Alden - Criticism - 1921 - 410 pages
...is no object standing between the poet and the image of things; between this, and the biographer and historian, there are a thousand. Nor let this necessity...universe, an acknowledgment the more sincere, because not formal, but indirect; it is a task light and easy to him who looks at the world in the spirit of...
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English Critical Essays (nineteenth Century)

Edmund David Jones - Criticism - 1924 - 610 pages
...no object standing between the Poet and the image of things ; between this, and the Biographer and Historian, there are a thousand. Nor let this necessity...degradation of the Poet's art. It is far otherwise. It is an acknowledgement of the beauty of the universe, an acknowledgement the more sincere, because not formal,...
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Educational Review, Volume 43

Education - 1912
...ever produced anything better than toys." Another, from Wordsworth's Preface to the lyrical ballads: " Nor let this necessity of producing immediate pleasure...universe, an acknowledgment the more sincere, because not formal, but indirect; it is a task light and easy to him \vho looks at the world in the spirit...
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The Harvard Classics, Volume 39

Charles William Eliot - Literature - 1909
...is no object standing between the Poet and the image of things; between this, and the Biographer and Historian, there are a thousand. Nor let this necessity...degradation of the Poet's art. It is far otherwise. It is an acknowledgement of the beauty of the universe, an acknowledgement the more sincere, because not formal,...
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Literary Criticism, Pope to Croce

Gay Wilson Allen, Harry Hayden Clark - Literary Criticism - 1962 - 659 pages
...is no object standing between the poet and the image of things; between this, and the biographer and historian, there are a thousand. Nor let this necessity...universe, an acknowledgment the more sincere because not formal, but indirect; it is a task light and easy to him who looks at the world in the spirit of...
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Natural Supernaturalism: Tradition and Revolution in Romantic Literature

Meyer Howard Abrams - Literary Criticism - 1971 - 550 pages
...of the reader by effecting pleasure, which is the elemental driving principle of all living beings: Nor let this necessity of producing immediate pleasure...of the Poet's art. It is far otherwise. ... It is a homage paid to the native and naked dignity of man, to the grand elementary principle of pleasure,...
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Romanticism in National Context

Roy Porter, Mikulas Teich - History - 1988 - 353 pages
.... Nor let the necessity of producing immediate pleasure [ie submitting to the reader] be considered a degradation of the poet's art. It is far otherwise ... it is a homage paid to the native and naked dignity of man.' Among his poems, for every humble, accepting...
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