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" Earth fills her lap with pleasures of her own ; Yearnings she hath in her own natural kind, And, even with something of a Mother's mind, And no unworthy aim, The homely Nurse doth all she can To make her Foster-child, her Inmate Man, Forget the glories... "
A cyclopædia of poetical quotations, arranged by H.G. Adams - Page 262
by Cyclopaedia - 1853 - 733 pages
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Feminist Social Thought: A Reader

Diana T. Meyers, Professor of Philosophy Diana Tietjens Meyers - Philosophy - 1997 - 772 pages
...his mother and Nature as his nurse: Earth fills her lap with pleasures of her own; Yearnings she has in her own natural kind. And, even with something...And that imperial palace whence he came. Wordsworth (From "Ode, Intimations of Immortality from Recollections of Early Childhood. ") Man identifies that...
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The Unknown God: Searching for Spiritual Fulfilment

Alister E. McGrath - God - 2002 - 128 pages
...on his way attended; At length the Man perceives it die away, And fade into the light of common day. Earth fills her lap with pleasures of her own; Yearnings...hath known, And that imperial palace whence he came. . . O joy! that in our embers Is something that doth live, That nature yet remembers What was so fugitive!...
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An Arranged Marriage

Jo Beverley - Fiction - 1999 - 351 pages
...aloud from the works of Mr. Wordsworth: ". . . Earth fills her lap with pleasures of her own; Yeanlings she hath in her own natural kind, And even with something...mother's mind, And no unworthy aim, The homely nurse does all she can To make her foster child, her inmate man, Forget the glories he hath known, And that...
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Love in a Green Shade: Idyllic Romances Ancient to Modern

Richard F. Hardin - Literary Collections - 2000 - 279 pages
...role is perhaps best described by Wordsworth's "Intimations" ode: The homely Nurse ( Earth, Nature] doth all she can To make her Foster-child, her Inmate...hath known, And that imperial palace whence he came, (lines 82-85) Each foundling retains a mysterious otherness. Chloe possesses a spiritually charged...
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Philosophical and Theological Opinions

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 2001
...independent of himself what yet he could not contemplate at all, were it not a modification of his own being. Earth fills her lap -with pleasures of her own ; Yearnings...hath known, And that imperial palace whence he came. ******* 0 joy ! that in our embers Is something that doth live, That nature yet remembers What was...
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Lectures Upon Shakspeare

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 2001
...Earth fills her lap with pleasures of her own : Yearnings she hath in her own natural kind, And e'en with something of a mother's mind, , And no unworthy...that imperial palace whence he came : — WORDSWORTH. present commentary, in the fifth, sixth, and seventh stanzas of Dr. Henry More's poem on the Pre-existence...
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Lyrical Ballads and Other Poems

William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ballads, English - 2003 - 312 pages
...his way attended; At length the Man perceives it die away, And fade into the light of common day. 6 Earth fills her lap with pleasures of her own; Yearnings...kind. And, even with something of a Mother's mind, 80 And no unworthy aim, The homely Nurse doth all she can To make her Foster-child, her Inmate Man,...
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Notes for a New Mind

William Dell - Health & Fitness - 2005 - 112 pages
...his spontaneous and youthful joy still reflects the light. Finally, the adult remembers nothing. VI Earth fills her lap with pleasures of her own; Yearnings...Mother's mind, And no unworthy aim, The homely Nurse cloth all she can To make her Foster-child, her Inmate Man, Forget the glories he hath known, And that...
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Emerson, Romanticism, and Intuitive Reason: The Transatlantic "light of All ...

Patrick J. Keane - Literary Collections - 2005 - 555 pages
...6. In that brief but memorable coda to the Neoplatonic fifth stanza, a "homely" nurturing Earth does all she can To make her Foster-child, her Inmate Man,...hath known, And that imperial palace whence he came. (82-85) While she seems a benign consoler, viewed sub specie aeternitatis "homely" Earth plays a more...
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Kritik der Religion: zur Aktualität einer unerledigten philosophischen und ...

Ingolf U. Dalferth, Hans-Peter Grosshans - Philosophy - 2006 - 420 pages
...»Earth fills her lap with pleasures of her own: Yearnings she hath in her own natural kind, And e'en with something of a mother's mind, And no unworthy...he hath known, And that imperial palace whence he came.«55 On such a metaphysical view human beings are, in their natural, unreflective state, >asleep<....
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