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" Ah ! then if mine had been the painter's hand To express what then I saw, and add the gleam, The light that never was on sea or land, The consecration, and the poet's dream... "
Poems - Page 338
by William Wordsworth - 1815
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Biographia Literaria, Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1847 - 380 pages
...are at once an instance and an illustration, he does indeed to all thoughts and to all objects — add the gleam, The light that never was, on sea or land, The consecration, and the Poet's dream."49 I shall select a few examples as most obviously manifesting this faculty ; but if I should...
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Biographia Literaria, Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volume 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1847 - 462 pages
...at once an instance and an illustration, he does indeed to all thoughts and to all objects — " • add the gleam, The light that never was, on sea or land, The consecration, and the Poet's dream."49 abound in happy expressions and images. What truth of nature poetically exhibited is there...
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Douglas Jerrold's shilling magazine

DOUGLAS JERROLD - 1848 - 578 pages
...is demanded whereby we pronounce judgment, we should say with Wordsworth, there must be the power to 'add the gleam, , The light that never was on sea or land, The consecration and the poet's dream.'" But to this power of idealizing must be conjoined, as Henry Taylor says, " the great philosophy," without...
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Douglas Jerrold's Shilling Magazine, Volume 7

Douglas Jerrold - 1848 - 578 pages
...is demanded whereby we pronounce judgment, we should say with Wordsworth, there must be the power to 'add the gleam, The light that never was on sea or land, The consecration and the poet's dream.' " But to this power of idealizing must be conjoined, as Henry Taylor fays, " the great philosophy,"...
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Douglas Jerrold's Shilling Magazine, Volume 7

Douglas Jerrold - 1848 - 576 pages
...demanded whereby we pronounce judgment, we should say with Wordsworth, there must be the power to ' add the gleam, The light that never was on sea or land, The consecration and the poet's dream.' " But to this power of idealizing must be conjoined, as Henry Taylor says, " the great philosophy,"...
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Lectures on Shakespeare, Volume 1

Henry Norman Hudson - 1848 - 364 pages
...wretched daubs, becomes almost divine; and the genius of poesy, hovering round his movements, " Adds the gleam, The light that never was on sea or land, The consecration and the poet's dream." That happy hour was the obscure birth of his immortality. Without any throes of labour, or flutterings...
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Graham's American Monthly Magazine of Literature, Art, and Fashion, Volume 34

1849 - 484 pages
...tender and beautiful, giving evidence of a mind which to all lovely objects in the material world can "—Add the gleam, The light that never was on sea or land, The consecration and the poet's dream." No one con read the present volume without being Btruck with the vigor and variety of the author's...
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The Public good, Issue 1

318 pages
...are at once an instance and an illustration, he does indeed to all thoughts and to all objects — "Add the gleam, The light that never was on sea or land, The consecration and the poet's dream." William Wordsworth was born at Cockermouth, in Cumberland, and died at his house at Rydal Mount, among...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - 1851 - 750 pages
...away, or brings : 1 could have fancied that the mighty Deep Was even the gentlest of all gentle Things. Ah ! THEN, if mine had been the Painter's hand, To...Hoary Pile ! Amid a world how different from this ! Reside a sea that could not cease to smile ; On tranquil land, beneath a sky of bliss. A Picture...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Late Poet Laureate

William Wordsworth - 1851 - 748 pages
...have fancied that the mighty Deep- I >( ,,, Was oven the gentlest of all gentle Things. | ^('Q Ahl THEN, if mine had been the Painter's hand, To express what then I saw ; and add the gleam, The light tliatjieyer was, on sea or land, I the Poet's dream ; *f' ^ M** ~z^ I would have planted thee,...
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