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" Hence, in a season of calm weather Though inland far we be, Our Souls have sight of that immortal sea Which brought us hither, Can in a moment travel thither, And see the Children sport upon the shore, And hear the mighty waters rolling evermore. "
Poems - Page 354
by William Wordsworth - 1815
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Characteristics of Literature: Illustrated by the Genius of Distinguished Men

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - 1849 - 286 pages
...the eternal Silence ; truths that wake To perish never; Which neither listlessness nor mad endeavour, Nor man nor boy, Nor all that is at enmity with joy, Can utterly abolish or destroy."* The noble ode of Wordsworth, from which these lines are The most remarkable peculiarity in the character...
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The Rose of Sharon

Sarah Carter Edgarton Mayo - 1849 - 334 pages
...moments, when the happiness of our whole life seems centred in the time, ' Our souls have sight of that immortal sea Which brought us hither ; Can in a moment travel thither, And see the children sporting on the shore, And hear the mighty waters rolling evermore.' 122 THE ANGEL...
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Introductory lectures delivered at Queen's college

London queen's coll - 1849 - 378 pages
...creature Moving about in worlds not realized;" by which " Though inland far we be, Our souls have sight of that immortal sea Which brought us hither : Can in a moment travel thither, And see the children sporting on the shore, And hear the mighty waters rolling evermore." And those old...
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Introductory Lectures, Delivered at Queen's College, London

Queen's College (London, England), Frederick Denison Maurice - 1849 - 372 pages
...Moving about in worlds not realized ;" 4—2 by which "Though inland far we be, Our souls have sight of that immortal sea Which brought us hither : Can in a moment travel thither, And see the children sporting on the shore, And hear the mighty waters rolling evermore." And those old...
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The Sacred Poets of England and America: For Three Centuries

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1849 - 578 pages
...truths that wake, To perish never ; Which neither listlessness, nor mad endeavor, Nor man nor boy, i| Nor all that is at enmity with joy, Can utterly abolish or destroy ! I, Hence, in a season of calm weather, Though inland far we be, ,< Our souls have sight of that immortal...
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The Christian Parlor Magazine, Volume 6

1850 - 454 pages
...faculty divine ;" and " In n N Tuson of calm weather, Though inland far we be, Our souls have sight of that immortal sea Which brought us hither. Can in...travel thither, And see the children sport upon the shore. And hear the mighty waters rolling esermore." These truths bring peace to the poet. They link...
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Discourses on the Christian Spirit and Life

Cyrus Augustus Bartol - 1850 - 358 pages
...seem moments in the being Of the Eternal Silence. Though inland far we be, Our souls have sight of that immortal sea Which brought us hither, Can in...travel thither. And see the children sport upon the shore, And hear the mighty waters rolling evermore." It is true, that in that life, as in the absolute...
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The Optimist

Henry Theodore Tuckerman - 1850 - 298 pages
...they reappear, those dormant memories of early and unalloyed consciousness, which " — — neither man nor boy, Nor all that is at enmity with joy, Can utterly abolish or destroy ." 11* Thus, from the first, perverted mortal, thou wert indebted to flowers ; — as a wayward urchin,...
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The Architecture of the Heavens, Volume 80

John Pringle Nichol - 1850 - 426 pages
...our priest-poet has sungIN A SEASON OF CALM WEATHER, THOUGH INLAND FAB WE BE, OUR SOULS HAVE SIGHT OF THAT IMMORTAL SEA WHICH BROUGHT US HITHER, CAN IN A MOMENT TRAVEL THITHER, AND SEF- THE CHILDREN SPORT UPON THE SHORE, AND HEAR THE MIGHTY WATERS ROLLING EVERMORE. P1.ATK VII Thou...
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The Palladium: a monthly journal, Volumes 1-2

1850 - 744 pages
...individual entireness. It is only in rare " seasons of calm weather," that— " Our souls have sight of that immortal sea Which brought us hither; Can in a moment travel thither, And hear its mighty waters roll ing evermore." At other, and ordinary seasons, the vision is dim, the voices...
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