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" In spite of difference of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs: in spite of things silently gone out of mind, and things violently destroyed; the Poet binds together by passion and knowledge the vast empire of human society,... "
Poems - Page 381
by William Wordsworth - 1815
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Books and Reading: Or, What Books Shall I Read and how Shall I Read Them?

Noah Porter - 1871 - 404 pages
...and love. In spite of difference of soil and climate, of language aud manners, of laws and customs ; in spite of things silently gone out of mind, and...is spread over the whole earth and over all time." " Poetry," says Matthew Arnold, in memorable words, " is simply the most beautiful, impressive and...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth, ed. with a critical memoir by W.M ...

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1871 - 644 pages
...and love. In spite of difference of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs : in spite of things silently gone out of mind, and things violently destroyed ; the Poet hinds together hy passion and knowledge the vast empire of human society, as it is spread over the...
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The poetical works of Wordsworth. Repr. of the 1827 ed., with ..., Issue 476

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1872 - 584 pages
...and love. In spite of difference of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs, in spite of things silently gone out of mind, and...over all time. The objects of the poet's thoughts are everywhere ; though the eyes and senses of man are, it is true, his favourite guides, yet he will follow...
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A Thousand and One Gems of English Prose

1872 - 556 pages
...and love. In spite of difference of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs, in spite of things silently gone out of mind, and...over all time. The objects of the poet's thoughts are everywhere; though the eyes and senses of man are, it is true, his favourite guides, yet he will follow...
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A Theory of Fine Art

Joseph Torrey - 1874 - 320 pages
...unharmed. " The objects of the poet's thoughts," as one of them has well observed, " are everywhere ; though the eyes and senses of man are, it is true, his favorite guides, yet he will follow wheresoever he can find an atmosphere of sensation in which to...
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Scripture Proverbs: Illustrated, Annotated, and Applied

Francis Jacox - 1876 - 628 pages
...love. "In spite of difference bf soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs, — in spite of things silently gone out of mind, and...is spread over the whole earth and over all time." Poetry, in short, is denned by its votary the first and last of all knowledge — a thing immortal...
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English Grammar, Historical and Analytical

Joseph Gostwick - 1878 - 522 pages
...and love. In spite of difference of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs ; in spite of things silently gone out of mind, and...all time. The objects of the poet's' thoughts are everywhere ; though the eyes and senses of man are, it is true, his favourite guides, yet he will follow...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1878 - 1112 pages
...climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs, — in spite of things silently gone out of Blind, and things violently destroyed, — the Poet binds...over all time. The objects of the Poet's thoughts are everywhere ; though the eyes and senses of man are, it is true, his favorite guides, yet he will follow...
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The poetical works of Wordsworth, with memoir, notes etc

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1880 - 676 pages
...and love. In spite of difference of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs, in spite of things silently gone out of mind, and...is spread over the whole earth, and over all time, '{'he objects of the poet s thoughts are everywhere ; though the eyes and senses of man are, it is...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth, Volume 4

William Wordsworth - 1883 - 414 pages
...of difference of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs, in spite of tilings silently gone out of mind, and things violently destroyed,...over all time. The objects of the Poet's thoughts are everywhere ; though the eyes and senses of man are, it is true, his favourite guides, yet he will follow...
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