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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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The Poems of William Wordsworth, Volume 3

William Wordsworth - 1908 - 636 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...passion and knowledge the vast empire of human society, ax it is spread over the whole earth, and over all time. The objects of the Poet's thoughts are everywhere...
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English Prose (1137-1890)

John Matthews Manly - 1909 - 572 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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Prefaces and Prologues to Famous Books: With Introductions and Notes

William Caxton, Jean Calvin, Nicolaus Copernicus, Francis Bacon, Edmund Spenser, Sir Walter Raleigh, Isaac Newton, Henry Fielding, Samuel Johnson, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, William Wordsworth, Walt Whitman - 1910 - 458 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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Wordsworth & Coleridge: Lyrical Ballads 1798

William Wordsworth - 1911 - 296 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...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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Poets and Poetry: Being Articles Reprinted from the Literary Supplement of ...

John Cann Bailey - 1911 - 232 pages
...critical essays of his which Mr. Nowell Smith has just reprinted with an excellent introduction, ' the poet binds together by passion and knowledge the...over all time. The objects of the poet's thoughts are everywhere. . . . Poetry is the first and last of all knowledge ; it is as immortal as the heart of...
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Poets and Poetry: Being Articles Reprinted from the Literary Supplement of ...

John Cann Bailey - 1911 - 232 pages
...just reprinted with an excellent introduction, ' the poet binds together by passion and know* ledge the vast empire of human society, as it is spread...over all time. The objects of the poet's thoughts are everywhere. . . . Poetry is the first and last of all knowledge ; it is as immortal as the heart of...
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English Literature in Schools: A List of Authors and Works for Successive ...

English Association - 1912 - 212 pages
...but he conceived a wide social activity for writers of verse. He foresaw that the Poet would ' bind together by passion and knowledge the vast empire...is spread over the whole earth, and over all time '. I suppose that in composing those huge works, so full of scattered beauties, but in their entirety...
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An Introduction to the Study of Literature

William Henry Hudson - 1913 - 484 pages
...best of grounds for declaring that " the objects of the poet's thoughts are everywhere," and that " though the eyes and senses of man are, it is true, his favourite guides, yet he will follow wherever he can find an atmosphere of sensation in which to move his wings." 1 It may indeed be said...
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An Advanced English Grammar: With Exercises

George Lyman Kittredge, Frank Edgar Farley - 1913 - 394 pages
...of angry defiance. 2. Point out all the abstract, all the collective, and all the compound nouns. 1. The poet binds together by passion and knowledge the vast empire of human society. — WORDSWORTH. 2. The country is now showing symptoms of greenness and warmth. 3. When the public...
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Essays

Hubert Bland - 1914 - 316 pages
...science. In spite of the difference of soil and climate, of language and manners, of laws and customs, in spite of things silently gone out of mind and things...is spread over the whole earth and over all time. . . . Poetry is the first and last of all knowledge — it is as immortal as the heart of man. If the...
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