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" Thou best Philosopher, who yet dost keep Thy heritage; thou Eye among the blind, That, deaf and silent, read'st the eternal deep, Haunted for ever by the eternal mind, — Mighty Prophet! Seer blest! On whom those truths do rest Which we are toiling all... "
Poems - Page 352
by William Wordsworth - 1815
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The North American Review, Volume 36

1833 - 588 pages
...the greatest theme, that poet or philosopher ever yet exercised his powers upon. It broods over him ' like the day,' A master o'er a slave, — A presence which is not to be put by ! The truths, that man is fallen, — exposed, because of sin, to the just indignation of God, —...
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Biographia Literaria: Or, Biographical Sketches of My Literary ..., Volumes 1-2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1834 - 360 pages
...the blind, That, deaf and silent, read'stthe eternal deep, Haunted for ever by the Eternal Mind — Mighty Prophet! Seer blest! On whom those truths do...thy immortality Broods like the day, a master o'er the slave; A presence that is not to be put by !" Now here, not to stop at the daring spirit of metaphor...
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The Western Messenger: Devoted to Religion, Life, and Literature, Volume 1

1836 - 708 pages
...rest, "Whicli we are toiling all our lives to find, (In darkness lost, the darkness of the grave,) Thou over whom thy Immortality Broods like the day,...o'er a slave, A Presence which is not to be put by; THOU LITTLE cHILD! yet glorious in the might Of heaven-born freedom." We have thus briefly stated the...
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The Court Magazine and Belle Assemblée, Volume 8

1836 - 344 pages
...silent readst the eternal deep. Haunted for ever by the Eternal mind — Mtghty Prophet ! Seer blurt I On whom those truths do rest, Which we are toiling all our lives to find. Tins " best Philosopher," the infant, is perfectly unplagued by two of the most preposterous parts...
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The Western Messenger, Volume 1

James Freeman Clarke, William Henry Channing, James Handasyd Perkins - 1836 - 740 pages
...(In darkness lost, the darkness of the grave,) Thou over whom thy Immortality Broods like the diy, a master o'er a slave, A Presence which is not to be put by; THOU LITTLE CHILD! yet glorious in the might Of heaven.born freedom." We have thus briefly stated the...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - 1838 - 336 pages
...the eternal mind ; — Mighty prophet ! Seer hlest ! In darkness lost, the darkness of the grave ; Thou, over whom thy immortality Broods like the day,...master o'er a slave, — A presence which is not to he put by ; Thou little child, yet glorious in the might Of heaven-born freedom on thy heing's height,...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - 1838 - 348 pages
...blind, That, deaf and silent, read'st the eternal deep, Haunted for ever by the eternal mind ; — Mighty prophet ! Seer blest ! On whom those truths...rest, Which we are toiling all our lives to find, In darkness lost, the darkness of the grave ; Thou, over whom thy immortality Broods like the day,...
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The Moral and Intellectual School Book: Containing Instructions for Reading ...

William Martin - 1838 - 368 pages
...the blind, That, deaf and silent, read'st the eternal deep, Haunted for ever by the eternal mind, — Mighty Prophet ! Seer blest ! On whom those truths...rest, Which we are toiling all our lives to find, In darkness lost, the darkness of the grave, Thou, over whom thy immortality Broods like the day, a...
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The Book of Gems: Wordsworth to Bayly

Samuel Carter Hall - 1838 - 412 pages
...do rest, Which we are toiling all our lives to find, la darkness lost, the darkness of the grave ; Thou, over whom thy immortality Broods like the day, — a master o'er a slave, — A presenee which is not to be put by ; Thou little child, yet glorious in the might Of heaven-born freedom...
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National: A Library for the People, Issues 1-26

1839 - 446 pages
...That, deaf and silent, read'st the eternal deep, Haunted for ever by the eternal mind, — flighty Prophet ! Seer blest ! On whom those truths do rest, Which we are toiling all our lives to find, In darkness lost, the darkness of the grave ; Thou, over whom thy Immortality Broods like the Day,...
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