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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 Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Prose and Verse: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1840 - 582 pages
...the blind, That, deaf and silent, read'n the eternal deep, Hnunted fur ever by Ihe Eternal MindMighty kneeling He lain would frame a prayer within hia...Thtt his nek body might have ease and rest; He Krove the clave ; A presence that is not to be pot by !" Now here, not to stop at the daring spirit of I...
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Childhood, a selection from the poets, by H.M.R.

Childhood - 1841 - 384 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 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, a...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

1862 - 512 pages
...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,...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 on thy Being's height. Why with...
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Book of the Poets: The Modern Poets of the Nineteenth Century

1842 - 504 pages
...the blind, That, deaf and silent, read'st th' eternal deep, Haunted for ever by th' 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 Living Age, Volume 274

1912 - 880 pages
...except in the mind of a little child, "whose exterior semblance doth belie its soul's immensity": — "Mighty prophet! Seer blest! On whom those truths...rest, Which we are toiling all our lives to find!" On the whole, perhaps, It is Just as well we find something different. It is true that the shapes in...
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Lectures on the Pilgrim's Progress, and on the Life and Times of John Bunyan

George Barrell Cheever - 1844 - 44 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, in peril of...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth, D.C.L., Poet Laureate, Etc. Etc

William Wordsworth - 1845 - 660 pages
...silent, read'st the eternal deep, Haunted for ever by the eternal mind, — Mighty Prophet l Seer blest ! Broods like the Day, 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 on thy being's height, Why with...
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The Poems of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - 1845 - 688 pages
...silent, read'st the eternal deep, Haunted for ever by the eternal mind, — Mighty Prophet ! Seer blest ! Broods like the Day, 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 on thy being's height, Why with...
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The Poets and Poetry of England, in the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - 1845 - 558 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 do rest. Which we arc toiling all our lives to find. In darkness lost, the darkness of the grave; Thou, over whom thy...
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Poetry for Home and School ...

1846 - 436 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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