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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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Immortality: Four Sermons Preached Before the University of Cambridge, Being ...

John James Stewart Perowne - 1869 - 168 pages
...applications of science, still the shadow of that other world of mystery haunts them. It " broods o'er them like the Day, a master o'er a slave," "a Presence which is not to be put by." 1 B. Saisset. They cannot escape from it. The mind most averse to what it considers speculative and...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1869 - 752 pages
...deaf and silent, read'st the eternal deep, Haunted for ever by the eternal mind,— Mighty Prophet 1 Seer blest! On whom those truths do rest, Which we are toiling all onr lives to find, In darkness lost, the darkness of the grave; Thou, over whom thy Immortality Broods...
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The Psalms chronologically arranged, an amended version, with notes by four ...

1870 - 500 pages
...deaf and silent read'st the eternal deep, haunted for ever by the eternal Mind,— Mighty prophet I Seer blest ! on whom those truths do rest which we...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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Favourite English poems and poets

English poems - 1870 - 722 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...thy immortality Broods like the day, a master o'er the slave, A presence which is not to be put by; Thou little child, yet glorious in the might Of heaven-born...
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The poetical works of William Wordsworth. New and ..., Issue 619, Volume 5

William [poetical works] Wordsworth - 1870 - 382 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,...
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Our English lakes, mountains, and waterfalls [selected verse].

William [poetical works Wordsworth (selections]) - 1870 - 236 pages
...Haunted for ever by the eternal mind, — Mighty Prophet ! Seer bleft ! On whom thofe truths do reft, Which we are toiling all our lives to find, Thou, over whom thy immortality Broods like the day, a mafter o'er a flave, A prefence which is not to be put by; Thou little child, yet glorious in the might...
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Reading Romantics: Texts and Contexts

Peter J. Manning - 1990 - 338 pages
...heritage with which he aligns himself intensifies his unease: his "Immortality" "broods" over him, "a Master o'er a Slave, / A Presence which is not to be put by." Through its vision of transformation Virgil's poem effortlessly reconciles the roles of son and parents,...
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Passionate Intelligence: The Poetry of Geoffrey Hill

E. M. Knottenbelt - 1990 - 432 pages
...the unworn' to To bite nothings to the bone ....', with Wordsworth in 'Intimations of Immortality': Thou, over whom thy Immortality Broods like the Day, a Master o'er a Slave ... Why with such earnest pains dost thou provoke The years to bring the inevitable yoke, Thus blindly...
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Strange Power of Speech: Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Literary Possession

Susan Eilenberg - 1992 - 302 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...thy immortality Broods like the day, a master o'er the slave. A presence that is not to be put by! The megalomanic aphasia that Wordsworth finds wonderful...
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Transitional Objects and Potential Spaces: Literary Uses of D.W ..., Page 4

Peter L. Rudnytsky - 1993 - 360 pages
...the blind, That, deaf and silent, read's! 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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