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" ... country. Southey, by his marvellous excursions in the regions both of history and romance — Coleridge, by his wild fictions of a class entirely his own, in which there is an indescribable witchery of phrase and conceit, that affects the imagination... "
The Metropolitan - Page 309
1831
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - Literature - 1833 - 324 pages
...exhausted. Hence this ramble after Nature in her humblest forms and her obscurest haunts was only a holyday frolic ; and these wayward sons of genius, by their...supreme good and the supreme beauty, which he seeks everywhere, and finds wherever he seeks, in the dancing of daffodils, the splendour of the setting...
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - Literature - 1833 - 324 pages
...frolic ; and these wayward sons of genius, by their high endowments, were destined to give a more heroin tone, a more magnificent character, to the literature...Wordsworth, by his mysticism, his Platonic love of trie supreme good and the supreme beauty, which he seeks everywhere, and finds wherever he seeks, in...
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c., Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - Literature - 1838 - 324 pages
...exhausted. Hence this ramble after Nature in her humblest forms and her obscurest haunts was onlv a holyday frolic ; and these wayward sons of genius, by their...supreme good and the supreme beauty, which he seeks everywhere, and finds wherever he seeks, in the dancing of daffodils, the splendour of the setting...
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Lectures on General Literature, Poetry, &c: Delivered at the Royal ...

James Montgomery - Literature - 1840 - 324 pages
...were destined to give a more heroic tone, a more magnificent character, to the literature of then: country. Southey, by his marvellous excursions in...supreme good and the supreme beauty, which he seeks everywhere, and finds wherever he seeks, in •the dancing of daffodils, the splendour of the setting...
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Elements of Rhetoric and Literary Criticism: With Copious Practical ...

James Robert Boyd - English language - 1844 - 306 pages
...and magnificent scenes. Southey, by his marvelous excursions in the regions both of history and of romance — Coleridge, by his wild fictions of a class...wherever he seeks, in the dancing of daffodils, the splendor of the setting sun, the note of a cuckoo flitting like a spirit from hill to hill, which neither...
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Festus: A Poem

Philip James Bailey - 1845 - 416 pages
...this work, and a profuse expenditure of both, fearless of exhaustion of the author's stores. One feels as if one had ' eaten of the insane root that takes the reason prisoner' In many passages ; or ' of the tree of knowledge of good and evil/ with strange elevations of spirit,...
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Festus: A Poem

Philip James Bailey - 1845
...this work, and a profuse expenditure of both, fearless of exhaustion of the author's stores. One feels as if one had ' eaten of the insane root that takes the reason prisoner ' in many passages ; or ' of the tree of knowledge of good and evil,' with strange elevations of spirit,...
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Festus: A Poem

Philip James Bailey - 1847 - 416 pages
...this work, and a profuse expenditure of both, fearless of exhaustion of the author's stores. One feels as If one had ' eaten of the insane root that takes the reason prisoner' in many passages; or ' of the tree of knowledge of good and evil,' with strange elevations of spirit,...
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The Angel World, and Other Poems

Philip James Bailey - Electronic book - 1850 - 111 pages
...doth what he likes." — JA HERAUD. both, fearless of exhaustion of the author's stores. One feels as if one had ' eaten of the insane root that takes the reason prisoner ' in many passages ; or ' of the tree of knowledge of good and evil," with strange elevations of spirit,...
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The Christian Remembrancer, Volume 21

Christianity - 1851
...this work, and a profuse expenditure of both, fearless of exhaustion of the author's stores. One feels as if one had eaten of the " insane root that takes the reason prisoner," in many passages, or of the " tree of knowledge of good and evil," with strange elevations of spirit,...
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