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" ... will teach us more of thought, will more effectually awaken the faculty, and form the habit, of reflection, than a year's study in the schools without them. "
Aids to Reflection - Page 5
by Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Henry Nelson Coleridge - 1872 - 324 pages
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The Biblical repositor (and quarterly observer) [afterw.] The American ...

Edward Robinson
...the highest degree improving and disciplinary. It is the well-known aphorism of Coleridge, that " one hour of solitude passed in sincere and earnest prayer,...with, and conquest over, a single passion or subtle bosom-sin, will teach us more of thought, will more effectually awaken the faculty, and form the habit...
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Aids to Reflection in the Formation of a Manly Character on the Several ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Christianity - 1831 - 408 pages
...below your proper Humanity, you seek a happy Life in the region of Death. Well saith the moral Poet — Unless above himself he can Erect himself, how mean a thing is man ! APHORISM XXXVII. There is an imitation of men. that is impious and wicked, which consists in taking a copy of...
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The Court magazine and belle assemblée [afterw.] and monthly critic and the ...

Court magazine and monthly critic - History
...Congressman using the efforts of a Hercules to balance a straw upon his nose : well did the poet say : — " Unless above himself he can Erect himself, how mean a thing is man!" " Have you ever reflected upon this doubtful piece of public policy ?" enquired he — " This cashiering,...
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Specimens of the Table Talk of the Late Samuel Taylor Coleridge ..., Volume 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Critics - 1835 - 280 pages
...apostles and apostolic men. a happy life in the region of death. Well saith the moral poet : — ' Unless above himself he can Erect himself, how mean a thing is man !' " p. 105. 2d ed ED. Pray read with great attention Baxter's Life of himself. It is an inestimable...
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Specimens of the Table Talk of the Late Samuel Taylor Coleridge ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Poets, English - 1835 - 326 pages
...proper humanity, you seek a happy life in the region of death. Well saith the moral poet : — " ' Unless above himself he can Erect himself, how mean a thing is man !' " Observe the superior truth of language, in Greek, to Theocritus inclusively ; in Latin, to the...
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The life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge

James Gillman - Literary Criticism - 1838 - 362 pages
...the unthinking, it deteriorates from the character of a man, rather than as it should do elevate him, unless above himself he can Erect himself, how mean a thing is man ! DANIEL. In the years 1783, 1784, and 1780, Bishop Horsley, wrote some of the tracts in controversy...
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Aids to reflection in the formation of a manly character on the several ...

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1839
...it. APHORISM X. Self-superintendence! that any thing should overlook itself! Is not this a paradox, and hard to understand ? It is, indeed, difficult,...poet exclaim, — Unless above himself he can Erect himaelf, how mean a thing is man! APHORISM XI. An hour of solitude passed in sincere and earnest prayer,...
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The Church of England Magazine, Volume 7

Religion - 1839
...anarchy and infidelity, the establishment of the Church of England.— EUioft Travels. SOLITUDE. — An hour of solitude passed in sincere and earnest...with, and conquest over, a single passion or " subtle bosom-sin," will teach us more of thought, will more effectually awaken the faculty, and form the habit,...
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Aids to Reflection

Samuel Taylor Coleridge, John McVickar - Conduct of life - 1839 - 324 pages
...proper hurnanityj_yoji_gee]t_ a happy life in the region of death_._ Well saith the moral poet — Unless above himself he can Erect himself, how mean a thing is man ! . • APHORISM XXXVII. LEIOHTON. There is an imitation of men that is impious and •wicked, which consists in taking...
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The American Quarterly Register, Volume 12

Clergy - 1840
...will unnerve our ministrations and impair their character. It is Coleridge's well known aphorism, " An hour of solitude passed in sincere and earnest...conflict with and conquest over a single passion or subtile bosom sin, will teach us more of thought, will more effectually awaken the faculty and form...
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