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" But now for many years I cannot endure to read a line of poetry: I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me. I have also almost lost my taste for pictures or music. "
The Imaginative Faculty: A Lecture Delivered at the Royal Institution May ... - Page 43
by Sir Herbert Beerbohm Tree - 1893 - 48 pages
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The American Magazine, Volume 9

1888
...Coleridge, and Shelley, gavemegreat delight, and even as a schoolboy I took intense delight in Shakespeare. I have also said that formerly pictures gave me considerable,...years, I cannot endure to read a line of poetry. I have also lost my taste for pictures or music." In the light of this confession of Darwin respecting the...
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Transactions of the Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the ..., Volumes 89-91

Medical and Chirurgical Faculty of the State of Maryland - Medicine - 1887
...poetry of many kinds, such as the works of Milton, Gray, Byron, Wordsworth, Coleridge and Shelley, gave me great pleasure, and even as a schoolboy I took intense delight in Shakespear, especially in the historical plays. I have also said that formerly pictures gave me considerable,...
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New Outlook, Volume 93

Alfred Emanuel Smith - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1909
...poetry of many kinds. such as the works of Milton, Gray, Byron. Wordsworth. Coleridge, and Shelley, gave me great pleasure, and, even as a schoolboy, I took intense delight. But now, for many years, I cannot endure to read a line of poetry : I have tried lately to read Shakespeare,...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin: Including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887
...poetry of many kinds, such as the works of Milton, Gray, Byron, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Shelley, gave me great pleasure, and even as a schoolboy I...cannot endure to read a line of poetry : I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me. I have also almost...
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The life and letters of Charles Darwin: including an ..., Volume 1

Charles Darwin - Naturalists - 1887
...poetry of many kinds, such as the works of Milton, Gray, Byron, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Shelley, gave me great pleasure, and even as a schoolboy I...cannot endure to read a line of poetry : I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me. I have also almost...
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The Life and Letters of Charles Darwin

Francis Darwin - 1887
...poetry of many kinds, such as the works of Milton, Gray, Byron, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Shelley, gave me great pleasure, and even as a schoolboy I...cannot endure to read a line of poetry: I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me. I have also almost...
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The Congregational Review, Volume 2, Part 1

Religion - 1887
...poetry of many kinds, such as the works of Milton, Gray, Byron, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Shelley, gave me great pleasure, and even as a school-boy I...said that formerly pictures gave me considerable, nud music very great, delight. But now for many years I cannot endure to read a line of poetry. I have...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 143

Scotland - 1888
...poetry of many kinds such as the works of Milton, Gray, Byron, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Shelly gave me great pleasure ; and even as a schoolboy I...cannot endure to read a line of poetry : I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me. I have also lost...
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Life, Journals and Correspondence of Rev. Manasseh Cutler, L.L.D.

William Parker Cutler, Julia P. - 1888 - 1019 pages
...poetry of many kinds, such as the works of Milton, Gray, Byron, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Shelley, gave me great pleasure, and even as a schoolboy I...cannot endure to read a line of poetry : I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me. I have also almost...
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Congregationalism; free, broad & evangelical: an address, Volume 1

Robert Bruce - 1888
...poetry of many kinds, such as the works of Milton, Gray, Byron, Wordsworth, Coleridge, and Shelley gave me great pleasure, and even as a schoolboy I...cannot endure to read a line of poetry. I have tried lately to read Shakespeare, and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me. I have also almost...
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