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" What made Wordsworth's poems a medicine for my state of mind, was that they expressed, not mere outward beauty, but states of feeling, and of thought coloured by feeling, under the excitement of beauty. "
The Twentieth Century - Page 270
1877
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 139

1874
...V»rords\vorth's poems a medicine for my state of mind, was that they expressed, not mere outward beauty, but states of feeling, and of thought coloured by feeling, under the excitement of beauty. They seemed to be the very culture of the feelings, which I was in quest of. In them I seemed to draw...
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Autobiography

John Stuart Mill - Philosophers - 1873 - 313 pages
...Wordsworth's poems a medicine for my state of mind, was that they expressed, not mere outward beauty, but states of feeling, and of thought coloured by feeling, under the excitement of beauty. They seemed to be the very culture of the feelings, which I was in quest of. In them I seemed to draw...
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The Irish monthly magazine [afterw.] The Irish monthly

1879
...this, and was at first not a little perplexed about it .... The discovery at length was made . . . The ' perennial' happiness for which men are to live,...most accurate and complete description he can give us .jf the one thing by which all conduct is to be tested, and the hope of attaining which is to make...
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Little Classics, Volume 17

Rossiter Johnson - 1880
...men are to live, which is to make life desirable " when all the greater evils .... shall have hcen removed," consists, he tells us, "in states of feeling, and of thought colored by feeling, under the excitement of beauty." This is the only description, the most accurate...
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Wordsworth, Volume 10

Frederic William Henry Myers - Authors, English - 1881 - 182 pages
...state of mind," he says, in his Autobiography, " was that they expressed, not mere outward beauty, but states of feeling, and of thought coloured by feeling, under the excitement of beauty. They seemed to be the very culture of the feelings which I was in quest of. In them I seemed to draw...
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The complete poetical works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1889 - 928 pages
...made his poems a medicine for my state of mind was that they expressed not mere outward beauty, but states of feeling and of thought coloured by feeling, under the excitement of beauty. I needed to be made to feel that there was real permanent happiness in tranquil contemplation. Wordsworth...
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Life of John Stuart Mill

William Leonard Courtney, John Parker Anderson - 1889 - 194 pages
...Wordsworth, and found in his poems a real medicine for his mind. The reason was that these poems expressed states of feeling, and of thought coloured by feeling, under the excitement of beauty. They seemed to be the very culture of the feelings of which he was in quest. It was true that Wordsworth,...
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The life of William Wordsworth, Volume 3

William Angus Knight - 1889
...Wordsworth's poems a medicine for my state of mind, was that they expressed, not mere outward beauty, but states of feeling, and of thought coloured by feeling, under the excitement of beauty. They seemed to be the very culture of the feelings, which I was in quest of. In them I seemed to draw...
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Writers and Readers

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - English literature - 1892 - 211 pages
...and found in his poems a medicine for his mind in that " they expressed not mere outward beauty, but states of feeling, and of thought coloured by feeling, under the excitement of beauty. "They seemed," he continues, "to be the very culture of the feelings which I was in quest of. ... I...
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Writers and Readers

George Birkbeck Norman Hill - English literature - 1892 - 211 pages
...and found in his poems a medicine for his mind in that " they expressed not mere outward beauty, but states of feeling, and of thought coloured by feeling, under the excitement of beauty. " They seemed," he continues, " to be the very culture of the feelings which I was in quest of. ......
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