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" Therefore am I still A lover of the meadows and the woods, And mountains ; and of all that we behold From this green earth ; of all the mighty world Of eye and ear, both what they half create,* And what perceive ; well pleased to recognise In Nature and... "
Voices of the true-hearted - Page 165
by John Greenleaf Whittier, Park Benjamin, James Thomas Fields, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, William Cullen Bryant, James Russell Lowell - 1846 - 288 pages
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A Passionate Sisterhood: Women of the Wordsworth Circle

Kathleen Jones - Biography & Autobiography - 2000 - 313 pages
...with Coleridge. Dorothy had by then become Wordsworth's 'eye and ear', teaching him to look at nature, 'The anchor of my purest thoughts, the nurse,/ The guide, the guardian of my heart, and soul/Of all my moral being . . . My dear, dear Friend; and in thy voice I catch/The language of my...
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Ventures Into Childland: Victorians, Fairy Tales, and Femininity

U. C. Knoepflmacher - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 466 pages
...Abbey." It is immanent, however, in a Nature described, much like the matriarch of The Prelude, as the "anchor of my purest thoughts, the nurse, / The guide, the guardian of my heart" (lines 109-10). Carroll's own regressive yearning for a maternal nesting place is clearly related to...
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Revenge of the Aesthetic: The Place of Literature in Theory Today

Michael Clark - Literary Collections - 2000 - 251 pages
...poet hears beneath the frantic cacophony of life, and this is the music that constitutes for the poet, "In nature and the language of the sense, / The anchor of my purest thoughts . . . and soul / Of all my moral being."-1 A still music, a gentle power, an anchor of thought in the...
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English Spirituality: From 1700 to the Present Day

Gordon Mursell - Religion - 2001 - 580 pages
...mountains; and of all that we behold From this green earth; of all the mighty world Of eye, and ear, - both what they half create, And what perceive; well pleased...the guardian of my heart, and soul Of all my moral being.51 It is vital to note the connections here between beauty and morality, between feelings and...
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The Poetry of William Wordsworth and An Imaginary Life by David Malouf

Emma Driver - English literature - 2001 - 144 pages
...youth. The real meaning in nature is now fully revealed and we find out what the speaker sees in God: The anchor of my purest thoughts, the nurse, The guide,...guardian of my heart, and soul Of all my moral being. (109-11) Lines 111-59 The final section is addressed to a specific person the speaker's sister....
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Wordsworth in His Major Lyrics: The Art and Psychology of Self-representation

Leon Waldoff - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 192 pages
...Another indication of the psychological content of the intensity is the figuring of Nature as maternal, "the nurse, / The guide, the guardian of my heart, and soul / Of all my moral being," and as a presence that "never did betray / The heart that loved her" (109 II, 12223). When the...
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The Book of Love: A Treasury Inspired By The Greatest of Virtues

Andrew M. Greeley, Mary G. Durkin - Literary Collections - 2002 - 512 pages
...mighty world Of eye and ear, both what they half-create, And what perceive; well pleased to recognize In nature and the language of the sense The anchor...guardian of my heart, and soul Of all my moral being . . . WILLIAM WORDSWORTH, from "Lines Composed Above Tintern Abbey" WHAT THEY MEAN A Robin Red breast...
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Poetic Gesture: Myth, Wallace Stevens, and the Motions of Poetic Language

Kristine S. Santilli - Literary Criticism - 2002 - 160 pages
...if they were the gestures of his own body. Wordsworth refers to this source of his personal being as "the anchor of my purest thoughts, the nurse, / The...guardian of my heart, and soul / Of all my moral being" t100-01). But when he sees "into the life of things" during his epiphanic return after five long years,...
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Environmentalism: Critical Concepts, Volume 2

David Pepper, Frank Webster, George Revill - Environmentalism - 2003 - 608 pages
...mountains; and of all that we behold From this green earth; of all the mighty world Of eye and ear - both what they half create. And what perceive; well pleased...the guardian of my heart and soul Of all my moral being.'8 Nature had become something we communed with, something we yearned for. Emphatically separate...
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Healing Places

Wilbert M. Gesler - Medical - 2003 - 131 pages
...countryside. In Lines Composed a Few Miles above Tmtern Abbey, he wrote, "[I am] well pleased to recognize / In nature and the language of the sense, / The anchor...guardian of my heart and soul / Of all my moral being" (Wordsworth 1975, 41). Many people feel that they can attain physical, mental, and spiritual healing...
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