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" It is said that a poet has died young in the breast of the most stolid. It may be contended, rather, that this (somewhat minor) bard in almost every case survives, and is the spice of life to his possessor. "
Talks to Teachers on Psychology and to Students on Some of Life's Ideals - Page 237
by William James - 1900 - 334 pages
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Across the Plains: With Other Memories and Essays

Robert Louis Stevenson - Monterey (Calif.) - 1892 - 317 pages
...fool's heart, to know you had a bull's-eye at your belt, and to exult and sing over the knowledge. II. It is said that a poet has died young in the breast...the most stolid. It may be contended, rather, that this (somewhat minor) bard in almost every case survives, and is the spice of life to his possessor....
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 15

Lloyd Osbourne, Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson, William Ernest Henley - 1895
...fiery and so innocent, they were so richly silly, so romantically young. But the talk, at any rate, was but a condiment; and these gatherings themselves...the most stolid. It may be contended, rather, that this (somewhat minor) bard in almost every case survives, and is the spice of life to his possessor....
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson, Volume 15

Lloyd Osbourne, Fanny Van de Grift Stevenson, William Ernest Henley - 1895
...fiery and so innocent, they were so richly silly, so romantically young. But the talk, at any rate, was but a condiment; and these gatherings themselves...the most stolid. It may be contended, rather, that this (somewhat minor) bard in almost every case survives, and is the spice of life to his possessor....
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The Novels and Tales of Robert Louis Stevenson: The amateur emigrant. Across ...

1895
...that a poet has died young in the breast of the most stolid. It may be contended, rather, that this (somewhat minor) bard in almost every case survives,...possessor. Justice is not done to the versatility and the un plumbed childishness of man's imagination. His life from without may seem but a rude mound of mud;...
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The Pocket R.L.S.: Being Favourite Passages from the Works of Stevenson

Quotations, Scottish - 1895 - 216 pages
...battle, but send back merchant-clerks with more heart and spirit to their book-keeping by double entry. IT is said that a poet has died young in the breast...the most stolid. It may be contended, rather, that this (somewhat minor) bard in almost every case survives, and is the spice of life to his possessor....
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An inland voyage; Travels with a donkey; The amateur emigrant; The Silverado ...

1895
...fool's heart, to know you had a bull's-eye at your belt, and to exult and sing over the knowledge. II It is said that a poet has died young in the breast...the most stolid. It may be contended, rather, that this (somewhat minor) bard in almost every case survives, and is the spice of life to his possessor....
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Works, Volume 10

Robert Louis Stevenson - 1895
...fool's heart, to know you had a bull's-eye at your belt, and to exult and sing over the knowledge. II It is said that a poet has died young in the breast...the most stolid. It may be contended, rather, that this (somewhat minor) bard in almost every case survives, and is the spice of life to his possessor....
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Lingua Materna: Chapters on the School Teaching of English

Richard Wilson - English language - 1905 - 208 pages
...interest him in books, but all to no purpose, and remembering the comment of EL Stevenson on the saying that a poet has died young in the breast of the most stolid,* the present writer took pains to observe him out of school-hours. It was found that he was fond of...
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The Pocket R.L.S.: Being Favourite Passages from the Works of Stevenson

Robert Louis Stevenson - English literature - 1906 - 216 pages
...but send back merchant -clerks with more heart and spirit to their book-keeping by double entry. TT is said that a poet has died young in the -•- breast...the most stolid. It may be contended, rather, that this (somewhat minor) bard in almost every case survives, and is the spice of life to his possessor....
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Lessons in psychology

Elizabeth Helen Hannahs - Psychology - 1908 - 219 pages
...the poetic imagination of childhood, a matter of the aesthetic and emotional interests. If it is true that a '' poet has died young in the breast of the most stolid," surely something might have been done by education to cherish the life of this bard; to arouse a deeper...
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