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Lectures on the Influence of Poetry and Wordsworth (Classic Reprint)
Frederick William Robertson
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Lectures on the Influence of Poetry and Wordsworth
Frederick William Robertson
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Allenson's Sixpenny Series Author beautiful belongs Bible Bishop Bishop of London Booklets British Weekly Byron called Captain January Christian Church criticism crown 8vo death delightful Demy 8vo DORA GREENWELL Dr Johnson eternal Expository expression F. W. ROBERTSON Fcap feeling fresh gilt edges give Golden Windows H. R. ALLENSON Handsome cloth heart honour human illustrations imagination infinite INFLUENCE OF POETRY JAMES MARTINEAU JOHN RUSKIN language leather Lecture living MADAME GUYON manly Methodist Milton mind MOMERIE mystic nature ness never Pantheism passage passion paste grain persons Philip Van Artevelde poem poet poetic Poetry post 8d post free postage id Preachers religion religious scorn Second Edition sense sermons Shakspere SILVESTER HORNE sonnets soul speak spirit story suggestive Sunday symbolism sympathy Talks tells tenderness Tennyson things thought tion true truth utterance velvet calf volume words Wordsworth writes young
Page 46 - I am distressed for thee, my brother Jonathan: very pleasant hast thou been unto me: thy love to me was wonderful, passing the love of women.
Page 64 - O, it is excellent To have a giant's strength ; but it is tyrannous To use it like a giant.
Page 122 - Blessings be with them and eternal praise, Who gave us nobler loves and nobler cares, The Poets, who on earth have made us heirs Of truth and pure delight by heavenly lays ! Oh ! might my name be numbered among theirs, Then gladly would I end my mortal days.
Page 84 - Like twilight's, too, her dusky hair; But all things else about her drawn From May-time and the cheerful dawn; A dancing shape, an image gay, To haunt, to startle, and way-lay.
Page 120 - Dreams, books, are each a world ; and books, we know, Are a substantial world, both pure and good : Round these, with tendrils strong as flesh and blood, Our pastime and our happiness will grow.
Page 165 - Roused though it be full often to a mood Which spurns the check of salutary bands, That this most famous Stream in bogs and sands Should perish; and to evil and to good Be lost forever.
Page 99 - Look at her garments Clinging like cerements ; Whilst the wave constantly Drips from her clothing ; Take her up instantly, Loving, not loathing. — Touch her not scornfully; Think of her mournfully, Gently and humanly ; Not of the stains of her, All that remains of her Now is pure womanly. Make no deep scrutiny Into her mutiny Rash and undutiful : Past all dishonour, Death has left on her Only the beautiful.
Page 79 - Come, seeling night, Scarf up the tender eye of pitiful day ; And with thy bloody and invisible hand Cancel and tear to pieces that great bond "Which keeps me pale...