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" Turned inward, — to examine of what stuff Time's fetters are composed; and life was put To inquisition, long and profitless ! By pain of heart — now checked — and now impelled The intellectual power, through words and things, Went sounding on, a... "
The Literary Gazette: A Weekly Journal of Literature, Science, and the Fine Arts - Page 257
by Lovell Augustus Reeve, John Mounteney Jephson, Shirley Brooks, Henry Christmas, George Augustus Frederick Fitzclarence (1st Earl of Munster) - 1817
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The Poetical Works of Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1881 - 707 pages
...put To inquisition, long and profitless I By pain of heart — now checked — and now impelled— The intellectual power, through words and things,...perilous way! And from those transports, and these toil£ abstruse, Some trace am I enabled to retain Of time, else lost ; — existing unto me Only by...
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Rab and his friends, and other papers. 12th ed

John Brown - 1882
...delirium set in strong, without pause. Her brain gave way, and then came that terrible spectacle, ' The intellectual power, through words and things, Went sounding on, a dim and perilous way ;' she sang bits of old songs and Psalms, stopping suddenly, mingling the Psalms of David, and the...
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Familiar quotations [compiled] by J. Bartlett. Author's ed

Familiar quotations - 1883
...Soot in. Wrongs unredressed, or insults unavenged. IKd. Monastic brotherhood, upon rock Aerial. IKd. The intellectual power, through words and things, Went sounding on, a dim and perilous way '. l JKd. Society became my glittering bride, And airy hopes my children. 1IM. 1 Compare The Borderers....
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A First Sketch of English Literature

Henry Morley - English literature - 1883 - 914 pages
...Wordsworth as with his Solitary in the Excursion. Men had been questioning the outer and the inner life, " The intellectual power through words and things Went sounding on, a dim and perilous way," ind men were roused from that abstraction ; " For lo ! the dread Castile, With all the chambers in...
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Hesperides

Frank Carr - 1885
...calm, although daring and imaginative thinker ; an Intellectual Power, which in priestly sequestration "through words and things, Went sounding on, a dim and perilous way ! " Rut this is essentially a man of action. Books he wrote, but he did still more, he spoke and acted...
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English Writers: An Attempt Towards a History of English Literature, Volume 1

Henry Morley, William Hall Griffin - English literature - 1887
...and life was put To inquisition, long and profitless. By pain of heart, now checked and now impelled, The intellectual power, through words and things, Went sounding on, a dim and perilous way. From that abstraction I was roused, — and how?" By the fall of the Bastile, when— " From the wreck...
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Essays Chiefly on Poetry, Volume 1

Aubrey De Vere - English essays - 1887
...life was put To inquisition long and profitless ! By pain of heart now checked, — and now impeltd The intellectual power, through words and things, Went sounding on a dim and perilous way 1 A worse bereavement follows. His religious faith, never fixed, breaks away from him — no uncommon...
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Literary Essays

Richard Holt Hutton - English literature - 1888 - 490 pages
...crumbling ruins of fallen pride " ; or taught us how, " By pain of heart, now checked, and now impelled, The intellectual power through words and things Went sounding on a dim and perilous way." He has himself described this self-determination of his genius to "preserve and enlarge the freedom...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1889 - 928 pages
...By pain of heart — now checked — and now impelled — The intellectual power, through words ami things, Went sounding on , a dim and perilous way ! And from those transports, and these toil* abstruse, 448 449 Some trace am I enabled to retain Of time, else lost ; — existing unto me...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1889 - 928 pages
...andlifewasput To inquisition, long and profitless ! By pain of heart — now checked — and now impelled — The intellectual power, through words and things, Went sounding on, a dim and perilous «;i> ' And from those transports, and these toils abstruse, 448 449 Some trace am I enabled to retain...
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