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" Sound needed none, Nor any voice of joy; his spirit drank The spectacle: sensation, soul, and form, All melted into him; they swallowed up His animal being ; in them did he live, And by them did he live; they were his life. In such access of mind, in... "
The Living Authors of America: 1st ser - Page 156
by Thomas Powell - 1850 - 365 pages
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The Interpretation of Cosmic and Mystical Experiences

Robert Crookall - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1969 - 175 pages
...is not only loving, he is love". Also with Wordsworth : "In such access of mind, in such high hour Of visitation from the living God, Thought was not:...Power That made him; it was blessedness and love." Victor Gollancz (The New Year of Grace, Gollancz, 1961, p. 82) paraphrased the above passage as follows...
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An Introduction to the Philosophy of Religion

John Caird - Philosophy - 1880 - 343 pages
...mind, in such higli hour Of visitation from the living God, Thought was not ; in enjoyment it expired. Rapt into still communion that transcends The imperfect offices of prayer and praise, Ilis mind was a thanksgiving to the Power That made him ; it was blessedness and love. And similarly,...
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Personal Forces in Modern Literature,

Arthur Compton-Rickett - Literary Criticism - 1906 - 228 pages
...did he live, And by them did he live ; they were his life. In such access of mind, in such high hour Of visitation from the living God. Thought was not...in enjoyment it expired, No thanks he breathed, he professed no regret ; 96 Rapt into still communion that transcends The imperfect offices of prayer...
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Natural Supernaturalism: Tradition and Revolution in Romantic Literature

Meyer Howard Abrams - Literary Criticism - 1973 - 550 pages
...and deep joy. The clouds were touched And in their silent faces did he read Unutterable love. . . . His mind was a thanksgiving to the power That made him. It was blessedness and love. (lines 106-41) Such were the experiences which fostered the development of his mature mind which, "in...
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More Nineteenth Century Studies: A Group of Honest Doubters

Basil Willey - Literary Criticism - 1980 - 304 pages
...pulsations of the world.' And came on that which is: Wordsworth had said 'And I have felt A presence', or 'Rapt into still communion that transcends The imperfect offices of prayer and praise' ; so poets from time to time try to communicate the incommunicable. But no one who has ever felt this...
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William Wordsworth: The Pedlar, Tintern Abbey, the Two-Part Prelude

William Wordsworth, Jonathan Wordsworth - Fiction - 1985 - 76 pages
...expired. 1 10 Such hour by prayer or praise was unprofaned; He neither prayed, nor offered thanks or praise; His mind was a thanksgiving to the power That made him. It was blessedness and love. A shepherd on the lonely mountain-tops, 115 Such intercourse was his, and in this sort Was his existence...
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The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 5, Romanticism

George Alexander Kennedy, Marshall Brown - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 493 pages
...imaginative recreation of them in literature. Wordsworth described the Wanderer in The excursion as 'Rapt into still communion that transcends / The imperfect offices of prayer and praise.'26 Poetic reinventions of ceremonies of initiation, passage and communion, often placed within...
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William Faulkner: The Yoknapatawpha Country

Cleanth Brooks - Literary Criticism - 1963 - 499 pages
...faces" of the clouds touched by the sun "could . . . read . . . Unutterable love" and who was often rapt into "still communion that transcends / The imperfect offices of prayer and praise." ll But Ratliff is, as we have seen, in his own way a philosopher too, the purveyor of a rich wisdom,...
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William Wordsworth and the Hermeneutics of Incarnation

David P. Haney - Literary Criticism - 2010
...primarily urtexts such as the Bible and Milton — but his reading is based on a nonlinguistic communion: No thanks he breathed, he proffered no request; Rapt into still communion thal transcends The imperfect offices of prayer and praise, His mind was a thanksgiving to the power...
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Selected Poems

William Wordsworth - Fiction - 1994 - 587 pages
...he live, And by them did he live: they were his life. 230 In such access of mind, in such high hour Of visitation from the living God, Thought was not....Power That made him: it was blessedness and love. A Herdsman on the lonely mountain tops, Such intercourse was his, and in this sort 240 Was his existence...
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