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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
1846 - 288 pages
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Literature and Life

Edwin Percy Whipple - Authors - 1871 - 344 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 of my purest thoughts, the muse, The guide, the guardian of my heart, and soul Of all my moral being. It is this "sense sublime...
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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 Spirit of Place: Nine Neo-Romantic Artists and Their Times

Malcolm Yorke - Art - 2001 - 366 pages
...Nature and found its message benign. It taught him moral and spiritual truths so that he was : . . . well pleased to recognise In nature and the language...guardian of my heart, and soul Of all my moral being. (Tintern Abbey', 1798) This urge to find a shaping hand behind the appearance of things led, in some...
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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 - 180 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, 122—23). When the...
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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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Trees: Woodlands and Western Civilization

Richard Hayman - History - 2003 - 261 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.4 Wordsworth's use of authentic everyday language in Lyrical Ballads was an attempt to strip...
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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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