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" The sun, above the mountain's head, A freshening lustre mellow Through all the long green fields has spread, His first sweet evening yellow. Books! 'tis a dull and endless strife: Come, hear the woodland linnet, How... "
Wordsworth's Knowledge of History - Page 1
by Mary Elizabeth Norton - 1912 - 124 pages
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Romanticism and Anthony Trollope: A Study in the Continuities of Nineteenth ...

L. J. Swingle - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 299 pages
...while he lets "William" argue for casting books — and hence this very poem he is writing? — aside: "Up! up! my Friend, and quit your books; / Or surely you'll grow double" (Tables, 1-2). The serious undercurrent beneath this play is hinted at in Wordsworth's employment of...
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The Emergence of Romanticism

Nicholas V. Riasanovsky - History - 1995
...fills, And dances with the daffodils. WORDSWORTH, "/ Wandered Lonely as a Cloud" To quote Wordsworth: Up! up! my Friend, and quit your books; Or surely you'll grow double: Up! up! my Friend, and clear your looks; Why all this toil and trouble? Through all the long green...
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Selected Poems

William Wordsworth - Fiction - 1994 - 587 pages
...this old grey stone, And dream my time away.' The Tables Turned AN EVENING SCENE ON THE SAME SUBJECT Up! up! my Friend, and quit your books; Or surely you'll grow double: Up! up! my Friend, and clear your looks; Why all this toil and trouble? The sun, above the mountain's...
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Into the Light of Things: The Art of the Commonplace from Wordsworth to John ...

George J. Leonard - Art - 1995 - 250 pages
...worth of art objects and mere real things. "Up! Up!" Wordsworth begins, echoing Matthew's words to him, Up! up! my Friend, and quit your books Or surely you'll grow double: Up! up! my Friend, and clear your looks; Why all this toil and trouble? The sun, above the mountain's...
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Wordsworth's Profession: Form, Class, and the Logic of Early Romantic ...

Thomas Pfau - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 454 pages
...ballad's imperious exhortation: Up! Up! my friend, and clear your looks, Why all this toil and trouble? Up! Up! my friend, and quit your books, Or surely you'll grow double. The sun, above the mountain's head, A freshening lustre mellow Through all the long green fields has...
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A History of the Mind: Evolution and the Birth of Consciousness

Nicholas Humphrey - Medical - 1999 - 238 pages
...intimate enjoyment of the senses. Up! up! my Friend, and clear your looks; Why all this toil and trouble? Up! up.' my Friend, and quit your books: Or surely you'll grow double: One impulse from a vernal wood May teach you more of man, Of moral evil and of good, Than all the sages...
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Verstand und Einbildungskraft in der englischen Romantik: S.T. Coleridge als ...

Hans Werner Breunig - English literature - 2002 - 328 pages
......." (aaO, p. 259). Wordsworth sei Büchern gegenüber gleichgültig gewesen.21 Wordsworth schreibt: Up! up! my Friend, and quit your books; Or surely you'll grow double: Up! up my Friend. and clear your looks; Why all this toil and trouble. Enough of Science and of Art;...
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Lyrical Ballads and Other Poems

William Wordsworth, Samuel Taylor Coleridge - Ballads, English - 2003 - 312 pages
...scene, on the same subject Up! up! my friend, and clear your looks, Why all this toil and trouble? Up! up! my friend, and quit your books, Or surely you'll grow double. The sun above the mountain's head, A freshening lustre mellow, Through all the long green fields has...
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Mystical Discourse in Wordsworth and Whitman: A Transatlantic Bridge

D. J. Moores - Literary Criticism - 2006 - 248 pages
...(probably William Hazlitt who was fond of metaphysics, as Christopher Ricks points out) the imperative: 'Up! Up! my Friend, and quit your books; / Or surely you'll grow double' (1-2). In this poem, however, Wordsworth expands his notion of natural wisdom in contrast to intellectual...
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Songs of Ourselves

Joan Shelley Rubin - History - 2009 - 488 pages
...immediately following the Lord's Prayer, leader and spokesman were to read responsively the lines: "Up! Up! my friend, and quit your books; / Or surely you'll grow double; . . . Come forth into the light of things / Let Nature be your Teacher." Writing in his preface, Gibson...
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