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" There was a time when, though my path was rough, This joy within me dallied with distress, And all misfortunes were but as the stuff Whence Fancy made me dreams of happiness : For hope grew round me, like the twining vine. "
The Poetics of Disappointment: Wordsworth to Ashbery - Page 3
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The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Volume 1

James Gillman - Poets, English - 1838 - 362 pages
...foliage, not my own, seem'd mine. " But now afflictions how me down to earth : " Nor care I that they roh me of my mirth, " But oh ! each visitation " Suspends...imagination. " For not to think of what I needs must feel, . r " But to be still and patient, all I can ; " And haply by abstruse research to steal " From my...
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The Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Volume 1

James Gillman - Poets, English - 1838 - 362 pages
...For hope grew round me, like the twining vine, " And fruits, and foliage, not my own, seem'd mine. " But now afflictions bow me down to earth: " Nor care I that they rob me of my mirth, " But oh 1 each visitation " Suspends what nature gave me at my birth, " My shaping spirit of imagination. "...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Prose and Verse: Complete in One Volume

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1840 - 546 pages
...seem'd mine. But now affliction* bow me down to earth : Kor care I that they rob mo of my mirth. Bat re the first that ever burst Into that silent sea. Down Bat to be still and patient, all I con ; . And haply by abstruse research to steal From my own nature...
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Sketches of the History of Literature and Learning in England ..., Volumes 5-6

George Lillie Craik - English language - 1845
...: For hope grew round me, like the twining vine, And fruits, and foliage, not my own, seemed mine. But now afflictions bow me down to earth : Nor care I that they rob me of my mirth, But ah ! each visitation Suspends what nature gave me at my birth, My shaping spirit of Imagination. For...
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The Poets and Poetry of England: In the Nineteenth Century

Rufus Wilmot Griswold - Authors, English - 1845 - 504 pages
...happiness. For hope grew round me, like the twining vine ; And fruits, and foliage, not my own, seem'd mine, But now, afflictions bow me down to earth: Nor care...what I needs must feel, But to be still and patient, ail I can, — And, haply, by abstruse research to steal From my own nature all the natural man, —...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57

Scotland - 1845
...In the beautiful though unequal ode entitled Dejection, stanza six, occurs the following passage : " For not to think of what I needs must feel, But to...still and patient all I can ; And haply by abstruse researclt to steal From my oum nature all the natural man — This was my sole resource, my only plan...
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Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 57

England - 1845
...In the beautiful though unequal ode entitled Dejection, stanza six, occurs the following passage : " For not to think of what I needs must feel, But to be still and patient all I can ; Л/к/ Imply by nlttruse rrstarcfi to fleal J-'rom mi/ ОНЧ1 nature nil the natural man — This...
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The Works of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Prose and Verse

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1845 - 546 pages
...me, like the twining vine, And fruits, and foliage, not my own, seera'd mine. Bat now afflictions how me down to earth : Nor care I that they rob me of ray mirth. But oh ! each visitation S'jspends what nature gave me at my birth. My slmping spirit of...
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Biographia Literaria; Or, Biographical Sketches of My ..., Volume 1, Part 2

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1847
...themselves ; — my fancy, and the love of nature, and the sense of beauty in forms and sounds.1s 1" [For not to think of what I needs must feel, But to be still and patient, all I can ; The second advantage, which I owe to my early peAnd haply by abstruse research to steal From my own...
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Biographia Literaria: Or, Biographical Sketches of My ..., Volume 1, Part 1

Samuel Taylor Coleridge - 1847
...themselves ;—my fancy, and the love of nature, and the sense of beauty in forms and sounds. 1s 16 [For not to think of what I needs must feel, But to be still and patient, all I can; The second advantage, which I owe to my early peAnd haply by abstruse research to steal From my own...
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