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" Through a long absence, have not been to me As is a landscape to a blind man's eye: But oft, in lonely rooms, and 'mid the din Of towns and cities, I have owed to them In hours of weariness, sensations sweet, Felt in the blood, and felt along the heart;... "
The Poetics of Disappointment: Wordsworth to Ashbery - Page 38
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Sketches of Art, Literature, and Character

Mrs. Jameson (Anna) - Art - 1858 - 502 pages
...feeling of quiet grateful enjoyment has stolen over me, like that which Wordsworth describes — Felt in the blood, and felt along the heart, And passing even into my purer mind With tranquil restoration. But it is not only the natural beauties of the scene which strike a stranger; the city itself has this...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth ...

William Wordsworth - English poetry - 1858 - 496 pages
...absent long, These forms of beauty have not been to me As is a landscape to a blind man's eye : But oft, in lonely rooms, and 'mid the din Of towns and cities, I have owed to them, • Tb« rivac la not affected by the tides a few milea lOj Jn hours of weariness, sensations sweet,...
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Relics of Genius: Visits to the Last Homes of Poets, Painters, and Players ...

T. P. Grinsted - Great Britain - 1859 - 304 pages
...absent long, These forms of beauty have not been to me As is a landscape to a blind man's eye ; But oft in lonely rooms, and 'mid the din Of towns and cities,...even into my purer mind With tranquil restoration — feelings, too, Of unremember'd pleasure ; such, perhaps, As may have had no trivial influence On...
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Beauties of English scenery

John Tillotson - England - 1860 - 80 pages
...absent long These forms of beauty have not been to me As is a landscape to a blind man's eye : But oft in lonely rooms, and mid the din Of towns and cities,...even into my purer mind, With tranquil restoration : — feelings too Of unremembered pleasures ; such perhaps, As may have had no trivial influence On...
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A History of Williams College

Calvin Durfee - 1860 - 432 pages
...absent long, These forms of beauty have not been to me As is a landscape to a blind man's eye ; But oft in lonely rooms, and 'mid the din Of towns and cities,...even into my purer mind With tranquil restoration ; feelings, too, Of unremembered pleasure, such perhaps As have no slight or trivial influence On that...
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"The Eagle's Nest" in the Valley of Sixt: A Summer Home Among the Alps ...

Alfred Wills - Alps - 1860 - 327 pages
...beauteous forms Through a long absence have not been to me As is a landscape to a blind man's eye : But oft in lonely rooms, and 'mid the din Of towns and cities,...even into my purer mind With tranquil restoration ; feelings too Of unremembered pleasure Nor less, I trust, To them I may have owed another gift Of...
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The Poetical Works of William Wordsworth

William Wordsworth - 1861 - 539 pages
...absent long, These forms of beauty have not been to me As is a landscape to a blind man's eye : But oft, in lonely rooms, and 'mid the din Of towns and cities,...even into my purer mind, With tranquil restoration : — feelings too Of unremembered pleasure ; such, perhaps, As may have had no trivial influence On...
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A book of English poetry; ed. by T. Shorter

Thomas Shorter - 1861
...forms, Through a long absence, have not been to me As is a landscape to a blind man's eye : But oft in lonely rooms, and 'mid the din Of towns and cities,...even into my purer mind, With tranquil restoration : — feelings too Of unremember'd pleasure : such, perhaps, As have no slight or trivial influence...
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Choice specimens of English literature, selected and arranged by T.B. Shaw ...

Thomas Budd Shaw, sir William Smith - 1864
...absent long, These forms of beauty have not been to me As is a landscape to a blind man's eye : But oft, in lonely rooms, and 'mid the din Of towns and cities,...the heart, And passing even into my purer mind With trauquil restoration — feelings, too, Of unremember'd pleasure ; such, perhaps, As may have had no...
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A Selection from the Works of William Wordsworth, Poet Laureate

William Wordsworth - 1865 - 279 pages
...forms, Through a long absence, have not been to me As is a landscape to a blind man's eye : But oft, in lonely rooms, and 'mid the din Of towns and cities,...even into my purer mind, With tranquil restoration : — feelings too Of unremembered pleasure : such, perhaps, As have no slight or trivial influence...
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